Monsopiad Cultural Village, Kota Kinabalu

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#6 of 11 in Historic Sites in Sabah
Step back to a time of headhunting and spirit worship at Monsopiad Cultural Village, dedicated to the legendary headhunter Monsopiad. Traditional materials were used to build the village, which features a suspension bridge and a structure housing 42 heads taken by Monsopiad. Engage in traditional cooking and music lessons, and watch traditional performances. See Monsopiad Cultural Village and all Kota Kinabalu has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kota Kinabalu trip itinerary planning app .
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  • We went here in between two flights because it is near the airport only 15 minutes driving. It is run by young people who had just as much fun as we had. They were happy to show us around in the small...  more »
  • My visit very wonderful and nice holiday,I hope I can come next time and bring all family.this place have a nice food and nice .The services very fantastic and the staff was very friendly.we hope next...  more »
  • great place to visit to learn about Kadazan headhunters and Kadazan culture of Sabah, nice traditional homes where you can see how the kadazan live, their lifestyle, and the food, their beliefs, dance...  more »
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  • Whilst it was very wet we found the tour interesting and informative every effort was made to explain everything and encouraged to join in and have a go then finish with a cultural dance great place to visit
  • Awesome and very interesting place.. Friendly staff. Tq my tour guide chealsea n junior..n also rolland roy do the demonstration how to make a fire from the bamboo.. Recommended house of skulls & Gintutun Do Mohoing history.. Very informative!!
  • Nice and good.. with walkabout itself more expeeience can earned
  • Place offered traditional local foods and dances.. Good place for tourist
  • My kids enjoyed the place. They learnt something about Monsopiad, used a blow pipe and saw real life human skulls. Eye openers to them. The place is less than 1/2 hour from Kota Kinabalu so an easy drive for a few hours of educational activity especially for the kids.

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In the area of Sepanggar you'll find the main set of hotels, ranging from simple and mid-priced, to the more luxurious with good sea views. Move away from the coast for more space and privacy in resort-style hotels, which offer a range of facilities and comfortable, sometimes quirky rooms and apartments. Farther out still, you'll find backpacker motels, giving easy access to the surrounding natural attractions that, after all, are the primary reason for being here.
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