Monsopiad Cultural Village, Kota Kinabalu

3.3
#5 of 14 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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  • I gave it 3 stars because of the historical values it shares but tour wise, very disappointing. The tour guide can't speak english well nor chinese, i was with Singaporeans friends who couldn't speak ...  more »
  • We had a fanstastic guide, were able to try some of the tools for living, and understood a lot more about the history of Kota Kinabalu and Borneo. A nice tour around the Village and the museum. Very i...  more »
  • We called here having a couple of hours to spare in the afternoon. Our guide was called Baby, and what a credit she was, her knowledge, sense of fun and obvious care for what she does shines through. ...  more »
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  • Our guide was nice, friendly and accommodating. She explained well about the history and made it interesting.
  • Entrance fees are a bit expensive considering the environment.. but staffs are friendly and we still have fun there
  • I think this place is not properly managed. It needs more articulate and traditional touch.
  • Its a bit pricey but still worth it. The heritage, culture and activities are very interesting.
  • Good for ~2hour. Worth a visit.
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