Monsopiad Cultural Village, Kota Kinabalu

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#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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  • Great for families or with a group of friends to join in the hands-on cultural activities - In addition to the gruesome Monsopiad skull collection, enjoy interactive things like using a blowpipe, maki...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • The experience was good. The Staff are friendly. But they need to maintain the place.
  • I went there for TN50.. Didnt have alook ard so not much comment
  • Lisa is our guide. She's very informative and we've a lot of fun trying the games.
  • Passion driven heritage village. This is where real Kadazans show off their culture and traditions. This place may have skulls on the house ceiling, but it's so much more than that.
  • 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

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