Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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The hawker cuisine experience

Malaysia is renowned for a great many things, from a diving mecca to a historian's heaven. Kota Kinabalu embodies this variety with a wide selection of everything - whether your tastes veer towards the budget or the luxury, the sweet or the sour, you will find them most satisfied here.

Malaysia is particularly renowned for its hawker cuisine culture, something you must sample while you're here. These open-air halls are usually home to a plethora of stalls selling all manner of tasty street food. In Kota Kinabalu, don't pass up the opportunity to visit the Jesselton Point Hawker Centre in particular.

If you're not thinking of your stomach, there are a whole host of attractions available that will no doubt appease. Architecture fans must check out the Sabah State Mosque or the Tun Mustapha Tower.

Also worthwhile is the Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, which features around half a dozen islands for you to visit. Explore beautiful marine life, then return to the mainland for a spot of shopping.

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