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Menara Tun Mustapha

Posted at February 12th, 2011 | Categorised in Landmark, Places Of Interest

Menara Tun Mustapha can be located 5 kilometres or about 15 minutes away from the Kota Kinabalu City Centre. Formerly known as the Sabah Foundation Building, this circular tower of steel and glass stands 30 storeys high in the Likas Bay area and is instantly recognizable as a Sabah icon.

It has a central core with steel brackets supporting each floor.

When completed in 1977, it was one of three such buildings in the world based on this design concept.

An architectural rarity being one of the only five buildings in the world constructed entirely without pillars.

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Inside are housed an auditorium, two mini-theatres, exhibition foyer, a gymnasium, kindergarten, offices and Research library.

On the 18th floor is the revolving restaurant Atmosphere where you can enjoy a different dining experience.

– Kota Kinabalu Travel Guide

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