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Books in Kota Kinabalu

Borneo Shop

Books, gifts, prints, and postcards. There's a wealth of wildlife and flora books all focused on Borneo.
Arts & Crafts in Kota Kinabalu

Borneo Trading Post

Upmarket tribal art, contemporary art and Borneo souvenirs.A great place for that last-minute souvenir.
Mall in Kota Kinabalu

Oceanus Waterfront Mall

One of city centre's newest malls, this gleaming palace of consumerism on the waterfront has a few top-brand shops, from sunglass shops to coffee-house chains, beauty products to fashion and even a Hard Rock Cafe. B…
Market in Kota Kinabalu

Handicraft Market

The Handicraft Market is a good place to shop for inexpensive souvenirs. Offerings include pearls, textiles, seashell crafts, jewellery and bamboo goods, some from the Philippines, some from Malaysia and some from o…
Mall in Kota Kinabalu

Suria Sabah

Designer brands by the score, multiplex cinema, food outlets – a temple to consumerism and hard not to like.
Mall in Sandakan

Centre Point Mall

The city centre's second-best mall is a three-storey edifice with a variety of Western brands.
Mall in Pulau Labuan

Financial Park (Duty-Free Mall)

Tragically, the modern chrome-and-mirrors Financial Park duty-free mall is trumpeted as the town's number one 'attraction', aiming to seduce shoppers and booze-cruisers into parting with their cash.
Mall in Tawau

Servay Department Store

Self-caterers should try the Servay Department Store, across from the Old Central Market, for everything from picnic lunches to DVDs of dubious authenticity.
Market in Kudat

Tamu Kudat

Photogenic for its tropical fruit, dried fish, edible seaweed and earnest hagglers, this is a fun spot to people-watch between buses.