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- Sandakan is the second-largest city in the state of Sabah, East Malaysia, on the north-eastern coast of Borneo.
- Sandakan is also one of the most bustling towns in East Malaysia.
- Sandakan is a town on the east coast of Sabah.
- Sandakan is a town on the east coast of Sabah, facing the Sulu sea.
- Sandakan is the gateway to Borneo’s wildlife and is a busy port.
- Kampung Buli Sim Sim - stilt fishing village on the original site of Sandakan town.
- Sandakan Mosque - completed in 1988, it lies next to the bay and Kampung Buli Sim Sim.
- When the war ended, Sandakan was totally destroyed, partly from the Allied bombings and partly by the Japanese.
- As Sandakan was almost totally destroyed in World War II, there are few surviving buildings of any age.
- The motif used in the Park depicts flowers representing people of the three nations who suffered at Sandakan during the Second World War.
- Sandakan is busy port on the Sulu Sea, about 386 km from Kota Kinabalu.
- Nearly 400km (250 miles) from Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan is the old capital of Borneo.
- After lunch, transfer to Sandakan Airport for departure flight back to Kota Kinabalu via MH 2709, ETD 1415hrs.
- Semporna was founded soon after the British North Borneo Company established Sandakan, and initially settled by Chinese traders.
- In 1883, the capital of the British North Borneo Company was moved from Kudat to Sandakan.
- This terminal serves buses going north and east of KK, including Mount Kinabalu, Sandakan, Semporna and Tawau.
- In 1870, William Cowie and Baron Overback persuaded the Sultan of Sulu to hand over his concession in Sandakan.
- Bombings by the allied forces devastated of most towns including Sandakan, which was totally razed to the ground.
- Sandakan Harbour Square - consists of 129 unit of shopoffices, a new central market, a Town Square, a shopping centre, hotels and a convention centre.
- Image File history File links The seaward side of the water village in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia.
- The view of Sandakan town centre Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (783x1044, 511 KB) Summary transfer from Wikipedia.
- Head to the cities of Sandakan, Tawau, Lahad Datu and Semporna in the East Coast either by plane or by bus for wildlife and world-class diving.
- Of the 65 Filipino children, 47 were in the Sandakan depot, 11 in Tawau and seven in Menggatal.
- SANDAKAN CHRISTIAN CEMETERY, Malaysia Sandakan is located on the east coast of Sabah, the north-eastern state of Malaysia.
- In 1945 the surviving prisoners were sent on the Sandakan Death Marches; only 6 of them survived the war.
- Sandakan Memorial Park - built on site of the Taman Rimba prisoner-of-war camp.
- It is also infamous for being the site from where the Sandakan Death Marches commenced in 1945.
- The survivors of the second march reached Ranau on 27 June, 26 days out from Sandakan.
- They arrived at the Sandakan , which was under the command of Captain Hoshijima Susumi, the prisoners were placed in Camp 1.
- Another fabulous meal was experienced, then a city tour of Sandakan, their wet & dry market and a local Buddhist temple.
- Puu Gih Jih - a Chinese temple on top of a hill behind Sandakan where you can get beautiful views of Labuk Bay.
- Golfing arrangements can be made at the nearby Sandakan Golf Club.
- It is located on the east coast of the island and it is the administrative centre of Sandakan Division and was the former capital of British North Borneo.
- The name Elopura still refers to a region of Sandakan.
- A few years later, the name was changed back to Sandakan.
- However, Sandakan residents encounter a serious electrical power and water shortage since decades ago.
- Also of interest is the Crocodile Farm, located outside Sandakan along the 7th mile Labuk Road.
- Sam Sing Kung Temple - completed in 1887, it is the oldest building in Sandakan.
- American author Agnes Newton Keith lived in Sandakan between 1934-1952 and wrote several books about Sabah.
- From Sandakan you can make a crossing by boat through the bay to the mouth of the Kinabatangan river.
- An elegy for those times was Agnes Keith's touching memoirs 'The Land Below The Wind', which captured the atmosphere of930's Sandakan.
- Just a drive away from Sandakan is the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, the oldest and largest of its kind in the world.
- To the west of Sandakan (about 20 min drive) lies Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation centre.
- The riverine destiantion is just a couple of hours southeast of modern Sandakan, not far from the Sepilok Orang-utan Centre.
- St Michael's and All Angels Church - this beautiful granite church was built in 1897 and is one of Sandakan's few surviving pre-war buildings.
- Meanwhile, at the Sandakan camp, some 885 POWs died of hunger and illness between February and May.
- An obelisk of black granite commemorating those who died is also located within the park and is the venue for the annual Anzac Day service in Sandakan.
- Labuk Bay near Sandakan is a sanctuary for the unique Proboscis monkey, the only monkey with a stump for a nose.
- The word Orangutan in Malay means "Jungle Man." The visitor can visit that sanctuary in Sandakan.
- Of the 2434 prisoners incarcerated at Sandakan, 1787 were Australian.
- The Australian and British POWs on the second march to Ranau left Sandakan camp on 29 May 1945.
- At the height of the timber boom, Sandakan boasted that it had the highest concentration of millionaires anywhere on Earth.
- The area around the town of Sandakan on the eastern coast is an extraordinary concentration of wildlife.
- Beluran is a town located in the Sandakan Division, in east Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo.
- Kinabatangan is a town located in Sandakan Division, in the east of Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo.
- Sandakan Market - one of the largest and busiest in Sabah.
- Sabah is famed for its bird nests harvested from the Gomantong Caves, lcoated southwest of Sandakan.
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