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  1. Sandakan is the second-largest city in the state of Sabah, East Malaysia, on the north-eastern coast of Borneo.
  2. Sandakan is also one of the most bustling towns in East Malaysia.
  3. Sandakan is a town on the east coast of Sabah. (Web site)
  4. Sandakan is a town on the east coast of Sabah, facing the Sulu sea. (Web site)
  5. Sandakan is the gateway to Borneo’s wildlife and is a busy port. (Web site)


  1. Kampung Buli Sim Sim - stilt fishing village on the original site of Sandakan town.
  2. Sandakan Mosque - completed in 1988, it lies next to the bay and Kampung Buli Sim Sim.
  3. When the war ended, Sandakan was totally destroyed, partly from the Allied bombings and partly by the Japanese.
  4. As Sandakan was almost totally destroyed in World War II, there are few surviving buildings of any age.
  5. The motif used in the Park depicts flowers representing people of the three nations who suffered at Sandakan during the Second World War.

Kota Kinabalu

  1. Sandakan is busy port on the Sulu Sea, about 386 km from Kota Kinabalu. (Web site)
  2. Nearly 400km (250 miles) from Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan is the old capital of Borneo.
  3. After lunch, transfer to Sandakan Airport for departure flight back to Kota Kinabalu via MH 2709, ETD 1415hrs.

North Borneo

  1. Semporna was founded soon after the British North Borneo Company established Sandakan, and initially settled by Chinese traders.
  2. In 1883, the capital of the British North Borneo Company was moved from Kudat to Sandakan.
  3. This terminal serves buses going north and east of KK, including Mount Kinabalu, Sandakan, Semporna and Tawau. (Web site)
  4. In 1870, William Cowie and Baron Overback persuaded the Sultan of Sulu to hand over his concession in Sandakan. (Web site)
  5. Bombings by the allied forces devastated of most towns including Sandakan, which was totally razed to the ground. (Web site)

Image File

  1. Sandakan Harbour Square - consists of 129 unit of shopoffices, a new central market, a Town Square, a shopping centre, hotels and a convention centre.
  2. Image File history File links The seaward side of the water village in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. (Web site)
  3. The view of Sandakan town centre Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (783x1044, 511 KB) Summary transfer from Wikipedia. (Web site)

East Coast

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. Of the 65 Filipino children, 47 were in the Sandakan depot, 11 in Tawau and seven in Menggatal. (Web site)
  3. SANDAKAN CHRISTIAN CEMETERY, Malaysia Sandakan is located on the east coast of Sabah, the north-eastern state of Malaysia.


  1. In 1945 the surviving prisoners were sent on the Sandakan Death Marches; only 6 of them survived the war.
  2. Sandakan Memorial Park - built on site of the Taman Rimba prisoner-of-war camp.
  3. It is also infamous for being the site from where the Sandakan Death Marches commenced in 1945.
  4. The survivors of the second march reached Ranau on 27 June, 26 days out from Sandakan.
  5. They arrived at the Sandakan , which was under the command of Captain Hoshijima Susumi, the prisoners were placed in Camp 1. (Web site)


  1. Another fabulous meal was experienced, then a city tour of Sandakan, their wet & dry market and a local Buddhist temple. (Web site)
  2. Puu Gih Jih - a Chinese temple on top of a hill behind Sandakan where you can get beautiful views of Labuk Bay. (Web site)

British North

  1. Golfing arrangements can be made at the nearby Sandakan Golf Club. (Web site)
  2. 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.
  3. The name Elopura still refers to a region of Sandakan.
  4. A few years later, the name was changed back to Sandakan.
  5. However, Sandakan residents encounter a serious electrical power and water shortage since decades ago.


  1. Also of interest is the Crocodile Farm, located outside Sandakan along the 7th mile Labuk Road.
  2. Sam Sing Kung Temple - completed in 1887, it is the oldest building in Sandakan.
  3. American author Agnes Newton Keith lived in Sandakan between 1934-1952 and wrote several books about Sabah. (Web site)
  4. From Sandakan you can make a crossing by boat through the bay to the mouth of the Kinabatangan river. (Web site)
  5. An elegy for those times was Agnes Keith's touching memoirs 'The Land Below The Wind', which captured the atmosphere of930's Sandakan. (Web site)


  1. Just a drive away from Sandakan is the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, the oldest and largest of its kind in the world. (Web site)
  2. To the west of Sandakan (about 20 min drive) lies Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation centre. (Web site)
  3. The riverine destiantion is just a couple of hours southeast of modern Sandakan, not far from the Sepilok Orang-utan Centre. (Web site)


  1. 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.
  2. Meanwhile, at the Sandakan camp, some 885 POWs died of hunger and illness between February and May.
  3. 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.


  1. Labuk Bay near Sandakan is a sanctuary for the unique Proboscis monkey, the only monkey with a stump for a nose. (Web site)
  2. The word Orangutan in Malay means "Jungle Man." The visitor can visit that sanctuary in Sandakan.


  1. Of the 2434 prisoners incarcerated at Sandakan, 1787 were Australian.
  2. The Australian and British POWs on the second march to Ranau left Sandakan camp on 29 May 1945.


  1. At the height of the timber boom, Sandakan boasted that it had the highest concentration of millionaires anywhere on Earth.
  2. The area around the town of Sandakan on the eastern coast is an extraordinary concentration of wildlife.


  1. Beluran is a town located in the Sandakan Division, in east Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo.
  2. Kinabatangan is a town located in Sandakan Division, in the east of Sabah, Malaysia on the island of Borneo.
  3. Sandakan Market - one of the largest and busiest in Sabah.
  4. Sabah is famed for its bird nests harvested from the Gomantong Caves, lcoated southwest of Sandakan. (Web site)


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