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Sandakan Heritage Trail

Lebuh Empat, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
+60 89-229 751
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Very hot walk

Interesting walk, though I struggled with the heat, we also walked to the Chinese cemetery which... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Helenlaurendet
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Sydney, Australia
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Needs better maps and signage, but a nice walk around town

An interesting walk around the city, stopping in at places like the Chinese and Japanese... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2018
Pantherboy
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Georgetown, Australia
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Lebuh Empat, Sandakan 90000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Interesting walk, though I struggled with the heat, we also walked to the Chinese cemetery which was interesting, the tea house was lovely and ran to real iced tea ( couldn’t face a hot drink) as well as great scones. If you plan on doing...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

An interesting walk around the city, stopping in at places like the Chinese and Japanese cemeteries, The English Tea House, Agnes Keith House and old historic churches and temples. Start up the 100 steps, finishing back at the Heritage Museum (unfortunately closed when I was...More

Thank Pantherboy
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This trail is extremely run down. Most of the way is on broken pathways so slippery I nearly landed in the jungle a few times. There is also a large part on a busy curving road with no pavement. What you see is a few...More

Thank Cassandra S
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

A good place for hiking and jogging too, view so beautiful & fresh air arround, environment very peaceful quiet. Love to come back & had a second trip there were so much to explore.

Thank ciahaman
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

It was a really good idea to introduce such walk in Sandakan, mark it and provide a map to follow. Yes, there are a couple of places on the way, but really nothing worth it. Just go on the trail if you need to kill...More

Thank Marek J
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

If you like walking this is a nice way to see the sights of Sandakan, from the tea house ( amazing ) to a sun dial on a roundabout ( not so amazing ) there are signs showing you around every now and then but...More

Thank rickyboyiswhu1
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We followed the map and found it easy to follow the directions. The trail is well sign posted and covers the highlights of the town

Thank mbub2015
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

My wife and I did this walk twice. The first time we did it the reverse way around with varying amounts of difficulty (5.1 kms); my wife was navigating! The second time was done the correct way around (3.78 kms); her map reading had improved...More

5  Thank Nick H
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

+ church + war memorial + sandakan museum (really basic) + agnes keith house This trail is good, if you have some time to kill and want to get to know the city and historical background more.

Thank myegotrip
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is s nice walk and an easy way to see a bit of Sandakan. The map is easy to follow. Where it says 100 steps it's not. It is actually 236 steps so beware if you have any walking issues. The English tea house...More

Thank SJWJR
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