Labuan Attractions

What to See in Labuan

Bandar Labuan – Labuan’s main town – doesn’t boast much in the way of developed attractions; there’s the Labuan War Cemetery (WWII Memorial) in town. The concave concrete bridge pays homage to the 4,000 Commonwealth (mostly British and Australian) troops who lost their lives in Borneo during WWII. Additionally, the Peace Park at Layang Layang (on the western tip of the island) commemorates the surrender of the Japanese during WWII and is home to a Japanese War Memorial.

Alternatively, the geodesic dome of the Masjid Negeri is a good photo opportunity. The Labuan Museum along Jalan Dewan also merits a visit. Meanwhile the Labuan International Sports Complex houses a Marine Museum – the 42-feet long skeleton of an Indian fin whale is a sight to see. Furthermore the shark ‘touch pool’ is a sure-fire hit with most visitors.

On the other hand the Labuan Bird Park plays host to a wide range of bird-life and a beautiful rainforest. The nearby 106-feet high red brick stack Chimney at Tanjung Kubong – once thought to be part of a coal-mining station as well as a ventilation shaft – is a structure that was built with no discernible architectural purpose.

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