Atkinson Clock Tower is located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu and is a major historical attraction in the state of Sabah, Malaysia. The clock tower is one of the few historical remains in Sabah and is also a popular tourist attraction.
Atkinson Clock Tower, Sabah was built in memory of the first District officer of Jesselton, Francis George Atkinson. He died of 'Borneo fever' in 1902 at the age of 28.
Atkinson Clock Tower, Sabah was originally lit up at night and it acted as a beacon for shipping vessels. The clock was one of the three buildings that survived the World War II destruction. It has undergone renovations and repairs over the years but has retained its original characteristics.
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