Atkinson Clock Tower

The Tower stands prominently on the bluff along Signal Hill Road. Mary Edith Atkinson build the Tower in 1905 in memory of her son, Francis George Atkinson the popular first District Officer of Kota Kinabalu. It was formerly used as a navigation aid for ships until it was overshadowed by taller buildings. Today, this memorial has the distinction of being the oldest standing structure in the whole of Sabah that survived the air raids and blitz of World War II.

Getting There

Turn right once you exist Trekkers Lodge Kota Kinabalu building. Walk towards the Kota Kinabalu Police station and you will see the Tower on the police station’s right (while facing the police station).