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Tun Mustapha Tower

Tun Mustapha Tower
KotaKinabalu Malaysia Tun-Mustapha-Tower-01.jpg
General information
StatusComplete
TypeOffice, restaurant, Museum
LocationKota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Coordinates6°1′2″N 116°6′34″E / 6.01722°N 116.10944°E / 6.01722; 116.10944
CompletedUnknown
Opening1977
Cost(US$20 million) RM 38 million
OwnerSabah Foundation
Height
Roof122 m (400 ft)
Technical details
Floor count31
Lifts/elevators18
Design and construction
DeveloperMori Building Co.
References
Architects : James Ferrie & Partners, Singapore and Kota KInabalu.

Tun Mustapha Tower is a 122 metre, 30-story glass tower in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. It was built in 1977 by Mori Building Company, a Japanese builder. The building was formerly named Yayasan Sabah Tower as it housed Yayasan Sabah, a state-sponsored foundation to promote education and economic development in the state. In 2001, the tower was renamed to honour Tun Datu Mustapha, a former Sabah chief minister.

It is the third tallest building in Borneo after the nearby 132-metre tall Sabah State Administrative Centre and the 126-metre all Wisma Sanyan in Sibu.

There is a revolving floor on the 18th floor, which slowly spins to give a complete view of Likas Harbour. It makes one 360 degree rotation per hour.

In 1997, urban climber Alain Robert successfully scaled the building, with government approval, for a fundraiser.

The interior
Aerial view

See also