Tanjung Aru

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Tanjung Aru is a sub-district of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, of Malaysia. Its main feature is its beach called Tanjung Aru Beach which stretches to over 2 kilometres long along with new skyscrapers.[1]

It also has its own township called Tanjung Aru Town. Other notable features include the Perdana Park, the Kinabalu Golf Club, the Kinabalu Yacht Club, and the Tanjung Aru railway station of Sabah State Railway.[2]



Place of Worship[edit]

Mosque (Muslim)[edit]

  • Masjid Al Kauthar

Church (Christian)[edit]

  • Calvary Charismatic Centre
  • Stella Maris Catholic Church
  • True Jesus Church


  • Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa
  • C'Haya Hotel
  • Casuarina Hotel

In popular culture[edit]

The neighbourhood of Tanjung Aru Village served as the 3rd Pit Stop in the 24th season of American edition of The Amazing Race and the 2nd Pit Stop in 4th season of the Asian version.[3][4]



See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Tanjung Aru Beach". Sabah Tourism. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  2. ^ "The Route". Sutera Harbour. Retrieved 15 March 2017.
  3. ^ Rappleye, Christine (11 March 2014). "Salt Lake father-son team take first in 3rd leg of 'The Amazing Race: All-Stars'". Deseret News. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  4. ^ Saunders, Logan (20 November 2014). "The Amazing Race Asia 4 episode two ranking". Thesupacoowackiestblogintheuniverse's Blog. Retrieved 31 December 2019.

Coordinates: 5°56′44″N 116°3′1″E / 5.94556°N 116.05028°E / 5.94556; 116.05028