Tun Mustapha Tower

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Tun Mustapha Tower
KotaKinabalu Malaysia Tun-Mustapha-Tower-01.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Type Office, restaurant, Museum
Location Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Coordinates 6°1′2″N 116°6′34″E / 6.01722°N 116.10944°E / 6.01722; 116.10944Coordinates: 6°1′2″N 116°6′34″E / 6.01722°N 116.10944°E / 6.01722; 116.10944
Completed Unknown
Opening 1977
Cost (US$20 million) RM 38 million
Owner Sabah Foundation
Roof 122 m (400 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 32
Lifts/elevators 18
Design and construction
Developer Mori Building Co.
Architects : James Ferrie & Partners, Singapore and Kota KInabalu.

The Yayasan Sabah Tower (officially known as Menara Tun Mustapha) is located in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. It was built in 1977 and it is the second tallest building in the island of Borneo[citation needed] after Wisma Sanyan in Sibu and followed by the Ministry of Finance Building in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. This 30-storey circular glass sculpture is 122 metres high, and is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. It is named after Tun Datu Mustapha, a former Chief Minister of Sabah. The building used to be known as Sabah Foundation Building (Bangunan Yayasan Sabah). It has a revolving floor at the 18 floor, which slowly spins to provide 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

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