Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Tamparuli gets ready to draw more tourists

Tamparuli, a small village of several rows of wooden shops that has grown into a town of 37,000 people, is getting set to draw more tourists.

Plans are afoot to have more tourist attractions in Tamparuli, which has hitherto been known for its weekly market on Wednesdays and the famous “Jambatan Tamparuli” song, and has seen tourists visiting the World Heritage Site in the Kinabalu National Park in Kundasang.

Tamparuli State Assemblyman Jahid Jahim said the government proposed to develop several tourism products under the Ninth Malaysia Plan (2006-2010), including building the “Rumah Kebudayaan Dusun” (Dusun Cultural Abode) and upgrading the Australian War Memorial Park, Bukit Ruhiang and Minangkob Waterfall sites.

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