Monday, March 14, 2011

Bukit Tengkorak, Semporna - Sabah's New Tourist Attraction

The development of the Bukit Tengkorak Archaeological Site Museum in Semporna has recently been completed.

According to Datuk Pounis Guntavid, Sabah Museum Department Director, the museum has been filled with artifacts which were found in the surrounding area over 3,000 years ago.

This volcanic rock cave located 500 feet above sea level is an important archaeological site in Malaysia that has high prehistoric value.

The preservation of this historical site is part of the National Heritage Department's RM4.2 million project which aims to boost the local tourism industry.

Other areas of interest to the Department include Mansuli in Lahad Datu and Tingkayu in Kunak.

Source: Sabah Tourism

NOTE: Photo Copyright to Semporna District Office, Sabah

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