Tag Archives: Labuan

Peace Park, Labuan

Peace Park at Layang-Layangan is situated close to Surrender Point, the place where the 32nd Japanese Southern Army surrendered to the 9th Australian Imperial Forces on 9 September 1945. The Japanese arrived at Labuan on January 1, 1942, less than a month after they had started their campaign in Malaya at Kota Bharu. They took […]

Tanjung Kubong Tunnel & The Chimney, Labuan

The Tunnel was once a site busy with coal mining activities for more than half a century from 1849 through 1911. This expansive network of underground tunnels is one of many important historical landmarks in Labuan. Operated by various British companies for 64 years, it was during the administration of the New Central Borneo, that […]

Water Village, Labuan

A trip to Labuan would not be complete if one does not visit Kampung Air (Water Village). There are two main water villages on Labuan – Kampung Bebuloh and Kampung Patau-Patau which are mainly inhabited by Brunei Malays. The houses here, which are built right at the water’s edge, are made of wood and sit […]