Putatan Tourism

Putatan is a town and a suburb of Kota Kinabalu in the state of Sabah, Malaysia as well as the main secondary town in the district of Penampang.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Putatan in Malaysia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Putatan like a local. When planning a trip to Putatan, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Kota Kinabalu. Kota Kinabalu, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Mount Kinabalu, Sapi Island, Manukan Island. Tour packages of Putatan are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Putatan is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • Know the pollution level of Putatan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.86 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 64.29 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 39.29 (Low)
  • How safe is Putatan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Putatan.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.63 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55.39 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.43 (High)
    • Car Stealing 53.42 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 63.29 (High)
    • Attacks 52.76 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 64.58 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 63.94 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.02 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.28 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 22.22 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65.92 (High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Putatan is 104.51 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 43.67 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 58.69 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 61.56 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.2 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 36.76 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.94 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 47.89 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Putatan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.72 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.85 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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