Monsopiad Cultural Village

Monsopiad Cultural Village, the traditional village is a historical site in the heartland of the Kadazandusun people and it is the only cultural village in Sabah built to commemorates the life and time of the legendary Kadazan and head-hunter warrior: Monsopiad. The direct descendants of Monsopiad, his 6th and 7th generations have built the village on the very land where Monsopiad lived and roamed some three centuries ago to remember their forefather, and to give you an extraordinary insight into their ancient and rich culture.

Monsopiad Cultural VillageTake a step back into the past, to the days of head hunting and spirit worship, to the days when the Bobohizan, the female high priestess of the Kadazan, ruled the villages and took care of healthand spiritual well-being of their people.

More than being a museum, the concept of the Monsopiad Cultural Village is to document, revive and keep alive the culture and traditions, as well as the believes of the Kadazan people.

Monsopiad Cultural Village is privately owned and managed by his direct descendants.

Although I have lived here for the past 5 years, I have never been to this place. It’s very near to my house, but I just did not have the time to go. I am going to the place before the end of this year…

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