Malaysia is located just southeast of the Asian continent. This attractive country has a peninsular part composed of several islands. It has shores to the Chinese Sea and the Straits of Malacca. On the other hand, it borders on Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei and is a mixture of modern and ancient. The Malaysian governments have recently devoted itself to investing in technology and at the same time keeping the country prosperous and beautiful, take a look at the following guide with the tourist attractions of Malaysia that you cannot miss.
Malaysia is a multi ethnic country. The Malays are the predominant ethnic group, and the other two largest ethnic groups are the Indians and the Chinese. Islam is its official religion, and Bahasa Malaysia is the language spoken there. Malaysia is an exotic mix of impressive landscapes and a fascinating culture.
Traveling to this fantastic destination is a different experience than you could experience in other Asian destinations. The country is very well developed, and here you will find a good level in all the places that you visit. Here are some of them:
- Kuala Lumpur!
It is a city developed a culture abundant in treasures to discover. Its climate is predominantly hot and humid throughout the year, making this metropolis a destination capable of being visited during any time of the year. Besides, this beautiful city offers you modern architecture, showing the famous PETRONAS Towers, which reach a height of 452 meters and are the icon of Kuala Lumpur.
Other attractions that you can find here are the Botanic Gardens, the markets: where you can find crafts of the region; and its unmissable shopping centres which make this city a must stop when travelling to Malaysia.
- Perhentian Islands!
The Perhentian Islands consist of a group of small islands that capture the attention of visitors for their elegance and particular beauty. They are located right in the western region of Malaysia; they are surrounded by a coral reef, which makes diving the number one activity of the place.
Located in the state of Terengganu, the beautiful Perhentian Islands are undoubtedly a spectacle of nature that captivates anyone with its beauty. So if you want to spend a relaxed and peaceful holiday, this is the ideal place to do it. You know, if your thing is to enjoy under the sun of the beach or to practice water sports are the destination obligatory for you.
Located right on the northwest coast of Malaysia, specifically in the Andaman Sea, Langkawi is an archipelago made up of 99 islands with picturesque beaches, mangrove swamps, jungle and wooded mountains. In the last decades, hotels, resorts, restaurants, and other tourist facilities have been developed, offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy the unparalleled beauty of the Langkawi archipelago.
- Borneo Sarawak Island!
Sarawak is located in the western part of Malaysia and is characterized by being a land of caves, so if you visit this incredible destination, you cannot miss this trip to visit the caves of Mulu, which are just north of The Sarawak Islands. Do not worry; if you thought the visit would be short, I must say that this place has more than 300 kilometres of pure caves.
About a hundred kilometres from the islands you will find the Gunung Mulu National Park which will offer you a different variety of caves, some of which have been awarded the world record for being the longest and largest can be found on earth.
If the adventure and the journey are exactly what you were looking for, I recommend you to visit the Island Borneo Sarawak, and surely it will be an experience that you will never forget.
- Mountains of Cameroon!
The Cameroon Mountains located in the Titiwangsa Mountains are one of the oldest tourist attractions in Malaysia; they offer you a new escape from the cramped heat of the lowlands. Developed with the charm of an English garden these beautiful plateaus will provide you with a wild landscape, tea plantations, colourful flower crops, lake, forests, wildlife and outdoor recreational activities.
- Melaka or Malacca!
Melaka, many years ago, was governed and fought for a few centuries against the Indian, English, Portuguese, and Dutch governments, all of which did so in command of an important position on the sea route between the countries of India and China Fair on the southwest coast of West Malaysia. As a result, this imposing Malaysian city is now one of the best destinations to visit, full of architecture, culture, traditions, and gastronomy that reflect the richness of its heritage.
- Kota Bharu!
Often, many travellers use this destination as a stopover when they want to pass by the beautiful Perhentian Islands; Kota Bharu offers unique charm, shopping, attractions and, most importantly, gastronomy. Located right on the Malaysian peninsula, it also boasts one of the most famous museums in the country: the Royal Museum, which will offer you a glimpse of the royal family of the state through various photographs and luxurious objects.
The old buildings, historic mosques and Buddhist temples are other major attractions of the city. Much of Kota Bharu’s life is due to its bustling markets; the Central Market is the largest. It is surrounded by cafés, busy streets, women working in food stalls and colourful vegetables.
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- Borneo Sarawak Island
- Kota Bharu
- Kuala Lumpur
- Mountains of Cameroon
- Perhentian Islands