6 Best Places to Visit in Malaysia

The attractions of various cities in Malaysia are relatively concentrated, and the attractions of each city can show its own characteristics in a more unique way. Whether it is colonial culture, multi-ethnic cultural attractions, historical buildings or ancient streets, they can all reflect different eras. Malaysian cultural characteristics attract numerous tourists every year.

 

In addition, the most famous attraction in Malaysia is the ocean landscape, with world-famous diving spots and unknown islands of wonder. Compared with other countries in Southeast Asia, it is one of the best sea views. Here, Top Asia Tour will introduce you the 6 Best Places to Visit in Malaysia, so you will not get lost in this wonderful Malaysia trip.

 

1. Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia. Like the capitals of other countries, it is a new city that combines history and modernity, Eastern and Western civilizations, majestic buildings and shops, demonstrating the prosperity of the country.

 

Kuala Lumpur is a place worth visiting. The transportation system here is very convenient, which provides a lot of conveniences for you to visit this city. Kuala Lumpur's cuisine is very famous and popular with foreign tourists. Kuala Lumpur's local food is a fusion of Chinese, Indian, and Western food elements, forming a Nanyang flavor, with bright colors and rich spices.

 

Twin Tower

 

Recommended Interesting Places in Kuala Lumpur: Twin Tower, National Mosque, Merdeka Square, Petaling Street, Genting Upland.

 

2. Malacca

Malacca is the oldest city in Malaysia. It has a history of more than 700 years and was once the ancient city of the Kingdom of Malacca. Malacca is known for its important location on the Straits of Malacca, but the sights and culture of this town are worth visiting.

 

Malacca is a small but exquisite city, just like the back garden of the capital Kuala Lumpur. Although there are no bustling high-rise buildings, there are many century-old houses that have been baptized by history. It was colonized by Portugal, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Japan successively, thus retaining the multi-ethnic style architecture, colorful culture and various ancestral residents.

 

Malacca Strait Mosque

Malacca Strait Mosque

 

Recommended Interesting Places: George's Mirror Village, Love Alley, Penang Clan Jetties, Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple.

 

3. Langkawi

Located in north-western Malaysia, Langkawi is the largest group of islands in Malaysia. It is close to Thailand and consists of 99 small limestone islands, of which the main island Langkawi is the only island with inhabitants.

 

Langkawi is a famous island throughout Southeast Asia, and it is a popular vacation spot. The crystal clear waters, long beaches with soft sands, lush forests, mysterious and spectacular caves make Langkawi a unique and charming place to visit.

 

Langkawi Beach

Langkawi Beach

 

Recommended Interesting Places: Cenang Beach, Langkawi Sky Bridge, Dataran Lang Square, Kilim Karst National Geological Park, and Pulau Payar Marine Park

 

4. Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah, Malaysia. The residents here come from different countries. Numerous shops, hotels, tourist agencies are distributed in the center of the city, which provides a lot of convenience for tourists sightseeing here.

 

Kota Kinabalu is located in the tropical zone. It is popular with diving enthusiasts, where there are the best sun and beaches, various fishes and various forms of coral. One of the most famous attractions is the Holy Mountain, which is the highest mountain in Malaysia with a height of 4,095 meters.

 

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

 

Recommended Interesting Places: Mantanani Island, Tanjung Aru Beach, Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, Sapi Island, and Mengalum Island

 

5. Semporna

Semporna is located in the south of Basah, which is a small fishing village surrounded by turquoise sea waters, making the island and its surroundings unreal to the eye. The white sandy beaches, the tall coconut trees, the colorful corals and the different fish attract many tourists from the world.

 

Semporna

Semporna

 

Recommended Interesting Places: Kapalai Island, Sipadan Island, Mabul Island, Pulau Sibuan Island, and Mataking Island

 

6. Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital of the Perak state of Malaysia. It is divided into two zones: the Old City and the New City. In the Old City, the buildings are very old and the streets are very narrow. However, in the New City, it is full of modern buildings.

 

Many tourists travel here for a short time, treating it as a transfer point to reach other cities in Malaysia. Actually, there are very famous temples and caves, such as Perak Cave, Sanbao Cave, Southern Sky Cave, Donghua Cave and Longtou Cave etc., which are very charming and worth a visit.

 

Ipoh

Ipoh

 

Recommended Interesting Places: Ipoh Ancient City, Perak Cave, Sanbao Cave, Ipoh Museum, Birch Memorial Bell Tower.

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