10 Awesome Places to Visit in Malaysia
Malaysia is a truly a place of wonders where you will find many amazing things which you might not have experienced before in your entire life. As you know a popular slogan which says like “Malaysia, Truly Asia”. This slogan is being used in TV ads, Print ads and other ads run over the internet and have become common among travelers. It’s not a just a slogan but a reality as Malaysia is truly a magical place, where you will find true essence of Asian culture and traditions which are disappearing all over the Asian continent.
Malaysia is a multi-cultural country which comprise of complex population structure based on local Malays, Chinese, Indian and other people belonging to different ethnic groups who live happily and peacefully together. This multi cultural environment allows them to have many multi cultural events and festivals to be held across Malaysia during the whole year. And also the delicious foods which are served during such events and festivals that brings water in your mouth.
Malaysia is one of the most favorite destinations for world travelers because they can easily find everything they like to explore, to see and to do in this tropical country. These activities might range from tropical rainforest exploration, cooling hideaways, scuba diving and sea snorkeling in clear and calm sea, clubbing and shopping. Similar to such experience, you will going to see rain showers in this country throughout the whole year with sunshine and hot temperature. People of Malaysia are quite friendly, warm hearted and have beautiful smiles on their faces all the time.
Top Places to Visit in Malaysia
Malaysia has many places to visit but some of the beautiful ones are mentioned below.
Penang is an area which is mainly populated by Chinese community and the travelers will observe temples and incense all over Penang. The things which you must do at Penang is to visit:
- Penang Hill
- Kek Lok Si Temple
- Snake Temple
- Sun Bathing at Batu Ferringhi beach
- World Heritage Sightseeing
- Local Penang Foods
- Spicy Little Indian Street
- Cameron Highland
Cameron highland is one the places in Malaysia where you can see the tea plantations in a cool environment, cactus and flowers plantation, trying the local teas at cafes and not to forget to try steamboat lunch and dinner. There are some golfing places where you can play golf as well.
- Taman Negara
Taman Negara is a very think rainforest surrounding the whole area. In this area you can easily try jungle trekking, with your leech-proof boots try elephants trekking, overnight at Kenyir Lake, kayaking, fishing and visiting the National Park at Endao Rompin.
- Pulau Redang, Perhentian, Kapas or Tioman
Pulau Redang, Perhentian, Kapas or Tioman are popular Eastern islands which are considered to be the best for scuba diving, snorkeling, photographing with live corals and sunsets. If you are at there at the right time then you can witness the turtles laying eggs at the sea shores.
- Sarawak and Sabah
Have a great chance of climbing the famous Mt. Kinabalu, to see the wild Orang-utan visit the mythical Borneo, try the tasty sea food which is cheap and fresh. Do some scuba diving at the famous Sipadan off the shore of Tawau.
Melaka has inherited many old and ancient architectures and cultural elements from Portuguese, Dutch and Spanish origin. Melaka will give a great chance to learn more about the local communities like Nyonya and Papa and their cultural values.
Langkawi is a very huge island that has many activities to explore including Eagle Square and the Grand Perdana gallery of art of Tun Dr. Mahathir.
- Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia and also known as mini Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is considered to be the heaven of shopping, entertainment, food and other activities. The best way to explore the city is through the local railway system which is connected to travel sites like Petronas twin towers, Batu caves, Orchid garden, museum, zoo and other areas.
Putrajaya is a new administrative district where you can visit botanic garden, mosque, lake and appreciate the beautiful architecture.
- Genting Highland
Genting highland is a one stop for hotels, entertainment and with mountains over 5000 feet.