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Malaysia

Malaysia

Malaysia

Malaysia is a mosaic of cultures and flavors, combining the best of China, India, and Southeast Asia with a smattering of old colonial legacy. Capital city Kuala Lumpur is thoroughly forward-looking, with its gleaming Petronas Towers and immaculate rail transport that’s surprisingly uncrowded.

Popular Attractions

Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur, or KL as locals refer to it, intrigues visitors with its diversity and multicultural charm. The city’s old quarter features stretches of shop houses that hint at its colonial past, while modern buildings—including the iconic Petronas Towers—give a glimpse of its modern financial ambitions. The city is filled with culturally colorful quarters dedicated to Chinese, Malay, and Indian communities.

Must visit Places :

  • Petronas Tower
  • Genting Highland
  • Batu Caves
  • Kuala Lumpur City Center
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
  • National Museum
  • Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
  • National Zoo

Langkawi : On Malaysia’s west coast, Langkawi is an archipelago made up of 99 islands. The only real settlement is on the main island, Pulau Langkawi. This popular beach destination attracts divers from around the world to explore the sea life, and after being declared a duty-free zone back in the 1980s, it has become a favorite shopping spot for visitors seeking cheap booze. You’ll find sightseeing attractions—such as national parks, a cable car ride, and a large aquarium—throughout this island of lush rain forests. However, it’s the long stretches of sandy beach that attract most visitors to this tropical paradise.

Must visit Places :

  • Payar Island
  • Langkawi Cable Car
  • Seven Well WaterFall
  • Tanjung Sanctuary
  • Pantai Cenang
  • Langkawi Animal Park
  • Datai Bay

PENANG : An island off the northwest coast of peninsular Malaysia, Penang is blessed with a multicultural history that’s led to a fascinating fusion of East and West. Claimed by the British East India Company in 1786, the island’s city center of Georgetown—listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site—is filled with colonial architecture, temples, and museums. The island has also attracted many Chinese immigrants, who now make up the majority of the population. On Penang you’ll find an exciting mix of jungle, coast, farmland, and fishing villages, along with the country’s largest Buddhist temple.

Must visit Places :

  • Kek Lok Si
  • Penang National Park
  • Khoo Kongsi Temple
  • Penang Hills
  • Penang Batonic Garden
  • 3 D Trick Art Museum
  • Ghost Museum
  • Tropical Spice Garden
  • Adventure Zone
  • Penang Little India