Malaysia is a wonderful place to visit with a lot of impressive destinations. The post will show you the “must-see” places in Malaysia.
1 Petronas Twin Towers
When visiting Kuala Lumpur, Petronas Twin Towers is the place which you can not forget, is the famous twin towers in the world. In the daytime, you might not be impressed with the beauty of the tower, but when night falls, you will understand why the Petronas Twin Towers is the most photographed place people choosing.
Petronas Twin Towers has 88 floors with 452m height made by the Argentine architect- César Pelli. Another impressive feature of the twin towers is the bridge overhead between the two towers (Sky Bridge) with height 170m and 158m in length, located at 41st and 42nd floors. When standing on the tower, tourists can see whole landscape of Kuala Lumpur city.
2 Batu Cave
Batu that is a limestone mountain about 400 million years old and far about 13km from Kuala Lumpur is the most sacred place of the worshipers of Hinduism in Malaysia. If you want to visit the main cave in there where you can admire Hinduism temple, you have to go through 272 stairs. At the beginning the stairs, visitors will find three huge limestone caves plus the smaller cave filled with cave art and the end of the once is the ancient temple with typical Indian architecture.
Completely opposite to the excitement, hustle and exciting of the Kuala Lumpur capital, Malacca city still keep the gentle style of the ancient world which is combined with Portuguese architecture, Dutch architecture and British architecture mixed with Arabic, Indian, and Chinese cultures. With peaceful, quaint and quiet space, Malacca has always been considered as the site lively and valuable books in the history of formation and development of this country.
4 Tioman Island
Tioman is the famous island off Mersing town, Johor state, Malaysia. Furthermore, the island was also voted the most beautiful island in the world by Time magazine. Although the island is the most developed island in Malaysia, Tioman Island has still kept the wild natural beauty and rich wild animals. In addition, surroundings the island are coral reefs, so this is the ideal place for tourists who are diving lovers.
5 Cameron Highland
If you want to “escape” hot weather, Cameron Highland is located on the Titiwangsa mountain range would be the ideal resting place for you. When visiting the highland, you have a chance to admire architectures with British style. According to historical documents, Cameron highland was discovered in 1885 by the British explorer- William Cameron. After that, the British continue to build here many facilities such as motels, stations, schools, hospitals, tea farms and so on. Thanks to the healthy climate, fertile soil so here is also known for the strawberry farms and lush tea plantations.
Langkawi archipelago consists of 99 islands located in the Andaman Sea. There are beautiful beaches, luxury resorts, and natural activities in there. The most feature of the archipelago is stunning natural landscape with exposed limestone cave between a green rainforest. Here, visitors can take a boat through the mangroves or enjoy the thrill when the eagle eating as well as exploring the rainforest or make a trip through the forest.
The pretty Penang Island located in the northwest of Malaysia which also meeting place and cultural exchanges east – West. Therefore, streets, houses of Penang have the special mixture which created unique attractive of the city which was recognized as UNESCO’s World Heritage. Especially, the ancient George Town which is the center of Penang is one of the “must-see” places in there. You can enjoy the lifestyle of local people via ancient, quiet space and delicious cakes which have made the brand “food’s paradise of Malaysia”.
8 Gunung Mulu National Park
Famous for the formation of the impressive limestone mountains and exotic cave system, Gunung Mulu National Park is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Southeast Asia. The national park located in Malaysia Borneo in Sarawak state, Gunung Mulu has the largest and longest caves in the world which include the largest Sarawak Chamber cave is estimated to be accommodating 40 Boeing 747 aircraft.
9 Mabul Island
This is a small island off the coast southeast of Sabah with towering coconut trees, attractive beaches, and fine sand and turquoise sea. Mabul island has not only attracted place in the world, it also the habitat of marine life populations extremely diverse. Moreover, tourists can visit traditional villages of Malaysia people in there.