If you plan to vacation in Malaysia, there are 9 tourist attractions in Malaysia that you should visit, namely:
1. Gunung Mulu National Park
Gunung Mulu National Park (TN) is famous for its extraordinary limestone structure and phenomenal cave system that makes it one of the most amazing natural attractions in all of Southeast Asia. Located in the Sarawak country, this park has the largest and longest cave system in the world. One of them is the Sarawak Chamber, which is estimated to be able to accommodate 40 Boeing 747 aircraft.
Situated between tropical rainforests, crystal-clear rivers, and rugged mountains Mount Mulu National Park features the Pinnacles, a limestone synchronization known as the Garden of Eden. Here also there are two magnificent peaks of Mount Mulu and Volcano. The park is also home to a number of wildlife species such as hornbills, bats, gibbons, deer and bearded pigs. Besides the tour
2. Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu is often a stopover for travelers to visit the beautiful Perhentian Islands. Located on Peninsular Malaysia near the Thai border, Kota Bharu offers its own unique charm, both in the form of attractions, shopping centers, and also culinary. In Kota Bharu there are many historical and cultural heritage of Kelantan with one of the famous museums is the Royal Museum. The museum offers many photos and luxurious royal artifacts and unique wooden palaces located within them.
Walk the streets in Kota Bharu, don’t forget to visit Central Market, which is the biggest market here. In this market, there are many colorful food and fruit sellers.
For those of you who want to enjoy water tourism, can visit the Moon Light Beach and the Stong Mountain State Park. In both of these locations you can enjoy outdoor activities such as swimming, rafting and scuba diving located on Japanese shipwrecks from the Pacific War
Holding an important position on the super busy sea route between India and China on the southwest coast of Malaysia, Melaka was contested for centuries by the governments of India, Portugal, Britain and the Netherlands. This makes the city packed so attractive by Malaysia both in terms of architecture or culture because it is a valuable cultural heritage.
Known as a mix of diverse cultures, Melaka consists of several districts, each of which has different features of attractions. Portuguese heritage is characterized by charming villas, historic churches and the remains of an old fort.
In the Chinese quarter there were Chinese temples, namely Cheng Hoon Teng temple and one of the largest Chinese graves outside of China. The Dutch district left some Dutch heritage architecture on the east side. In addition, each cultural zone has its own traditions and festivals such as the Portuguese “Intrudu” and Chinese New Year.
Kuching is the largest city on Borneo. Kuching is famous for tropical rainforests where tourists can track and also outdoor recreation. Regarded as the cleanest city in Malaysia, Kuching presents a unique city layout with modern skyscrapers and architecture and is surrounded by lush forests.
The city is located on the banks of the Serawak River with beautiful garden views and also historical places such as Fort Margherita and the Astana Palace. Along the waterfront, you can find food vendors, musical fountains, observation towers and open-air theaters. You can enjoy historic Chinese temples, markets, food stalls and many antique and craft shops on Kuching’s oldest streets.
5. Kota Kinabalu
As the State Capital of Sabah in Malaysian Borneo, Kota Kinabalu is a fast-growing tourist destination due to its proximity to tropical islands, rainforests, wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and Malaysia’s highest peak, Mount Kinabalu.
Commonly called KK by locals, Kota Kinabalu has a small town center that has several landmarks and also an observatory with beautiful views.
Most of KK’s main attractions are outside the city such as Lok Kawi Wildlife Park, Kota Kinabalu Wetland Center and Kinabalu National Park, which offer wildlife such as proboscis monkeys, tigers, orangutans and elephants and outdoor adventures such as camping, jungle trekking, mountain climbing, white water rafting and climb the river on a cruise ship.
Just minutes from the city, you can find Tunku Abdul Rahman Park with five small islands that are ideal for snorkeling, diving, swimming and sailing. You can also visit the Monsopiad Cultural Village to experience the traditions and culture of the native Kadazan tribe.
6. Taman Negara
Taman Negara is known as the oldest tropical rainforest in the world. An ecotourism that offers adventure as the most popular destination. Here, you can adventure in the wild while enjoying the ecosystem of rare plants, exotic birds and some endangered species such as Malayan Tiger, Asian Elephant and Sumatran Rhinoceros.
There are various interesting ways to enjoy wilderness tourism, namely hiking, fishing, exploring caves and 4WD safari. One of the popular things you have to try here is to visit the Canopy Walk, a long suspension bridge located on top of a tree. Walking down the bridge, you can enjoy the exotic scenery of flocks of birds that fly freely in the air.
Night safari facilities are also available to see plants that only bloom at night, mushrooms glow in the dark, and nocturnal creatures such as owls, leopard cats, and water dragons. You don’t need to worry about culinary because there are floating restaurants on the Kula Tahan River.
Penang Island is a popular tourist destination because of the diversity of history in George Town. Located along the world shipping lanes, the city has a variety of cultural, architectural and culinary colors. When deciding to visit Penang, you must really explore this city, whether it’s by car, bicycle, bus or taxi.
Some of the locations that you can visit while in Penang are Botanic Gardens, Bird Sanctuary, Butterfly Park, Supreme Bliss, and the white sandy beach of Batu
Ferringhi which is located along the north coast.
It is not complete if you visit Penang without trying to ride a becak while walking through George Town, enjoying the classic architecture of the British heritage. Prepare your camera while touring here. Every now and then stop at restaurants, markets, or bars to sample the culinary specialties because Penang is famous as a location for culinary mixes from around the world.
8. Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, as the capital city of Malaysia has many tourist attractions that are a pity to miss. When you are in Kuala Lumpur, don’t forget to visit Kuala Lumpur Railway Station which has a very unique design, a mixture of western and eastern architecture. When will you feel like riding a train with facilities like in Japanese dramas?
Besides trying the thrill of riding a train, some things you can do in Kuala Lumpur include visiting Thean Hou Temple, feeling the sensation of shopping at Berjaya Times Square, visiting the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, visiting Manado KL, Bird Park, Merdeka Square, Batu Caves, and Petronas Twin Towers which are icons from Malaysia.
Oh yes, another favorite place for tourists to shop in Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Bintang. Bukit Bintang offers a variety of malls, shopping, culinary and entertainment venues from morning to night.
Located off the northwest coast of Malaysia, the Andaman Sea, Langkawi is an island that has beautiful beaches, rainforests, mangroves and mountains. This makes Langkawi one of the most popular tourist attractions in Malaysia. In recent years, resorts, hotels, restaurants and other tourist facilities have grown rapidly in Langkawi.
The natural beauty of the island is the main attraction here. Snow white sandy beaches and clear blue waters set against limestone cliffs. One of the most popular beaches is Pantai Cenang which offers a variety of restaurants and bars. For a calmer beach, you can visit Pantai Tengah and Pantai Kok because these two beaches are beaches that seem isolated from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Here also available mangrove trekking and tourist attractions where visitors can enjoy views of Telaga Tujuh Waterfall, exotic birds and monitor lizards or monkeys. You can enjoy the beauty of Langkawi from a height on Gunung Raya and Mount Mat Cincang. Gondola and skybridge are the right facilities to enjoy reaching these two mountains.
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