Malaysia has been a one stop destination for travelers from around the world to experience the rich cultural heritage of this beautiful Southeast Asian Country that blends Asian and European influence. One of the top reasons tourists’ visits this magnificent nation is because of its breath-taking landscapes and Islands that draws tourist’s attraction.
Malaysia has numerous attractions, but shopping Ideas has made a list of major most visited tourist’s attractions in Malaysia.
Top best Places to Visit In Malaysia
1. PETRONAS Twin Towers
The PETRONAS Twin Towers is crown Jewel of the capital city of Malaysia “Kuala Lumpur”. This 88 story twin structure with a height of 451.9 meters was once world’s tallest buildings when constructed in 1998, before being surpassed in 2004 by Taipei 101. But it still holds the record of tallest Twin Tower building in the world. The magnificent PETRONAS Twin Towers was inspired by the Former Prime Minister of Malaysia (1981-2003) vision, along with the master architect Cesar Pelli.
2. Perhentian Islands
Perhentian is a Malay name which translated as the “Place to stop”, near the coast of northeastern Malaysia. Prehentain Islands is a group of two main Islands Pulau Perhentian Kecil (small Perhentain Island) and big Perhentain Island (Besar). It has one of the world’s most beautiful beaches and sea lovers and all travelers will enjoy the water activities, snorkeling, scuba diving on both splendid white sand beaches, being relaxed and viewing the Palm trees, and turquoise blue sea.
Tourists premier holiday destination in Malaysia “Langkawi”. Langkawi is known as the Jewel of “Kedah “northwest state of Malaysia, is a group of 104 Islands in the Andaman sea. With its crystal-clear water, breathtaking scenery, white beaches, with tropical jungles covered hills and the coastal mangrove swamps, makes it one of most visited tourist’s attractions in Malaysia.
4. Taman Negara
With an area of 4,343 km², and 130 million years old, it is known as one of the oldest rain forests In the world. Taman Negara national park was founded in 1938, which hosts many endangered species Malayan tigers, rhinos, leopards, and the magnificent Asian elephants, as well as snakes, lizards, small deer, birds. Tourists can enjoy to treks around jungle to view massive trees on the world’s longest canopy walkways.
5. Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands Known as the Malaysia’s most extensive hill station, covering an area of 712 km², with a population of 34,000 people consisting of different religions, renowned for its trails, and named after the British surveyor, “William Cameron”. This sanctuary is also known as the largest tea plantations in Malaysia. Tourists can trek down the trails and visit the hills and also tourists can book a tour in one of the tea factories in Cameron Highlands.
6. Georgetown Inner City
Georgetown named after the British king George III is the most colorful, multicultural capital of Malaysian Island Penang, with a population of 740,200 mostly consists of Chinese and some others such as Malay and Indian. This UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site is dominated by Chinese storefronts, and Georgetown is famous for its historical buildings, glamorous shopping complexes, rowdy pubs, cafes, studios and artsy boutiques.
7. Redang Island
Redang Island in Kuala Nerus District, is a small island group in the South Chinese Sea that is famous for its crystal clear ocean water and white sand beaches, its every beach lover’s dream Island, and Snorkeling is islands main tourists attractions as well as diving in rich marine life, it’s a popular holiday destination for people trying to stay far from the rest of world.
8. Penang Hill
One of the popular tourist’s attractions in Penang Malaysia, this hill station is a group of peaks in the Penang Island, located just a few km from the city center of George Town. It is also known as Bukit Bendera, and you enjoy a ride on the train to get to Hill station which is located In Air Itam. On the top of the Penang Hill, tourists will experience the historical Hindu temples, Old Bellevue Hotel, world class restaurants and much more. And also tourists will view the magnificent panoramic view of Georgetown at the top of Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera).
9. Kinabalu National Park
One of the popular tourist’s attractions in Sabah, East Malaysia’s capital city, is the first national park in Malaysia established in 1964, and also Kinabalu National Park is registered as the World Heritage Site in 2000. Kinabalu National Park is famous for Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Borneo. Additionally, It is also world’s important biological sites because of its 4,500 species of flora and fauna, and 326 birds, more than 100 mammal species.
10. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
This Theme park is a must visit in Malaysia to enjoy world’s largest water rides, “Vuvuzela”. The Sunway lagoon Theme Park is the premier choice for tourists when visiting Malaysia because it offers thrills and spills to people of all ages. This theme park is located in Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya, with an area of 88 acres, and this park is divided into three sections, which is the Wild West, Waters of Africa, and the world of Adventure which has 90 attractions spread across the park.
11. Mulu Caves
Mulu caves are located in the Malaysian’s state of Sarawak in the Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo. Mulu caves are famous for its limestone karst formations, natural chamber or room, commonly known as the Sarawak Chamber, with a height of 70m and weight of 369m, it is so big that it could house about 40 Boeing 747s, without overlapping their wings.
12. Batu Caves
One of the most visited and popular attractions in Malaysia is the giant statue of a Hindu god, standing in front of the caves. Batu Caves is consists of three caves and it is the most popular shrine outside India, that draws many tourists from around the world for the annual Hindu Festival.