If were told to list countries with diversity, undoubtedly we will be placing our own country first on the list. Let’s not get biased! If a sincere ranking of diversity is made, Malaysia will be first in place. Malaysia is a truly unique country, which is divided into two landmasses southern half shared with Thailand, while the East part is situated on Borneo Island. Here is a list of ‘Popular Places To Visit In Malaysia’. A land which is a blend of historic, cultural and natural attractions.
- Kota Bharu
The Kota Bharu is a used as a stopover by several travellers who visit Perhentian Island. Kota Bharu has its own uniqueness, charm, tourist attraction and touch of tasty cuisine. It is located in Peninsular Malaysia near the border of Thailand. It is the Capital of Kelan State, easy to sight-seeing by foot, bus or taxi.
Melaka was battled and ruled for centuries between Portuguese, British, Dutch and Indian Government. It holds the important commanding position of sea-route between China – India on southern-West coast. Today, the place is considered as the best place to visit in Malaysia with a total blend of traditions, cuisine, architecture, traditions and its rich heritage.
- Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highland is the best escape from the heat and land in the cool zone. The Titiwangs Mountain is one of the oldest popular destination, developed with English garden charm, mesmerizing tableland with serene landscape, tea & flower farms, exotic wildlife & outdoor recreation.
- Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu is one of the fastest growing and name gaining tourist destination due to its tropical Island. It is the capital of Sabah State, its rainforest, wildlife refuges, national park are also popular tourist spots. Mount Kinabalu is one of the tallest peak in Malaysia.
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Kuching is one of the popular and largest city. It is also the base for exploring the state of Sarawak & Borneo’s rainforest. Kuching provides plenty of spots for tourism, sight-seeing, known landmarks, bustling markets and many more.
- Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. The city is locally known as KL, a blend of vibrant city with impressive skyscrapers, glamorous shopping, dining & nightlife.
Penang Island is gaining great height. It has become one of the popular tourist destination with its rich historic & culinary diversity. The place is also known as one of the world’s most travelled shipping routes with an amazing colourful array of cuisine, architecture and culture.
- Taman Negara
Taman Negara is one of the reputed and oldest rainforest around the world. This place is also known for its adventure destination and ecotourism. The national park is known for rare plants, exotic birds, and endangered & scarce animals like Asian Elephants, Malayan Tigers and so.
- Gunung Mulu National Park
The Gunung Mulu National Park is one of the extra-ordinary famous limestone karst formation & cave system. It is located in Malaysian Borneo in Sarawak State. The national park has longest and the largest cave system and cave chambers.
- Tioman Islands
- Genting Highlands
- Bako National Park
- Pulau Ketam