Malaysia is a diverse country that is home to some different cultures, religions, and traditions; and the best thing is that the country embraces it all very proudly. It’s Southeast Asian country comprising of thirteen states. Malaysia is best known for being a peaceful multicultural region. From visiting the modern capital of the country, Kuala Lumpur to exploring the wild Borneo Island, Malaysia is packed with some of the most beautiful and best places to travel around the world. Breathtaking landscapes, vibrant, colorful city life are other best features of this country. For all the people who are looking to spend their vacation in a tropical destination, Malaysia might be the choice of destination for you. To make sure that you have one of the best experiences in this gorgeous country, make sure to visit all these tourist attractions that we have listed below.
Malacca city, the capital of Malacca state is one of the must-see attractions in the country. Besides being an official UNESCO world heritage site since 2008, it’s also best known for its cultural influence and rich history. To explore and experience the Malacca tradition and history, take a stroll through the Jonker Street where you can admire the amusing architecture and relish delicious food at night street market. The streets are lined with shops, food stalls, local delights, and antiques. You can also try one of its traditional dishes Hoe Kee chicken riceball which dates back to 1962. St Paul’s church, St Paul’s hill, the fortress A’Famosa and the Stadthuys are some of the important historical sites in the city.
Cameron Highlands is one of the scenic attractions located in the state of Pahang. To get away from all the hustle and bustle of city life, Cameron highlands is an ideal spot to visit which also witnesses low temperatures that vary between 13 to 22 degree Celsius unlike the rest of the country. This place is a visual retreat for all the nature lovers who love to surround themselves with greenery everywhere. The lush green hills surrounding the area and the tea plantation, strawberry farm, lavender gardens are the best highlight of this beautiful spot. You can also try your hands at tea harvesting as well as strawberry picking.
The infamous capital city of Malaysia is a paradise for people who love to party. It’s the city’s cultural hub where you will witness the ethnic and cultural influence of Indians, Chinese, and Malays. This fast-paced city is home to many tall skyscrapers along with some of the most popular spots offering something unique and a different experience to every traveler. From shopping at the malls like KLCC and indie style boutique in Bangsar to trying a wide range of local food in contemporary cafes, restaurants and street food stalls that are scattered throughout the city.
The city of Ipoh has a very old school charm to it. Situated in the state of peak, Ipoh is a colonial city that is home to colonial buildings and traditional shop houses. You can take a walk down the Ipoh heritage walk that stretches at the length of 6.5 km. The architecture of the city exudes old grandeur and colonial legacy that will keep you captivated. You will also find a plethora of Buddhist and Hindu cave temples scattered across the city. For an adventurous and thrilling experience, do visit the Kellie’s castle which is rumored to be haunted and have secret passageways.
To spend your day by the ocean, you can visit this beautiful beach which is located on the west coast of Malaysia. The island is home to many exciting beaches such as Emerald Bay, Pasir Bogak, Teluk Nipah, and coral bay. You can enjoy various fun activities here including snorkeling, fishing and island hopping. Because the island is mountainous, you will also get the opportunity to go on a hike on one of its many trails.