Kuala Lumpur: Often
dubbed as “Garden City of Lights,” the capital city is one of the most valuable
jewels of Malaysia. One of the most beautiful cities of the world, pretty
popular among tourists, KL is widely known for the finest shopping malls,
skyscrapers, restaurants, nightlife, and the world's cheapest five-star hotels.
KL is also known for “the Golden Triangle,” the commercial hub of the city.
Major Attractions of Kuala Lumpur include Petronas Twin Towers, Aquaria KLCC,
Petrosains, KL Tower, Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka), Jamek Mosque (Masjid
Jamek), Chan She Shu Yuen Clan Association, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, National
Monument (Tugu Negara), Muzium Negara (National Museum), Muzium Kesenian Islam
(Islamic Arts Museum), Masjid Negara (National Mosque), The National
Planetarium, Istana Negara (National Palace), and Batu Caves.
Ipoh: The capital of the
state of Perak, Ipoh is another gem city on the west coast of peninsular
Malaysia. Often nicknamed as “Bougainvillea City,” is one of the most beautiful
cities of Malaysia. Famous for tin mines, Limestone Mountains caves and Chinese
food, the city is home to a number of finest restaurants and bars. Major
attractions of the city include Muzium Darul Ridzuan (historical museum of
Perak), St. Michael's Institution (architectural wonder), Mari Amman Temple,
Kellie's Castle, Sam Poh Tong, Kek Lok Tong, and Perak Tong.
Malacca: The historical
city of Malacca is the capital of the state of Malacca on the west coast of
peninsular Malaysia. The city is full of interesting place and fascinating
views. The “must visit” city of Malaysia, Malacca is famous for its historical
architecture and fine food. Major attractions of Malacca include Stadhuys
(historical museum), Christ Church, Red Square, Porta de Santiago, St Paul's
Church, Muzium Budaya, Portuguese Settlement, Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, Poh San
Teng Temple, Kampung Morten, Bukit China(Chinese Cemetery), Recreational Forest
Ayer Keroh, Baba and Nonya Peranakan Musuem, and Melaka Zoo.
Kota Kinabalu: The
capital of the state of Sabah (Borneo Island), Kota Kinabalu is the largest city
in East Malaysia. It is pretty poplar resort destination due to its proximity to
tropical islands, lush rainforest and Mount Kinabalu. The city is named after
Mount Kinabalu. Major Attractions of the city include Atkinson Clock Tower,
Ethno Botanic Garden, Gaya Street Sunday Market, Karamunsing Complex, Kota
Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary, Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA),
Monsopiad Cultural Village (Kampung Monsopiad), Kinabalu National Park, Sabah
Museum, State Mosque, Signal Hill Observatory, Stilt Villages, Tun Mustapha
Tower, Tanjung Aru Beach, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Rafflesia Forest Reserve,
Crocker Range National Park, Sutera Harbour Golf & Country Club, and Karambunai.
Penang: Former British
colony, Penang is a beautiful island off the northern part of the west coast of
Peninsular Malaysia. Often known as the "Pearl of the Orient," Penang is one of
Malaysia's main tourist draws. The bustling island city is widely known for its
excellent cuisine. Georgetown, the capital of Penang, is a favourite spot for
tourists. Penang's popular pubs and restaurants are located in Georgetown. Batu
Ferringhi, located on the north coast, is famous for its white sandy beaches,
luxurious hotels & restaurants. Major attractions of Penang include Botanical
Gardens, Penang Hill, Bukit Jambul Orchid, Hisbiscus & Reptile Garden, Fisheries
Department Research Institute Aquarium, Kek Lok Si, Penang Bridge, Pulau Jerejak
Resort, Snake Temple, and War Museum.
Redang: About 45 km off
the coast of Terengganu state in Malaysia, Redang Island is very popular
destination for scuba divers. The Island is famous for its crystal clear waters,
white sandy beaches. Offering mesmerizing views of ocean, Redang is a perfect
placid place for beach vacation.
Glittering gems off the East Coast, the Perhentian Islands are a small group of
captivating coral-fringed islands off the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the
state of Terengganu. The Islands are one of the most beautiful places on the
earth, but unexplored by mass tourism yet. Activities on the islands are limited
to scuba diving, snorkeling and sunbathing. The islands are ideal for peaceful
important islands of Malaysia include Labuan, Langkawi, Pangkor, Sipadan Island,
Tenggol Island, Tioman Island, and Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.