7 Places In Malaysia You Must Visit!
Malaysia is a true Asian experience waiting to be explored. It is one of the top favorite places of people looking for a joyful and memorable trip during their vacations. It is a beautiful multi-cultural country therefore you can find a lot of variety of places and experiences here. Be it the thrilling highs or the mesmerizing scenes, Malaysia is the true Asian experience there ever is. You can find something for every kind of person here. You can even prefer any season of your liking, this place will give you joyful moments anyway. Here are the 7 places in Malaysia you must visit!
PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS
The Petronas Twin Towers are the tallest twin skyscrapers in the world and the most popular tourist spot in Malaysia. With a whopping 88-storeys, these feature Skybridge- the double-decker connecting structure between the towers along with the headquarters for Petronas Company and other offices. You will also find Kuala Lumpur Convention centre and Suria KLCC Mall here. The towers have Islamic-inspired architecture and the area around them features the well-maintained KLCC Park. There is a 170 meters elevator inside which will help you take to all these attractions!
LANGKAWI CABLE CAR & SKY BRIDGE
Langkawi Cable car is also known as the Sky Cab and it is known to be the steepest cable car ride in the world. It takes visitors at a height of 708 meters up in the sky, above the sea level. The cable car carries passengers to Mount Mat Cincang - Langkawi's second highest peak and thus is considered as one of the must-visit places to see in Langkawi. The views from the top of this peak make getting onto this ride absolutely worth it and memorable. A ride on this cable car will take you to Langkawi Sky Bridge – an important highlight of the region, elevated at a height of 2300 feet above sea level. From the top of this bridge, the mesmerising views of the rainforest along with the Telaga Tujuh waterfalls will leave you wonderstruck! Tourists can also indulge in some shopping at the number of stalls that sell souvenirs, toys, drinks, and snacks.
MENARA KL TOWER
The Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower is a 421m high broadcasting and telecommunication tower located amidst the city of Kuala Lumpur. The observation deck inside is for sightseeing and it is also the highest in the city and also gives a clear and elegant birds-eye view of the gorgeous city. The tower also houses the highest McDonald’s outlet in the world. This tower is also ranked as the fourth highest telecommunication towers in the world.
MELAKA HISTORIC CITY
Someone who wants to witness history and cultural tradition in its fullest form, Melaka Historic City is a must visit! It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the city is filled with historic cathedrals, museums, rivers, monuments, temples, heritage centers, spas, architectural wonders and many intricately built places that are hard to miss. Other top attractions like Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum, Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum, Jonker Street, Cheng Hoong Teng Temple, St. Paul’s Hill, Malacca River and Red Square are also very mesmerizing and will definitely leave you in awe.
TAMAN NEGARA, PAHANG
Taman Negara is a peaceful rain forest in Malaysia. This place is a treasure of natural delights and will provide several activities to make your mind and body fresh. It is the oldest rainforest in the world, 130 years old (to be exact). Being one of the top ecotourism destinations in Malaysia, the place is suitable for canopy walks, jungle trekking, jungle walks in the night hours, visiting aboriginal settlements at Orang Asli, rapid shooting, Boating trips, feeding fishes, wildlife observation, fishing, exploring and visiting caves, trekking at Gunung Tahan, exploring four-step waterfalls, bird-watching and more.
This is the world's third largest miniature and train exhibition; situated at the top floor of the Summit USJ shopping mall over 17,000 Sq. Ft. This place is reminiscent of the heritage and culture of Malaysia and displays intricate 3-d miniature models with different themes and settings like countryside, amusement park, wildlife reserve, cityscape and much more. The detailing and realistic feel to all of the buildings and elements including that of popular attractions is uncanny, thus making it one of the must visit tourist attractions in Malaysia.
Manukan Island is the most developed and accessible island known for its long trails of sandy beaches that are enveloped in tropical vegetation. Some of the clearest lagoons and rare marine life found here can be best explored by going for scuba-diving and snorkeling. Apart from that, the island is also popular for other water-sports and recreational activities.