Malaysia Tourist Attractions

Malaysia Tourist Attractions

Asia Tourism – Malaysia is one of Southeast Asia country which has strategic location. It is in the middle of other Southeast Asia countries. In that situation, it must be the best destination to start your journey in Southeast Asia.Moreover, there are also so many tourist attractions in Malaysia that can be visited. You will not bored easily when visiting tourist attractions in Malaysia since in each cities have different unique places.

Tourism Profile

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Malaysia Flag

Malaysia is one of Southeast Asia country which is in the island of Borneo and Malay Peninsula. There are ten cities in Malaysia which has different attractions. Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Kinabalu, Malacca, Johor Bahru, Laor Setar. Shah Alam, Ipoh, Petaling Jaya, and Geroge Town are cities in Malaysia. This country has Islam as state religion with secular state. Also, Malaysia is known as the multicultural, multilingual, and multi-ethnic country so that you can find some mix culture in Malaysia. Then, you have not be worried since Malaysia has English as the second language and Malaysian as the first English. In that situation, it makes Malaysia to be a country that easily to visit for international tourists.

Natural Attractions

Malaysia is the best choice for your holiday. As the best destination, you can choose some of natural attractions in Malaysia. There are some recommendations which are the favorite place for domestic and international tourists.

Mount Kinabalu

If you want hiking in Malaysia, Mount Kinabalu is the best choice. Mount Kinabalu which is one of world heritage is located in Sabah. Mount Kinabalu is protected under Kinabalu Park. You can climb on a single day or stay one night. There is a place called as Laban Rata Resthouse if you want to stay a night in this mountain.

Taman Negara

Taman Negara is an old forest which has age of more than 130 million. This place is the best destination for you who like nature. Furthermore, it is the best place for releasing your stress and relaxing your body and mind. You can even do some outdoor activities in here such as fishing, camping, caving, to observing wildlife.

Heritage Sites

UNESCO (United of National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) lists four heritage sites from Malaysia. Gunung Mulu National Park, Kinabalu Park, Melaka and George Town, and Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley are the heritage sites of Malaysia. Each sites have different persona.

Melaka and George Town

Melaka and George Town have to be included into your destinations’ list. This is the best place if you want to know more about culture and history of Malaysia. It is one of the historic cities in Malaysia. This city has developed over 500 years. Historically, this city is influenced by Europe and Asia.

Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley

For your information, the oldest human skeleton was founded in Malaysia. The finding was found in Gua Gunung Runtuh in Perak as one of part in Lenggong Valley. If you want to see and know more about it, The Archaelogical Heritage of the Lenggong Valley is the best place to go. This place actually is divided into two clusters. In two clusters, there are four archeological sites in Lenggong Valley. Gua Gunung Runtuh, Gua Puteri, and Gua Badak are caves in Lenggong Valley which cannot be missed to visit.

Getaway Destinations

Malaysia has more destinations that can be visited. You will need more days for exploring this country. Here are some recommendation as the best getaway destinations in Malaysia.

Poring Hot Spring

Poring Hot Spring is underrated yet best place for releasing stress. The location is 25 miles away from Kinabalu’s Park. There is a natural hot spring which daily opens at 7am to 6pm. It has aqua crystal sea and white sands. Your mood will be risen at this rate.


For the second place to go in Malaysia is Kuching. Actually, Kuching recently has reached its popularity. Although it is far from Penang and Kuala Lumpur, Kuching still be the favorite destination in Malaysia. This city has own concept which combines colonial sense and modern vibe. Hunting food and hunting photo are two main activities that usually do in Kuching.

Cameron Highlands

If you want to go to the most scenic paradise in Malaysia, Cameron Highlands is the best choice. It has the best climate which is under 20 degree Celsius as the blessed district. There, you can see all greens that you want. It must be the best place for your escaping. To get more incredible atmosphere, you can also go to Strawberry Farm. This place is the famous one among tourists in Cameron Highlands. So, enjoy your days in Cameron Highlands is the best experience ever in Malaysia.

Typical Foods

If you visit Malaysia, do not ever dare to skip the culinary. There are some recommendation as the typical foods of Malaysia. Culinary in Malaysia has its own unique taste which will make you want coming back to Malaysia.

Nasi Kebaru

You cannot leave Malaysia without taste Nasi Kandar. It is a rice with many types of toppings. Curry, fish, okra, and egg are the toppings on Nasi Kandar. Usually Nasi Kandar is served in al carte or buffet style. This is the most popular cuisine in Malaysia that cannot be missed.

Mee Goreng Mamak

Mee Goreng Mamak is a yellow noodles with some variation toppings. With toppings that can be chosen such as shrimp, chicken, and beef, it also adds with eggs, some vegetables with sauce. This Mee Goreng Mamak is known as the best Indian Muslim dish.

All in all, exploring Malaysia will give you a new experience. From learning the culture, history, to foods, it must be the best experience that you have after visiting Malaysia. Moreover, there are so many tourist attractions in Malaysia such as natural sites, heritage sites, and culinary. Not only for refreshing, the tourist attractions are the best place for learning about the culture of certain country and releasing your stress.