Top 10 Things to See and Do in Malaysia

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Malaysia

Malaysia is a country of contrasts. It boasts vast areas of unspoiled nature, pristine islands and beaches along with the rich historic heritage and sparkling modern cities. Check out these ten great destination and consider visiting them once in the country.

10. Relax in Pangkor Laut

One of the best resorts in the country is situated on the powdery beach, overlooking the ocean and surrounded by the palm groves. The guests stay in elegantly designed private villas, meanwhile a dedicated staff carefully attends to their needs.

pangkor Photo by Pangkor Laut Resort

Photo by Pangkor Laut Resort

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Photo by Pangkor Laut Resort

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Photo by Pangkor Laut Resort

9. Genting Highlands

The popular hill resort is embedded in the Titiwangsa Mountains and boasts a plethora of entertainment: theme parks, great hotels, concerts and a lively nightlife attract vacationers, who are looking to have a fun weekend. Get there by a cable ride, which provides amazing views!

genting Photo by anType Photography

Photo by anType Photography


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8. The Petronas Towers

At 451.9 m (1,483 ft) height these are the tallest twin towers in the world. The iconic architectural structure is a symbol of modern Kuala Lumpur. Ascend to the top to admire the cityscape from the observation deck and go shopping in impressive Suria KLCC center.

petronas- Photo by Donato Scarano

Photo by Donato Scarano

petronas Photo by John Zhou

Photo by John Zhou

petronas Photo by Sajjad Tufail

Photo by Sajjad Tufail

7. Malacca Historic City

Malacca has been the most important trading center in whole Southeast Asia, until recently when Kuala Lumpur has overtaken the relay. The city boasts great architectural monuments from various eras and traditions, a busy cultural life, a lot of museums and shopping centers.

malaca Photo from Malacca

Photo from Malacca

malacca Photo from Malaysia Maps

Photo from Malaysia Maps

6. Crystal Mosque

The temple is found in Kuala Terengganu and fascinates with being so opulent and unique, that it will take your breath away. It is made of steel, glass and crystal, making it look exquisite and modern.

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crysta Photo by Afiqi

Photo by Afiqi


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5. Bukit Tinggi

The small town is found in a close proximity to Genting Highlands therefore is a popular stop by the visitors coming in and out of the hub of entertainment. The town is famous for its European-inspired architecture and is especially similar to notorious Colmar in France.

4. Cameron Highlands

Found in the mountains, the highlands is a precious gem in the country. It features vast tea fields as well as endangered flowers, that burst with vibrant colors and fragrant scents. Visitors can explore this beautiful place by hiking. There are various hotels that accommodate the tourists.

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Photo from Kuala Lumpur

cameron Photo from Abercrombie Kent

Photo from Abercrombie Kent

cameron Photo from Kuala Lumpur

Photo from Kuala Lumpur

3. Perhentian Islands

The group of islands boast pristine white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and mild weather. Due to a rich marine life and great visibility, the site is popular among the divers and snorkelers. Kayaking and jungle trekking are also favorite activities along with an idle time out on a beach.


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Perhentian Photo by Achilli Family Journeys

Photo by Achilli Family Journeys

2. Batu Caves

The sacred site comprises a temple complex, that features tall Hindu statues and is a pilgrimage destination. It is also one of the most popular tourist attraction due to its natural beauty – the aura of mystery and holiness can be permeates the visitors.

batu Photo by Danny Xeero

Photo by Danny Xeero


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batu Photo by Matthew Islam

Photo by Matthew Islam

1. Kuala Lumpur

The capital city is a political, economic and cultural center in the country as well as entire Southeast Asia. As you could expect, the city offers various historic monuments along with the modern shopping centers, hotels and skyscrapers. Busy and always lively, Kuala Lumpur is a must-see once in Malaysia!


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kuala Photo from Malaysia Maps

Photo from Malaysia Maps

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