Places to visit in Malaysia
The multicultural country of Malaysia is a delight for any traveller. Beautiful beaches with turquoise sea, fascinating tropical rainforests and islands, the tallest twin towers and world class cities, spectacular hill stations, national parks and numerous other tourist attractions makes it the paradise for the tourists. A melting pot of many races like the Malays, Chinese, Indians and other ethnic groups Malaysia is a diverse country with something for every category of tourists. There are numerous interesting places to visit in Malaysia. Few of them are –
Kuala Lumpur – this is the capital city and the hub of all activities. Some of the most interesting Malaysia tourist places are located here like the PETRONAS twin towers, museum, zoo, the royal palace, ancient temples, bird parks gardens etc. it is the centre of fun, shopping and sightseeing.
The Cameron highlands – the most famous and sought after hill station of Malaysia, this place is ideal for visit to tea gardens, golfing, dining in the most pleasant atmosphere covered by flowers, cafes and beautiful hills.
Kelantan – visit this place for cruising and rafting along the river, bird watching and trekking along the jungles. Covered with lush green paddy fields and ancient fishing Villages, this place is culturally rich and has some very good beaches.
Penang – also known as the ‘pearl of the orient’, this beautiful island is decorated with gorgeous beaches, soothing greenery and offers some of the most tasty and delicious cuisine.
Taman Negara – if you want to explore the rainforest, trek or go for fishing and kayaking, then this is the place for you.
Melaka – this ancient city is of historical importance and lets you have an encounter with the Old Portuguese, Dutch and Spanish history of Malaysia.
Perlis – the smallest of all the states, this place is blessed with marvellous natural beauty with its far flung paddy fields and rural areas. This is the place where you can see rural Malaysia in its most original form.
Sarawak – this is the state of White Rajahs, the hornbill and the orang-utan. This is the place where nature and culture coalesce with each other. Home to some of the most diverse species of flora and fauna this is one of the most visited states in Malaysia.
Pulau Redang, Perhentian, Kapas or Tioman – they are a group of islands ideal for various water sports like scuba diving, sailing, snorkelling etc.
Langkawi- it is an archipelago of 99 islands and is a major tourist attraction with a lots of activities for the tourists to do. The eagle square, the Perdana Gallery is some of the places worth visiting out here. It is also an important economic centre with numerous industries.
Putrajaya – one of the important administrative centres this place is filled with modern architectural marvels, lakes, gardens, mosques, bridges etc.