Places to visit in Malaysia

As we are offering some tours to Malaysia we found relevant to tell you more about this wonderful country. Malaysia is a Southeast Asia country located underneath Thailand. You will find in this article the best Places to visit in Malaysia. From Kuala Lumpur to Malacca City we hope you will enjoy the reading.

1. The capital: Kuala Lumpur

When we think about places to visit in Malaysia our mind is turned to the capital, Kuala Lumpur. The capital was visited by 11 million of people in 2015 and is very famous for its Petronas Towers. They were inaugurated in 1999 and stayed one of the most iconic place of the country to visit. A lot of adventurers tried to climb or jump from the Towers as Felix Baumgartner in 1999.

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If you are more attracted by natural places you will find a true interest to visit the Batu Caves. Batu Caves is a limestone hill where we can find different types of caves and cave temples. They are located in Gombak, Selangor in Middle-East Malaysia. It is one of the best places to visit in Malaysia if you want to evade your mind.

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Bukit Bintang is one of the places to visit in Malaysia if you want to entertain yourself. It is the most important place for entertainment and shopping that you can find in Kuala Lumpur. You will find inside a lot of shopping malls such as Berjaya Times Squares or Starhill Gallery for example.

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2. The surprising Gunung Mulu National Park

Another stunning place is the Gunung Mulu National Park located in the state of Sarawak. In this Unesco World Heritage Site you will find caves, karst formations with a mountainous equatorial rainforest’s background. The climate at Mulu is influenced by the mosson. In the lowlands temperatures vary between 23 and 26 °C while they are between 14 and 18 °C on the summit.

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3. Putrajaya: the federal administrative center of Malaysia

Putrajaya is the city where we find the major part of the governmental ministries. It’s a small city with a population of 88,300. We find in that city important monuments such as the Putra Mosque, the Ministry of Health building or again the Ministry of Finance complex.

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4. George Town: one of the best places to visit in Malaysia ?

George Town is one of the most visited city in Malaysia. It has been several times mentioned as a top destination in Asia by some well-known magazines such as Forbes, Time and even by the guide book Lonely Planet. The city is well-know for its gastronomy and was mentioned by the CNN as “one of Asia’s best street food cities”.

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5. Malacca City

The city of Malacca has a long history of wars and conflicts. It was invaded by Portugal, Japan and came back to England after the World War II. Nowadays, the city is well known for tourism and is a Unesco World Heritage Site.

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Thank you for reading our article about the best places to visit in Malaysia. Don’t hesitate to check our other articles in order to know more about Southeast Asia.

 

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