Places to visit in Malaysia
Malaysia is one of the most fascinating places in Asia. I believe that there was a phrase back in the 1990s that said, ‘Malaysia, truly Asia’ and it is stuck in people’s heads now. There is no doubt that Malaysia is one of the best travel destinations in the world and thousands of tourists visit the place to spend their vacations there.
The people of Malaysia are known for their kindheartedness and openness to the outsiders. The warm welcome that you receive there is truly amazing. Everything is just so lively and warm there that you never feel like you are away from home.
The place is filled with mind-blowing destinations. There is just so much to cover in just a few days. From the best shopping malls in KL to the soothing islands and beaches in the country, everything is just mesmerizing. I have gathered some top places that you must visit if you ever get a chance to visit the enthusiastic country.
1. Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
If you are looking for the top beach spot in Malaysia then this is the place for you. The place has so much to offer to the tourist. The famous Upside Down Art Gallery, the army museum and the Cape Rachado Lighthouse are few of the things that you must not miss along with the sandy beaches of course. Plus if you are into sea animals then the Turtle Hatchery Center is the place for you.
2. Sipadan, Sabah
Nothing can beat the enthralling feeling you get while swimming along the deep sea animals. Fishes, turtles and the vegetation down there is just priceless. If you are an adventurous person then you must go and visit Sipadan Island. The scuba divers describe the place as one of the most heavenly places in the world. The underwater swim with the corals and the fishes is just something that you don’t want to miss.
3. Kuala Lumpur
You can call it the city of lights for Malaysia. The city is the most popular place in the country and no one just misses the chance the visit it. Apart from the natural beauty, the city has so much architectural beauty to offer to the tourist. The Petronas Twin Towers are a must place to visit along with the Central Market where you can see local vendors exhibiting the traditional handicraft projects.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site that is known for the number of historical landmarks that it hides inside its boundaries. Most tourists visit the place to embrace the history of the Famosa Fort and Christ Church but the place has so much more to offer such as the Portuguese Settlement and the Dutch Heritage Trail. The city is also famous for the delicious Malaysian food and of course the Jonkers Street Night Markey.
5. Genting Highlands, Pahang
If you are looking for some kind of entertainment then this is the place for you. The city residing on the top of the green hills and mountainous terrain has so much fun-filled activities to offer to the tourists. You can visit the casinos, the snow world and of course we do not want to forget the world’s first ever 20th Century Fox theme park.