Best places to travel in Malaysia: Top 14 tourist attractions of Malaysia

Articles Oct 16, 2019 13:36

With outstanding wild scenes, clear blue sea, quaint streets and delicious food, these locations in Malaysia will bring you a lot of interesting experiences.

In recent years, Malaysia tourism has been attracting tourists from all over the world thanks to its beautiful destinations. P

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Best places to travel in Malaysia: Top 14 tourist attractions of Malaysia
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Kek Lok Si Temple: This temple is located in George Town, with 7-storey tower and thousands of bronze statues. This is one of the most beautiful temples in Malaysia. The work was built more than 100 years ago, always attracting visitors to Malaysia. 

Best places to travel in Malaysia: Top 14 tourist attractions of Malaysia
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Cameron Highlands: When coming here, visitors will visit the largest tea plantations in Malaysia. Besides the green hills of tea, you will be able to discover butterfly gardens and strawberry farms. 

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Tun Sakaran Marine Park: An area of ​​more than 350 km2 located off the eastern Sabah, Borneo island. You can come here to snorkel and see the giant mussels, clowns and stingrays.

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Kota Bharu: This city on the east coast of the Malay peninsula has many museums and mosques. Khadijah Market has many local women who sell goods and snacks, the most famous of which is noodles and kuih cakes. 

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Kinabalu National Park: This site is located in Northern Sabah, with Mount Kinabalu with the highest peak of Malaysiaisa 4,095 m. Kinabalu National Park was recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site in 2000. 

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Perhentian: The archipelago consists of small islands located in Northeast Malaysia. It is home to beautiful beaches, white sand and carefully preserved coral reefs. 

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Sky Bridge: Located at an altitude of 120 m, on the summit of Manchingang Mountain, Sky Bridge is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Langkawi. Guests will go by cable car up to the top of the mountain to visit the bridge. 

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Batu: Batu is one of 3 limestone caves with Hindu temples. This location is located 11 km from Kuala Lumpur. Besides the temples, Batu also has a 42 m high statue of Murugan at the entrance. 

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Discover the town of Semporna: A trip around the islands will help you feel about the life of the locals. Many people here live in houses built on piles and move between houses by boat. 

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Kuala Lumpur: To the capital of Malaysia, visitors will enjoy the world's best street food such as rojak (salad with shrimp sauce), fruit and vegetable salad, lok-lok (dish Dip skewer into a pot of broth). If you eat rice served on a banana leaf, do not fold it after eating. Because, locals think this is an indication that customers do not like and do not want to return. 

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George Town: This is the capital of Penang, known for its street art paintings, ancient architectural works... George Town's old town center has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. 

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Gunung Mulu: This park has been recognized as a world heritage site since 2000. Visitors here will see the plants, millions of bats and visit the largest limestone cave system in the world. 

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Melaka Straits Mosque: The mosque was opened in 2006, located on the southern coast of Malaka Island. This project has a tower of nearly 30 m. When the sea level rises, the church is like a floating building. 

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