Top 20 Places that You Should Visit in Malaysia

1) Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

The iconic landmark is a must-visit. Visitors can shop at the Suria KLCC mall or enjoy a day under the sun at the KLCC Park. If you are brave enough, you can opt to cross the skybridge on the 41st and 42nd floors.

2) Mount Kinabalu, Sabah

Be sure to mark Mount Kinabalu off your bucket list. As the highest mountain in the Malay Archipelago, the mountain is a prominent attraction to climbers from all over the world.

3) Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Enjoy cool air, fresh strawberries and fragrant tea in one of Malaysia’s most extensive hill stations and stay in one of the many old English-styled guest houses such as the Ye Olde Smokehouse.

4) Genting Highlands, Pahang

Among some of Genting Highlands’ many attractions are an outdoor theme park, an indoor theme park, a water park, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum, a strawberry farm and a casino.

5) Petronas Philharmonic Hall, Kuala Lumpu

Relax and wind down for the evening and enjoy world-class classical music at the magnificent Philharmonic concert hall.

6) KL Bird Park, Kuala Lumpur

With more than 2,000 birds and 200 species from around the world, the KL Bird Park is a wonderful place to explore and enjoy the bird world as well as beautiful landscape.

7) National Park, Pahang

Trek the National Park, an ancient rainforest stretching over Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu. Adrenaline lovers can also sign up for whitewater rafting.

8 ) FRIM, Selangor

Experience a tranquil nature walk through the tropical forestry and stop by a waterfall and river for a breather.

9) Jonker Street, Malacca

Antique lovers are in for a treat as Jonker Street has a plethora of antique shops selling genuine pieces and reproductions.

10) Straits Quay, Penang

Penang’s first retail marina is a beautiful wharf built on the shore of a harbour. Shop at the retail outlets and rest your feet at a coffee shop by the sea.

11) Sunway Lagoon, Selangor

Bring your family out for a day of fun at Malaysia’s favourite water park. Sunway Lagoon also has rides and even an Extreme Park, where horror movies are shown in 3D.

12) Sipadan Island, Sabah

Sipadan is every diver’s dream dive spot with more than 3, 000 species of fish to explore. Popular dive spots include Barracuda Point and South Point.

13) Penang Toy Museum, Penang

The famous museum is home to more than 110, 000 toys, dolls and other collectible items. It is also the largest toy museum in the world, attracting approximately 100, 000 visitors each year.

14) Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Bintang is a shopper’s haven, a popular shopping and entertainment district in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The area has some of the city’s trendiest shopping malls, bars and cafes.

15) A Famosa, Malacca

This Portuguese Fortress is among the oldest European architectural remnants in Asia, a great place to learn about the history and culture of Malacca city.

16) Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur

The popular Chinatown is very popular with locals and tourists alike. There are many on sale here and great street food, but it is more famously known for the plethora of pirated products offered.

17) Fraser’s Hill, Pahang

Visit Fraser’s Hill for a breath of fresh air and hike in the pristine forests. Golfing is a very popular activity here, and so is bird watching.

18) Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang

Kek Lok Si is the most famous temple in Penang, with towering statues such as the seven storey pagoda and the Goddess of Mercy, both of which can be seen from afar.

19) Batu Caves, Selangor

A popular Hindu shrine in Gombak, the Batu Caves is limestone hill with a series of caves and cave temples. The largest and most famous temple is the Cathedral Cave.

20) Gurney Drive, Penang

Gurney Drive is a food lovers’ most talked about seafront promenade, famous for its rows of exquisite hawker food.