Malaysia is home to beauty...
Posted on 02 October 2018
Malaysia is home to many beautiful places. Here is a list of some of our favourites!
Malacca City, Malacca
Malacca City is the capital city of the state of Malacca. Oozing with history and culture, Malacca city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008. Malacca is a historic colonial city based along the Straits of Malacca - attracting visitors for its stunning architecture, food and the ever-famous Jonker Street Night Market.
Having changed hands many times during the colonial era, there are many landmarks that you must explore. These include St Paul’s Church, A Famosa Fort and Stadthuys, the official residence of the Dutch governor.
Penang is easily one of the most visited places in Malaysia. The state divides between Butterworth, on the mainland of Malaysia and Georgetown on Penang Island.
Georgetown is essentially an open museum - strolling through the streets is a historical adventure boasting a wide selection of British buildings, churches and Fort Cornwallis. Additionally, you can stroll through the streets and see traditional shop houses, each with their own special individual style and design.
The diversity in Penang is not shy however, a combination of history with temples, including Kek Lok Si, famous food courts, a vibrant shopping scene and the country’s longest coffee shop. You will easily realise why Georgetown is a top place to visit in Malaysia.
Perhentian Islands, Terengganu
In the state of Terengganu, there are small archipelagos called the Perhentians that are located in the South China Sea. Featuring one of Malaysia’s proudest national treasures being one of the most beautiful places in the country. It is the lively coral reefs that surround the two islands, Besar and Kecil.
The long-stretches of pure white sand covered with crystal clear waters makes this a perfect place to enjoy activities such as relaxing on the beach to scuba diving and snorkelling and canoeing.
Mount Kinabalu, Sabah
Mount Kinabalu is found at the renowned World Heritage Site—Kinabalu Park. Nature lovers are delighted to find beautiful biodiversity in this area. From rare flowers to rare birds, all can be found in this park.
Mount Kinabalu is the icon of the capital city of Sabah for good reason. Standing at 4,095m, this mountain is the highest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea. The gorgeous hike up this mountain proves that Malaysia is truly a natural paradise waiting to be explored!
Cameron Highlands, Pahang
Cameron Highland has been one of Malaysia's favourite places to visit for many years. The high altitude of the highlands are about 1800 metres at the highest point and produces a cooling and fresh climate that shouldn’t be missed!
Today, emerald green tea plantations dominate the skyline, along with strawberry and vegetable farms. Visitors here must try hiking and visiting some of the plantations to appreciate the wonder of the beautiful Cameron Highlands.
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