12 Places Things to do in Malaysia

Malaysia is country in Southeast Asia and have neighboring country with similar culture around such as Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia Distinctive identity. For travel to Malaysia as a country with variety of culture and natural tourist attractions in the world. Today Malaysia is suitable for great vacation with quality of value and price. You will see many beautiful spot with good weather and atmosphere around in nature mountain and sea land.

In Malaysia have many activities, attractions, history story and today I will tell you about top 12 attractions in Malaysia that most people and tourists like to visit during their vacation or free time.

1. Putrajaya City in Malaysia

Putrajaya City is landmark of the government building that moved from Kuala Lumpur City to Putrajaya city such as the Prime Minister building. The city is not far from Kuala Lumpur that about 15 miles or 25 kilometers in south of the capital. With this city that have more space than the city before as the area of over 4,581 hectares and they put this city to become new land when you visit this place and can watch the beauty of the dream in the Arabian Nights Architecture.

2. Putra Mosque in Putrajaya, Malaysia

Putra Mosque of Monson is a center for religious worship for Muslims with the mosque accommodate around 15,000 worshipers. This place you will see the beautiful scenery of Poway Lake. The building still become the most modern Muslim architecture in the world. Also, It is a good place to watch the beauty of the Vajrayana Bridge and Ministry of Finance building.

3. Batu Caves in Malaysia

Batu Caves is an ancient limestone cave with long history for about 400 million years ago. The cave have 400 meters long and 100 meters high that located in the north of Kuala Lumpur which is about 12 kilometers away. The highlight of Batu Caves is golden statue of Buddha (Lord Murugan) which has about 42.7 meters high. The holy place in here mostly hold Hinduism. The Indians monk call “Lord of Murugan” who is the second son of Lord Shiva and Uma Mother with his highly respected by the South Indians that they put in here for people believe and blessing.

There are about 272 steps behind the statue that can stretches up to the top of the cave that people believed this place like ascending to heaven. For who is planning to visit the cave must prepare yourself, leg, drinks and necessary item because many people still suffocate on the step.  In the cave have many monkeys on top so don’t hold any food that monkey can take it to temptation because will be dangerous when monkey come by.

When you visit Batu Caves during January – February month and don’t forget to join the Tai Pusam Festival. The festival is about to celebrating Lord Buddha birthday. On that day many Hinduism will come over and join their celebration. In order to bless on lives of prosperity and many well-being.

4. The Cameron Highlands in Pahang, Malaysia

The Cameron Highlands is located in northern part of Malaysia at Pahang city and area is about 4,500 feet above sea level. On the way you will admire to the intricate nature on both sides and will see the beauty of Cameron Tea Plantation all over the mountain. There are hundreds of tea plantations on the valley with tea factory and cafe to sit and watch beautiful views . Boh is the largest and largest tea plantation in Malaysia. This is the dream land of quiet place with pure air and suitable for rest and escape from hustle – bustle of the big city.

5. Lata Iskandar in Malaysia

Lata Iskandar Waterfall located at exit 59, 35000 Tapah, Negeri Perak of Malaysia. The waterfall is very beautiful nature at down to the path of Cameron Highlands. The full name of this waterfall call “Kandahar Waterfall” as Lata Iskandar Waterfall in Perak. This country have natural waterfall with abundant water and flow throughout the year.

6. Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Petronas Twin Towers is the symbol of the skyscraper in Kuala Lumpur city. It is also the tallest twin tower in the world at 452 meters with a total of 88 floors. The structure of the building was designed by Argentine architect Cesar Pelli. Mahathir bin Mohamad who said that he wanted Malaysia to become one of the top players in the global economy.

The Petronas Twin Towers built to be as modern with reflects on the cultural heritage of Malaysia and make like geometric shapes in Islamic architecture. On the 41st and 42nd floors. There is a sky fly bridge that connects between the two buildings and person who wants to watch the high angle view can buy tickets here. You can watch sky view from the evening at 20.00 hrs., 21.00 hrs. and 21.45 hrs. at the KLCC front yard.

7. Mount Kinabalu or Kinabalu Peak

Kinabalu Peak is 4,095 meters high located in Kinabalu National Park, Sabah State, and is also well-known among climbers. For the top view of Kinabalu Mountain, there are 2 main points as South Peak and Low’s Peak. 1) South Peak is the symbol with a height of 3,922 meters and 2) Low’s Peak Summit is about 4,095.2 meters. There are trees growing tight and waterfall around the peak with waterfall sound all the way. If you keep walking long ways on this peak then you can see sparse forest with strange trees surrounding beautiful scenery all of this area.

8. Langkawi Sky Bridge

Langkawi Sky Bridge is another important tourist attraction of Malaysia that located on Langkawi Island of Kedah and away from Tarutao Island.  The uselessness of this bridge is a suspension bridge with 2,000 feet height above sea level and length of over 125 meters. The weight is up to 200 people hold. You will be able to see the panoramic view of the Andaman Sea and below will is a lush forest.

9. Gunung Mulu National Park

Gunung Mulu National Park is located on Borneo, Sarawak, Malaysia. The park full of steep cliffs with limestone terrain of high areas and most of the caves is long with vertical cavity. The cave walls in the park are covered with beautiful and unusual stalactites with stalagmites. When you going to the forest to see the Pinnacles with high stone bars rising from the ground. These rocks are caused by water erosion and the park full of over 3,500 species plants with more than 109 palm. The Gunung Mulu National Park be declared as a World Natural Heritage Site in year 2000 from UNESCO.

10. Genting Skyway Station in Malaysia

Genting Skyway is a gondola lift system like cable car that connect to Gohtong Jaya and Hotel Resort in Genting Highlands. When you ride gondola will see 360-degree views with about 130 million year old of rain forest below and the highly anticipated 20th Century Fox World Malaysia. At the midway point, you can visit the Chin Swee Caves Temple, too. From the station to the hotel the distance will be 3.4 km. with touch of fluffy, dense clouds and cold air. When your mobile phone out of battery from taking photos and selfies then you can charge at the gondola, too.

11. Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands is located on the hilltop about 2,000 meters high and take a car to visit the land from Kuala Lumpur about one hour drive. When you get to this place after that you can take gondola for ride to the top of the mountain for 10 minutes. The top of the Genting highlands have many tourist attractions and entertainment venues such as theme parks, water parks, cinemas, luxury hotels, golf courses, restaurants, department stores and casino.

12. Chin Swee Caves Temple

Chin Swee Caves Temple is recommended for tourist visit. The temple is located at 4,600 feet height above sea level. The temple is Taoist that set on 28-acre plot of rocky forested land in honor of Buddhist monk and Reverend Master Chin Swee from the Fujian Province. Inside the temple have large Buddha image carved from a stone, Chinese pagoda, viewing tower, vegetarian restaurant and meditation center for those who concentrate on Dharma. The atmosphere in the temple is cold and quiet because the temple is up hill so you need to bring some warm cloth with you instead of getting cold. You can see beautiful view of the mountain and cannot be explained in words. You can look for more information at website before visit.

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