Malaysia Destinations and Attractions

What else do you want to see when you visit Malaysia? The country is situated in the southeast part of Asia. This is a place that is the first preference of tourists all over the world and connects the islands of Borneo and the Malay Peninsula. Malaysia is a favorite destination for young people to celebrate, with lush rainforests and stunning beaches. Visit Malaysia and enjoy the beauty of the city, highrise buildings, beaches, forests, zoo, museum, and cultural influence of India, Malay, Europe, and China.

Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and a must-visit place on your bucket list. In Kuala Lumpur, you can discover places like the Taman Negara, which carries one of the finest rainforests, the Cameron Highland, Minnature Malaysia, the Historical Malacca, the KLCC mall, and the Thean Hou temple. You can also embark on a cruise layover tour from Port Klang.
Golden Triangle Golden Triangle, which encompasses Imbi and Bukit Bintang, is one of the busiest commercial districts in Malaysia—flooded with great restaurants, five-star hotels, and big-branded shopping malls.
George Town This place is known as the capital of Penang, a mix of two cultural Heritage Sites of Malaysia.
Gurney Drive The place Gurney Drive carries bustling seafront hotels, buildings, and restaurants.
Ipoh This place is known for its Chinese food, limestone mountains, tin mines, and caves.
Alor Star The place is the capital of Kedah and is highly known for its Paddy fields.
Johor Bahru Johor Bahru is a place known as the capital of Johor, which serves as a gateway to Singapore.
Kangar Capital of Perlis, and gateway to Thailand.
Kota Kinabalu Capital of Sabah.
Kota Bharu Capital of Kelantan.
Kuala Terengganu The capital of Terengganu is famous for its turtles and beaches.
Kuantan The capital of Pahang noted for its many beaches.
Kuching The capital of Sarawak, the Cat City of Malaysia.
Melaka A historical city in Malaysia. This is the other cultural World Heritage Site in Malaysia.
Miri The resort city of Sarawak is the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Mulu caves and numerous national parks like Niah Caves, Lambir Hills National Park and Loagan Bunut National Park. Noted for its pristine coral reefs and ecotourism attractions too.
Seremban The capital of Negeri Sembilan, and the nearest city to Port Dickson.
Putrajaya The administrative center of Malaysia is known for its lavish buildings, bridges, and man-made lakes.
Petaling Jaya A satellite city located in the state of Selangor, and is in the proximity of Kuala Lumpur. It has the most commercial complexes in Malaysia.
Islands and Beaches Malaysia has several tropical islands, some of which have been voted the most beautiful in the world. Some of the islands in Malaysia are:

  • Labuan
  • Langkawi
  • Pangkor
  • Penang Island, the western half of Penang, is heavily industrialized
  • Redang Island
  • Tenggol Island
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
  • Perhentian Islands
  • Kapas Island
  • Lang Tengah Island
  • Rantau Abang Beach
  • Mabul
  • Tioman Island
  • Sipadan
National parks and nature reserves
  • Kubah Ria National Park, (Sarawak)
  • Bako National Park, Sarawak – famed for its wildlife, especially Bornean bearded pigs and proboscis monkeys
  • Batang Ai National Park, Sarawak
  • Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak
  • Gunung Gading National Park, Sarawak
  • Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak
  • Niah Caves National Park, Sarawak
  • Loagan Bunut National Park, Sarawak
  • Kinabalu National Park, Sabah – home of 4100 metre peak Mount Kinabalu.
  • Taman Negara National Park – the self-proclaimed World’s Oldest Rainforest, spanning Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu
  • Endau Rompin National Park, Johor
Other places of interest
  • A’ Famosa Resort, Malacca
  • Aquaria KLCC, at KLCC tower, KL
  • Batu Caves, KL
  • Berjaya Hills Resort. French-themed village
  • Berjaya Times Square KL, KL
  • Bukit Bintangwalk, KL
  • Cruise Tasik Putrajaya (CTP) Lake cruises, boat rides, Putrajaya
  • Cameron Highlands
  • Crystal Mosque, Kuala Terengganu
  • Dong Zen Temple
  • Eye on Malaysia, Malacca
  • Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), KL
  • Fraser’s Hill
  • Genting Highlands
  • Iskandar waterfall Kota Tinggi waterfalls
  • Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Hop-On Hop-Off, Double-decker city tour bus, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Lookout point, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Tower, Menara Kuala Lumpur, KL
  • Malaysian Handicraft Craft Complex, KL
  • Masjid Negara
  • Merdeka Square
  • Mines Resort City, KL
  • Monorail train at KL
  • Muzium Negara, KL
  • The National Monument Tugu Negara, KL
  • Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC), KL
  • Sri Mahamariamman Temple
  • Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, KL
  • Sunway Lagoon, KL
  • Thean Hou Temple, KL
  • Underwater world, Langkawi
  • National Zoo of Malaysia (Zoo Negara), KL

Lovely and breathtaking beaches and islands surround Malaysia. For some, it is the most beautiful in the world. These include Labuan, Langkawi, Pangkor, Penang Island, Redang Island, Tenggol Island, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park, Perhentian Islands, Kapas Island, Lang Tengah Island, Rantau Abang Beach, Mabul, Tioman Island, and Sipadan. The country’s national parks and nature reserves, such as Kubah Ria National Park, Bako National Park, Batang Ai National Park, Gunung Mulu National Park, Gunung Gading National Park, Lambir Hills National Park, Niah Caves National Park, Loagan Bunut National Park, Kinabalu National Park, Taman Negara National Park, and Endau Rompin National Park, offer a glimpse into the country’s diverse flora and fauna. Other places of interest include A’ Famosa Resort, Aquaria KLCC, Batu Caves, Berjaya Hills Resort, Berjaya Times Square KL, Bukit Bintangwalk, Cruise Tasik Putrajaya, Cameron Highlands, Crystal Mosque, Dong Zen Temple, Eye on Malaysia, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Fraser’s Hill, Genting Highlands, Iskandar waterfall Kota Tinggi waterfalls, Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, and Kuala Lumpur Tower.