From the modern Kuala Lumpur to the wild Borneo Island, here is a list of 10 beautiful places in Malaysia, for those who want to experience some of the most breathtaking attractions of the country.
1. Danum Valley, Sabah
The pristine rainforest of Danum Valley is the number 1 of our list. Danum Valley is the best place to enjoy the lush tropical greenery. Here you can trek through jungle trails and watch orangutan and other wildlife in their natural habitat. Danum Valley has almost all species of plants and animals found in Borneo.
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2. Sipadan Island, Sabah
If you are a diver, Sipadan Island is a place you can’t miss in Malaysia. Sipadan Island in Borneo is regarded as the best dive site in Malaysia and marine sanctuary with more than 3,000 species of fish and hundreds of different species of corals.
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3. Mulu National Park, Sarawak
The spectacular Mulu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has become famous around the world for the enormous caves, vast cave networks, rock pinnacles, cliffs, and gorges.
Deer Cave, the world’s largest cave passage, is known for being home of 2 million bats that almost every evening at dusk perform a spectacular mass exodus.
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4. Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, or simply called KL by the locals, is the modern capital of Malaysia. The iconic landmark that dominates the city skyline is the Petronas Twin Towers.
Kuala Lumpur is also a perfect melting pot of diverse cultures and traditions where the three dominant ethnicities Malays, Chinese and Indians live together in harmony.
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5. Perhentian Islands, Terengganu
Located 20 km from the coast of Terengganu, the beautiful Perhentian Islands are the best place in Malaysia for a budget tropical beach vacation. The islands feature pristine jungle, white sand beaches and crystal clear water ideal for snorkeling and diving.
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6. Kinabatangan River, Sabah
Where is the best place in Malaysia to see wildlife? Kinabatangan River in Borneo, is the best place for almost-guaranteed sightings of fauna such as proboscis monkeys, crocodiles, elephants, and orangutans. If you are an animal lover you can’t miss it.
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The historical Melaka or Malacca is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for sites such as the A Famosa Fort, 16th-century St. Paul’s Church and Stadthuys Square. The acclaimed Jonker Street is full of unique vintage stores and antique shops and it’s well known for its night market.
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8. Mount Kinabalu, Sabah
Hike the spectacular Mount Kinabalu and watch the sunrise from the highest peak in South East Asia.
The park of Mount Kinabalu is internationally recognised for its outstanding biodiversity and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. .
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9. Georgetown, Penang
A fascinating fusion of eastern and western influences, Georgetown in Penang embraces modernity and technology while maintaining its rich traditional culture and colonial buildings.
Penang is known throughout Malaysia as the food capital of the country, thanks to its delicious cuisine influenced by the multi-ethnic population.
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10. Taman Negara, Pahang
The most popular national park in Malaysia with one of the oldest rainforest in the world.
Taman Negara National Park is the perfect place if you love rainforest and outdoor activities. The most popular activities are jungle trekking, camping, mount climbing and observing wildlife.
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