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8 Most Worth Visiting Places in Malaysia

Cameron Highland

Air fares is too high? Time is not enough to travel overseas? Want a short getaway in weekends or long weekends? Why don’t you have a look on places that are worth visiting in Malaysia? Some of them could provided you travel experience that similar to overseas too! Have a look on it and plan for your weekend!

  1. Penang
Penang Malaysia
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Best place to go in Malaysia would be Penang with no question if you are a lover of tradition and heritage. Also, don’t forget about the unique food in Penang! The Penang Prawn Mee, White Curry Mee, Mee Jawa, Duck Meat Kuey Teow and Pasembur would make your trip unforgettable with the unique and delicious taste that you hardly find in another place. 

Location: 5.4059643,100.2624824

  1. Cameron Highlands – Pahang
Cameron Highland Malaysia
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Cameron Highland is also one of the best places to escape from the warm and humid weather in Malaysia. The Boh Tea Plantation had provided a good spot to visit and take instagrammable photos, you could also find delicious cakes and teas as high tea to fill your afternoon leisure time with the view of mountains. The new attraction spot in Cameron Highland is also worth a visit. You could find rare wild plants here, like wild lily, nepenthes, and the mossy inside would make you feel you are not in Malaysia, but a place like heaven.

Location: 4.4697797,101.3302236

  1. Kota Kinabalu – Sabah
Kota Kinabalu Malaysia
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Mount Kinabalu is one of the highest mountains in the world, ranked 20th highest mountain in SouthEast Asia. To climb up to the top of the mountain, it could take you up to 2 or 3 days. The view up there is priceless when you see it in reality. Other than Kota Kinabalu Mount, the Sipadan Island and Mabul Island located near also worth a visit for the whity sand beaches and crystal clear water. The islands are also the best spot to do snorkelling and scuba diving activities.

Location: 

Mount Kinabalu: 5.9961432,116.0254812

Mabul Island: 4.2459793,118.6286263

Sipadan Island: 4.114761,118.6265028

  1. Desaru – Johor
Desaru Malaysia
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Desaru’s beaches are the best in Johor, 25 kilometers long beaches with clean, white sandy that would absolutely catch your eyes and provide soft that sink to your toes. Here you can have activities like fishing, swimming, hiking and boating. Also, it is one of the best spots to watch the sunset in Johor.

Location: 1.5402992,104.2593008

  1. Perhentian Island – Terengganu
Perhentian Island Malaysia
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Pulau Perhentian is one of the most beautiful islands in Malaysia, and it consists of two islands: Pulau Perhentian Besar & Pulau Perhentian Kecil. You could discover the magnificent marine life here, with the crystal clear water.

Location: 5.9093153,102.7129752

See also: 5 Best Beaches in Malaysia & How to Get There

Bukit Tinggi – Pahang

Bukit Tinggi Malaysia
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Bukit Tinggi Highlands is located 2500 ft above the sea level in Pahang. The cold weather up there makes it a best spot to escape from the warm and humid Malaysian climate. Besides,  the place offers a quiet stay in the picturesque stylish resort besides providing a fun eco-recreational activity for nature lovers and adventure seekers that is surrounded by the tropical lush rainforest .

Location: 3.3957567,101.8278424

See also: 4 best things to do in Bukit Tinggi

  1. Batu Caves – Kuala Lumpur
Batu Caves Malaysia
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The Batu Caves is the Southeast Asia Mainland’s largest limestone hill and the one and only one natural exposure of limestone in the territory of Kuala Lumpur. Batu Caves contains lots of attractions that are full of Indian Culture that are worth exploring and good for photo shooting. Batu Caves consists of 3 caves in it, known as the Valluvar Kottam, Art Gallery and also the Ramayana Cave. 

Location: 3.2374599,101.6817347

See also: Discover the Mystery Indian Culture @ Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur

  1. Kuching – Sarawak
Kuching Malaysia
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The City of Cats in Malaysia, Kuching means cat in Malay language. The City is obsessed with cats and it is the capital and most populous city in the state of Sarawak. Here you could find the unique Sarawak Culture Village, where you could learn all of the different indigenious groups that live in this part of Malaysia. As the City of Cats, the place you should not miss in Kuching will be the Cat Museum. Make your way to the Cat Museum where you will learn all about the historical and cultural significance of these felines with over 2,000 cat-related exhibits on show.

Location: 1.6185192,110.1859807

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