Malaysia Tourist Destinations and Attractions


1. Petronas Twin Tower, Kuala Lumpur


The twin towers with 452 meters height, with 88 floors per tower, this is the world's tallest twin buildings. The tower is located in downtown Kuala Lumpur, so it is easily reached by all types of public transport.

Tourists are allowed to go up to the tower and tickets were given away free. For that you have to go early in the morning once in order not to run out of tickets because of the limited number of tickets are available.

If you are lucky to get a ticket to ride to the twin towers, prepare your camera to aim an awful lot of good spots to take pictures. You will be taken to the floor 42 tower where there is a bridge linking both towers.

Here too there are many places of tourist attractions like the Petronas Philharmonic Hall where performances of classical music to jazz events, Petrosains Science Centre, Petronas Art Gallery and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, where the Aquaria Oceanarium is located.


2. St Paul Hill (A'Famosa), Melaka


Portuguese colonized Melaka from 1511 until 1641. The first thing they did was build a fort near the river called A'Famosa.

A'Famosa fort is very important for the Portuguese to perpetuate their power in the Far East when it since Melaka was the center of the struggle between great powers and are often threatened with attack.

This is one of the buildings in the style / architecture of Europe, the oldest in Southeast Asia. Portuguese first arrived at the city's very first thing they built was this fort, with the aim of observing the river if there was an attack from the enemy through the river. In this historic fort consists of housing, food shops, castle, and also a meeting place 5 pieces of the church. This building suffered severe damage in the event of war with the Dutch. Currently the only remaining wall of the entrance, which is still standing strong today.

You are advised to visit the Mount St. Paul just after 3 o'clock in the evening, when the calm sea breeze began.

Not be difficult for you to come to the Mount St. Paul because it is located in the middle of the Melaka. You can use a taxi or even just walk away.


3. The Stadthuys – Red Building, Melaka


This is the oldest Dutch building in southeast Asia and the only Dutch heritage in this city. This is the first Dutch governor's house so that Dutch architecture was clearly visible. Built in 1650, and is famous for red color.

This is the oldest Dutch building in southeast Asia and the only one in the city's Dutch heritage. This is the first Dutch governor's house so that Dutch architecture was clearly visible.

This building is one of the oldest european style buildings in East asia. Building the best examples that illustrate the art of building in the Netherlands that is now a Museum of history and Ethnography Museum. Here there is also a traditional wedding dress exhibition as well as historical materials Melaka 400 years ago.

Both museums are well organized and presented detailed information about how the clothes and materials play a role in these relics of ancient times.

Stadhuys located in the middle of the old city of Melaka. If you are in downtown, you will see a large building which is red.


4. Jonker Street, Melaka


If you travelling to Melaka, Jonker Street is one place you should visit. This road is located in Melaka Chinatown, also known as Jonker Walk. Here stood some of the oldest buildings in this city, which was founded in the era of the 17th century, and therefore this name is also often called Antique Street. This small road known as the sale of relics from different periods of history. You certainly will be able to easily get the items that come from the colonial era, ancient, from the era of Portuguese, Dutch and English. For you fans of antiques, you should come to this place!

This is the destination to be visited by a fan of antiques and the buyer wants the goods with a price to match. Antiques, artifacts and historical relics more 300 years old can be found here among the various types of items that each unit has an ancient history and a story unto itself.

Jongker Street is very popular among antique collectors as one of the main places to get antiques at an affordable price.

Some caf├ęs and handicraft shop opened here to give this area an unique ‘Old Meet New’.Atmosphere. Jongker Street is located in the middle of the city, then it is not difficult to be dating here wherever you stay.


5. Penang Hill and Kek Lok Si Buddhist Temple, Penang


Explore Southeast Asia's one of largest Buddhist temple, Kek Lok Si, perched against a hill slope in Air Itam. Marvel at the statue of the Goddess of Mercy and the 30 meter high Pagoda and take a stroll through the Penang Botanical Gardens located at the foot of Penang Hill on this 4-hour tour.

Walk up the steps to one of Southeast Asia's largest Buddhist temple in Penang, Kek Lok Si, perched against a hill slope in Air Itam. Marvel at the statue of the Goddess of Mercy and the seven-tier, 30-meter high Pagoda tower. See the 'Pond of Longevity', home for hundreds of tortoises set free by the devotees.

Ride on the Funicular Railway up to Penang Hill. Rising 821 meters above Georgetown, you'll enjoy a bird's eye view of the city and feel the cool and refreshing air at the summit. Next, visit the century old 72-acres Penang Botanical Gardens located at the foot of Penang Hill. Stroll through the main gardens and learn about the rare species of flora and fauna.


6. Pulau Payar Marine Park, Penang


Explore the colorful underwater world of the Pulau Payar Marine Park on this great day trip from Penang. Travel by ferry to Pulau Payar, the only Marine Park off the West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The park is made up of four un-inhabited islands and the crystal clear water is home to a multitude of colorful fish and large species of corals. Relax on one of the small sandy beaches, or take to the water and snorkel amongst the reefs. Lunch is buffet style and served at the platform.

For those who do not dive or snorkel, you can still see the spectacular sights below the surface from the large floating platform. Scuba diving can be arranged at additional cost.


7. Siti Khadijah market, Kelantan


How wise to observe life in a town in Malaysia is by visiting their local markets which become the pulse of life each city. Siti Khadijah market named by first wife of the Moslem Prophet Muhammad who is an expert on Commerce. The name is appropriate to a market where traders therein consisted mostly of women.

Merchandise for everyone who visited this market in the form of fresh crops to handicrafts and traditional pastries. This market also describes the culture and way of life in Kelantan which is full of colours, smells and sounds of a unique population belongs there.

Visitors are advised to take a picture here but in case you want to take pictures make sure you ask permission from the owner of the goods or the store first.

To get to the location you can walk or use taxi. Siti Khadijah market (Central Market) is located at Hulu street.


8. Krau Wildlife Reserve Adventure, Pahang


Krau Wildlife Reserve is a nature reserve which looks very beautiful and seductive eyes of all visitors. This region has a 150,000 acres total area. Historically, the Krau Wildlife Reserve has been around since the days of British colonial rule and is still maintained until now. Now its management is under the responsibility of the Department of Wildlife and National Parks in the south of the capital Kuala Lumpur and about 10 km from the Lancang. Krau Wildlife Reserve is in the area of Pahang, Malaysia.

By visiting this Krau Wildlife Reserve you will be guaranteed by the beauty and fertility of the soil. This area is also a vast forest area within serve a variety of flora and fauna habitat. So not surprisingly, most of which come to the Krau Wildlife Reserve are those who have a hobby of adventure in the wild whose sole purpose is to preserve biodiversity and ensure the correct conservation measures.





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