Top 5 places to visit in Malaysia – Must visit attractions

Planning a visit to Malaysia ? Then here are the top five places to visit during your travels there, that will offer you a glimpse of the country’s rich culture and history.

Aquaria KLCC

Aquaria KLCC | Image Credit : Only Truth [Public domain]

Royal Selangor Centre

Considered to be one of the most popular tourist attractions, the Royal Selangor Visitors Center houses a factory, retail store and gallery. Visitors can also enjoy a free guided tour in several languages such as English, Cantonese and Japanese among others.

Kuala Lumpur City Gallery

Set in a 114-year-old colonial style building by the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery is a great way to discover the history of KL in a fun and interesting way with many paintings, photos and miniature mock ups centered around the country’s past to peruse.

Merdeka Square

Undoubtably one of KL’s best-known landmarks, the Merdeka Square which is also known as Dataran Merdeka, can easily be accessed from many hotels in Malaysia including the likes of Berjaya Hotels & Resorts. The attraction offers visitors a glimpse of the colonial past of the nation.

Aquaria KLCC

The Aquaria KLCC is a great place to visit especially if you have kids in tow. Located on the concourse levels of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the aquamarine is said to be one of the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia and is home to over 150 species of marine life.

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Plan your next trip to Malaysia – Places worth visiting

Placed in Southeast Asia, Malaysia has an amazing culture, with a multi-cultural society containing Chinese, Indian and Malay. The country is blessed with beautiful sights of nature and offers some of the most delicious culinary experiences in the world! Here are a few places to see when in Malaysia;

Millennium caves | Image Credit: <a href="">Rich Brooks</a>, <a href="">Bat Cave Formations</a>, <a href="" rel="license">CC BY 2.0</a>

Millennium caves | Image Credit: Rich Brooks, Bat Cave Formations, CC BY 2.0

The urban pride of Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, being the capital of Malaysia is the epitome of cosmopolitan beauty! The Petronas Twin Towers are the highlight of this amazing city. The towers are the tallest buildings to be seen with as many as 88 stories. Well, if you are looking for a place of oozing with culture, checkout China Town which is one of the most touristy areas in Kuala Lumpur.

Millennium caves

Batu caves, placed about 10 km away from the city of Kuala Lumpur are limestone caves that are said to be over 400 million years old! At the foot of the stairs, a striking statue of Lord Murugan stands to greet visitors. It is a truly intriguing sight and is the tallest religious statue in the nation. Climbing up the hundreds of steps will lead you to the 3 caves, namely; Cathedral Cave, the Art Cave, and Museum Cave. Inside are special paintings and an impressive collection of Hindu statues.

The food enthusiasts’ paradise

The food in Malaysia is more or less a fusion of Indian, Chinese and Malay styles of cuisine. Try out the food at Kuala Lumpur’s Taman Connaught which is a 2.4km stretch of food boutiques and restaurants to get a taste of the delectable dishes such as roti Bakar, rojak, and bao. Penang in Kuala Lumpur is also a great place for foodies.

Camron Highlands

If you are planning accommodation at a property of Berjaya Hotels and Resorts or any other hotels in Malaysia, Cameron Highlands is just a few hours’ drive away. Visiting this lovely place rich in nature give one a first-hand insight into the local way of life. Also, walking in the midst of tea terraces and strawberry fields while soaking in the green surroundings can be quite satisfying!

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