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;
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.
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.
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!
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+