Welcome to Tourist attractions in Malaysia site. Malaysia has a wide range of popular spot to see such as amazing variety of tourism destinations for holiday, business, educations, jobs and medical treatment.
The hidden gem Malaysia - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia can cater to visitors of every kind such as it excellent mode of transportation while travel in Malaysia, hotel, nightlife and variety of food and drinks, culture, festival, outdoor activity and many more.
Tourists who travel to Malaysia to explore the Malaysia holiday spot will welcome with great hospitality by the friendly Malaysian natives and breathe and sense the rhythmic beat of this diverse, multi-racial and green city soon they enter the entry point of Malaysia Airport such as KLIA Airport or any other entry point.
For the safety and comfort of tourists that travel to Malaysia, here is the State Weather Forecast for Major Towns/Tourist Destinations issued by Malaysian Meteorological Department Official Portal to check on the Malaysia climate.
The Malaysia population size of 29 million (by end of 2012), consists of many ethnic groups, including the Malays, Chinese and Indians that contribute to the unique Malaysia culture. Malaysia vacations are always popular among tourist, as its calendar remains exciting throughout the year, which allows tourists to experience the history of Malaysia, the Malaysia art and it’s cultural diversity. The exciting festivals and events in Malaysia are one of the main reasons for its prosperous tourism.
Malaysia States and Federal Territories
The States in Malaysia that donated tourist attractions in Malaysia are Selangor, Perak, Penang, Kedah, Perlis, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, Johor, Pahang, Trengganu, Kelantan, Sabah and Sarawak. The Federal Territories are Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya.
Popular Tourism Spots
Among the popular tourist attractions in Malaysia destination spots such as the Malaysia capital of Kuala Lumpur, Penang Tourism, the tropical island of Langkawi, the numerous pristine beaches, the various spot of island and marine park, the tropical rainforests National Parks that cater the world's oldest tropical rainforests, the mountain such as the Gunung Kinabalu in Sabah the highest mountain in South East Asia, the caves such as Niah Cave and Mulu Caves in Sarawak.
Independence Square Kuala Lumpur the main tourist attractions in Malaysia spot- Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur
Come travel to Malaysia! Malaysia’s campaign “Cuti-Cuti Malaysia” is organized by Malaysia Tourism , the agency under the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia. The campaign is very much successful and indeed truly lives up to its tag line of “Malaysia Truly Asia”. Malaysia can cater to visitors of every kind, making it enjoyable and safe for tourists to travel within the country. There are variety of Malaysia attractions for sightseeing, nightlife, and local food and drinks to savor.
World's Tallest Twin Tower
The rising tall at the centre of Kuala Lumpur is the astounding 101 storey skyscraper of Petronas Towers, the world’s tallest Twin Tower and the most attracting tourist attractions in Malaysia centre of shopping in Malaysia.
Petronas Twin Towers and Monorail - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Natural Green Rainforests
Enjoy geography of Malaysia the wonder of tourist attractions in Malaysia and it rich and unique such as Malaysia village, Malaysia Culture, Malaysia art, the unique ecosystem of natural green rainforests National Parks are wonderfully breathtaking. Not to be missed are Malaysia mountain peaks such as the Gunung Kinabalu in Sabah the highest mountain in Malaysia, and also intriguing historical caves such as Niah Cave and Mulu Caves in Sarawak.
Canopy Walk, National Park - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Beautiful Beaches and Marine Park
The beautiful dive sites, marine parks and beach havens such as Pulau Payar Marine Park, Pulau Redang Marine, Pulau Tioman, Pulau Layang-Layang, Pulau Mabul and Kapalai, Labuan and Tunku Abdul Rahman Park, Niah Caves and Gunung Mulu National Park, Pulau Pangkor and Pulau Langkawi.
Tunku Abdul Rahman Park - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Top 10 Most Visited Tourist Destinations
Malaysia is a visitor’s haven. In 2005, Malaysia tourism industries accounted for 7% of Malaysia's booming economy. In 2011 Malaysia ranked 9th the most visited tourist destinations in the world. The popular travel guide, has ranked Malaysia among the top 10 destinations for year 2014. The Government of Malaysia took very much care about tourism sector. The agency that responsible about tourism industries in Malaysia is Ministry of Tourism Malaysia. Tourism Malaysia, the local tourism industry supported by the Government of Malaysia, has grown by leaps and bounds with its focus on promoting Malaysia at the domestic and international levels. Besides being a popular holiday spot, Malaysia is also the country of choice for business, education, jobs, medical treatments and many more.
Get to Malaysia
Air: Malaysia has a total of 62 airports, servicing local and international flights that connect the country to all major cities of the world. There are 8 international airports, primarily the The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), which is the biggest and busiest airport in Malaysia. KLIA is managed by Malaysia Airport Holding.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Sea: There are several ferry services that operate between various islands in Malaysia. The ferries also connect to East of Malaysia, Sarawak and neighboring countries to East Kalimantan, Mindanao, Sumatra, southern Thailand and Phuket.
Land: Entering to tourist attractions in Malaysia destinations is possible from southern Thailand, Singapore, Brunei and Kalimantan. There is also the option to get to Malaysia by train as there are links with Thailand and Singapore. There are several bus companies that operate on long distance routes.
Malaysia shares a border with Thailand. Further, the country is connected to the island state of Singapore by a causeway and a bridge, the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link. Malaysia also has coastlines on the South China Sea and the Straits of Malacca. As close neighbours, Eastern Malaysia (Borneo) shares borders with Brunei and Indonesia.
Malaysia offers various range of dining options. Multi-ethnic heritage of Malaysia is one of the major causes for wide range of dining options at most of tourist attractions in Malaysia sites. Malaysian food is a unique combination of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Eurasian and Thai cooking. You would be able to enjoy great eating experience, such as from eastern to western cuisine. But, traditional cuisine of Malaysia is immensely popular among visitors. Staple delicacies of Malaysia resemble a lot to the Asian pleasure. Most of the Malaysia cuisine features tropical fruits, seafood and coconut meal.
Traditional Malaysian Food Satay - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia, KL
There are great numbers of eating stalls all across the country offering lip-smacking delicacies. If you are thinking about what to eat in Malaysia Satay may one of your choice. Satay is an immensely popular delicacy of Malaysia. It comprises of chicken, lamb and beef. Rice cakes and salad are served along with it.
Most tourist attractions in Malaysia popular destinations have international class hotel for the visitor to stay such as in Capital City Kuala Lumpur:
Expensive hotels: Hotel Maya, Sunway Putra Hotel, Berjaya Times Square Hotels, Park Royal Hotel, Hotel Equatorial, Istana Hotel, Grand Seasons Hotel etc.
Less Expensive hotels: Allson Genesis Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Ancasa Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Capitol Hotel Kuala Lumpur, City Villa Kuala Lumpur, Concorde Inn Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Nova Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Quality Hotel City Centre Kuala Lumpur, Radius International Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Swiss Inn Kuala Lumpur etc.
Budget hotels: A few popular budget hotels are, Bestotel, Comfort Inn Sdn Bhd, Crown Princess Kuala Lumpur, Florida Hotel, Garden City Hotel, Hotel China Town Inn, Hotel Chinatown 2, Swiss Inn Kuala Lumpur, The Heritage Station Hotel etc. Thus, easily available Malaysian accommodation would make your vacations more enjoyable!
For more information about where to sleep please visit Hotels in Malaysia page.
Hotels in Malaysia - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia, KL
Malaysia States and Federal Territories
Malaysia consists of thirteen states and three Federal Territories, with a total landmass of 329,845 square kilometres (127,354 sq mi). The Federal Territories are Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (the capital city of Malayssia), Labuan and Putrajaya. The flag of Malaysia, also known as the Jalur Gemilang (Malay for "Stripes of Glory") consists of 14 stripes, alternating white and red, that represents the unity between states and its federal government.
Culture dance among the tourist attractions in Malaysia - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia
The States in Malaysia that devote to tourist attractions are Selangor, Perak, Penang, Kedah, Perlis, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, Johor, Pahang, Terengganu, Kelantan, Sabah and Sarawak.
Please buy a good printed Malaysia map that will allocate you to numerous tourist attractions in Malaysia or please visit Malaysia Maps page.
The flag of Malaysia, also known as the Jalur Gemilang (Malay for "Stripes of Glory") consists of 14 stripes, alternating white and red. The 14 points star represent the unity between the states, while the crescent represents Islam, the country's official religion. The yellow of the star and crescent is the royal colour of the Malay rulers, while the he blue canton symbolizes the unity of the Malaysia people.
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