Top Fun things to do in Malaysia


Asia is full of diversity and uniqueness in terms of culture, landscape, religion, people and cuisines. This is why the continent is becoming increasingly popular among travelers. One of the jewels in Asia is no doubt Malaysia. It is emerging as a top tourist attraction due to multiple reasons. The country is well developed, safe, cultural, fascinating and not to mention beautiful. So if you are still confused as to where you want to go for a holiday, Malaysia is the perfect destination. You won’t regret this choice because the country has so much to offer.

Listed below are the top 10 fun things to do in Malaysia.

 

Shop at Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang, Malaysia

Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | by Sham Hardy

While there are plenty of things to do in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, shopping is definitely the highlight. And there is no better place than Bukit Bintang for shopping or even just roaming around. This shopping and entertainment district is one of the most happening places in the city with bars, shops, restaurants and street vendors all around. For tourists, visiting Bukit Bintang should be on top of the things to do in Kuala Lumpur list.

 

Ride the Langkawi cable cars

Langkawi Malaysia cable cars

Langkawi, Malaysia: Langkawi Cable Car, Top Station on Gunung Machinchang
Image credit- CEphoto, Uwe Aranas

Riding on the Langkawi cable car is one of the most popular activities on the Langkawi Island. The experience is truly one of its kind as the ride lets you enjoy breathtaking views of the island and refreshes the soul.

 

Visit the Petronas Twin Towers

Petronas Towers, Malaysia

Petronas Towers – Kuala Lumpur | by IQRemix

Officially one of the most iconic sites in Malaysia, the Petronas Twin Towers are located in the sprawling and hustling bustling capital of Malaysia. These two towers are the tallest ones in the word and arguably as famously known as the Burj Khalifa in United Arab Emirates. Clicking a selfie in front of them seems like a trend that is catching on rapidly among the tourists. But it won’t be easy getting both the towers in the camera frame. Good luck!

 

Explore the Taman Negara National Park

Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia

Canopy Walkway in the Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia
Img. credit Rob

 

The Taman Negara National Park is one of the most popular places in not only Malaysia but all of Asia. The park includes a tropical rainforest that is said to be more than a 100 million years old. Treks through the jungle are extremely fun and fascinating as you get to witness unique plant species as well as wild birds and even tigers. Nature lovers and adventurous travelers love it this place.

 

Relax at Genting Highlands

First World Hotel Genting + Theme park, Malaysia

First World Hotel Genting and Theme park
Image credit- Eqdoktor

 

Genting Highlands is a hill resort and probably one of the most famous attractions in the country. Everyone recommends the resort for a refreshing and revitalizing time. The resort is located in a beautiful location and has been developed wonderfully.

 

Visit the Putra Mosque

Putrajaya - Putra Mosque and Perdana Putra Complex, Malaysia

Putrajaya – Putra Mosque and Perdana Putra Complex
Image credit- Stefan Fussan

 

Being an Islamic country, Malaysia is home to some very beautiful mosques that have a unique interior and fascinating architecture. One such mosque is Putra mosque, which was made back in 1999. It has nine domes and is one of the finest examples of modern Islamic architecture.

 

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New Marine Park in Malaysia

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A map of the new Tun Mustapha marine protected area, which occupies just under one million hectares of seascape, including more than 50 islands. Illustration: WWF Malaysia

The more protected areas for wildlife in the world the better, in our book. So we’re happy to hear that Malaysia has created a new marine park, the largest of its kind in the country, that covers a million hectares, or around two million football fields. With so many coral and fish species in the region, it’s a great step forward for conservation in an area at risk for over-fishing or poor practices like blast or cyanide fishing. Johnny Langenheim reports:

Malaysia has just established the biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the country. The Tun Mustapha park (TMP) occupies 1m hectares (2.47m acres) of seascape off the northern tip of Sabah province in Borneo, a region containing the second largest concentration of coral…

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