Top 10 'dreamy' locations in 'tropical paradise' Malaysia

 Alor Setar, Kedah
Known as a charming country with white sand and blue sea, diverse cultures, modern architecture, Malaysia is a must-visit destination for world tourist believers.

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Malaysia has a diverse landscape, culture and entertainment activities. From walking around the towns of George Town and Malacca of Penang to exploring isolated islands or spending time in Borneo's 130 million-year-old forest ...

Here are 10 places to visit that cannot be missed when visiting this country.
Top 10 'dreamy' locations in 'tropical paradise' Malaysia
Do not miss 10 famous tourist destinations when visiting Malaysia below. (Photo: okasana_domoratskaja)

Malacca City

Malacca is one of the vibrant cities with a long history and culture. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008 located along the Malacca Strait. This city is considered to represent Malaysian culture.

Visit Malacca, visitors will be attracted by architecture, cuisine or the famous Jonker street night market. In addition, St Paul's church, Famosa fortress and the residence of the Dutch governor are places not to be missed when visiting Malacca.
Malacca City
Malacca River at sunset. (Photo: theculturetrip)

George Town, Penang

Penang has always been one of the top places to visit in Malaysia. An interesting experience for tourists visiting George Town is walking through the streets, discovering the traditions.

In addition, visitors should not miss experiences such as exploring street art, visiting temples, enjoying food at famous dining areas, shopping, drinking coffee ...
George Town, Penang
The colorful walls are the ideal check-in point for tourist believers traveling to the town of George. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Perveyians Islands, Terengganu

The small archipelago, called the Pereaverians, located in the east off Terengganu is also a beautiful destination in Malaysia.

Visiting the Perveyians, visitors can admire the white sand picture stretching around sparsely populated areas with clear shallow water.

Favorite activities for tourists coming to this archipelago are: scuba diving, boating. Note, visitors should not visit this archipelago from March to October every year because the weather here is not favorable and most motels are closed.
Perveyians Islands, Terengganu
The beautiful archipelago lies to the east off Terengganu, Malaysia. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Danum valley, Sabah

Danum Valley is the most ideal eco-tourism site in Malaysia. Deep within the 130 million-year-old forest, the area boasts incredible biodiversity.

Living in the valley consists of hundreds of animals and a rich flora. Traveling here, lucky tourists can see orangutans, elephants and jaguars.
Danum valley, Sabah
Danum valley viewed from above. (Photo: theculturetrip)

 Alor Setar, Kedah

Most tourists visiting Kedah state spend time in Langkawi. But about 55 km (34 miles) southeast, an attractive tourist destination you should explore - the city of Alor Setar.

Coming to the central square area of Alor Setar, you can visit the Zahir Mosque, clock building, royal hall and Sultan museum. Not only that, tourists can visit the Gunung Keriang limestone hill 250 million years old.
 Alor Setar, Kedah
Alor Setar at night. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

As the capital of Sabah, at first sight, Kota Kinabalu may not have many attractions. But behind the centers and buildings stretching along the coast, floating islands and mosques are fascinating destinations.

Guests can go to Tanjung Aru beach to see Borneo's most spectacular sunsets or take a stroll along Likas Bay. In addition, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park will give visitors the experience of diving, relaxing at the beaches and exploring pristine jungle.
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
View of Sabah capital city, Kota Kinabalu. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Ipoh, Perak

Ipoh belongs to the state of Perak, one of 13 states in Malaysia. Since 2017, Ipoh has attracted large numbers of tourists from everywhere. Come here, you can admire the beautiful scenery, ancient temples, rich cuisine and unique architectural features.
Ipoh, Perak
One of the famous temples in Ipoh. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Cameron Highlands is one of the places to visit when traveling to Malaysia. Since the late nineteenth century, British surveyor William Cameron has discovered the area and since then, the Cameron Highlands has grown into a tourist hot spot.

With elevations ranging from 1,100 meters to 1,800 meters, it is not surprising that the Cameron Highlands has become Malaysia's largest hill region. Tourists can enjoy the cool climate, walk the trails, explore the waterfalls upon reaching the Cameron Highlands.
Cameron Highlands, Pahang
Cameron Highlands is like a rural girl sleeping in the green forests. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Pangkor Island, Perak

Pangkor Island name is derived from "Pang Ko" in Thai, including a small archipelago in the Strait of Malacca. Pangkor Island offers tourists the opportunity to experience travel in a pristine location.

With a population of just 30,000, Pangkor's main activities are relaxing on the beach, renting a motorbike, driving around the island and diving.
Pangkor Island, Perak
Pangkor Island offers tourists the opportunity to experience a rather unspoiled, undeveloped island. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Pulau Tioman Island, Pahang

Time Magazine mentioned Pulau Tioman as one of the most beautiful islands in the world in the 1970s. The island is located off the east coast of Pahang, is a top place to visit when visiting Malaysia.

With its rich coral reefs, pristine beaches and dense rainforests, Pulau Tioman Island offers many favorite activities including snorkelling, scuba diving, jungle trekking, island tours with bike as well as visit the waterfalls.
Pulau Tioman Island, Pahang
Waterfall at Kg.Juara on Tioman Island. (Photo: theculturetrip)

Top 10 'dreamy' locations in 'tropical paradise' Malaysia Top 10 'dreamy' locations in 'tropical paradise' Malaysia Reviewed by Duy Khiêm on October 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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