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Malaysia Travel Guide

Malaysia is well known for its diverse tourist attractions like the great number of exotic beach locations all over Malaysia, National and themed parks, the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur which offers classic and modern architecture, plus towering skyscrapers like the former world's tallest building the Petronas twin Towers, Cameron Highlands, Mount Kinabalu, Langkawi and a lot more. Visiting Malaysia, one will never ran out of options in choosing beautiful travel destinations.

Malaysia boasts a multiple of cultural heritage influenced sites that attracts to all kinds of travelers from all over the world. With its enchanting islands, sunny white sand beaches, tropical thick forests and wonderful mountain ranges all conspire to make Malaysia as a tourist haven. In Malaysia's various cities a traveler can further immerse them self in mingling with the friendly locals.

Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur is a favorite destination especially for western tourists who want to experience South East Asian way of life and immersing on the culture through the streets of Kuala Lumpur is one of the many highlights of a trip to Malaysia.

Other places worth seeing in Malaysia are as follows:
Malacca is a state called as the Historical State of Malaysia because of its many historical structures that defines the origin of the Malaysian people and their history. Malacca is known for its Malay and Chinese inspired cuisines and classic architecture as well.

Penang is a famous but small island part of Malaysia. Known for its rich architecture most especially in George Town and it is known as the Pearl of the Orient with beautiful landscapes highlighted by cascades of colonial houses and villas that give the place a unique setting.

Johor is one of the most developed state in Malaysia and has a number of well known tourist destinations like Desaru, Endau Rompin National Park, picturesque place of Muar and the Kota Tinggi watefall to name a few.

The Genting Highland located a short bus ride from Kuala Lumpur is billed as an entertainment city on top of the world, situated at the top of a mountain it has world class hotels, a theme park, shopping malls, casinos and a long cable car ride that takes visitors to the top of Genting Highland.

While Miri is another tourist option, known for being a resort state with cool tourist friendly attractions that appeals to travelers of all kinds. Sarawak meanwhile is famous for its inspiring landscapes and national parks.

Other main tourist destinations in Malaysia are its renowned beaches like in Langkawi, Penang, Redang Island, Labuan, Pangkor, Sipadan Island, Tenggol Island, Tioman Island and Perhentian Islan. Each island possesses a unique and glittering appeal consisting of white and golden sands and crystal clear ocean water plus beautiful coral reefs.

As the country's tourism tag line "Malaysia:Truly Asia", Malaysia is indeed a perfect representative nation of the Asian continent. Malaysia exhibits everything about Asia from its rich history, diverse culture, religions and multi faceted race, not to mention classic, inspired and modern architecture conspiring with gifts of nature makes the country of Malaysia a truly memorable tourist destination.