Interesting Things to Do In Malaysia
|January 30, 2013||Posted by under Places|
Are you interested in indulging in an experience you will most likely never forget? Why not visit Malaysia, and explore the many great things it has to offer. Below are the most interesting things to do in the country.
Interesting Things to Do In Malaysia – Kuala Lampur
Kuala Lampur is a famous destination for people who just love to shop. The city has numerous shopping malls and stalls with items that are both handcraft and branded. A lot of these items can be bought at reasonable prices. What’s more is that at the end of every year, the country holds its Malaysia Mega Sales Carnival, which would be a great time for you to visit if you are a self-confessed shopaholic.
Interesting Things to Do In Malaysia – The Food
While visiting in Malaysia, make it a point to try out the wide variety of international cuisines that it boasts. At different restaurants in different places, you can tease your palate with cuisines from China, Mexico, Africa, India and America. Local cuisine can also be found in plenty, with a lot of these tasty snacks being sold by street vendors.
Interesting Things to Do In Malaysia – The Outdoors
If you are a fan of the outdoors, then Malaysia has more to offer in that corner. Enjoy activities such as trekking, hiking and exploring on Frasers Hill, Gentle Highlands and Cameron Highlands.
Interesting Things to Do In Malaysia – Petronas Twin Towers
Visit the Petronas Twin Towers. These form an icon image that is used to identify Malaysia with, the world over. These towers are located in Kuala Lampur and can be seen from anywhere within the city. Up until the year 2004, these towers were the most tallest buildings in the world. The towers have conference halls, a concert hall, a mall and even a movie theatre. Tourists can enjoy the view until the 41st and 42nd floors.
Interesting Things to Do In Malaysia – Sarawak Culture Village
For a taste of the cultural diversity that Malaysia has to offer, you can take a trip to the Sarawak Cultural Village. This village is very popular because it may be historical, but it is still a living museum. It is in this area that natives from the Orang Ulu, Iban, Melanau and Bidayuh tribes have coexisted together. During your tour, you will come across real life replicas of ancient structures. You will also have the chance to encounter reenactors who will teach you how to make some of their handcrafts, and their cultural dances.
Interesting Things to Do In Malaysia – The Batu Caves
The Batu Caves are a popular tourist destination that you would not want to miss out on. These caves are actually shrines that are used by the locals. To reach these caves, visitors will have to climb 272 steps, and will be welcomed by the sight of the 140 foot tall statue of Lord Murugan. At the base of these caves is a museum and an art gallery that are both full of historical relics and Indian paintings respectively. As if to make the tour more interesting, there are numerous macaque monkeys in the area who are notoriously known for stealing food from unsuspecting tourists.
If you love diving, then you will enjoy what Dive Asia has to offer. This is a small diving business that is situated in Salang and uses the best equipment. The guides also have extensive knowledge of the reefs.
On your next trip to this country, be sure to try out most of these interesting things to do in Malaysia.
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