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1 Malaysia Places of Interest & Attractions

2 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Tourist Information Complex (MATIC) Malaysia Tourist Information Complex (MATIC) –It provides a general picture of what the city and the country have to offer. –Audio-visual equipment provides background information on each state in the country. You can book a tour, arrange to go on a trishaw ride in the city, change your money, and book air or bus tickets to various destinations in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur Railway Station Kuala Lumpur Railway Station –Located at Jalan Hishamuddin, this Moorish- style terminal was designed by architect A.B. Hubbock. Built in 1910, it underwent extensive renovations in It is equipped with air-conditioned waiting halls, snack kiosks, money changing booths, souvenir shops, restaurants and a tourist information counter. Central Market Central Market –There are many performances, demonstrations, and activities offered here, including batik painting, fortune telling, shadow puppet plays, glass blowing, dance classes, art classes, and many others. Kuala Lumpur Railway Station Kuala Lumpur Central Market

3 The Cameron Highlands Location Location –Centre of Peninsular Malaysia, comprised of a series of hill stations at altitudes between 1500 and 1800m (4920 and 5904ft). It is the center of Malaysia’s tea industry and it is where locals and visitors come to escape the heat of the plains. It is the center of Malaysia’s tea industry and it is where locals and visitors come to escape the heat of the plains. Attractions: Attractions: –Jungle walks, waterfalls, tours of tea plantations, beautiful gardens and plenty of wild flowers.

4 Tioman Island Lies off the eastern coast of Malaysia in the South China Sea. Lies off the eastern coast of Malaysia in the South China Sea. It boasts beautiful beaches, clear coral filled water, technicolor marine life, and virtually unpopulated jungle highlands. It boasts beautiful beaches, clear coral filled water, technicolor marine life, and virtually unpopulated jungle highlands. It has been given exotic nicknames of “Palm-Frond Hill” and “Village of Doubt.” It has been given exotic nicknames of “Palm-Frond Hill” and “Village of Doubt.” The west coast of the island is dotted with villages and a classy resort, Palau Tioman. The west coast of the island is dotted with villages and a classy resort, Palau Tioman. Palau Tioman

5 Georgetown-Penang It is the oldest British settlement in Malaysia It is the oldest British settlement in Malaysia It is one of the country's premier resort areas. It is one of the country's premier resort areas. The city is filled with Chinese flavor and heritage The city is filled with Chinese flavor and heritage –With elegant Chinese houses, vegetable markets, temple ceremonies, trishaws, and mahjong games. Also home to Fort Cornwallis Also home to Fort Cornwallis –It is where the first Briton, Captain Light, first set foot in 1786 establishing a free port. –Area is now a park liberally sprinkled with cannons, many retrieved from local pirates. –Most prominent of which is Seri Rambi, largest most important cannon dating back to around 1600.

6 Melaka An interesting blend of Chinese, Portuguese Dutch and British and it is considered to be Malaysia’s most historic city. An interesting blend of Chinese, Portuguese Dutch and British and it is considered to be Malaysia’s most historic city. Most notable relic of the Dutch period is the massive pink town hall, Stadthuys, built between 1641 and Most notable relic of the Dutch period is the massive pink town hall, Stadthuys, built between 1641 and Believed to be oldest Dutch building in Asia. Believed to be oldest Dutch building in Asia. Classic Dutch colonial architecture, the building houses government offices and an excellent Ethnographic museum. Classic Dutch colonial architecture, the building houses government offices and an excellent Ethnographic museum. The old part of town is where you’ll find many of the famous antique shops as you stroll along Jalan Hang. The old part of town is where you’ll find many of the famous antique shops as you stroll along Jalan Hang.

7 Sabah Scenic majesty and captivating wildlife are the main attractions. Scenic majesty and captivating wildlife are the main attractions. It is made up of the islands of Gaya, Mamutik, Manukan, Sapi, and Sulug. It is made up of the islands of Gaya, Mamutik, Manukan, Sapi, and Sulug. Batu Punggul has an adventure- camp resort, jungle walks, canoeing, and cave visits. Batu Punggul has an adventure- camp resort, jungle walks, canoeing, and cave visits. Kota Belud is one of Sabah’s largest open-air Sunday markets Kota Belud is one of Sabah’s largest open-air Sunday markets The area is only accessible by boat. The area is only accessible by boat. Is home to many longhouse- dwellings. Is home to many longhouse- dwellings. Longhouse-dwelling Gomantong Caves Mamutik Island

8 Sarawak The area around the capital city, Kuching, has remote coastal villages, such as Pandan and Sematan. The area around the capital city, Kuching, has remote coastal villages, such as Pandan and Sematan. There are plenty of activities from hiking to longboat tours. There are plenty of activities from hiking to longboat tours. Pristine rainforest, beaches walking trails through Bako National Park. Pristine rainforest, beaches walking trails through Bako National Park. Niah Caves are a popular attraction. Are accessible by boat and a 3km (1.86mi) hike Niah Caves are a popular attraction. Are accessible by boat and a 3km (1.86mi) hike To round out the attractions there are marvelous hikes to see unforgettable rock paintings, forest wildlife, and night walks to see luminous mushrooms. To round out the attractions there are marvelous hikes to see unforgettable rock paintings, forest wildlife, and night walks to see luminous mushrooms. Longboat Luminous mushrooms Niah caves Kuching

9 Off The Beaten Track Tanjung Rhu Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia

10 Langkawi Gentle breezes ripple the waves as they reflect the rays of the sun Gentle breezes ripple the waves as they reflect the rays of the sun At the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia, where the Straits of Malacca meets the Indian Ocean, there lies a cluster of mostly uninhabited islands just 30 kilometers off the coast of Kedah state. Of the 104 islands, only two are populated At the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia, where the Straits of Malacca meets the Indian Ocean, there lies a cluster of mostly uninhabited islands just 30 kilometers off the coast of Kedah state. Of the 104 islands, only two are populated Langkawi is one, and it is by far the largest island of all, at around square kilometres. The interior of the island is hilly with dense forestation. Langkawi is one, and it is by far the largest island of all, at around square kilometres. The interior of the island is hilly with dense forestation. It sees lots of rain from April to October while its dry season is much drier than most areas of Peninsular Malaysia. It sees lots of rain from April to October while its dry season is much drier than most areas of Peninsular Malaysia. Langkawi, a predominantly Malay area, has a duty-free status which makes it a popular shopping destination, especially among Malaysians. Langkawi, a predominantly Malay area, has a duty-free status which makes it a popular shopping destination, especially among Malaysians. There is also the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace show or more popularly known as LIMA, held every year around November. There is also the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace show or more popularly known as LIMA, held every year around November.

11 Langkawi and Surrounding Islands

12 Make Sure to Enjoy All That Malaysia Has to Offer Snorkeling Bicycling Trekking Fishing Bird-watching Turtle-watching Spelunking Plus so much more


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