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1981/2017

First/Last visit:

Number of visits:

Personal Rating:

13

51/193

UNESCO Sites visited:

4/4

Places Visited:

Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Kota Kinabalu, Sipitang, Labuan, Miri, Niah, Bintulu, Selangau, Sibu, Kuching, Langkawi, Georgetown, Cameron Highlands, Melaka, Kuala Kangsar, Johor Bahru, Kuantan, Kuala Terengganu, Pulau Layang-Layang, Pulau Perhentian, Kuala Besut, Kuala Krai, Kuala Lipis, Ipoh, Alor Setar,

Highlights:

KL Petronas Twin Towers, the most iconic sight in Malaysia, Suria KLCC, The National Mosque, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, the National museum, Merdeka square, Jamek Mosque, Islamic Arts Museum, China Town around Petaling street, Aquaria KLCC, Pasar Seni market, KL tower for the views, Food stalls in the night at Jalan Alor and Bukit Bintang, excursion to the Batu caves containing Hindu shrines. Putrajaya, the administrative capital. Langkawi Sky bridge and Senang/Tengah beaches, Durian Perangin waterfall, Eagle square, Crocodile farm. Penang UNESCO Historical colonial heritage, Fort Cornwallis (Malaysia's largest fort), little India, Eastern+Oriental Hotel, Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Buddhist temple, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (the Blue House). Cameron Highlands for lush tea plantations and fresh strawberries. Melaka UNESCO with fortress, Sultanate palace, and both Dutch+Portuguese colonial charm, most famous landmark is the Stadthuys and Christ Church, enjoy a thrishaw ride. Saint Paul's church with pretty views over Melaka, dinner at Jalan Kee Ann. Lenggon Valley UNESCO archaeological site. Borneo Gunung Mulu National Park UNESCO with big caves and spectacular scenery. Niah caves. Kuching Sarawak museum, Cat museum, excursion to the Semenggoh Wildlife Center with rehabilitated Orang-utans. Kota Kinabalu National Park UNESCO, Pulau Sipadan for great dives