Do you have the spirit of travel? If yes, have you ever traveled to South Asian countries? If you’re wondering where you can experience the true magnificence of historical wonders, or if you’re not interested in tracing ancient culture, what about fabulous golden beaches, national parks and city lights? Well, one can witness all these gems in Malaysia that offers a million tourist attractions that will give you the experience of a lifetime. The country is known for its varied landscapes, 130 million year old jungles, scuba diving resorts, colonial destinations, extravagant shopping malls, flea markets, sacred shrines, delicious cuisine and places that reflect the country’s multicultural flair and rich past. From Gulmarg to Tawang, 5 places to experience magical snowfall! Every year, Malaysians celebrate a special event on September 16 to commemorate the establishment of Federation Malaysia on that date in 1963. The occasion of Malaysia Day 2022 falls on Friday. Let’s learn more about the beautiful nation and all the major sights.
1. Batu Caves, Selangor
Batu Caves consist of three small caves apart from many smaller ones with statues and shrines of ancient Hindu deities. The main cave of the cathedral is located at the top of 272 colorful steps with a giant statue of Lord Murugan in between to welcome visitors.
2. Sipadan Island
The famous island of Sipadan is the best tourist spot in Malaysia that will give you the opportunity to see things ranging from extraordinary flora to strange fauna! The place is known as the richest marine habitat in the world.
3. Gunung Mulu National Park
Gunung Mulu National Park is a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site with thick tropical forests and a large underground chamber. Deer Cave is particularly captivating, with ceilings over 400 feet (122 meters) high, waterfalls cascading through the rocks, and a beautiful opening into the chasm.
4. Ipoh, Perak
Ipoh is Malaysia’s historic epicenter with colonial buildings, traditional shops and many Buddhist and Hindu cave temples.
5. Penang Hill
The mesmerizing Penang Hill offers verdant views, rainforest, a canopy walk, zip lines and an airway that offers 360-degree views of the bay and islands.
Bookmark this item before you pack your bags to fly to Malaysia. We’ve covered almost all of the favorites for people looking for fun with family and friends. Happy Malaysia Day 2022!
(The story above first appeared on LatestLY on September 15, 2022 at 10:00 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and fashion of life, log on to our website latestly.com).