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Can’t visit Malaysia physically? Let us bring you to the beautiful and unique landmarks in Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia.

Top sights in Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia:

  1. Islamic Art Museum Malaysia

This beautiful and iconic Islamic Art Museum Malaysia is located at the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. It is the Southeast Asia largest museum of Islamic art since 1998. The 30,000 square meters building houses more than 10,000 artefacts and tremendous amount of Islamic art books. In addition, one worthy reason of visiting this museum is on its unique Islamic feel yet modern building arts, which consists of ceramic tapestry Iwan-style entrance and five turquoise colour soft-rounded domes. It has since become a unique landmark in Kuala Lumpur. For more information about this place, visit the virtual tour here: https://www.iamm.org.my/vr/

2. Royal Museum

Royal Museum is the past official residence of is Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Her Majesty Raja Permaisuri Agong for more than 50 years (from 1957 until 2011). However, this building was built way further back from 1928 by a Chinese Millionaire called Chan Wing as his mansion. Since then, the building was transferred and occupied by multiple authorities, including as Japanese official quarters (during Japanese occupation) and as British Military Administration’s Royal Air Force (after the end of WWII). After Malaysia Federal Government bought over the place, it was then officially becoming the National Palace, our Royal Residence. It has undergone several massive renovations with the addition of Balairung Seri hall for official ceremonies. More information about this place, kindly visit here: http://www.jmm.gov.my/en/museum/royal-museum

3. KL Bird Park

The KL Bird Park is an eco-tourism destination situated at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. It is a home to more than 3,000 local and foreign birds from 200 distinct species. One of the biggest attractions of the KL Bird Park is that in most of the zones, birds are freely to fly in their respective environments which resembles their natural habitats. Visitors can watch the birds in their free-flight zones while relaxing in the natural and beautiful surroundings. For more information about this spectacular birds and tropical paradise, kindly refer to this link: https://www.klbirdpark.com/

4. KL Butterfly Park

“Of all the butterfly parks in the world, none can compare with this one.” Quoted from the interview in internationally renowned programme – the Discovery Channel. The KL Butterfly Park is the world largest butterfly garden in the world sized 80,000 square feet and is the home of more than 5,000 live butterflies, exotic plants, butterfly-host plants and ferns. Don’t be surprise while entering the park as you will be possibly greeted by hundreds of butterflies flying around you, and while you are enjoying the peaceful ambient in the park. For more information about this beautiful KL Butterfly Park, please refer to this link: http://www.klbutterflypark.com/

5. Kuala Lumpur City Centre Petronas Twin Tower

Petronas Twin Tower is the world tallest twin tower since 1996. It is one of the Malaysia’s proudest icon, the must-visit tourist destination, lined with endless shopping and touring experience. It has 88-storeys twin structure with the height of 451.9 metres. Visitor can take the elevator to scale up to 170 metres high to reach the SkyBridge within two soaring towers. In addition, visitor can also visit the 86 level to unfold the breadth taking view of Kuala Lumpur, right at the centre of the capital city.  To know more about Petronas Twin Tower (and enjoy 360 degree virtual view from this strategic landmark), kindly visit the following link: https://www.petronastwintowers.com.my/

6. Suria KLCC

The Suria KLCC is one of the most premier shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It has approximately 360 specialty stores under one roof within this world class complex of 1 million square feet. Besides, it is surrounded by various tourist attractions. The Lake Symphony (Esplanade) is the musical fountain location right outside Suria KLCC which presents mystical light and sound water foundation show on a daily basis. Aquaria KLCC is the world-class oceanarium located below KLCC which features a wide variety of marine life from Malaysia and the world. Petrosains Discovery Centre located at level 4 in Suria KLCC is a high-tech science discovery centre that allows interactive and educational adventure for the family. Refer to this link (https://www.suriaklcc.com.my/) to know more about Suria KLCC and its tourist attraction facilities.

7. Langkawi Island, Kedah State

Langkawi, the “Isle of Legend”. It is the main island of an archipelago of 99 islands of the same name situated in the Andaman Sea, 30 kilometres off from the coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is a small island with only 319 square kilometres. On the island, you will see the most dramatic rock formation on earth, as a result of half billion years of ferment and cataclysm. In addition, you will see the world-class Geopark, mountains, rainforests, mangroves and wetlands, wildlife, beaches and all the natural wonders in the Langkawi island. Interested to see more, give yourself a virtual tour here: https://naturallylangkawi.my/

8. The Stadthuys, Malacca State

The Stadthuys is believed to be one of the oldest Dutch building in the East. It was built between 1941 to 1960 on the destruction of a Portuguese fort. As for now, the Stadthuys is located at the Church Street in Malacca State. These massive area of red buildings in The Stadthuys exhibits the common colonial Dutch features, which include substantial solid doors and louvered windows. Apart from the Stadthuys, the Christ Church which built at 1753, the Jonker Street and Malacca River surrounding this area are also the nearby attractions in Malacca. Refer to this link to know more about The Stadthuys and Malacca: http://malacca.attractionsinmalaysia.com/The-Stadthuys.php

9. Kinabalu National Park, Sabah State

Kinabalu Park is Malaysia’s first world heritage site declared by UNESCO in December 2020 as one of the most important biological sites in the world. This national park was gazetted in 1964 to protect Mount Kinabalu and its inhabitant plants and animals. In Kinabalu National Park, you can enjoy the natural landscape in several ways, including trekking, climbing, camping, wildlife watching, plant spotting, golfing, etc. To know more about these activities and the beautiful sceneries, kindly refer to this link: https://www.mountkinabalu.com/


References and Photographs from:

[1] https://www.iamm.org.my/

[2] http://www.jmm.gov.my/en/museum/royal-museum

[3] https://www.klbirdpark.com/

[4] http://www.klbutterflypark.com/

[5] https://www.petronastwintowers.com.my/

[6] https://www.suriaklcc.com.my/

[7] https://naturallylangkawi.my/

[8] http://malacca.attractionsinmalaysia.com/The-Stadthuys.php

[9] https://dailytravelpill.com/22-things-to-see-and-do-melaka-malacca/

[10] http://www.visionkl.com/tag/the-royal-museum/

[11] https://kualalumpur.concordehotelsresorts.com/8-dizzying-facts-about-petronas-towers-you-probably-didnt-know

[12] https://www.mountkinabalu.com/

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