Tourism in Malaysia – Top destinations to visit in Malaysia

Tourism in Malaysia - Top destinations to visit in Malaysia

Asia is having various countries that are very famous for tourism like India, China, Thailand but Malaysia is always listed on the top. Malaysia is located in South East Asia. Thailand and Malaysia are having a shared border in the west region. Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia‘s capital. It is also listed as the top 9th most visited country in the world. Mostly the newly married couples used to prefer to go to this place. You can have top beaches, scenic beauty, amazing food, restaurants, and hotels to stay, big malls for shopping, and adventure places to do rock climbing and other adventurous things.

Today tourism is the third-largest source of income for the people of Malaysia. Every year millions of people came to visit this country. Travel and tourism of Malaysia came under the Malaysia Tourism Promotion Board (MTPB). And this agency always tries to make their country at the top in travel and tourism. In the year 1999 Malaysia started a marketing campaign named “Malaysia, Truly Asia” which makes the country worldwide famous for its efforts towards tourism. And it affects the tourism of the country and the number of tourists increases with a huge margin.

Top destinations to visit in Malaysia

  • Petronas Twin Towers
  • Golden Triangle
  • George Town
  • Gurney Drive
  • Ipoh
  • Alor Star
  • Johor Bahru
  • Kangar
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Kota Bharu
  • Kuala Terengganu
  • Kuantan
  • Kuching
  • Melaka
  • Miri
  • Seremban
  • Putrajaya
  • Petaling Jaya

Top Islands and beaches

  • Sapi Island
  • Labuan
  • Langkawi
  • Pangkor
  • Penang Island
  • Redang Island
  • Tenggol Island
  • Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park
  • Perhentian Islands
  • Kapas Island
  • Lang Tengah Island
  • Rantau Abang Beach
  • Mabul
  • Tioman Island
  • Sipadan

Top National Parks

  • Bako National Park, Sarawak
  • Lambir Hills National Park, Sarawak
  • Niah Caves National Park, Sarawak
  • Kubah National Park, Sarawak
  • Gunung Gading National Park, Sarawak
  • Endau Rompin National Park, Johor
  • Batang Ai National Park, Sarawak
  • Kinabalu National Park, Sabah
  • Loagan Bunut National Park, Sarawak
  • Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak

Other destinations to visit

  • Aquaria KLCC, at KLCC tower, KL
  • A’ Famosa Resort, Malacca
  • Berjaya Times Square KL, KL
  • Bukit Bintangwalk, KL
  • Batu Caves, KL
  • Berjaya Hills Resort (A French-themed village)
  • Crystal Mosque, Kuala Terengganu
  • Cruise Tasik Putrajaya (CTP) Lake cruises, Putrajaya
  • Cameron Highlands
  • Dong Zen Temple
  • Eye on Malaysia, Malacca
  • Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), KL
  • Fraser’s Hill
  • Genting Highlands
  • Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
  • Kuala Lumpur Hop-On Hop-Off, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Lookout point, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, KL
  • Kuala Lumpur Tower, Menara Kuala Lumpur, KL
  • Malaysian Handicraft Craft Complex, KL
  • Masjid Negara
  • Merdeka Square
  • Mines Resort City, KL
  • Monorail train at KL
  • Muzium Negara, KL
  • The National Monument Tugu Negara, KL
  • Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC), KL
  • Sri Mahamariamman Temple
  • Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque, KL
  • Sunway Lagoon, KL
  • Then Hou Temple, KL
  • Underwater world, Langkawi
  • National Zoo of Malaysia (Zoo Negara), KL

List of museums city wise

Kuala Lumpur

  • Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
  • Maybank Numismatic Museum
  • National History Museum
  • National Museum
  • National Textile Museum
  • Royal Malaysian Police Museum


  • Labuan Maritime Museum


  • Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum
  • Beauty Museum
  • Cheng Ho Cultural Museum
  • Chitty Museum
  • Democratic Government Museum
  • Education Museum
  • Governor’s Museum
  • Kite Museum
  • Malacca Islamic Museum
  • Malacca Literature Museum
  • Malacca Stamp Museum
  • Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum
  • Malacca UMNO Museum
  • Malay and Islamic World Museum
  • Malaysia Architecture Museum
  • Malaysia Youth Museum
  • Maritime Museum
  • People’s Museum
  • Royal Malaysian Navy Museum
  • Straits Chinese Jewellery Museum
  • Tun Ghafar Baba Museum


  • Time Tunnel


  • Batik Painting Museum Penang
  • Camera Museum
  • Penang Museum and Art Gallery
  • Sun Yat-sen Museum Penang


  • Beruas Museum
  • Kota Ngah Ibrahim
  • Perak State Museum


  • Sabah Museum


  • Kuching Cat Museum
  • Sarawak State Museum


  • Orang Asli Museum
  • Sultan Alam Shah Museum

Geographical Statistics

  • Name: Malaysia
  • Capital: Kuala Lumpur
  • Continent: Asia
  • Dialing code: +60
  • Currency: Malaysian Ringgit