Most Alluring Cities to Visit in Malaysia

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Here is the list of 10 Most Alluring Cities to Visit in Malaysia

1. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur: Where's the party tonight?

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur: Where's the party tonight?
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Known For : Petronas Towers Menara Kuala Lumpur Batu Caves

Kuala Lumpur is the most popular city of the multi cultural country, Malaysia. With skyscrapers on one side and shopping malls on the other, Kuala Lumpur has its own night life. It is an enclave within the state of Selangor. Kuala Lumpur is famous for its street foods all over the world, the street food of KL is a vibrant mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Thai and Arabian and that is what makes it special, what else can you ask for.

Best Time: December to February, May to August

96 Kuala Lumpur Attractions

2. Georgetown, Malaysia - Penang's Gorgeous Capital City

Georgetown, Malaysia - Penang's Gorgeous Capital City
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Known For : Penang Hill Kek Lok Si Temple Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion Khoo Kongsi Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion Pinang Peranakan Mansion

The popular capital of Penang, George Town is a colourful Malaysian city that has also been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. George Town is the second largest city in Malaysia. You will find a very relaxed and calm atmosphere in this city, with shops opening post noon. The city is rich in architecture, in that there are several beautifully built colonial buildings here. George Town is also very famous for its food at the stalls of street hawkers, in particular.

Best Time: November to January ; February to April

43 Georgetown Attractions

3. Melaka, Malaysia - The little fishing village that became a beautiful city.

Melaka, Malaysia - The little fishing village that became a beautiful city.
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Known For : A'Famosa St Paul's Church Melaka Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum

Melaka was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, in 2008. It is a city that is culturally rich and also has a number of historical sites for visits. There is also a little river running through the city, providing it with a calm, peaceful aura. Melaka is a city that boasts of lots of good food, apart from its cultural attractions. From the famous Christ Church to the busy night markets, there slots to do in the city, for every kind of traveller. 

Best Time: April to May; October

25 Melaka Attractions

4. Ipoh - Gateway to Cameron Highlands

Ipoh - Gateway to Cameron Highlands
3.8 /5

Known For : Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple Perak Cave Temple Lost World of Tambun

Explore the Hipster Capital of Malaysia in style at Ipoh, Malaysia’s third largest city that has recently shot to fame as an offbeat destination for lovers of adventure, art, heritage, and architecture. From exploring breathtaking limestone caves and kayaking along the Kinta River to trying out the famous Ipoh white coffee and strolling through the city to find gorgeous street art, this city has much to offer!

31 Ipoh Attractions

5. Kuching - City of Cats and City of Unity

Kuching - City of Cats and City of Unity
4.3 /5

Known For : Kuching Waterfront Sarawak Cultural Village Sarawak Cultural Village Tua Pek Kong Temple Mount Santubong Bako National Park

The state capital of Sarawak and the largest city on the island of Borneo, Kuching is a bustling, diverse city which has old colonial buildings and modern towers and houses. With the Sarawak River on one side, the city has street food vendors and locals selling handicrafts and paintings. It has 19th century landmarks like The Astana (former palace of White Rajas) and Fort Margherita along with wildlife sanctuaries with rich flora and fauna.

25 Kuching Attractions

6. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - The city of beautiful rainforests and calming islands

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - The city of beautiful rainforests and calming islands
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Known For : Kota Kinabalu City Mosque Mount Kinabalu Manukan Island

Kota Kinabalu, commonly referred to as KK, is the capital of Sabah. The city lies on the fringes of the South China Sea and also hosts Mount Kinabalu. KK also forms the gateway to the Borneo Island. KK is a coastal city, looking out on sparkling waters. Tourists throng this place each year and visit the many markets and beaches. Another popular landmark of this city, apart from Mount Kinabalu of course, is the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, located on the waterfront.

Best Time: September to December

21 Kota Kinabalu Attractions

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7. Kuantan - The Underrated City of Malaysia

Kuantan - The Underrated City of Malaysia
2.3 /5

Known For : Lao Zi Temple Teluk Chempedak Teluk Chempedak

Situated in Malaysia, Kuantan is the capital city of Pahang (the largest state in Malaysia) on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. This small but lively coastal town is renowned for its beaches, serene atmosphere, friendly weather, beautiful sunsets and rich Malay culture. Kuantan, one of the cleanest cities of Malaysia is home to a lot of incredible attractions namely Sultan Ahmad Shah State Mosque featuring five domes, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Agriculture Park which is an education centre and Tanjung Lumpur which is a traditional Malay village known for its seafood restaurants.

18 Kuantan Attractions

8. Putrajaya - Federal Territory of Malaysia

Putrajaya - Federal Territory of Malaysia
3.8 /5

Known For : Putra Mosque IOI City Mall Putrajaya Putrajaya Botanical Garden

Located in Malaysia, Putrajaya also referred to as the Federal Territory of Putrajaya is a city situated towards the south of Kuala Lumpur. Putrajaya is known for its well built late 20th-century architecture of the Putrajaya Mosque and Iranian style architecture of the Putra Bridge which overlooks the famous man-made Putrajaya Lake.

26 Putrajaya Attractions

9. Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - The city of beautiful rainforests and calming islands

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia - The city of beautiful rainforests and calming islands
3.8 /5 View 48+ photos

Known For : Kota Kinabalu City Mosque Mount Kinabalu Manukan Island

Kota Kinabalu, commonly referred to as KK, is the capital of Sabah. The city lies on the fringes of the South China Sea and also hosts Mount Kinabalu. KK also forms the gateway to the Borneo Island. KK is a coastal city, looking out on sparkling waters. Tourists throng this place each year and visit the many markets and beaches. Another popular landmark of this city, apart from Mount Kinabalu of course, is the Kota Kinabalu City Mosque, located on the waterfront.

Best Time: September to December

21 Kota Kinabalu Attractions

10. Kuantan - The Underrated City of Malaysia

Kuantan - The Underrated City of Malaysia
2.3 /5

Known For : Lao Zi Temple Teluk Chempedak Teluk Chempedak

Situated in Malaysia, Kuantan is the capital city of Pahang (the largest state in Malaysia) on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia. This small but lively coastal town is renowned for its beaches, serene atmosphere, friendly weather, beautiful sunsets and rich Malay culture. The city is known for its extraordinary waterfalls such as Sungai Pandan Waterfall, Sungai Berkelah Waterfall and the Jerangkang Waterfall. Sungai Lembing in Kuantan contains the world’s deepest underground mines and a Tin Museum.

18 Kuantan Attractions

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