Malaysia Things to Do

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Malaysia Things to Do

  • Petronas Twin Towers

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    Soaring to a height of 451.9 meters, the 88-storey twin structure of the Petronas Towers is Kuala Lumpur's crown jewel. A sky bridge at levels 41 and 42 links the two towers, at 170 meters above street level. The attraction is open to visitors between 9am - 9pm every Tuesday to Sunday. Best to purchase a ticket online to avoid the queue. There's...

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  • Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

    Penang Things to Do

    Penang Hill is located in Air Itam which is 6 kilometres from city of Georgetown.The hill stands out prominently from the lowland as a hilly and forested area,That's why we are hot up there. Adult RM 30.00 Senior RM 30.00 Child ( Aged 4 -12 years ) RM 15.00 School/College/University Student RM 15.00

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  • A' Famosa

    Melaka Things to Do

    Porta de Santiago Fortress was built by the Portuguese, under the command of Afonso de Albuquerque, in 1511. They had attacked Melaka and overthrown the sultan who fled to Johor. They built the fortress as a defensive structure. At its height the fortress was made up of several long ramparts and four major towers. Most of the village of Melaka was...

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  • Manukan Island

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Visited the Manukan island as a part of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park 3 island hopping tour. TARP consists of 5 islands ,the Gaya, Mamutik, Manukan,Sapi and Sulug, but we just visited Manukan , Mamutik and we had our lunch on Sapi island. Departed from Jesselton Harbour , and it just took about 15 minutes to reach. Pay the Harbor tax,Sabah Park...

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  • Sarawak River Cruise

    Kuching Things to Do

    The Sarawak River Cruise goes for 1.5 hours and cost RM60 each, we could have booked a cheaper tour but we liked the look of this big boat. There is unlimited free drinks of orange juice and plates of delicious layer cake and you can also purchase alcohol from the bar. The cruise was a bit late leaving and we thought it must be tourists who were...

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  • Istana Besar

    Johor Bahru Things to Do

    If there's one thing we really appreciate in Johor is this museum, which houses a good collection of royal heirloom, impressive rare artefacts and a good record of the history of the States's Royal Family.

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  • Diving and Snorkeling

    Pulau Tioman Things to Do

    This is among main reason why many tourists visit here. Get ready to check with your hotel on the best place to go for the best underwater experience. Make sure you not seasick from the boat ride. Enjoy!

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  • First World Plaza

    Genting Things to Do

    Ahh The Monorail, this monorail ride has only two stations, the first world plaza station and the Outdoor Theme Park Station and the Monorail Ride shuttles back and forth these two areas on a leisurely pace providing a panoramic view of the Genting Highlands Complex and in amnd around the Outdoor Theme Park Area so that you will take lots of...

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  • Lake Garden

    Taiping Things to Do

    Taiping Lake Garden is a old tin mine area. It is a big area with many lakes and greens and trees. Local residents spend their time with family or alone to execise their body to keep healthy. You would always meet with sports activities here and there. There are a few famous hotels nearby in walking distance. The famous Maxwell Hill and the...

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  • 272 steps

    Batu Caves Things to Do

    If you want to visit Batu Caves, the best day is on Thaipusam Celebration. You embark on the journey as early as 4pm-5pm (Thaipusam Celebration) and you'll see people starting to walk to the holy cave (Batu Caves). From Kuala Lumpur, take the LRT Putra to Putra Station. Then take the feeder bus towards Tmn Melewar or Taman Batu. Ask the driver to...

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  • Sipadan

    Malaysia Things to Do

    HEY!!! nice to meet you again!!! I have booked the fly yesterday! i will arrive on kuching on 6th september evening. you are very kind, so i will ask you some questions :) _Where can i sleep on kuching? i'm searching for an easy and cheap room. _What about nightlife on kuching? young people? disco? _Where can i book on kuching the longhouse iban...

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  • Batu Caves

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    The Batu Caves are about thirteen kilometres from Kuala Lumpur. To get to the caves you must first climb up 272 steps and most of the way up you are watched by sneaky monkeys. Watch them as they are so quick and we saw a few people lose their plastic bags of souvenirs they had bought and there was no way to get them back. So hang on to everything,...

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  • Kek Lok Si (Buddhist) Temple

    Penang Things to Do

    Once a Year celebration of the Chinese New Year, Keh Lok Si Temple make it a special occasion by lighten up with more than 10,000 lights not only for decoration but also with a special ritual for those whom like to pledge or donate to a noble cause. It may cost you a few hundred to a few thousand Ringgit to light up a light from 1st to 15th day of...

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  • Temple's

    Melaka Things to Do

    The Sanduo Temple is also on Jalan Tokong. Jalan Tokong means Harmony Street because so many temples from different religions peacefully co-exist here. The Sanduo Temple entrance is guarded by two very impressive dragons. This temple is around 218 years old. It was built in 1795. Many utensils in the temple, such as incense burners and plaques...

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  • Gaya Street

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Wet,day,night ,and sunday markets ,are always in our itinerary to be visited. This Gaya Street Sunday Market opened from early in the morning , about 6.00 as i remembered. The market stretched along the Gaya Street , can find a lot of stuffs ,eateries , pets , fishes , plants , souvenirs ,'antiques', handicrafts, fruits and etc. Just visit here...

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  • Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

    Kuching Things to Do

    The main reason we deiced to come to Kuching was to see the orangutans at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre. We booked a week day private tour through our hotel which was MR60 ($20) and left for the centre at 8am. This was so exciting as I have never seen orangutans in the wild before. We walked down a small pathway and were given a short safety briefing...

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  • Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque

    Johor Bahru Things to Do

    Yes, the museum has lots of the sultan's treasures, but it was nice to find there, in a great mixture of artifacts, a popular musical instrument from my small country, in the other side of the world. The instrument is called Adufe, and it is used only in popular music in the northeast part of Portugal. The collection? Interesting but not...

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  • Coral Island

    Pulau Tioman Things to Do

    Generally there are two types of tours; Trip 1 includes 4 sites and Trip 2 includes 6 sites. Check for prices. The most expensive we found (as a guideline) were: Trip 1 : 9:30am to 13:30pm 60RM per adult Trip 2 : 9:30am to 15:30pm 80RM per adult Trip 1: Coral island, Malang Rock, Marine Park, Rengis Island Trip 2: Coral Island, Malang Rock,...

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  • Snow World

    Genting Things to Do

    This is my feedback about Snow Thieves, oh I mean Snow World. This is simply a place operated by a gang of thieves. Here is how it is done. Firstly, they show you 50 sign that says 'No mobile phones' before you enter (didn't know why by then by literately means 'If you want to get stolen enter with your mobile phone!). Then when you enter they...

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  • Zoo

    Taiping Things to Do

    Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest zoological gardens in Malaysia. It has 34 acres (140,000 m2) of space and exhibits various animals such as amphibians, mammals and reptiles totalling some 1300 animals of 180 species. These include Tigers, Lions, Elephants, Hippopotamus, Giraffes, Hornbills, Orang Utans, Siamang, Deer, Nilgai, Night...

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  • Hindu Gods & Goddesses

    Batu Caves Things to Do

    There is a signboard at the gate before you climb the steps tto the upper caves temple. You can come early at 8.00 am for the morning prayer or the evening session at 4pm. You can ask from the traders what to buy for the praying session, the flowers and milk and other items are available on sales.

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  • Bukit Bintang

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    Lot 10 is one of the popular shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur. You will not miss this mall as it is located in the center of Bukit Bintang. Not only tourists come here, but locals like myself comes here very often. I go to the gym located on the rooftop. After gym, I usually have lunch or dinner at the food-court, Hutong, on the basement. Sometimes...

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  • Beaches in Penang

    Penang Things to Do

    There are many type of motorise water sport activities at Penang beaches. To name them are water scooter, banana boat pull by the other boat, the parasut sailing. The operators would always give the safety briefing before a tourist actually start the game. Those who are healthy and brave can play the games.

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  • St. Paul's Church Ruins

    Melaka Things to Do

    After visiting the maritime museum we retraced our steps and climbed up St Paul's Hill to the ruins of St. Paul's Church. There are good views over Melaka from here. St. Paul's Church started off as a small chapel called the Chapel of the Mother of God. The Chapel of the Mother of God was originally built by a Portuguese administrator called...

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  • Poring Hot Spring

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Here is the best place to soak away your sores and aches of muscles in the hot sulphuric minerals of the spring, claimed to have curative powers and very popular among the locals. Pay a nominal fees then you can soak in the outdoor hot spring for relaxing bath or the kids can have a fun time in the rock pool. If you prefer some privacy, rent a...

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  • Sarawak Museum

    Kuching Things to Do

    Sarawak Museum – Old Building The Sarawak Museum is spread over a few different buildings, so make sure you visit them all as they are all totally different. The first building we went into is called the Old Building and it was built in 1891 . It was built by Charles Brooke, the White Rajah of Sarawak, it was copied from a design of the Normandy...

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  • Jalan Wong Ah Fook

    Johor Bahru Things to Do

    This is one of the busiest street in Johor Bahru, named Wong Ah Fook , one of the important Chinese Kapitan in Johor Bahru, a man who helped developing Johor Bahru City. Johor Bahru was founded in 1855 by Wong Ah Fook and Temenggung Daeng Ibrahim. This street streched about 1-1,5 Km,south end is Iskandar Coastal Highway, and the north end is the...

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  • Waterfalls

    Pulau Tioman Things to Do

    Asah waterfalls (also known as Mukut waterfalls) is located in the deserted Kampung Asah in Tioman. Set amidst the lush tropical rainforest, it is said to be one of the best and most famous waterfalls in Tioman since it was also fetured in the hollywood movie South Pacific. The loud cascading water stands out sharply against the tranquillity of...

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  • Casinos

    Genting Things to Do

    this casino is the largest of the 3 casinos in the Genting Highlands and is located in the Genting Hotel. All are owned by Casino De Genting (Resorts World) Being the largest, they have more card table games here and they have more baccarat gaming tables and 21 gaming tables than in the smaller Starworld Casino in First World Plaza but as in there,...

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  • Bukit Larut - Maxwell Hill

    Taiping Things to Do

    One of the oldest hill station established in 1870s by the English, elevation 1,250 meters. The local Chinese called it "Kopi Sua" or "Coffee Hill" and so when I was young, I imagined there will be coffee powder all the way up the hill. I have been up to Maxwell Hill many times, by jeep or by walking. Day trip or staying overnight in one of the...

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  • Genting Highlands

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    For most people visiting Malaysia, usually they miss this awesome mountain top theme park- Resorts World Genting Highlands- Even on a tight Schedule, you can visit this awesome Genting Highlands just for a day even just half of the day because it's just 51 km from KL It is situated on a mountain peak. It is sometimes known to be called the “Las...

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  • Reclining Buddha temple (Wat...

    Penang Things to Do

    Wat Chayamangkalaram a Thai Temple which was built in 1845 on the land granded by Queen Victoria. The Temple has one of the largest Reclining Buddha in the world. The Statue is Gold plated and measuring 33 meters in length.

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  • Museums

    Melaka Things to Do

    We walked past this museum and stopped to take some photos of the statues outside. The museum focuses on the life and voyages of Chinese Muslim Admiral Cheng Ho, also known as Zhenghe. From my guidebook description the museum sounds good but we did not have time to spare for a visit. The museum is open from 9am -6pm Mon-Thurs and from 9am to 7pm...

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  • Tanjung Aru Beach

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Tanjung aru derives its name from the abundance of tall casuarinas (Aru) trees that grace the shoreline. The sunset is beyond words, so make sure you catch it. A great place to hang out with friends & family. Watch the sun goes down as you sip coconut water and chow down on satay, chicken wings or hawker-style noodles. At this stretch of the...

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  • Sarawak Cultural Village

    Kuching Things to Do

    Tucked away on the foothills of legendary Mount Santubong, 35 km away from Kuching is Sarawak's fascinating cultural showcase, the award winning "Sarawak Cultural Village". This living museum depicts the heritage of the major racial groups in Sarawak and conveniently portrays the respective lifestyle amidst 14 acres of equatorial vegetation. Here,...

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  • Eastern Pewter

    Johor Bahru Things to Do

    It takes a master to make sure that every detail is properly emphasised. The final product is something that you'll be proud to display at home. The guide mentioned that there should be at least a pewter ware in each household. Hmm, I'm still looking for it.

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  • Island Hopping

    Pulau Tioman Things to Do

    Another 30 minutes of sail brought us to the other side of the Coral island. This was the place where we were supposed to have our lunch. There was a small beach with perfect white sand, and clean blue water. Sea bed was clearly visible. The ferry pulled on the beach and we were asked to move on to the beach. The sun was overhead and scorching,...

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  • Indoor Theme Park

    Genting Things to Do

    (Continued) Some of the good indoor theme park rides & activities are as follows. The photos are attached for your reference. - Flying boat ride (Relaxing ride in colourful flying boats and have good views of the indoor theme park) - Merry Go Around (Classical ride for children) - Arcade (There is an arcade section for those who are into exciting...

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  • Perak Museum

    Taiping Things to Do

    The Perak Museum is the oldest museum in Malaysia. Sir Hugh Low, the British Resident of Perak, had the museum constructed in 1883 to house the artefacts collected in the Kinta Valley and Lenggong Valley. Due to financial constraints, the construction was delayed, and the Perak Museum was only completed three years later, in 1886. The front and...

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  • Merdeka Square

    Kuala Lumpur Things to Do

    Wandering around "Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square)" is a very interesting experience. This area had witnessed the British's Union Jack flag was lowered down and replaced by Malaysian's Jalur Gemilang in the midnight of 31st August 1957. Besides, there are many other important national events was held at this Dataran Merdeka as well. This Dataran...

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  • Gurney Drive (sea-watch & hawker food)

    Penang Things to Do

    Gurney Drive is a seaside esplanade with luxury hotels, condominiums and the famous hawker center. It is a popular hangout for locals and tourists alike. Besides local Penang hawker fare, there are small family-run eateries (kedai makanan) as well as Western-style cafes and restaurants.

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  • Dutch Square

    Melaka Things to Do

    Across the road from Dutch Square there is a little ornamental windmill. There is also a new walkway along the river lined with cafes, restaurants and psychadelic buildings (see later tips). There is also the remains of a fort or possibly part of the original city walls. It affords views over the river and towards the waterwheel and has several...

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  • Signal Hill

    Kota Kinabalu Things to Do

    Visited the Signal Hill Observatory Platform the highest point in Kota Kinabalu , while we did the city tour. Climbed here with the Bas Persiaran , saw the glimpse of Kota Kinabalu from above. The Signal Hill Observatory Platform ,marked the border between original land and reclaimed land from the sea. Nothing so special here , view towards the...

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  • Bako National Park

    Kuching Things to Do

    We took K1 red bus at the bus stand near to the Riverbank Suite, Waterfront. It took less than 1 hour to the fishing village where we took a boat from there (RM15 for local adult and free for kid under 5 years old).to the Bako National Park. We walked around the beach, saw some monkeys and wild boars. We tried to go to the jungle, but there were...

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  • Zoo

    Johor Bahru Things to Do

    If you want close encounters with the tigers, then this zoo is for you. For me it's really scary like there's this one tiger whose cage's door is so small and only locked by a small yale. The tiger was really huge that it can easily break that small door with some visitors enraging it. This really scared me and so is the tiger's sound of...

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