Malaysia – Truly Asia !!

Malaysia, located in the Malay Peninsula and stretches to parts of Borneo where it shares a border with neighboring Indonesia is a combination of many things. Kuala Lampur, their capital city, is a financial hub and powerhouse in South East Asia. It has white sand beaches also, mountains in the Genting Highlands, UNESCO world heritage sites and secluded islands also.

It is a culturally rich nation with a mix of Malay, Indian, Chinese, Arabic, European, Peranakan and other cultures and its landscape is dotted with temples, mosques and churches.

We will start with a visit to the capital city – Kuala Lampur. One of the most iconic sights in the world, the PETRONAS Towers, or the PETRONAS Twin Towers considering the fact that there are two of them, are the tallest twin towers in the world. Visitors flock here for the walk over the sky bridge that joins the two towers together and you can admire the breathtaking views that stretch across the city of Kuala Lumpur. It contains a complex of office buildings, conference halls, a huge 50-acre park and an upmarket shopping complex.

PETRONAS-Twin-Towers-768x512View of the Petronas Tower in the night

Next up is a visit to the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia – Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. The temple is easily recognizable as it has a vibrant and colorful view featuring a range of Hindu deities. It is mostly a place of worship for the local Tamil community but visitors can also explore the grounds and wonder at the architecture and atmosphere. The KL Bird Park is spread over 20 acres. It is home to over 3000 birds. Visitors can enjoy learning about the local flora and fauna and bird watch in one of the largest public aviaries in the world. The park is also a well respected scientific location.

Sri-Mahamariamman-Temple@Shri Marimamman Temple

The Central Market in Kuala Lumpur, also known as Pasar Seni, is a firm location on the tourist map and was developed from a former wet market selling fruit, vegetables, and meat. It includes different sections to reflect the various influences and ethnic backgrounds present in Malaysia such as Malay, Indian, and Chinese areas selling local products like souvenirs and arts and crafts.

Pasar-Seni-Kuala-Lumpur-768x512@Central Market

Aquaria KLCC, an ‘oceanarium’ situated in the depths of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, spans over 60,000 square feet and features a 300 foot tunnel in the center which allows visitors to explore up close. The experience is set up as a land to sea journey and people can see the Malaysian aquatic life, from fresh water rivers and swamps. Aquaria KLCC has over 5,000 aquatic creatures for visitors to enjoy.

Aquaria-KLCC-768x509@Aquaria KLCC

Photo source: Flickr

We visit ahead the Melaka and Genting province which is exciting place for the people who likes adventures and nature.

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