Why Visit Malaysia:
A cultural fusion marrying the best of three cultures, Malaysia’s native Malay, South Indian, and Chinese influences combine like a delicious Penang soup. Blessed with modern cities, ample nature, and the solid infrastructure required to get you between the two, Malaysia is varied and stress-free. Hike through tea plantations to jungle waterfalls, stroll the white-sand beaches of Langkawi or scuba dive off idyllic Tioman island. Spot jungle wildlife from treetop hideouts in Teman Negara National Park, digest Penang’s open-air food stall markets or live it up in modern, vibrant KL. Think you’ve seen it all? There’s still the “other” Malaysia: the states of Sabah and Sarawak, separated by 1,000km (621 mi) of sea, carved out of Borneo’s enormous jungle expanse.
Malaysia has a wide range of tourist attractions. The sheer diversity of tourism destinations is astounding. These include the high-tech city of Kuala Lumpur, tropical island of Langkawi, colonial hill stations of Genting and Cameron Highlands, numerous pristine beaches, National Parks, and the world’s oldest tropical rainforests. Malaysia has the potential of catering to tourist of every hue and it truly lives up to its tag line of Malaysia Truly Asia.
Amongst the very few countries in the world stands Malaysia, with people from different countries and cultures. Despite being influenced by diverse cultures, Malaysia has made its mark by furnishing its own identity to the world. Its rich culture can be depicted as an assortment, where you can find variety harmonizing the global standards. A glimpse of foreign tang can be seen in its language, music, dance, architecture, people, and handicrafts as well.
Though Malay is the national language, English is widely understood and spoken in the country. Malaysia has its own film industry that churns out about 15 films and 300-400 dramas every year. This multi-religious country is home to different people, though Islam has remained its predominant religion. Be it festivals or cultural celebrations, Malaysians have the courtesy to commemorate events with equal fervor.
Talking about cultural activity, there are ample of arts and crafts including theatre, music, dance, handicrafts to keep people engaged. British architecture is best observed in courts, but traditional Malay houses are also not out of the sight. Museums and art galleries in Malaysia never fail to impress their visitors with their great paintings and sculptures