Cities of Malaysia.

Tourist information about popular cities in Malaysia.

The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, is a bustling metropolis known for its modern skyline, iconic landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers (map), vibrant street markets, shopping malls, and a diverse culinary scene.

Located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Penang is famous for its UNESCO-listed capital, George Town. The city is renowned for its colonial architecture, vibrant street art, delicious local cuisine, and cultural heritage.

Also known as Melaka, Malacca City is a historic city on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It offers a rich blend of architectural influences, including Dutch, Portuguese, and Chinese, along with historical sites, museums, and traditional Peranakan culture.

Located in the state of Sabah on the island of Borneo, Kota Kinabalu is a gateway to the renowned Mount Kinabalu and the Kinabalu National Park. The city also offers beautiful islands, vibrant markets, and cultural attractions.

Situated at the southern tip of Peninsular Malaysia, Johor Bahru is known for its proximity to Singapore and serves as a popular entry point for visitors traveling between the two countries. It offers theme parks, shopping centers, and historical sites.

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Regions of Malaysia.

Tourist information about the regions of Malaysia.

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Malaysia comprises two geographic regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia, which are separated by the South China Sea.

Peninsular (West) Malaysia contains islands with gorgeous beaches and mountain retreats surrounded by tea plantations, interesting historical cities, World-famous food, and the highly modern, multi-cultural capital of Kuala Lumpur.

East Malaysia contains lush jungles with diverse native population and wildlife, as well as stunning natural attractions such as giant caves, beautiful mountains and fantastic diving sites.

Located on the island of Borneo, Sabah is known for its diverse wildlife, pristine rainforests, and stunning natural landscapes. Popular attractions include Mount Kinabalu, Kinabalu National Park, the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, and the beautiful islands of Sipadan and Mabul. Another state on the island of Borneo, Sarawak is known for its rich biodiversity, rainforests, and indigenous cultures. The capital city of *Kuching (map) is a popular starting point for exploring attractions such as Bako National Park, Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, and longhouse communities.

Situated on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the *Perhentian Islands offer pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs. These islands are a haven for snorkeling, scuba diving, and relaxation.

Located in the state of Pahang, the *Cameron Highlands is a scenic hill station renowned for its tea plantations, cool climate, and lush landscapes. Visitors can enjoy hiking trails, strawberry farms, tea factory visits, and breathtaking views.

Regions / Administrative centers.

Federal Territories


Useful websites.

Links to additional resources with useful information for planning your trip.


Visa Requirement by Country. eVISA is an online application platform that enable foreign nationals to apply for an electronic visa to enter Malaysia.


The official service website for Rapid KL, Rapid Penang and Rapid Kuantan by Prasarana Malaysia Berhad. Web Journey Planner.


The website is dedicated to the food scene in Penang. It features comprehensive guides and recommendations for street food in George Town.

Department of National Heritage: The official website of the Department of National Heritage in Malaysia offers information on the country’s cultural heritage, historical sites, preservation efforts, and cultural events.

National Museum of Malaysia: The website of the National Museum of Malaysia provides information about the museum’s exhibits, collections, and cultural artifacts that showcase the history and heritage of Malaysia.

The Star is one of Malaysia’s leading English-language newspapers. Their website covers a wide range of news topics, including politics, business, sports, entertainment, and lifestyle.

EatDrinkKL: This website is a comprehensive guide to the food scene in Kuala Lumpur, featuring reviews and recommendations for restaurants, street food stalls, cafes, and bars.