Faces of
Malaysia
Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo (near Miri) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with caves and karst formations. The caves are home to over 5 million bats who exit the caves in search for food every evening in a spectacular way.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

Melaka, Malaysia

Jalan Kota / Coronation Park

address: Jalan Kota, Bandar Hilir, Melaka (Malacca)
Lang_Rajawali_The_Coronation_Park_Melaka.jpg, A street full of museums and the adjacent Coronation Park with a displayed first airplane of the Malaysian airforce
Lang Rajawali twin-engine airplane, first aircraft purchased by Royal Malaysian Air Force (in service 1958 - 1970)
A street full of museums and the adjacent Coronation Park with a displayed first airplane of the Malaysian airforce

Museums along Jalon Kota between the Dutch Square and Coronation Park:

Malaysia Architectural Museum
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Melaka Islamic Museum
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UMNO Museum

Ethnography Museum

Kite Museum
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Stamp Museum

 

Full list of museums in Melaka:
http://www.perzim.gov.my/en/visit-the-museum/museums-network/

tree coronation park
big rain tree in the Coronation Park



Related Places

Dutch Square (Red Square)

The Dutch Square, also called Red Squared because all the surrounding building painted red, next to the Melaka river is a good starting point for visiting the old part of the town.

Hotels in Melaka

Apa Kaba Home&Stay

Homestay / Guesthouse in a village (kampung) area, 5min away from the heritage zone

Ringo’s Foyer Guest House

Guesthouse located right next to historical Chinatown of Melaka

Attractions

Dutch Square (Red Square), Melaka

The Dutch Square, also called Red Squared because all the surrounding building painted red, next to the Melaka river is a good starting point for visiting the old part of the town.

Kampung Kling Mosque, Melaka

Masjik Kampung Keling is one of Melakas oldest mosques built in 1872. The architecture resembling a pagoda is influenced by Sumatran, Chinese, Hindu and local designs.

Attractions

Mangrove River Tour, Cherating

A must-do in Cherating is a boat tour into the mangrove forest. The guides are good in spotting various animals, includings snakes.

Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Main shopping, dining and entertainment area of Kuala Lumpur. Many backpacker accommodations are here too.