Category: Malaysia

Malaysian Unesco World Heritage site has oldest relics of human settlement outside Africa but is largely unknown and severely neglected – why?: Marco Ferrarese; SCMP

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Malaysian Unesco World Heritage site has oldest relics of human settlement outside Africa but is largely unknown and severely neglected – why?

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A look at Malaysia’s unmissable tourist hotspots; Times of India

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As Asian wonderland, Malaysia is a melting-pot of cultures offering travellers an experience of a lifetime. People visit the country to get an essence of true Asian culture. The Southeast Asian nation is dotted with some stunning architectural marvels (Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur are the tallest twin towers in the world), palaces, temples, islands, beaches, mountains and some spellbinding caves!If this has you wooed, here’s Times of India pick of top-rated attractions which makes Malaysia beautiful…

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A cultural melting pot; Chung Ying Yi; The Edge

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Penang’s capital, George Town, was listed as a Unesco World Heritage site in 2008. It was named after King George III and is one of the most interesting historical cities in Malaysia, with atmospheric streets lined with heritage architecture. The Edge takes a look at the George Town Heritage Trail, which highlights several tourist-worthy attractions.

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The cultural and historical significance of Old Melaka; Chung Ying Yi & Terence Tan; Edge

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A city rich in culture and heritage, Melaka is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Malaysia. From its humble beginnings as a coastal village, it would go on to become the setting of the glorious tales of the Melaka Sultanate and later, part of the country’s colonial past with the Portuguese, Dutch and British all leaving a mark in this Unesco World Heritage Site. The writers explore Old Melaka and its many historical attractions.

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