Malaysia is one of the best places for people who want to spend their holidays in a bright and exotic way. You can view both historical and natural attractions and see the legacy of bygone eras here. The country's rich history has left many historical attractions of varying degrees of preservation on its territory. Sultan Abdul Samad Building is one of the most beautiful old buildings in Kuala Lumpur. It was built in an ornate Oriental style with elements of Victorian architecture. The building was built for the British administration at the end of the XIX century. The Grand temple of Sri Mahamariamman is dedicated to the Hindu deity Mahamariamman, who protects from diseases and various troubles. The Central tower attracts the eye. It consists of several tiers.
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Malaysia will also be interesting for museum fans. The Islamic Arts Museum was opened to the public in the late 90s of the last century. A four-story building in a modern style was built in Kuala Lumpur specifically for the museum's exhibition. The collection contains about seven thousand artifacts. It includes various editions of the Koran, ceramics, weapons, and samples of calligraphy. There are 10 halls in the museum. They also contain items made of gold, dishes, armor, and models of famous buildings. The Maritime Museum is also fascinating. This is actually a museum of one ship. Of course, it was impossible to raise a Portuguese ship of the XVI century from the seafloor. However, it was possible to create an exact copy of it. An interesting exhibition is located in the museum building.
St. Mary's Cathedral is one of the oldest Anglican churches in Malaysia. It was built on the site of a former wooden church during the British colonial administration. The Cathedral was built in the late Gothic style. It looks like a typical English church. Suffolk House is another building reminiscent of British rule. It is also called the first "Great House" of Penang. It is one of the most important monuments of Penang's colonial heritage. The mansion is more than 200 years old. It is located in the suburb of George Town. It was built in the Georgian style by Francis Light, the founder of George Town. The house has served as the residence of several governors over the years. It was also the house of the government. The house was in disrepair by the middle of the XX century. However, it has acquired its original appearance after major repairs. The Stadthuys recalls the times of Dutch rule. This is the city hall, which is located in the city of Malacca. The building of the XVII century is perfectly preserved. It is used for the collection of the Historical and Ethnography Museum today. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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You should also visit the modern buildings that have become the hallmark of the country. For example, these are the impressive Petronas Twin Towers. Each of them has 88 floors. They are not the highest in the world today. However, the architectural complex is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful high-rise structures on the planet. The Menara TV Tower is slightly lower in height than the Twin Towers. But a great view of the surrounding area opens from its observation deck. There is a restaurant at an altitude of more than 200 meters. It is better to book seats in it in advance. The Langkawi Sky Bridge is another modern but extremely impressive landmark. It spans the gorge. It is located above the gorge at a high altitude. A complex engineering solution was required to create the bridge.
Istana Negara Palace is the official residence of the monarch of the country. The entrance to the palace is closed to the public. Tourists can admire the impregnable walls and the impressive changing of the guard. The limestone natural Batu Caves are also a large Buddhist temple complex. A huge statue of the Murugan is located here. Some caves are used for religious rituals. Some of them are open to the public as natural attractions. You can also see the unique caves in the Niah National Park on Borneo Island. Several species of bats live in caves. Also, traces of the presence of cavemen were found here. The reserve was created to preserve them.
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The Putra Mosque in the city of the same name was built at the end of the last century. It is one of the most beautiful Islamic temples in the world. Its picturesque location on the lake and the sophisticated Oriental architectural style in which it was built contributes to this. The mosque resembles a pink fairy-tale palace or a sponge cake from afar.
A giant Buddha statue greets guests at the Perak Cave Temple near Ipoh. The walls are decorated with drawings. A stunning view opens from the observation deck at the entrance.