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Must-visit landmarks in Malaysia

Malaysia has plenty of natural wealth. However, there are also plenty of iconic man-made marvels that are easily recognised and continues to impress the visitors. From Sarawak’s Darul Hana Bridge to the Malacca’s historic Christ Church, check out this list of must-see landmarks in Malaysia.

Yogyakarta: Land of Wonders

Yogyakarta (pronounced Jogjakarta, and also called Jogja) is a Special Region in Indonesia and was once its capital, between 1945 and 1949. It is one of six cities located in Central Java and was named after Ayodhya, an ancient Indian city from the epic Ramayana.

Rafflesia lure at Padawan

Touted as the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia is a rare species of plant found mainly in Gunung Gading National Park Lundu and now also found in Kampung Temurang, Kampung Belimbing and Kampung Begu Padawan in Sarawak.

Niah National Park

Niah is one of Sarawak’s smaller national parks, but it is certainly one of the most important, and has some of the most unusual visitor attractions. The park’s main claim to fame is its role as one of the birthplaces of civilisation. The oldest modern human remains discovered in Southeast Asia were found at Niah, making the park one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.

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