Travels Mantra - Four World Heritage Sites in Malaysia

Travels Mantra – Four World Heritage Sites in Malaysia

UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Malaysia-Blog

Malaysia is a beautiful South East Asian country with multi-culture, multi-lingual and multi-ethnic social groups. The 44th most populous country influenced by Malay, India, China and multi European culture. Malaysia is known for its nature, rain forests and beautiful beaches. During the inception of Malaysia the people first lived-in was tribe Malays. The beauty of Malaysia better reflect by its lush green forest ranges and now the National Parks. Culture heritage of ‘Malaysia’ courts 4 of its sites into the list of UNESCO World Heritage list. And out of 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Malaysia, 2 of which are Cultural sites and 2 are natural sites.

Below is the list of Four World Heritage sites in Malaysia marked by UNESCO.

1. Gunung Mulu National Park recognized in 2000
2. Kinabalu Park
3. Melaka And George Town, Historic Cities Of The Straits Of Malacca
4. Archaeological Heritage Of The Lenggong Valley

Gunung Mulu National Park

Area: Northern Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
Location Type: Natural
Land Cover: 130,630 Acre
UNESCO Petrograph: 2000

Gunung Mulu National Park - TravelsMantra

The National Park is one of the two natural sites which are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. The location of the site is Sarawak, Borneo. The national park is identified by UNESCO because of its beautiful ‘Caves’ and ‘Karst’ which formations in an equatorial rainforest landscape.  It is popular among the discoverer because of its massive cave system being surrounded by rainforest. The precise expedition was launched and known as the Mulu Caves Project, which was commenced by thousands of researcher scholars who explored and studied the caves system for more than 15 months.

Kinabalu Park

Area: Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Location Type: Natural
Land Cover: 186,200 Acre
UNESCO Petrograph: 2000

Kinabalu Park Malaysia

Mount Kinabalu is the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia which reaching 4,095 meters at its tops point and the Kinabalu Park covers the Area of some 75, 370 Hectare in Sabah, Borneo location in Malaysia. The surrounding of park provides an attractive natural landscape with various ranges and habitats which have a very rich flora and fauna.

Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities

Area: Malacca Town and George Town, Penang, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
Location Type: Cultural
Land Cover: 370 Acre
UNESCO Petrograph: 2008

Melaka and George Town

Malaysia courts two urban centers ‘Melaka’ and ‘George Town’ famous for their historic ties and colonial past into UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. The towns represent century’s old trade and cultural exchange of civilization between East and West. These cities are heritage and leftovers of multi-culture. You can also find the development of an urban settlement that merges the traditional beliefs and colonial influence in the region.

Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley

Area: Perak, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
Location Type: Cultural
Land Cover: 990 Acre
UNESCO Petrograph: 2012

Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley

The Lenggong Valley is considered as one of the most valuable archaeological site in Malaysia. UNESCO listed the site into World Heritage list since 2012. There have been many excavations on the site that were linked to the “period of time before written into the records”.
Archaeologist called Lenggong Valley, an open-air museum because of their evidence of cave drawings, skeletons and precious finds like weapons, stone tools, pottery, etc.

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1 Comment

  1. prince jain says:

    This surely is a very helpful article! Looking forward to seeing these places as well in the near future. ?

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