1 Minangkabau architecture

The spectacular and distinctive architecture of this ancient Sumatran tribe survives in Sri Menanti and Seremban.

2 Melaka

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Melaka has Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial buildings as well as unique Peranakan ancestral homes and some of Malaysia’s best food.

3 Johor Bahru

It may still be gritty by Malaysian standards, but this border city is smartening itself up with a combination of major public projects and small-scale entrepreneurship.

4 Pulau Tioman

Palm-fringed, scenic and with great diving, this island is understandably popular but retains a laidback feel.

5 Seribuat Archipelago

Tioman attracts all the attention, but the other islands of the Seribuat Archipelago offer even better beaches.

6 Endau Rompin National Park

A little-visited lush tropical rainforest, rich with rare species of flora and fauna.

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