Best Cities in Malaysia

In your opinion, and your knowledge, what is the best city in Malaysia?

The Top Ten

1 Kuala Lumpur

Nice city I m coming soon

Beautiful city I would love to visit

Yes, Kuala Lumpur have a lot of big buildings, shopping mall and Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia (If I'm not wrong) If I am a Malaysian I will choose that place as my favorite place in the world, but still I'm Italian and mine is Rome (Don't be mad) - EmilyEgberts

Not surprise because I live in KL

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2 Kota Bharu

Even kota bharu is not the biggest city but its low profile make kota bharu so nature

Well, I think kota bharu is one of the most low crime index in the way, they have high educarion level.yea, you can find many students in local or abroad universities are from kelantan

You can find a lot of delicious food in Kota Bharu, like nasi kerabu, akok kedut, ayam percik, nasi dagang and much more! Kelantan cuisines are definitely the stars to this amazing country

3 Kota Kinabalu

Try the local seafood dishes at all Seafood Restaurants in KK... Very, Very, Very Delicious...! The city was very beautiful and rich with culture, peoples, foods and sightseeing that facing South China Sea and also don't forget visit:- Kinabalu National Park was the highest Mt. In South East Asia, Sabah Museum, Masjid Bandaraya, Masjid Negeri, Tanjung Aru Beach, Mari-Mari Cultural Village, Gaya Street(Open On Sunday),1 Borneo Hypermall (First largest hypermall in Borneo), Menara Tun Mustapha, Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park consist 5 coral clear water islands, North Borneo Railway, Jesselton Point, Universiti Malaysia Sabah and many mores... If you like to buy a souvenir for your friends, you can go at the Pasar Kraftangan near than Filipino Market... If you like to stay in KK, you may choose 5 star hotels/resorts such as Nexus Resort and Spa Karambunai, Shang Ri La Tg. Aru, Shang Ri La Rasa Ria, Le Meridien, Sutera Harbour.. Fly with Malaysia Airlines or Air Asia to KK... Try to say ...more

Peaceful, beaches, mountains and blue sky!

Kota Kinabalu is the best!


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4 Shah Alam

The most beautiful city in malsysia

The best

5 Georgetown

For me Georgetown is the best city in Malaysia. Of course because of its delicious foods, culture and other more.

A great mix of big city and tropical island with its awesome beaches and 7 floor shopping malls, love this place and the markets too selling nearly everything, I'm from the UK and never have problems with language here, a lot to do as we'll in the way of attractions and activities!

Georgetown is very unique state

Penang best

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6 Tanah Merah
7 Johor Bahru

Best city... Everything here... Huge space for future...

Future best city in Malaysia... Space bigger than KL and penang. Everythings are there in future.

Judge the city after 10 years

Entry Hub to singapore...

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8 Ipoh

Delicious food like the Ipoh Shredded Chicken Noodles (Kai Si Hor Fun) and the legendary Ipoh White Coffee. And not to forget the pomelos! A beautiful city surrounded by limestone mountains, absolutely the best city in Malaysia!

Ipoh might not be the most modern city but it is a very green city

The town where my school's at. Love it during the marathon day. Got to look the beautiful surrounding with the cleanliness.. yet, it is confirmed that ipoh is the cleanest city of Malaysia.

City of cultural and culinary

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9 Seremban

Seremban has one of the most affordable housing and better infra structure over the past 5 years,good Council performance. Very important is good variety of excellence Chinese, Malays and indian food that are inexpensive,Keep it Up.

With low numbers of foreign workers as compared to Selangor Industries and Johore plantation, it seems more peaceful, moreover a lot of small petty traders allow many to cari makan.

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10 Kuantan

Fabulous city

Its good here

The greatest city of east cost

The Contenders

11 Rantau Panjang

This is the heaven between Malaysia and Thailand & you can find a lot of goods which is originated from these two countries, from clothes to accessories and FOOD!

12 Malacca

Excellent shops, excellent food! Best gourmet food in the world!

The most Beautiful city in Malaysia. I love the city very much!

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13 Miri City

Miri is a small city, with not so much traffic jams. In Miri there are many shopping centres. Miri has beautiful beaches. Niah Cave is located in Miri, which is a historical cave. Miri is very near to Brunei, so Miri people like to go to Brunei, and some people (Brunei people and people living in Brunei) will visit Miri on Fridays.

Nice city to live in, not many traffic jam, well planned development, slower, peaceful, cleaner & less crime compare to other town. Good place to retire.

Miri is nice, clean, well organized seaside city. The residents there are friendly and helpful too. Some places you should go visit to if you had never been there, such as Mulu, Niah and Miri coral reef national parks. Arrange a one day trip to brunei if you had extra time. An unforgettable experiences at Miri, will visit there again

Boring kampung

14 Kuala Pilah
15 Petaling Jaya
16 Putrajaya

The city is one of my favorites in Malaysia. If I must choose between Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, I would choose Putrajaya. Clean city, no traffic jam, futuristic building, nice people, beautiful sunset, mineblow bridge design, high class cruise with cheap price and much more. The only word I can say is THIS CITY IS INCREDIBLE!

17 Sungai Petani

There are most successful city here in Kedah necessarily in Malaysia. Growth with successfully project such as mall, house and education. Food and drink price still under control when compare from another cities in Malaysia. Sungai Petani is best place to build Family. Within the most glorious new settlement, every people look for balance economy lifestyle. - CarlosMuhamadi


18 Kuala Terengganu

best city

19 Sandakan

Sandakan have a lot of nature park..

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20 Tanjong Malim
21 Taiping

Lots of history in this town with many 1st achievement like the first railway line between Taiping and Port Weld. The Lake Garden is the best in Malaysia and Maxwell's Hill is one of the oldest hill resort un spoiled by too much commercialization. Food is cheap and the cost of living is low.

22 Nilai
23 Sarikei

A very peaceful town in Sarawak. I love Sarawak

24 Karak
25 Raub

Raub is known as 'Gold Town'. The largest gold mines in Malaya (Malaysia) during the British colonial era.

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26 Kulai
27 Bahau
28 Port Dickson
29 Kajang

I live here

Proximity to KL. Semi urban. Soon will the southern terminal of the MRT

30 Tanjung Rambutan
31 Kuching

It is rare to find a city in Malaysia that exists in such an easy grace such as Kuching. There are modern buildings overlooking the clean and beautiful Sarawak River with the legendary Mount Santubong as the background. The people are laid-back and friendly both to each other and outsiders. Racism is NOT tolerated here. You can find culture and ethnic in Sarawak Cultural Village and wildlife at Bako National Park not a long journey from the central city. Kuching is also like a garden city. Beautiful trees are planted everywhere. And the food! Kolo mee and Sarawak Laksa are must-haves! What's not to love about Kuching?

Yes, totally agree. a livable, clean, and healthy city of Kuching being awarded by international Organisation.

Kuching is definitely the jewel of Sarawak and East Malaysia, with its recent boom in shopping malls and beautiful greenery, Kuching is full of surprises for those who seek for it. Must visit places includes Damai Beach, Sunday Market, Main Bazaar, Cultural Village, Borneo Highlands, Jong's crocodile and many more.

Kuching have many types of races and culture.I like it

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32 Alor Setar
33 Rembau
34 Muar

Only one word. fascinating

35 Batu Pahat
36 Kuala Kangsar

A very majestic city

37 Sungai Buloh
38 Pantai Dalam
39 Sibu

Is most best city among the best city in malysia

40 Taman Melawati
41 Tawau

Rich in culture

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