Culture – MALAYSIA

Culture and History school trips to Malaysia

Enjoy natural beauty, history, and a diverse and varied culture. Malaysia has an ethnically diverse population with a unique mix of Malay, Chinese,Indian and European cultural influences along with such UNESCO World Heritage Sites of architectural heritage, of the cities of Malacca and Georgetown. Students can enjoy a handicraft workshop,Ride on the funicular train ride upto Penang Hill and enjoy a unique Malaysian cooking class.

Malaysia Culture & History Highlights

Kuala Lumpur Culture Tour

Enjoy a Kuala Lumpur culture tour. You’ll visit the National Palace, Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the National Textile Museum.

Malacca Culture Tour

Enjoy a Malacca culture tour, a UNESCO World Heritage City and the oldest trading port in Malaysia.

Penang Culture Tour

Enjoy a Penang culture tour. Visits include  the water village of the Clan Jetties, Khoo Kongsi, a clan house and Wat Chayamangkalaram, one of the world’s larges Reclining Buddha.

Taman Mini Malaysia Cultural Park

Each of the homes represents the architectural style of the 13 states in Malaysia and is furnished with various items, arts and crafts which depict the culture of each state.

Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex

The uniqueness of the Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex is complemented with activities offered through a combination of art and education elements.

Royal Selangor Pewter Factory

Royal Selangor is the world’s largest pewter company. Join the fun and interactive School of Hard Knocks to get well acquainted with pewter.

WoW KL Cultural Show

WoW KL, where you will enjoy a cultural show with upbeat traditional and cultural performances.

Central Market

Inside this attractive Art Deco building are craft shops, restaurants and cultural performances and the market is a great showcase for local painters, craftspeople and musicians.

Malaysian Cooking Class

Enjoy a traditional Malaysian Cooking Class at a local Kampong village.

Penang Heritage Tour

Georgetown, Penang presents a range of historic British colonial architecture and which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. Visit’s include Fort Cornwallis,the Clock Tower, War Memorial, City Hall, Court Buildings and the St George’s Church.

Penang War Museum

It was built in the 1930’s by the British to protect the island from the invasion of enemies. This complicated fort has all the features of a typical defence facilities with undergroundmilitary tunnels, ammunition bunkers and cannon firing bays.

Penang Hill

Penang Hill is one of the oldest colonial hill station established by the British during their time in Malaysia dating back to the late 1700’s. Included is a return funicular train up to the hill. Built in 1923, it is one of the world’s oldest railway funicular systems and has a 2,007m-long track which is the longest in Asia.

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