Pahang is the largest state in Peninsular Malaysia. The state has a diverse range of attractions. It is enveloped in abundant rainforests, making it an enclave of lush greenery, exotic wildlife, and nature's wonders.
Pahang boasts of a long and scenic coastline. It is a paradise of swaying palms and sandy beaches washed by the South China Sea. Some of the most popular beach resorts include Cherating Beach and Tioman Island that captivate sun seekers with their exciting beach activities, underwater attractions and pristine charms.
The state is rich in terms of culture and heritage. Pulau Kedi/Cultural Village and Sungai Lembing Museum are some of the popular historical landmarks. The cultural village is only 15 minutes away from Pekan. Attractions include birthplace of Tun Abdul Razak, Malaysia's second Prime Minister. The silk weaving center is also nearby. Sungai Lembing Museum is a town and offers a glimpse of the rich Malaysian history. There are charming heritage buildings. The museum exhibits mining equipment and work gear of the miners.
Genting Islands is the famous adventure destination in Pahang. Genting Islands is known as the city of entertainment and is perched on the top of the Genting Highlands. It can be accessible by road or cable car. There are indoor and outdoor theme parks, splash pools, and outdoor water park. Evenings offer magical entertainment programs at the Genting International Showroom or Pavilion be it an ice skating extravaganza, magic show or shopping at First World Plaza.
Pahang offers the best shopping locations on the East Coast namely Teruntum Complex, Kuantan Parade, Berjaya Megamall and Kuantan Plaza. There are numerous cineplexes, food courts and numerous trendy shops that stock almost anything under the sun.
Pahang offers a variety of Malay, Chinese and Indian delicacies. You could also choose from a wide range of international delicacies. There are numerous fast food joints that serve a wide range of delicacies. Try dishes like Laksa Pahang, a mouth-watering meat and noodle dish. You could also a dish cooked in pitcher plants known as Nasi Periuk Kera.
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