World Heritage Sites

Kinabalu Park

Kinabalu Park was gazetted as the first State Park in Sabah in 1964 and declared Malaysia’s first World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 2000.

Gunung Mulu

Gunung Mulu national park is a place rich in biodiversity and limestone covered by the flora and fauna. Listed as a UNESCO site in November 2000 due to its dramatic landscape and biological importance

Malacca

Malaysia has been awarded the cultural world heritage site to Malacca and Georgetown in 2008. This nomination was initiated as the serial nomination where both states applied for it as an UNESCO world heritage site based on the importance of the Straits of Malacca as an crucial world trade routes linking the west and east thus creating some important cities along the Straits of Malacca.

Lenggong Valley

The Archaelogical Heritage of the Lenggong Valley had been included in the World Heritage Site on July 2012. Discovered within Gua Gunung Runtuh cave in 1991, Perak Man’s remains are considered the most complete and oldest ancient skeleton which has been found in Malaysia.

World Heritage Sites

Kilim Geoforest Park

On 1st June, 2007, Malaysia has officially become a member of the 52th global network of national Geoparks which thus recognize Langkawi as one of the geopark sites in the world.
Located in northern Peninsular Malaysia in the state of Kedah, it is formed by the combination of 99 magical islands that adds the uniqueness to Langkawi Archipelago. The total area of the Langkawi Geopark is about 478 squre kilometers.
Endorsed for its natural beauty, ecological harmony and archaeological and cultural significance.

Biosphere Reserved

Chini Lake Biosphere Reserve

2nd large natural lake in Malaysia. The First in the country to receive UNESCO recognition in 2009 as one of the UNESCO programme (Man and Biosphere)

Crocker Range Biosphere Reserve (CRBR)

UNESCO has designated Sabah’s Crocker Range as a World Biosphere Reserve in 2014. The Crocker Range is now part of the Man and Biosphere (MAB) programme at the Jonkoping University in Sweden.

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