Taking a perfect picture is what every tourist love to do when traveling. Be it using simple gadgets like iPhone, mirrorless camera, or even a high-end DSLR camera, whether it’s a selfie, portrait, or landscape photography, you can make the most perfect moments at these amazing tourist photo spots. Many popular Instagrammers snap their photos in unique locations or places. Here we will cover the best photography locations or Instagram-worthy photo spots when visiting Malaysia.
It is also time to hook up the road trip music playlist to enjoy all along the way during the journey to these amazing locations.
Malaysia is a beautiful country with multi-races and cultures, there are many exciting places to visit or things to do, but this time we will cover on the best place to take stunning and mind-blowing travel photos. We know you are searching to take stunning travel photos in Malaysia and you came to the right page today. Before that, learn how to get amazing photos if planning to take photo at night. There are many beautiful places but we have selected only a few that are the best spots for Insta-worthy photo in Malaysia.
1. Penang Wall Painting or Mural
In 2008, Georgetown is named the UNESCO Historic Site. Penang is a must-visit island in Malaysia. There are many attractions and places to visit in Penang which we have explained in our Penang guide but one thing to do is taking photos of the popular Wall Painting or mural. The wall painting can be found around the town and some are hidden, it takes time to walk around and explore. If you can’t find a mural, no worries because it’s easy to search for the mural location online. It’s fun, sound like a treasure hunt when on site. The wall painting in Penang is very popular among the locals and is the tourist spot for photo snapping.
2. Pulau Mabul, Sabah
Taking a few days off for a retreat? Pulau Mabul or Mabul Island is located on the South-Eastern coast of Sabah. Pulau Mabul has a beautiful crystal clear beach and is a perfect place for getaway or diving. If planning a for a getaway in Malaysia, Mabul Island is the perfect place to visit, plus photo-snapping by the beach at Mabul Island can yield amazing results. We frequently see many social media influencers love taking their Instagram photos, at the water chalets, or in their luxury resort room.
3. Endau Rompin National Park
How about taking some time off for nature retreat at Endau Rompin National Park? Located in the south of the state of Pahang and northeast of Johor, Endau Rompin tropical rainforest with wildlife can be the perfect place for retreat, hiking or day trip. You can take the perfect nature shots with the camera or just enjoy the day together at the chilling waterfall.
4. Bukit Bintang
Another location in Kuala Lumpur to get stunning outdoor photo shots is Bukit Bintang. Located in the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur with massive shopping malls, entertainment outlets, shop lots, and eateries, which are mentioned in our Kuala Lumpur attraction guide. If you’re looking for a place for the best Instagrammable photo spots, check out the entrance of Pavilion shopping mall and the Bintang Walk T-junction near Sungei Wang & Lot 10. Bukit Bintang is the most popular spot to take street photography. Get a personal travel photographer to take amazing portrait photographs and the surrounding of the busy street of Bukit Bintang Walk.
5. Jerangkang Falls
Jerangkang Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls located in Pahang, Malaysia. The main activities here are 4WD, camping, and trekking along the river for trekkers and adventurers. There is a perfect shady place for camping near the waterfall. Taking pictures in the forest with waterfalls can be a great idea. Many couples love to take wedding photos by the waterfall locations. Let’s make it once in a lifetime moment be connected to nature. It is also suitable for those who just want to chill and enjoy the refreshing air and waterfall sound. Sound relaxing!
KLCC is Malaysia’s iconic landmark located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur and is quite well known in the world. Many tourists, artists, and travelers who come to Kuala Lumpur will visit this location. We frequently see them taking pictures with the Twin Towers from a distance (from their hotel balcony or infinite pool) or at the foot of the skyscraper building.
7. Putrajaya Bridge
Putrajaya is located south of Kuala Lumpur. There are many local photographers who came to the popular landmark of Putrajaya to take wedding photos for their clients at Putra Bridge and Lake. Putrajaya Bridge became the usual place for photoshoot among the locals because of the futuristic architecture bridge. The best hours are during the night to get amazing night shots but many tourists also prefer to visit the location during the day. There are 8 bridges in Putrajaya but the most popular bridge one is Seri Wawasan Bridge.
8. Malacca City, Malacca
Malacca is one of Malaysia’s historical city, taking you back to a time during Malacca’s golden age. There are many places and attractions in Malacca. Some of the most popular attractions in Malacca including Christ Church, A’Famosa, Maritime Museum & Naval Museum, Melaka River are some of the best places to take photos. We are sure you will be having a lot of fun taking photos in Malacca. Just make sure to get hydrated all day long because the weather in Malacca is very hot!
9. Broga Hill or Bukit Broga, Semenyih
Ever thought of going to someplace above sea level, watch the sunset and take amazing sunset or sunrise photos? We recommend Broga Hill because it’s the best place to watch the sunrise in Malaysia. Also known as Bukit Broga, visitors can have a nice view of surround the hilltop. If lucky enough, you can experience the heaven-like cloud covering the entire surrounding. Rest, head uphill, wait, and watch to capture the golden moments of sunrise at Broga Hill. The best time to watch the sunrise is early in the morning, so remember to bring the camera or high-end camera to snap some amazing photos back home and WOW your friends.
10. Sekinchan Paddy Field
How about taking a photo with a background view with a paddy field? There are many tourists and couples love taking photos at Sekinchan Paddy Field. Some also took their wedding photos there and the outcome is outstanding. ‘What a breathtaking view of Sekinchan’s green paddy field!‘, mentioned in a blog. We totally agreed with it. You can take Insta-worthy photos but remember not to step into the field as this might spoil those crops.