Genting Highlands is a mountain peak in Malaysia, falling within the Titiwangsa Mountains and nestled between the states of Pehang and Selangor. It is also informally known as the 'Las Vegas of Malaysia'. Tourists from all over the world flock to this Malaysian city of entertainment. Genting boasts of a number of glittering casinos and entertainment centers. Read on to know about some major tourist attractions of the world-famous Genting Highlands.
Genting Tourist Attractions
Genting Theme Park
Genting Theme Park is the biggest theme park in Malaysia. It has a large playground and over 40 amazing rides, catering to the visitors of all age groups, which makes it a major attraction for tourists. Some of the attractions of Genting Theme park are:
' Family Rides: Amongst the various rides in Genting Theme Park, family rides like Euro Express Roller Coaster, Reindeer Cycle Monorail, Rio Ride offer some great fun moments to the visitors.
' Snow World: The Snow World of Genting Theme Park is the biggest and the most amazing snow house in the whole of Southeast Asia. The best place to indulge in a snow fight!
' Haunted House: Haunted House is spread over a sprawling 4000 square foot area. The scary attractions of the place promise a spine-chilling experience to the visitors.
Genting Skyway is the world's fastest cable car system, also the longest in Southeast Asia. It is located at the Kuala Kubu Bharu, Selangor side of Genting. Officially opened in 1997, it has a ride in the cable car costing RM 5.
Genting International Convention Centre (GICC)
GICC has a ball room, six meeting rooms at the first tower block and 12 at the second tower block. It is the largest column-free hall in the country, which can accommodate up to 2,000 people in banquet-style and up to 4,200 people in theatre-style seating.
Genting is famous for offering some of the best restaurants and food joints to tourists. Coffee Terrace, Hainan Kitchen, Genting Palace Restaurant, The Olive, VIP Restaurant, Imperial Rama are some of the most frequently visited spots.
Casino De Genting
Casino De Genting is the most famous casino in Genting, which is flocked by tourists visiting the highlands. The casino offers exciting international games, such as Roulette, Baccarat, Blackjack and Caribbean Stud Poker.