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Where to go in Malaysia for a short trip from Singapore?

For a quick and memorable getaway from Singapore, Malaysia offers many options catering to various preferences. 

  • Johor Bahru, just a short drive or train ride from Singapore, is renowned for its bustling markets and modern shopping malls. For those interested in the history of this region, they can wander through historical and cultural sites, a significant number dating back to the era of British colonial rule.

  • A tranquil escape on Tioman Island is worthwhile a short trip to Malaysia. With pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters, this is one of the most commercially developed islands on Malaysia's east coast. Many visitors travel to this attraction annually to engage in diving and snorkeling activities or unwind on its pristine beaches. 

  • Malacca is another enchanting option for those with a penchant for history and architecture. This UNESCO World Heritage site is brimming with colonial-era buildings, vibrant street art, and delectable Nyonya cuisine.

  • The Jonker Street Night Market adds a lively touch to the city, offering a delightful array of local delights and unique souvenirs. Travelers can easily find delightful items to purchase or savor at the market. Stalls showcase a diverse range, featuring souvenirs, food products, clothing, toys, jewelry, accessories, temporary tattoos, art prints, and Studio Ghibli merchandise – including the charming Totoro ornaments.