Travel Guide to Genting Highlands, Malaysia

The Genting Highlands, known as the "Monte Carlo of the South", is Malaysia's premier tourism brand. The highlands offer a complete range of entertainment facilities. With an altitude of about 2000 meters and a year-round temperature of around 22°C, it is Malaysia's largest and most famous entertainment center and summer resort. There are five luxury hotels with different styles on the mountain, totaling more than 10,000 comfortable rooms and apartments. There are also over 80 retail stores and 86 restaurants.

Genting Highlands Theme Park

Genting World has three theme parks: Genting Outdoor Theme Park, First World Indoor Theme Park and Waterpark. In addition, there are also arcades, bowling alleys, 4D animation theaters, cinemas, archery fields, and so on.

The first big hotel

The Cloud Top Hotel, a 5-star international hotel towering 6000 feet above sea level, and boasting 6118 rooms, holds the record as the world's largest hotel according to the Guinness World Records. Before the establishment of The Venetian hotel in Las Vegas in January 2008, it was also the world's largest hotel. It is currently ranked as the 4th largest hotel in the world. The hotel consists of 2 buildings and offers 1,669 standard rooms, 3,307 luxury rooms, 69 luxury triple rooms, 493 upscale luxury rooms, and 136 World Club suites.

Genting Cloud Star Theater

The Genting Arena of Stars is located next to the Genting Highlands Resort Hotel on the Genting Highlands. It is a venue that can accommodate 6,000 people, and many concerts and awards ceremonies are held here. The first performance held at the Arena of Stars was a concert by Anita Yuen and George Lam in January 1998.

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Qingshui Rock Temple is located at an altitude of 1,402 meters and covers an area of 28 acres. Built on the mountains, Qingshui Rock Temple is only a 10-minute drive from Genting Highlands. The deity worshiped in Qingshui Rock Temple, Qingshui Patriarch, originates from Fujian Province, China, and is known for his ability to pray for rain and expel evil spirits.