The East Coast is a part of Peninsular Malaysia. Largely rural and comparatively poor, the East's prime attractions are some of Malaysia's most unspoiled islands, featuring great beaches and excellent scuba diving. State which located in East Coast of Malaysia are Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu. The East Coast is the poorest and most culturally conservative part of Malaysia.
East Coast attraction are:
Sibu Island - less commercialized small resort and scuba tropical paradise
Perhentian Islands - backpacker paradise
Redang Island - resort and scuba paradise
Tioman Island - slightly more commercialized paradise
The West Coast (Malay: Pantai Barat Semenanjung Malaysia) is a general way of referring to the states in Peninsular Malaysia which have their coastlines along the Straits of Malacca. This part of the peninsular is more urban and developed than the more Malay, Muslim and rural East Coast. As a result, the terms West Coast and East Coast tend to mean more than a geographical description of the states.
The capital of Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, and the new administrative centre of Putrajaya, are located in this region. Historical Sultan Abdul Samad Building at Independence Square Regions. The West Coast states (from north to south) are:
Perlis - Malaysia's smallest state
Kedah - the rice paddy (padi) state, also contains Langkawi island
Penang - popular resort island, with the charming capital George Town
Perak - once rich in tin
Selangor - Malaysia's most populous and developed state
Negeri Sembilan - for traditional Minangkabau culture
Malacca - for history stretching back to the 15th century
Read on below website where it detail share and present us a lot of Malaysia attraction and travel spot base on each State. It might be helpful to you to plan for your trip in Malaysia.
· 9 years ago