Genting Highlands is similar to Las Vegas. It is the sole place in Malaysia where gambling is allowed. There are also amusement parks here where children can enjoy rides. In addition, Genting Highlands is an extremely popular place. It offers several hotels, rides, shows, shopping areas, and other great facilities. And in fact, in 2008, it has attracted almost twenty million visitors.
All the casinos in Genting are open daily for twenty-four hours. However, one must be above twenty-one years old to be able to enter the premises. There is also a dress code that prohibits t-shirts, sandals, and shorts. And drinks can not be bought inside. Photography in casinos is prohibited, as well. Then, table games such as roulette and baccarat, as well as, slot machines are available. The Monte Carlo Casino is the largest casino here. It even offers some video poker machines. And foreign visitors may enter the VIP International Room if they sign up for a WorldCard. Nonetheless, Hollywood Casino and StarWorld Casino are two other Genting favorite spots. Then again, theme parks are the other attractions here. Genting Outdoor Theme Park is the ideal place for children. Numerous rides are also accessible in the First World Indoor Theme Park.
Tourists may also delight the Arena of Stars where shows and concerts are common during weekends. The Genting International Convention Center and the First World Cineplex are great venues, as well. But the visitors may also go to the First World Plaza which is supposed to be Malaysia’s highest mall. Or they can visit other attractions such as Cradle Rock, Chin Swee Caves Temple, The Visitors’ Galleria, and Genting Strawberry Farm. They can shop around the First World Plaza, too, if they want to find the coolest and the greatest items. And as for food, they may try a nasi lemak meal from Marybrown. The lor mee, the fried kway teow, and the hot prawn noodle soup may be tried at Penang Food Village. And the Wagyu steak is a must-try at The Olive. Furthermore, cafés and a few bars may be enjoyed, as well.