It is time for us to wrap up the year of 2015 welcome the new year of 2016!

When it comes to New Year, things like parties, fireworks, fairs and parades will come to our mind, as New Year is considered one of the most celebratory occasions around the world.

Here, we listed out some of the best places for Malaysians to welcome and celebrate the year of 2016!

1. Merdeka Square

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Merdeka Square has always been the usual venue for New Year celebration. It is the perfect place to enjoy fireworks in full view and during this time of the year, the field will be filled with people waiting for the countdown. You can also see some of the famous iconic landmarks and historical places like Sultan Abdul Samad Building, the famous Royal Selangor Club Complex,  the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery as well as  the original Kuala Lumpur Railway Station.

2. Putrajaya

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There’s always something fun going on in Putrajaya during New Year’s Eve; futsal competition, autoshow, brassband performance, marching dolls show and a New Year’s Eve concert and fireworks display at midnight – one of these are sure to happen at Putrajaya every single year.

3. KLCC Park

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Another annual New Year’s Eve annual venue, KLCC Park has been designed to provide greenery to Petronas Twin Towers and the areas surrounding it. There will also be a magnificent fireworks display located around the Petronas Towers. There will be a whole lot of people around the area as the countdown arrives and you will have the perfect view of the fireworks.

4. Beach 

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Other than the usual annual spots, welcoming the New Year at a nearby beach is a nice change of place. Seeing the reflection of fireworks on the sea will be a spectacular vision. The more famous and closest beach to Kuala Lumpur is POrt Dickson, but you can also visit Penang’s Batu Feringghi.

5. Rooftop bars

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If you don’t feel like celebrating New Year at crowded places but still wishes to enjoy beautiful fireworks on New Year’s Eve, you can visit some of the high class rooftop bars in Kuala Lumpur and enjoy a nice dinner with you loved ones while enjoying the breath-taking views. Some of the suggested places are Marini’s on 57, Sky Bar, Luna Bar, The Roof, Troika Sky Dining and more!

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