KL’s Islamic Arts Museum among the top in Asia

25 September 2015

Kuala Lumpur’s Islamic Arts Museum is ranked in the top 10 of museums in Asia. It comes in at tenth spot.

Museums are a staple for travellers around the world. It’s a drawcard for many destinations.

Here are the latest TripAdvsior Travellers’ Choice awards for museums around the globe.

In total, 591 winners were identified, including the top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, India, South America, South Pacific, Britain and the United States The awards are based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travellers worldwide.

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Museums in the World

1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York City, New York

2. Musee d’Orsay – Paris, France

3. Art Institute of Chicago – Chicago, Illinois

4. Museo Nacional del Prado – Madrid, Spain

5. Musee du Louvre – Paris, France

6. State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace – St Petersburg, Russia

7. National Gallery – London, England

8. The Rijksmuseum (National Museum) – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

9. Vasa Museum – Stockholm, Sweden

10. National Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropologia) – Mexico City, Mexico

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Museums in Asia

1. The Museum of Qin Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses, Xi’an, China

2. War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

3. Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Hiroshima, Japan

4. Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

5. Hong Kong Museum of History, Hong Kong, China

6. The Palace Museum, Beijing, China

7. Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi, Vietnam

8. Vietnamese Women’s Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam

9. Hellfire Pass Museum, Kanchanaburi, Thailand

10. Islamic Arts Museum, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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