Friday, Dec 10

Top 10 – Must Visit Places In Selangor

By Shawn Tan

Selangor – Must Visit Places

Selangor is a state on Peninsular Malaysia’s west coast that encircles the capital, Kuala Lumpur. The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque in Shah Alam, the state capital, boasts four tall minarets and a massive blue dome. The limestone Batu Caves, to the northeast, are home to ornately constructed Hindu sanctuaries. At the entryway, a big golden statue of the Hindu god Lord Murugan stands guard, as monkeys rush around.

1. Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque

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Operating Hours: Open 8AM – 5PM (Everyday)
Address: Persiaran Masjid St., Sekysen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.  View On Map

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is Selangor’s state mosque. It can be found at Shah Alam. It is the largest mosque in the country and the second largest mosque in Southeast Asia in terms of capacity. The enormous blue and silver dome is its most distinctive characteristic. The mosque is surrounded by four minarets, one at each corner. EXPLORE MORE

 

2. i – City Theme Park

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Entrance Fee: FREE
Operating Hours: Open 4PM – 10PM (Tuesday CLOSE)
Address: i-Gallery, Jalan Multimedia, I-City, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.  View On Map

CNN Travel has named i-City Theme Park, which is located in the heart of Selangor’s Golden Triangle, as one of the world’s brightest and most colourful destinations. The City of Digital Lights, called i-City, dazzles the night skyline with spectacular LED lightscapes. In Malaysia’s first interactive wax museum, Red Carpet 2, tourists can rub shoulders with celebrities. EXPLORE MORE

 

3. Shah Alam Lake Garden (West)

 

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Operating Hours: Open 24Hours (Everyday)
Address: Pesiaran Tasek, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.  View On Map

Shah Alam Lake Gardens is a popular hangout spot for locals. It is a man-made lake with a lovely setting in the heart of Shah Alam’s city centre. The east, west, and centre parts of the lake are separated into three divisions. Tasik Damai is the name of the east portion, Tasik Permai is the name of the west section, and Tasik Indah is the name of the middle section. Beautiful grounds surround all three areas, making them perfect for family outings and picnics. EXPLORE MORE

 

4. Shah Alam Community Forest Trail head

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Operating Hours: Open 24Hours (Everyday)
Address: Setia Eco-park, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor.  View On Map

Shah Alam Community Forest (SACF) is a 2.9-mile (6,500-step) trail in Selangor, Malaysia. It is the township’s green lung, and based on the rate of development, it is thriving. Hikers and nature enthusiasts from nearby Setia Alam and other townships frequent the route, whether early in the morning or late in the day.Many animals may be seen, including foraging monkeys, squirrels, and insects such as the butterfly. EXPLORE MORE

 

5. Kota Damansara Community Forest Reserve

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Operating Hours: Open 7.30AM – 3PM (Everyday)
Address: Jalan Merbah 10/1, Seksyen 10 Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.  View On Map

The Kota Damansara Community Forest Society is a relic of Selangor’s once-vast lowland dipterocarp forest. It was founded in 2011 to represent the community of concerned people and organisations that fought for its preservation. It is a valuable sanctuary for flora and animals as well as a much-needed green lung for Greater KL’s metropolitan population, covering just over 800 acres. EXPLORE MORE

 

6. Shah Alam National Botanical Park

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Entrance Fee: RM 1 – RM 3
Operating Hours:
Open 7.30AM – 4.30PM (Everyday)
Address:
Taman Botani Negara, Seksyen 8, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor. View On Map

National Botanical Garden is an agro-tourism area that serves both recreational and scientific objectives. The National Botanical Garden is surrounded by a lush, tranquil, and refreshing atmosphere. This park features a unique visitor attraction in the form of the famous four-season home, which allows visitors to experience all four seasons: winter, spring, autumn, and summer. The four-season house, on the other hand, will not reopen to the public until early 2021. Cactus, orchid, and spice gardens, as well as an animal park and fruit gardens, are among the attractions. EXPLORE MORE

 

7. Sultan Alam Shah Museum

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Entrance Fee: FREE
Operating Hours: Open 7.30AM – 4.30PM (Everyday)
Address: Persiaran Bandaraya, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.  View On Map

The Shah Alam Museum is the state of Selangor’s principal emblem of cultural heritage and growth. The museum was founded in 1974 and is named after Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah, Selangor’s seventh Sultan. The museum’s structure is inspired by Minangkabau architecture; the Minangkabau are the world’s biggest matrilineal society, in which property, family names, and land are passed down from mother to daughter. EXPLORE MORE

 

8. Wet World Water Parks Shah Alam

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Entrance Fee: RM 29 – RM 33
Operating Hours: Open 10AM – 6PM (Tuesday – Thursday CLOSE)
Address: 3A, Persiaran Dato Menteri, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor. View On Map

Wet World Park Shah Alam is certain to provide a nice break from the city’s heat. Wet World Water Parkprovide you enjoy the eight thrilling activities and attractions, including the Super Hurricane. Cool water splashes will refresh you as you escape the scorching tropical atmosphere at Bermuda Triangle. Wet World Water Park Shah Alam provides an exciting and fun-filled time not just for children, but for the entire family. EXPLORE MORE

 

9. Laman Seni 7

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Operating Hours: Open 24Hours (Everyday)
Address: Jalan Plumbum R7/R, Seksyen 7, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.  View On Map

Laman Seni 7, which is a continuation of Laman Seni 2 in Shah Alam’s Section 2, is a creative zone devoted to art appreciation while also bringing social concerns to light. The city council (MBSA) has launched a programme to turn back alleyways in commercial and industrial districts into safe, clean, and visually appealing venues using murals and street art. The featured installations were chosen via a series of competitions to choose the greatest art in four categories: 3D Painting, 3D Installation, Street Furniture, and On-Site Painting. EXPLORE MORE

 

10. SnowWalk by i-City

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Entrance Fee: RM 55 – RM 75
Operating Hours: Open 3AM – 11PM (Tuesday CLOSE)
Address: Jalan Multimedia 7/Ah, I-city, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.  View On Map

SnoWalk by i-City is a nice place to get snow experience. There are no time limits for staying within the snow walk, although owing to the temperature, staying inside for more than one hour is challenging. Socks and lights are essentially required. Jackets and footwear will be provided for you. You will be able to remain inside and play with snow if you can close your ears as well.. EXPLORE MORE

 

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