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SELANGOR - CENTRAL REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA
PLACES OF INTEREST : Other Tourist Attraction
 
 
SHAH ALAM
 

The state capital of Selangor Darul Ehsan is just 25km south-west of Kuala Lumpur along the Federal Highway. A well-planned, modern township it is the state administrative centre and has a good mix of pleasant housing areas with recreational facilities and industrial and urban centres properly laid out.

 
 
 
SHAH ALAM LAKE GARDEN
 

Site of annual events such as the International Boat Show and the Selangor Orchid Exhibition, the Shah Alam Lake Gardens are a system of man-made lakes that graces the town centre, surrounded by landscaped gardens. A floating seafood restaurant and the Wet World water-theme park are within this area.

 
 
 
STATE MONUMENT
 

Just before the State Secretariat is the State Monument with a sweeping arch, reflecting pools and gold inscriptions on grey granite. It is a favourite location for shutterbugs and tourists because of its picturesque setting.

 
 
 
KERIS MONUMENT
 

When travelling along the Federal Highway from Shah Alam to Klang visitors will notice a towering silvercoloured Keris Semenanjung on the left hand side of the road just before the Bukit Raja Industrial Estate. This is a memorial erected to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of the Sultan of Selangor?s installation in 1985. The Keris is a wavy-bladed Malay dagger used by warriors of old.

 
 
 
TEMPLER'S PARK
 

North of Kuala Lumpur are several forest parks. Templer?s Park, the first one reached after Kuala Lumpur on the way northward is an extensive area of forests and cascading waterfalls nestling beside the Serendah Forest Reserve and the landscaped Commonwealth Forest Park . The latter has accommodation and camping facilities.

 
 
 
KUALA SELANGOR NATURE PARKS
 

The Kuala Selangor Nature Park covers about 800 acres of secondary scrub wetlands comprising intertidal mudflats and mangrove swamps. It is a worldrenowned bird sanctuary, with about 160 species recorded mostly migratory birds. Amongst the sightings include the rare spoon-billed Sandpiper and Nordmann?s Greenshank. Run by the Malaysian Nature Society, it features hides, paths, watch-towers and boardwalks with facilities for lecturers and chalet accommodation.

 
 
 
KUALA SELANGOR
 

Kuala Selangor a coastal town located about 64km northwest of Kuala Lumpur, is the ideal destination for those seeking a blend of history, local flavor, nature and wildlife. The drive itself is interesting as it passes through coconut, cocoa, rubber, oil palm and banana plantations, and rustic villages. Once a thriving port, Kuala Selangor was the first state capital of Selangor as it used to be the seat of the government. Overlooking the town is Bukit Melawati, the highest point in the area which is the site of the 200-year-old Fort Altingsburg built by the Dutch, a lighthouse and the official residence of the District Officer. Panoramic views of the Straits of Malacca and surroundings can be enjoyed. It was from this vantage spot that the Dutch surveyed the surrounding countryside before capturing it in 1794. In the vicinity is a royal mausoleum where three past sultans of Selangor are buried.

 
 
 
SUNGAI CHONGKAK RECREATIONAL FOREST
 

This scenic recreational forest is 33km from Kuala Lumpur. There are fruit orchards close to the tropical rainforest and facilities for camping, picnicking and swimming. Accommodation includes chalets. Weekend hawkers offer a variety of food and drinks.

 
 
 
SUNGAI GABAI WATERFALLS
 

Located on the same road to Sungai Chongkak in Hulu Langat district, the Sungai Gabai Waterfalls are a weekend attraction. The waterfalls offer a picturesque view of several falls which cascade into a series of small pools. The area is suitable for swimming with public facilities nearby. The Sungai Batangsi Waterfalls and Sungai Lallang Recreational Forest are down the same road to Hulu Langat.

 
 
 
PULAU KETAM
 

Literally translated as ?Crab Island?, this fishing village is basically a whole community living on a wooden island. The houses are made of wood and built on stilts. The pedestrian way comprises wooden planks which are just five-feet across. Common traffic are people, motorbikes and bicycles. Noted for its seafood restaurants, there are boat tours available on the island. A couple of small hotels allow for overnight stays. Fishing and bird-watching tours are available. There is a ferry service to the island from Port Klang and the crossing takes about one hour.

 
 
 
MORIB BEACH
 

This quiet seaside is historically noted for being one of the first landing points on the west coast for the British and Indian Army liberation forces during WWII. It has a small but suitable beach for swimming. Nearby is a park of tall casuarina trees.

 
 
 
 
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SELANGOR - CENTRAL REGION OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA