Friday, November 11, 2011

Places to visit in Selangor

Selangor Places to Visit

Places to visit in Selangor is a list compiled from the various updates on tourism related products from around here. Over the years, many have seen Selangor state as a major shopping and business hub but there have been much improvements in the tourism sector here where many new products have been launched.

Some of them include Eco-Tourism activities while most of them are natural places of interest. For those who are seeking something different, you can choose from a wide range of activities where shopping is one of the most popular here. 
 
Batu Caves in Selangor Malaysia
Batu Caves in Selangor

According the the latest numbers, a total of 13.5 million domestic tourist visited Selangor from the year 2007 to April 2011. The bulk of visitors came mainly from Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Penang and Selangor for sight seeing, food, shopping, Eco-Tourism, adventure and many other related reasons.

For 2015, the state is also running the Visit Selangor Year 2015 or VSY2015 where the target number of tourism arrivals is set at 7 million visitors. A number of events and festivals are also planned all over the state in conjunction with Malaysia Year of Festivals 2015 too.

Among the top tourism spots in Selangor, they are listed in no particular order as;
  • Blue Mosque in Shah Alam
  • Bukit Melawati Hill in Kuala Selangor
  • Sepang Gold Coast 
  • Batu Caves in Gombak
  • I-City in Shah Alam
  • Sunway Lagoon in Sunway, Petaling Jaya
  • Firefly Park in Kuala Selangor
  • Dong Zen Monastery in Jenjarom
  • Galeri DiRaja Sultan Abdul Aziz in Klang
  • Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) in Kepong
  • Kanching Recreational Forest in Rawang
Mah Meri Tribe Selangor
Mah Meri Tribe from Selangor

Below are some of the growing tourist attractions around Selangor;
  • Gold Coast Morib
  • Little India in Klang
  • Agro Tourism in Sekinchan
  • Tubing and White Water Rafting in Hulu Selangor
  • Rabbit Fun Land in Seminyih
    Indian Pottery of Kuala Selangor
  • Mah Meri Orang Asli Handicraft in Pulau Carey Island
  • Songket and Batik Makers of Shah Alam and Sepang
Klang Bird Fortune Teller
Bird Fortune Teller in Klang

While Selangor still remains one of the top destinations for food and shopping especially with the growing number of Shopping Malls in Petaling Jaya, many other niches are available or being created in and around the state.

One of the upcoming places to visit would be Little India in Klang where a Heritage Walk has been developed to promote the many historical and heritage sites here. Old pre-war buildings fill the streets while many different places of worship can be found in this entire area. The place is also well known for the Indian culture and charm.

For a full detailed list of attractions around Selangor, you can visit the official Tourism Selangor Website where they have much more information on generally everything there is to know about the state and also much more places to visit in Selangor.

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2 comments:

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