Petaling Jaya Travel Guide

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Petaling Jaya Things to Do

  • Sunway Waterpark: Victoria Falls, Lake...

    The Sunway Lagoon Waterpark and Surf Beach is easily the most popular area of the Sunway Lagoon and they have many rides and attractions. The only problem we had is that due to the rains (they close the attractions during inclement weather) , they closed the rides so we could not possbily do all of them, so we just settled on hanging around...

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  • Sunway Lagoon Waterpark: Waterplexx 5 D

    one silverlining when it rains in Sunway Lagoon is that although most of the rides and attractions are automatically closed, the waterplexx 5 D ride is not! as it is located inside an enclosed area.the waterplexx 5 D ride is only for people who are in swimming attire as this ride will really get you wet! the difference between 4 d ride and 5 d...

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  • Sunway Lagoon Wildlife Park

    due to the pesky rains during our Sunway Lagoon Adventure, we only tried Surf Beach, Wildlife Park and Some Rides at Waterpark as they automatically close most of the attractions during inclement weather, whicn is frequent around the Petaling Jaya Area.The Wildlife Park is located between Scream Park and Amusement Park and it contains more than 150...

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Petaling Jaya Hotels

  • Hilton Petaling Jaya

    The best thing about PJ Hilton is that it offers guests a little of everything. Hotel has several...

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  • One World Hotel

    I spent 5 nights in the One World Hotel in Petaling Jaya, and I would suggest this accomodation to...

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  • Tune Hotels.com - Kota Damansara

    3A&5, Main Tower, Sunsuria Avenue, Persiaran Mahogani, Kota Damansara PJU5, Petaling Jaya, Selangor,

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

Petaling Jaya Restaurants

  • Traditional Malaysian Food Restaurant...

    Pappa Rich is a local Malaysian Chain of Full Service Restaurants that specializes in Malaysian Local Food (with chinese malaysian and indian malaysian influences). This Malaysian Chain only started in 2005 but at present, has more than 70 branches around malaysia and also in 5 countries worldwide (singapore, china, australia, USA, UAE). they have...

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  • Halal Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant

    being a Muslim Majority Area, Many Japanese fast food chains and Restaurants here in Malaysia, particularly in Sunway Pyramid Mall in Petaling Jaya, are Halal. meaning no tonkatsu, no ramen (most ramen has pork bones as one of the soup stock) and pork products.Mr Teppanyaki is a Japanese Grill Restaurant located inside the Sunway Pyramid Mall that...

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  • Global Bubble Tea Brand Popular in...

    Malaysia is a tea producing (primarily in the Cameron Highlands) and tea drinking counrty with different kinds of hot and cold teas (like teh tahrik, Teh C Peng) around the country. And It was a such a surprise that a Taiwanese Global Bubble Tea Brand is so popular in Malaysia that it accounts for almost half of it's overseas revenues. I am talking...

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Petaling Jaya Nightlife

  • German Beer Galore and Restaurant

    Singapore's Famous German Beer Bar and Bavarian Themed Restaurant (founded in 2006 in Singapore, with 5 outlets) is now here in Malaysia.This outlet at the Oasis Boulevard Area is the Second Outlet in Malaysia (the first is in Midvalley Area of Kuala Lumpur and the Third Outlet is at the Bangsar area of Kuala Lumpur) of which this Branch Opened in...

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  • Belgian Beers and Cafe in Sunway Pyramid...

    Brussels Beer Cafe is one of the Nitespots around the Sprawling Sunway Pyramid Mall., located at the Oasis Boulevard side, This famous Belgian Beer Place has 8 Branches all around the Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley Area and the one we tried is located here at the sunway Pyramid Mall.Brussels Beer Cafe serves Bottled and Draft Versions of Various...

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  • Coffee & Favorite Hangout in Sunway...

    Do I need a thorough Introduction on Starbucks Coffee? Starbucks Coffee Branch located near the Main Entrance of Sunway Pyramid Mall facing the Highway is a favorite nitespot in the area and it lies near Brotzeit German Bar and Rainforest Bar.Starbucks is the most popular coffee house chain in the world and it has many branches around Malaysia and...

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Petaling Jaya Transportation

  • Private Tour Vans and AUV's

    private van or AUV service is cheaper as prices here are cheap since gasoline prices are subsidized in Malaysia, where a liter of premium unleaded gasoline is ony RM 2.15! There are many Tour Companies around Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya offering this service that goes vice versa to both areas.there are two kinds of private van tours, the first...

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  • LRT to KL

    T he LRT Putra line is quick and easy to use and will take you to the centre of KL From the Hilton in PJ the nearest station is Taman Jaya. Turn left from the entrance and walk past the Nestle headquarters walking uphill. As yo clear the buildings you will see the overhead LRT line. Follow the line until you come to the station. Useful stations...

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  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

    The closest airport to Petaling Jaya is going to be Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). Landing here will most likely put you a taxi or limo ride away from Petaling Jaya.Kuala Lumpur International Airport is serviced by many different airlines, but most prevalent will be Malaysian Airlines.For more information on KLIA, click on the link...

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Petaling Jaya Shopping

  • Souvenir Stalls Around Sunway Lagoon

    Being a Theme Park, The Sunway Lagoon has many Souvenir Stalls and Shops scattered around the huge complex that sells various knick knacks and items to guests. you can find these souvenir stalls at Surf Beach Entrance, Zulu Walk, Amusement Park, Scream Park and Wildlife Park. You can buy practically all souvenir items like stuff toys, post cards,...

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  • famous budget export overruns Store

    F.O.S. is a chain of budget department stores (that started from this store in Sunway Pyramid in 1997) that specializes in selling various export overruns and factory rejects of famous international brands like Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Abercrombie and Fitch and Paul Frank; to name a few, which they then buy by the bulk at different factories...

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  • Luxe Department Store in Sunway Pyramid...

    Parkon is the number 1 luxe department store in Malaysia that was started in 1987 of which they currently have 132 stores spread around 6 countries of which 39 stores are in Malaysia and this branch is located at the Sunway Pyramid Mall. They sell high end luxe brands from Europe and the United States of America. the brands are:such as Forest,...

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Petaling Jaya Local Customs

  • Non Halal Restaurants & Bars

    If eating out at the Restaurants around Malaysia and even around the Metropolitan Kuala Lumpur and Klang Valley Area (Including Petaling Jaya), you must assume that most restaurants are halal! whether it is Japanese, Chinese, American, European, Thai and other cuisines as Malaysia is a Muslim Majority Nation.However, you would know if the...

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  • Eating Options Around Bandar Sunway

    You don't need to eat at the restaurants in the hotels around the Bandar Sunway area, Just going inside the Huge Sunway Pyramid Mall Complex will make you salivate as they have many food options available for practically any budget and the cuisines here are varied and international, ranging from Malaysian, Different Chinese Cuisines, Japanese,...

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  • Passage to Sunway Lagoon Via Sunway...

    one advantage of staying at the Sunway Resort and Spa Hotel is that they have a shortcut going to Sunway Lagoon from the ground floor, Unlike if you are staying at the Sunway Pyramid Hotel or Sunway Pramid Suites, wherein you woul go out and ride a fairly long escalator ride from the outside of the hotel to the back entrance to the Sunway Lagoon...

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Petaling Jaya Warnings and Dangers

  • Occasional Rains at Petaling Jaya

    Sunway Lagoon Theme Park has two kinds of packages, the all in pass including water park, and the separate attractions pass without the water park. If you belong to the latter, be sure to bring an umbrella or a raincoat as Petaling Jaya area is known for having occasional rain showers all year round, hence it might ruin your park adventure if you...

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  • Gambling!

    This has been around for as long as 30 years. Called the 4D Magnum here's how you play it.4D Game is a simple game of chance. To play, you just pick a 4-digit number, or 4D number, from the 10,000 possible numbers of 0000 to 9999. You win when the 4D number you picked matches one or more of the winning 4D numbers drawn by us.See, simple right?...

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  • Don't let it Snap!!

    Ooh.. I once was walking along KFC SS2 to Georgetown Chemists when I saw an Indian lady got dragged to the ground by a snatch-thief on a motorbike.I tried to give chase on foot, but my Diadora Space Runner was not a match for their Yamaha SS110.. So please, gals, DON'T walk alone especially in quiet back-alleys, with your handbags to the side of...

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Petaling Jaya Tourist Traps

  • Dining Options at Sunway Lagoon

    why did I put this in the tourist trap? well being a theme park, prices of goods and food tend to be higher than in malls or food courts and since Sunway Lagoon is A Theme Park, this is true.There are many Dining Options along the Sunway Lagoon, ranging from small outlets like Burger King, Mambo Juice Bar, Chillah to ful service restaurants like...

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  • Locker Rentals at Sunway Lagoon

    If you don't plan on swimming on the waterpark, then you don't need to rent a locker, however if you will be swimming at the surf beach and at the waterpark like us, then you have to rent a locker and I included this in my tourist trap since it is not included in the admission price unlike in other waterparks. there are two types of lockers, the RM...

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  • Extra Pay for use of Inflatable Tubes &...

    I have been to waterparks around the world and usually, the inflatable tubes and surfboards that you use in riding the various waterpark rides in other areas are free and included in the admission price.NOT HERE IN SUNWAY LAGOON WATERPARK!if you will be riding the different slides in waterpark like the african pythons of the waters of africa, or...

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Petaling Jaya What to Pack

  • Bring Waterproof Camera & Phone

    You Need to shoot videos and photos while at the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, and remember that rainshowers are common in Petaling Jaya the whole year round! so your non waterproof camera and smartphone might get damaged by the water. You would also swim here so you need theem.since water proof cameras are now very cheap, we always make a point of...

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  • Bring Powerbank USB Chargers, Extension...

    In today's world of power hungry point and shoot phones, smart phones and tablets, batterty life is a big deal when travellin moreso if you are in the business of taking many shots and videos of you travels and hence, the solution is the USB powerbank storage device (preferably the 8,400 mAH up to 15,000 mAH variety so that you can do multiple...

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  • Bring A Large Bag and extra Hand Carry...

    if you are a shopaholic like me, you pack light on your travels so that you can have many space in your luggage to fill up with goodies since we are staying at Sunway Resort Hotel and the huge Sunway Pyramid Mall is just nearby where you can shop till your drop and also a branch of Malaysan Luxe Department Store, Parksons. Also carry a spare bag...

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Petaling Jaya Off The Beaten Path

  • Swim at The Hotel Pool

    If you are staying on of the Sunway Hotels like the Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa, you have to try swimming at the pool as they have 2 lagoon pools of which the smaller one is located at the 3rd floor area and the bigger lagoon pool with waterfall is located at the ground floor area. the lagoon pool is open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm everyday and you...

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  • Use th Gym Facilities of Your Hotel

    most people checking in at hotels don't do this, however, a few do and we sometimes hit the gym of our hotels during our travels if we wake up early to try to burn some of the calories gained from eating and drinking around the place we travel.and hitting the gym here at the Sunway Resort and Spa Hotel is no different as the Gym is just located...

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  • Kota Darul Ehsan (arch boundary of...

    There is a large arch welcoming you to Petaling Jaya from Kuala Lumpur and vice versa that you would see while you and your tour van are travelling along the Federal Highway. The Arch Name is Kota Darul Ehsan, which markes the official boundary of Kuala Lumpur to Petaling Jaya. This Moorish Style Arch also commemorates the donation of the State of...

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Petaling Jaya Sports & Outdoors

  • Swim at Surf Beach of Sunway Lagoon

    What else to do but swim at the huge surf beach, which is actually shallow and would only be deep once you go near the Volcano, where the wave pool is located.The Surf Beach of the Sunway Lagoon is the largest area of the Theme Park and is supposed to be the largest man made sandy beach and also has the world's largest wave pool located in the end...

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  • Sunway Pyramid Skating Rink

    the large malls across tropical south east asia usually have skating rinks inside the mall to let locals experience the feeling of skating on ice and here at the sunway pyramid, it is no exception.The skating rink welcomes you if you enter the mall via the Sunway Pyramid Hotel to Mall entrance and you can go down via the elevator just after the...

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  • Flowrider

    One of the attractions inside the Surf Beach area of the Waterpark section of Sunway Lagoon is the Flowrider, which is a simulated surf, where you can have surfboards and to surfing even if you are an amateur. be prepared slip many times of you are a beginner, but at least you will not drown as this is not in the sea.This attraction has no extra...

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Petaling Jaya Favorites

  • Sunway Lagoon Overview

    The Sunway Lagoon is the Showpiece of the Bandar Sunway in Petaling Jaya. It is one large Theme Park consisting of 5 theme areas, Namely: Waterpark, Amusement Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park and Wildlife Park. The Area Boasts of about 80 80 rides and attractions spread around the various theme areas and it boast of having the world's largest wave...

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  • Shopping Galore at Sunway Pyramid Mall

    being a major suburban area and hosting Malaysia's Largest Theme Park Complex, it is just logical to have a Big Mall as one of the major attractions to the area and for shopaholic tourists like us the wolfpac, Sunway Pyramid Mall is a shoppers mecca full of mid range to high end products (found at Parkson's outlet). The best deal here is that many...

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  • Active Nightlife at Bandar Sunway

    if you are also nite owls like us wolfpac hehehe, fear not as the Banday Sunway Area which hosts the Sunway Pyramid Complex has quite a number of nitespots, ranging from sports bars, coffee spots, clubs, beer bars and chow out joints. Even the Neighborhood Beside it at at Jalan PJS row of streets have nite spots too. most of these nightspots are...

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  • ammarabbasi's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2013 at 4:09 AM

    What is the good living Salary in Pettalling Jaya. I plan to go for job there in 3800 MAR monthly. Is this a good salary for good living ? Please guide , i am confused about affordailities. thanks

 
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