Negeri Selangor Things to Do

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Negeri Selangor Things to Do

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    Batu Caves Things to Do

    If you want to visit Batu Caves, the best day is on Thaipusam Celebration. You embark on the journey as early as 4pm-5pm (Thaipusam Celebration) and you'll see people starting to walk to the holy cave (Batu Caves). From Kuala Lumpur, take the LRT Putra to Putra Station. Then take the feeder bus towards Tmn Melewar or Taman Batu. Ask the driver to...

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  • Hindu Gods & Goddesses

    Batu Caves Things to Do

    one thing that I have noticed is that the Difference between the Balinese style of Hinduism from the Main Indian and Tamil Style of Hinduism is that the Balinese don't display many Hindu Gods and Godesses inside their temples, they only depict Mount Mehru via wooden multi storey houses. The Indian/Tamil branch of Hinduism prominently displays their...

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  • Visit the Orang Asli Museum

    Its an impressively informative effort that showcases the history, ancient customs and traditions as well as social and economic development of Peninsular’s early inhabitants.The Orang Asli is considered to be part of the natives of this country. There is about 116,119 people altogether and they are divided into three main tribes; Negritoes, Senoi...

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  • Kepong : FRIM - Forest Research Institue...

    The Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), is one of the leading institutions in tropical forestry research, both within the country and abroad. It consists of an area of 600-ha and is located in Kepong, Selangor which is about 16 km northwest of Kuala Lumpur and is surrounded by the Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve. FRIM’s ‘forest tour packages’...

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  • Sunway Lagoon

    This theme park is situated in Subang Jaya with the Sunway Hotels and Resorts and Sunway Pyramid Shopping Complex next to each other.

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  • Batu Caves

    Batu Caves is a series of steps up the limestome hill to two major caves, the light and the dark caves. There is a gigantic Hindu diety statue at the entrance of Batu Caves.During Thaipusam festival in February, the place is very crowded with devotees with piercings and carrying kavadis to fulfil their vows to Hindu dieties, going up the steps to...

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  • Klang

    Klang is located between KL and Port Kelang. It is famous for "Bak Kut Teh" or "Medicated Pork Soup" which usually eaten with rice. The town itself is bisected by the river and the highway and I found it difficult to drive around. Actually we were taken by a local to an excellent Chinese restaurant. Apparently there are many excellent Chinese...

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  • Boat trip to Pulau Ketam

    This is a fun day trip by boat ferry from Port Kelang to Pulau Ketam.Pulau Ketam means "Crab Island". There is an entire fishing village with school, etc built on stilts. But the seafood is not cheap with so many tourists coming here.It can be very hot, so drink a lot or wear a hat or carry an umbrella.A slow pace of life compared to KL.

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  • Kuala Selangor

    Kuala Selangor is a riverside town near the border of Perak.It has a hill which is a site of past royal king burial, a fort with a magnificent view and a place where you can see monkeys of long tail and black coat.Great place to eat seafood. There is also the famous Kuala Selangor Bird sanctuary where there are trails through mangrove area to see...

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  • Shopping and Eating at Subang Jaya

    Subang Jaya is another satelite town created in Selangor after Petaling Jaya.It is a densely populated residential area for people working in Kuala Lumpur and who would commute everyday.There are many popular shopping places like Carrefour, Subang Parade, Giant, Summit and eating places like Taipan. Also there is a train station behind Subang...

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  • Blue Mosque

    Shah Alam is most famous for the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Mosque (popularly known as the Blue Mosque as its name is a mouthful for foreigners)... It is named after the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz... It is said to be the largest mosque in Malaysia and one of the largest in Southeast Asia. It has a large 350 ft high blue and white dome. The...

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  • Batu Caves

    Batu caves is Hindu saint place. Hindu festival, "thaipusam" takes place there at the end of January or in the beginning of February in year.What catches your eyes at first is the golden statue that watches the caves. One has to climb around 300 steps up to the cave entrance. In the caves there are several Hindu temples and live monkeys and...

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  • The "Blue Mosque" of Shah Alam

    Located in Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor, the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque can accommodate 24,000 worshippers. It is one of the largest mosques in Malaysia and some of the tallest minarets and dome.The outside garden ponds reflect this distinctive Kelantanese style mosque with its beautiful blue color theme. We parked our car and...

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  • Enjoy a beautiful view of castal forest.

    The forest starts right at the edge of the road, but it takes courage to venture into it. Many of the town activities take place on the road and the place offers beautiful views of the strait of Malacca.

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  • Lighthouse - good place to start...

    We made our first stop in front of the lighthouse. The white lighthouse has a history spanning over 100 years.

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  • Kuala Selangor Nature Park(KNSP)

    The KNSP(67km from KL) shelters a wide variety of habitats among which the secondary forest, mangrove forest, estuary of the Selangor River and mud flats. Its made up of 497acres (201 hectares) of secondary forest; formerly a mangrove forest.The above habitats shelter about 156 species of birds (resident and migratory), a variety of insects,...

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  • About the Fire Flies

    When out on the sampan, make as little noise as possible and flash photography is not allowed, due to the sensitivity of the insects to noise and light. The fire flies are not actually a fly but a type of beetle that glows in the dark. The amazing thing is that they actually glow in unison - something like in three-second intervals! They flit...

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  • Counter Strike?

    Adrenaline Paintball called No Pain No Gain (NPNG) is a facility for conventional & new sports, including futsal, paintball, basketball, badminton, gym and hot shower.The paintball consist of 2 arenas : one in a warehouse-type setting(1,115sqm) and the other an outdoor pitch(1,858sqm). Minimum distance from which to shoot an opponent is four feet...

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  • SWAT Leader? Battle with yr friends...

    Yes.....at TTSports Park, Subang Jaya.WHIZZING pellets smash against iron drums. Attackers scramble for offensive position, while others crouch in tense anticipation. Desperate commands are issued as one team is cornered. All looks lost . . . One of the largest paintaball park in the ASia Pacific, have 5 outdoor pitches open till late night. It has...

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  • Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah...

    The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque has an enormous blue dome. You will admire the architecture of this fine monument. Minarets at 40-meter-high (132-foot), some of the tallest in the world. It can accommodate about 24,000 worshippers under a computer-designed dome whose lighting system creates the illusion of being in the desert on a...

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  • Sultan Alam Shah Museum

    This blue-roofed State Museum in traditional Selangor architecture houses some of the finest displays in the country, providing visitors with an eye-opening look at the history, culture and heritage of Selangor.The most interesting of the various rooms must be the History Gallery. Walk through the arch, and get a feel of what people of a century or...

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  • Visit Batu Caves

    Batu Caves, located about 11km to the north of Kuala Lumpur, was discovered over 100 years ago, and has grown to become an important devotional site to Hindus, as well as a highly popular tourist spot. Each year, during the Hindu festival of Thaipusam, devotees and the curious alike throng the area in the hundreds of thousands. Estimates put the...

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  • Waiting for a Sampan-Venice in Asia?

    At the start of the queue, you get to select a life jacket. To my pleasant surprise, the life jackets come in various sizes and I was able to find one for my children, even my 4 year old son. The queue was very short, and within 5 minutes, we were able to board the sampan.The sampans at this park are rowed by a very experienced rowers. Our oars-man...

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  • Explore Pasir Penambang

    About 10-12 km from Kampung Kuantan Fire Fly Park is the riverside town of Pasir Penambang. Many tourists come here to buy fresh dried seafood (fish maw, salted fish, dried oysters, etc) and to have a seafood meal before going on to see the fire flies. There is also a night market for vegetables and fresh seafood. It is small enough to be quaint...

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  • Kampung Kuantan-How to Get a Sampan

    Once at the park, you need to get a ticket to board a sampan. The counter opens in the evening, from about 6.30 pm.Regardless of the time you buy the ticket, the sampan rides are on a first-come, first served basis. For us, we bought the ticket in advance, went off to have dinner at Pasir Penambang, then returned at about 8.30pm. The price of a...

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  • Kuala Selangor Fire Flies: drive through...

    See the Fire Flies at Kuala Selangor-Leaving PJ behindYour journey begins at the LDP toll (near Ikea & Damansara Perdana). After the toll, keep left and follow the Kuala Selangor Highway 54* roadsigns. You will pass by Bandar Sri Damansara on your left, and on your right, Kip Industrial Estate, several nurseries and a number of large used-car...

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  • See the Fire Flies-How to get there

    This tip continues from the previous tip. Once you pass the town of Sg Buloh, you will continue along Highway 54. One of the landmarks here is the entrance to Malaysian Sheet Glass factory** on your right. After this the road becomes rather windy and please don't drive too fast as it is very dangerous. You will pass a few small towns, large palm...

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  • See the Fire Flies at Kuala Selangor

    A nice outing in Negeri SelangorSeeing the fire-flies (kelip kelip) at Kuala Selangor is something I had long heard of, but as is always the case, it is actually in my own "back-yard" so I never did make a trip. Well, recently my 8-year old daughter was invited by a school friend to tag along with her family to watch the fire-flies. Since we knew...

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  • School of Hard Knocks - My Next Cert!!!

    The Royal Selangor 'School of Hard Knocks’ is an entertaining hour-long pewtersmithing workshop where for a small fee participants are taught to create their own pewter dish using traditional tools and methods.Although I already have stack of Professional Certificates, but this is something unique & the masterpiece from the course may win some...

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  • Wall of Hands

    This is the 2nd cluster of Wall of Hands in Royal Selangor that printed with handprints for production line staffs.The first 2 walls were found at the entrance for staffs that serve longer than certain years. If my memory not failing me, I think I heard it 10years.

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  • Guinness Book Of Records - World's...

    Weighing in at a hefty 1557 kg (3432 lbs) and standing 1987 mm (6' 6") tall and having a girth of 1693 mm (5' 6"); this monumental feat was born of the desire that Royal Selangor should celebrate its centenary year in 1985 in dramatic fashion. Six of Royal Selangor's most skilled craftsmen were assigned to create this super tankard. They took...

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  • My very 1st Royal Selangor cum Tour...

    Mark & Rochelle are 2 of my guest visitors last weekend (19-20th Jan). It never occurs to me that I should visit this wonderful place until they ask me to come along.Royal Selangor is only 3KM from my house; it is so near yet so far kind of thing to me.Anyway, the visit is very beneficial & we all having great fun there. Also, I may bring big...

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  • It’s Hammer Time!!!

    Ok, it’s my turn to create my own pewter Thermos. My design is neither going linear nor parallel.I created one priceless, messy, one of its kind pewter pieces.

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  • Finishing #1

    You may wonder why I show you all the process of making pewter. Actually I want you to be better appreciate every single pewter collections that you ever owned.The one on the right is after filed & polished where the left still thick and heavy with all the extras and doesn’t looks finished.

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  • Demo #4 - Patterning

    The following is patterning of surface prints where the surface of the pewter will be patterned into either matt or hammer prints.

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  • Mengkuang Wall/Gate at Royal Selangor

    This is the Mengkuang wall/gate at Royal Selangor entrance. The design is based on traditional weaving design for mengkuang floor mat.

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  • Gotta be LOTR Lah!!

    My personal favorite in Royal Selangor is Lord of The Rings series of merchandise.You can hardly walk pass the “Middle Earth” without stare at them with awe. I challenge you.

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  • Royal Selangor is Tourist Trap!!!

    Nah! All of us will be willingly fall into this trap. The tour is very educational and interesting.The Showroom is superb; the products are all glittering and pulling you credit cards out of your wallets.

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  • Royal Selangor Factory

    This is the real production Royal Selangor line. Of course the process still similar to those demos, but faster & more complicated designs.The picture shows soldering process & other more complicated tasks. Not easy to produce a master piece man!!!

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  • Perfectly Airtight

    This container is one of most desirable tea storage where the container cap is designed to be to perfect precision and will drop down into groove slowly and making it totally airtight.You may think that is all about this container. You will never expect that the outer cap is also built to it perfect precision to provide 2nd level air sealed effect.

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  • Finishing #2

    Compare the 3, the rightmost is not polished and still have some oxidation on it. The middle is done polished, but somehow looks too plain & designs not stand out.The 3rd piece on the left is properly shaded and the designs are striking out with 3D looks & feel. This is what I call finished.

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  • Demo #3 - Polishing

    Smaller objects or components that not able to mounted on wheels will be going through polishing manually.

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  • Demo #2 - Filing & Shining

    Most Royal Selangor products will need to run through filing & shining process before marketing.Most casting process will leave products with excessive line & mars. Filing or shining process will help to remove excessive and uneven portion, remove oxidation and ultimately give shine to final product.This process will also produce the most swarf...

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  • Demo #1 - Casting

    This is the simplest process of all where liquidized pewter will be poured & hardens in mold to form simple handle or holder related products.The excessive part will be dipped & melted in the hot pewter liquid leaving small part for soldering purposes. Only minimal polishing needed for product like this.

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  • F1 Fever

    This reminded me of I need to go F1 this year.Please mark your travel calendar (18th-20th March 2005) & see the fastest F1 race ever.

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Negeri Selangor Hotels

  • 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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  • 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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  • Tune Hotels.com - Kota Damansara

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

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

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