Shah Alam Lake Gardens is a vast man-made lake in the town centre. It is located along Dato Menteri Road and Persiaran Masjid Road. It is a popular spot for joggers and runners and is pretty crowded on weekdends as most families will bring their children there either during the early morning or the evening. The playground has lots of playthings for the children. There are a lot of sheds for you to sit and even have picnics. There is also a huge pond where you can feed the fishes and the tortises . It is the site of annual events such as the International Boat Show and the Selangor Orchid Exhibition. Picnic area dot this well-kept parkland and a floating seafood restaurant stands on the fringes of the lakes.
See more pictures attached, one on the night scene, beautiful!
The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque or simple "the Blue Mosque" is situated in the heart of Shah Alam. It is call the Blue Mosque because of its colour blue on the roof of the mosque. The Mosque is built on a 14.6 hectare land of green and there's a lake nearby. It was commissioned in 1980s, completed in 1988, and is the largest mosque in Malaysia and South East Asia.
The Blue mosque is most magnificent when captured as night as the lightings enhance the structures and the colors of the mosque (see night pic of mosque attached). Its minarets at 142.3 metres, were once the tallest in the world. (lost it mark to Hasan II Mosque in Casablanca). The blue dome is also one of the biggest of its kind. The main prayer hall is vast and can accomodate at least 24,000 worshippers. The walls and the roof are beautifully adorned with superbly-crafted motifs. Decorative Islamic calligraphy enhaces the dome and main prayer hall, while the overall architecture integrates Malay and Moorish design elements. The mosque's pulpit has been executed in carved timber, a masterpiece of local craftsmen from the state of Kelantan. The splendid chandelier was contributed by the late Sultan of Selangor. The domes and minarets are the architectural splendour of the Mosque.
Most of the time you are not allowed to enter the mosque unless you are a Muslim. There are special occasions where visitiors are allowed to go into the compounds of the Mosque but not into the prayer rooms unless you are a Muslim. To get the timing of visit, need to check with the Tourist Information Centre.
This hugh park needs a fair amount of travelling. It is good to travel by bicycle within the Park. You can appreciate the different plants that is grown like nugmets, cloves etc. Get a good camera to capture some scenic places.
Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor, is located about 30 km west of Kuala Lumpur. Its skyline is dominated by the huge, blue aluminum dome of the State Mosque, i.e., Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah. This dome is reputed to be the largest of its kind in the world. This mosque allows 16,000 muslim to pray, beside providing sraying space, it has library, conference hall, instituition study room, and guess hall.
Sultan Sarafudin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, call as 'Blue Mosque' is the biggest mosque in the world, located the middle of Shsh Alam City. This biggest mosque allows 16,000 muslim to pray, beside providing sraying space, it has library, conference hall, instituition study room, and guess hall.
The state capital can also boast of having the world's only agro-forestry park, the Malaysia Agriculture Park at Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam. Shah Alam offers a beautifully landscaped recreational park that compliments the surrounding lakes and buildings.
Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor, is located about 30 km west of Kuala Lumpur. Its skyline is dominated by the huge, blue aluminum dome of the State Mosque, i.e., Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah. This dome is reputed to be the largest of its kind in the world.
- Set within a beautifully landscaped garden, this man-made lake graces te Shah Alam town. It is a favourite spot for picnics, jogging or recreational activities. -
Taman Tasik Shah Alam is the main public park in Shah Alam. Its men-made lake forms the major part of this lake garden.
The Shah Alam Museum, with its exciting architecture is worth a visit. An aviary is open to the public.