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Seremban Travel TipsSeremban Travel Tips (10 July, 2016)

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Seremban Travel Tips helps you get to know Seremban and prepare your trip there. Seremban is the state capital of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. It has a population of about 420,000 people, and is the 19th largest town in Malaysia.

Seremban was established around 1870, when tin was discovered in nearby Rasah. As such, it is a pretty young town compared to Malacca, Muar or Penang. The town is located on the upper reaches (hulu) of Sungai Linggi, which was used to ferry tin. In the beginning, the town was known as Sungai Ujong (also written Sungai Ujung, Seng Hyang Ujung, Saing Ujung and Semujung)1.

With prosperity from tin came rivalry between different faction, Dato' Kelana on the one side and Dato' Shahbandar on the other. This gave the British an excuse to intervene in the administration of the state.

Location of sights in Seremban on the map

Sights in Seremban

  1. Centre Point Shopping Centre (GPS: 2.72284, 101.95538)
  2. Church of the Visitation (GPS: 2.72553, 101.94102)
  3. Dataran Seremban (GPS: 2.72599, 101.94334)
  4. Dewan Undangan Negeri (GPS: 2.72671, 101.94246)
  5. Era Square Mall (GPS: 2.72558, 101.93211)
  6. Hospital Tuanku Jaafar (GPS: 2.71022, 101.9449)
  7. Istana Hinggap Seremban (GPS: 2.72635, 101.94366)
  8. Masjid Jamek Seremban (GPS: 2.73073, 101.93807)
  9. Masjid Negeri (GPS: 2.72194, 101.94298)
  10. Mawar Renal Medical Centre (GPS: 2.70629, 101.94128)
  11. Negeri Sembilan State Museum (GPS: 2.71825, 101.92054)
  12. Old State Secretariat Building (GPS: 2.72599, 101.94334)
  13. Palm Mall (GPS: 2.71986, 101.92274)
  14. Terminal 1 Shopping Centre (GPS: 2.72599, 101.94334)
  15. Seremban Prima (GPS: 2.72014, 101.94115)
  16. Seremban Town Fountain (GPS: 2.72599, 101.94334)
  17. Sri Balathandayuthapani Temple (GPS: 2.72126, 101.94126)
  18. Wesley Methodist Church (GPS: 2.72347, 101.93663)
  19. Wisma Ceylonese (GPS: 2.72098, 101.93828)

List of sights in Seremban

  1. Muzium Negeri Sembilan: State museum showcasing artifacts related to the history of Negri Sembilan.
  2. Istana Besar: Official residence of the Yang Di-Pertuan Besar, the ruler of Negri Sembilan (though not open to the public).
  3. State Library: Neoclassical building erected in 1912.
  4. Masjid Negeri: State mosque with nine pillars representing the nine states of Negri Sembilan.
  5. King George V School: The premier school in Seremban.
  6. Liesheng Temple: Taoist temple in Seremban.
  7. Seremban Animal Park: Educational park where ostriches and deer are bred.

Other sights in Seremban

  1. Royal Sungei Ujong Club (GPS: 2.72599, 101.94334)

Streets in Seremban

Streets in Seremban that have been described are marked in red. Click on the street for details.

Category of sights in Seremban

Petrol Stations in Seremban

  1. Caltex, Jalan Tuanku Antah (GPS: 2.714296, 101.948741)
  2. Petron, Jalan Jelebu (GPS: 2.723710, 101.957212)
  3. Petron, Jalan Kuala Pilah (GPS: 2.724319, 101.982652)
  4. Petron (Mobil), Jalan Rasah (GPS: 2.714872, 101.942854)
  5. Petron (Mobil), Jalan Tuanku Antah (GPS: 2.714627, 101.947650)
  6. Petron, Jalan Tun Dr Ismail (GPS: 2.739426, 101.928020)
  7. Petronas Jalan Jelebu (GPS: 2.726812, 101.959492)
  8. Petronas Jalan Kuala Pilah (GPS: 2.717255, 102.010967)
  9. Petronas, Jalan Tuanku Antah (GPS: 2.716813, 101.943893)
  10. Petronas, Lebuhraya Seremban-Bukit Nenas (GPS: 2.720828, 101.936972)
  11. Shell, Jalan Dato Bandar Tunggal (GPS: 2.723903, 101.938885)
  12. Shell, Jalan Jelebu (GPS: 2.724015, 101.957673)
  13. Shell, Jalan Temiang (GPS: 2.737176, 101.938144)
  14. Shell, Jalan Tun Dr Ismail (GPS: 2.735343, 101.933621)
  15. Shell, Persiaran Senawang (GPS: 2.708775, 101.996419)

How to reach Seremban

Seremban is approximately an hour away from Kuala Lumpur. Exit the North South Expressway at Exit 218 (Seremban Interchange). You can also reach Seremban by train.

Seremban in Google Maps Street View

Getting Around Seremban

It is best to drive in Seremban, as public transport is not a practical choice.

Building in SerembanBuilding along Jalan Dato Sheikh Ahmad in downtown Seremban (9 July, 2016)

Building in SerembanYusof Building, an early Modern-style building at the junction of Jalan Yam Tuan with Jalan Dato Lee Fong Yee. (9 July, 2016)

Building in SerembanGreat Eastern Building, which is also at the junction of Jalan Yam Tuan with Jalan Dato Lee Fong Yee, houses the insurance company and Bank Muamalat. (9 July, 2016)

Hotel Lotus, SerembanHotel Lotus (GPS: 2.71856, 101.92275), a budget hotel in Kemayan Square. (9 July, 2016)


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