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There are quite a number of places of interest in Selangor. As I explore the state, I will list down the places which I have discovered, for the benefit of other visitors. As far as possible, I will try to provide you the GPS map coordinates, to help you navigate to the sites.

List of Places of Interest in Selangor

Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam

GPS: 3.09524, 101.51135


Kota Malawati (Fort Altingsburg), Kuala Selangor

GPS: 3.34141, 101.24639
Located on Bukit Malawati, related places include Muzium Sejarah Daerah Kuala Selangor on the hill, Telaga Tujuh (3.341816, 101.248485) can reach by car at the foot of the hill beside Masjid Pekan Kuala Selangor. Also nearby is Kuala Selangor Nature Park. Worth seeing nearby is a Chinese temple called Qi Jian Xian Shi Fo Zu Gu Miao (3.34434, 101.25497) see below.


Qi Jian Xian Shi Fo Zu Gu Miao, Kuala Selangor

GPS: 3.34434, 101.25497
Located near Bukit Malawati, visit it after visiting Bukit Malawati. The temple is behind Giant Hypermarket. There is another Chinese temple nearby (3.34358, 101.25408) worth a quick glance.

Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort, Bagan Lalang

GPS: 2.60115, 101.68841
Before reaching here, stop at Pantai Batu Laut (2.6756, 101.51459). After that, visit also the beach of Bagan Lalang (2.59844, 101.69131)


GPS: 3.4935, 101.1297
Related sights nearby: Chinese village of Bagan Sekinchan, where the river enters the Straits of Malacca (GPS: 3.50231, 101.09744); the beach at Sekinchan called Pantai Redang (GPS: 3.50277, 101.09448)

Templer Park

GPS: 3.28616, 101.6424

i-City Theme Park

GPS: 3.06525, 101.48441
This is a theme park, most attractions open from 11:00 am to 12:00 midnight. Entrance fee to visit all the sights is RM102 per person. Entrance to WaterWorld a further RM25 per person. Details on i-City website.

Forest Research Institute of Malaysia

GPS: 3.23486, 101.62984
Visit also the Forestry Museum there.


GPS: 2.86335, 101.43976
Jugra was the royal town of Selangor, before the capital moved to Klang, then to Kuala Lumpur, and finally to Shah Alam. Places worth visiting here include Istana Bandar (2.86002, 101.44097), Masjid Sultan Alaeddin (2.86335, 101.43976), and the Jugra Lighthouse (2.836061, 101.417758).


Hulu Tamu Hot Spring

GPS: 3.4641, 101.69738

Kerling Hot Spring

GPS: 3.61039, 101.60982

Kampung Sungai Haji Durani

GPS: 3.64225, 101.03301
A place similar to Sekinchan, with paddy fields. There is a Malay homestay programme here. Will stopover only if got time.

Masjid Bandar DiRaja Klang Utara

GPS: 3.04778, 101.44569
The mosque is beside the Klang River, and is best viewed from the Kota Bridge (3.04605, 101.44674) that crosses the river. Have to park and walk up the bridge, which has a pedestrian walkway. While there, can also visit Kubu Raja Mahdi nearby (3.04543, 101.44484), park at the parking lot of MPK and walk to the fort.

Morib Beach

GPS: 2.74853, 101.44325
There is a monument to the Indian Soldiers here, but other than that, not a major sight. Will stopover if got time.

Muzium Orang Asli, Gombak

GPS: 3.29506, 101.73214
There is also an Orang Asli Centre (3.28848, 101.73143) nearby.

Paya Indah Wetlands

GPS: 2.8608, 101.63247
We visited this place back in 2004.

Mah Meri Cultural Village

Mah Meri Cultural Village, Pulau Carey

GPS: 2.8518, 101.40387
When at Pulau Carey, also attempt to visit Hatters Castle (2.88673, 101.36038) and view other estate bungalows in the area.


GPS: 2.74433, 101.68539


Zoo Negara

GPS: 3.20802, 101.75745
While there, check out also Akuarium Negara.



GPS: 2.90443, 101.68054


Hutan Rekreasi Sungai Tekala

GPS: 3.0584, 101.87281
This is on the way to the Semenyih Dam. On the way here is the Ostrich Wonderland .

Selangor State Park

GPS: 3.31246, 101.69802

Hutan Lipur Sungai Gabai

GPS: 3.16609, 101.90902

Tanjung Harapan, Port Klang

GPS: 3.00064, 101.36514
On the way there, visit also the South Port Passenger Terminal (2.99879, 101.3917) with the Pulau Ketam Jetty (same place).

Ostrich Wonderland, Semenyih

GPS: 3.00068, 101.8773
This is on the southeast part of Selangor, can visit it along with Hutan Rekreasi Sungai Tekala not too far away.


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