5 travel recommendations for women heading to Selangor
Happy International Women’s Day! In honour of the annual celebration, Tourism Selangor came up with this top list of hangouts for women planning a visit and travel to Selangor. Here are some destinations that offer great activities, beautiful scenery and contemporary culture.
1. State of Selangor – Home of Gastronomical Delights
Due to Selangor’s history of migration back with some of its settlers hailing from different backgrounds and countries, the State’s cultural diversity has made the food rich in flavours! Make a trip to Kuala Selangor and Klang Districts If you’re interested in sampling some of the famous local food. Klang is a popular destination for tourists who want to taste Malaysia’s street food such as, Klang Bak Kut Teh (Chinese), Banana Leaf Rice Klang (Indian), Cendol and Lontong Klang (Malay) and many more. Meanwhile, Kuala Selangor is a town famous not only for its fresh seafood, but also Malay traditional food such as, Nasi Ambeng, Mee Udang, Satay, Ketupat, and many more.
2. Strike a Pose! – Visit Instragammable places around Selangor
Whether you are spending a weekend, or a week in Selangor; if you are passionate about photography or into Instagram, you’ll want to know where the State’s most Instagrammable places are.
Stunning landscapes, architecture, theme parks and so much more – every corner of Selangor is a hot-spot for that perfect picture. The following list is where you should head-to next!
a. Sky Mirror Kuala Selangor
b. Batu Caves, Gombak
c. i-City Shah Alam
d. Mural Safari, Klang
e. Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz, Shah Alam
f. Sekinchan, Sabak Bernam
3. Explore Unique and Hipster Cafes around Selangor
The State of Selangor is often known for its many interesting tourist spots, but also has many “hipster” or “instagrammable” cafes offering various interesting and unique themes mainly located in Petaling Jaya, Cyberjaya, Sepang and Subang Jaya. Provision Café, Damansara, Tiny Baker In Pink Cafe, Damansara, Bukku Café, Klang, Jibby & Co Subang Jaya, and The Botanist Café Sepang are some commonly-visited on the list.
4. Shopping Haven for ladies – Shop until you drop
The variety of shopping experiences in Selangor goes far beyond a stroll in a mall or a morning spent browsing a market. Whether you are after high-end luxury brands or fascinating street market items, Selangor will never disappoint. Selangor is full of shops, boutiques, malls, and department stores; it is hard to decide where to shop.
The following are definitely must-visit places for all ladies looking for a crazy shopping experience in Selangor.
a. Mitsui Outlet Park, KLIA
b. GM Klang Wholesale Mall
c. Sunway Pyramid, Subang Jaya
d. One Utama Shopping Centre Petaling Jaya
e. The Curve Damansara
5. Learn all about the everyday beauty of Selangor’s arts and culture
Want to try something different in Selangor? These art and cultural attractions let you experience and learn the State’s traditions the hands-on (and fun) way! Selangor is fast becoming a major hub for Malaysian contemporary art. Artsy attractions in Selangor have a strong culture of supporting local talents, making Selangor an emerging art scene with vibrant and exciting setting. As such, the following list is best-visited by culture and the arts lovers during their visit to Selangor:
a. Mah Meri Cultural Village
b. Sultan Alam Shah Museum, Shah Alam
c. Royal Gallery Klang
d. Istana Bandar
e. Homestay Banghuris – Chempuling
f. Homestay Sungai Haji Dorani – Kuda Kepang
g. Dong Zen Tample Jenjarom
Tourism Selangor wishes Happy International Women’s Day to all amazing women, where ever you may be. Be sure to always take a good care of yourself, including adhering to the SOPs for your own health and safety, and also for your loved ones’.