A City of Contrasts and Diversity
holiday in Selangor promises non-stop fun, entertainment and adventure. This is one of the
most prosperous and developed states in the country. The state is also known as the 'gateway
to Malaysia' because of the main entry points are situated within the state.
"Experience the broad spectrum of attractions a marvel at the glow of fireflies, watch intriguing festivals, have a terrific time at the theme parks,
go on a shopping spree or enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Selangor has it all".
Blue Mosque, Selangor
i-City, Shah Alam is a 72-acre ICT-based urban development for 6 industry clusters, namely shared services & outsourcing, biotechnology, software development, as a media hub, an Islamic financial hub, and a data centre. i-City was designed as a fully integrated intelligent city, comprising corporate, leisure and residential components such as a 1 million sq. ft. regional shopping mall, office towers, Cybercentre office suites, hotels, apartments, data centres, and an innovation centre.i-City is an MSC Malaysia Cybercentre where knowledge-based companies with MSC Malaysia status can exploit the various incentives offered under the MSC Malaysia Bills of Guarantee. It has also been endorsed as a tourism destination by the Ministry of Tourism and declared an International Park by the Selangor State Government. Such venues allow for entertainment and other cosmopolitan lifestyle outlets to operate on 24 hours.
Batu Caves, Selangor
Batu Caves is a limestone hill that has a series of caves and cave temples in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia. Located in a limestone outcrop, Batu Caves is a unique and fascinating cave temple said to be around 400 million years old. Batu Caves consists of three big caves, with the main cave housing ornate Hindu shrines. This destination draws a huge international crowd during Thaipusam, an annual festival which pays homage to Lord Muruga. A recent addition here is the 140-feet statue of Lord Muruga, which is visible from miles away. Batu Caves is about 13km north of Kuala Lumpur. It is easily accessible by the KTM Komuter train service. Alternatively, visitors can arrange a trip with their tour operators. One of the highlights of a visit here is climbing the 272 steps leading up to
the temple where you can put your stamina to the test.
MAH MERI CULTURAL VILLAGE
The Mah Meri is an indigenous community native to Carey Island, located to the south of Port Klang and north of Banting town. They are synonymous with their sculptured masks which are made as a tribute to their ancestors. If you visit Carey Island today, you will see Sok Gre' the sacred mountain towering above the island reach sharply to the clouds, catching the rain. It used to be the rice bowl of the island providing for raw materials for cultural and rituals events, herbs for healing and food.These masks are handcrafted out of a rare, reddish swamp hardwood called Nyireh Batu. Every piece has a story behind it and is related to their ancestral legend. In the coastal swampland , up to their knees in mud, are the villagers and their children, collecting shellfish for the much needed supplement for their diet.
Mahmeri Cultural Village, Selangor