Selangor is on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, 25 kilometers far from Kuala Lumpur. Shah Alam, the capital of Selangor, is a very important port of Malaysia. It is given the name “Gateway to Malaysia”. The Malaysia’s biggest shipping port, Port Klang, is also in Selangor. Beside consistence of the most important shipping port, there also is Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang.
It is not only the transport and logistics hub of Malaysia, but Selangor also is a charming tourism destination. The following suggestion will introduce the attractions in Selangor.
First, the Batu caves, is a limestone hill with big statue of Hindu goddess. It is composed of 3 main caves used as Hindu temples. People come to Batu cave both for tourism and religious belief. After 272 stair steps, there is the viewpoint that shows beautiful scenery of Selangor in bird’s-eye view.
Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is a big amusement park and waterpark. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park was recognized as the best of Asia, by International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), 4 years in a roll (2007-2010). There is artificial beach in the park. The artificial beach can create the wave up to 8 feet high. There are the world’s longest pedestrian bridge, 80 kinds of playthings in total, the first Malaysian interactive zoo and other adventure activities.
The i-City, the city of digital light, is at Shah Alam. It is built to be the first attraction of Malaysia. It is decorated with modern LED technology, full of colorful beauty. In i-City, there are shopping street, a park, and the highlights of the place: CityPark and CityWalk. The i-City is suitable for a walk and family’s relaxing activities.
Carey Island is famous for seafood and wooden mask product from indigenous who originally live in this island. Local villagers keep their agriculture careers. They plant, hand-make the wooden mask and craft the wood into stories and events design. They also hold the performance of their traditional music and dance for tourists. Local villagers of Carey Island keep their traditional lifestyle and uniqueness, making the place interesting for cultural tour.