|PLACES OF INTEREST
Nature and Adventure
Kl's very own Chinatown is beehive of sounds and activities.
Pre-war shops and open-air roadside stalls teem with shoppers in
search bargains ranging from dresses and shoes to fabrics, costume
jewellery, dried and pickled foodstuffs, fruits and herbal
remedies. Treat your taste buds to a variety of delicious
knick-knack, drinks and fruits. Have fun bargaining with the
hawkers; things are pretty inexpensive if you have the upper hand
in the fine art of negotiations!
| Church of the Holy
This is a lovely cathedral-style building built in classic European
design, with intricate spires and steeples. The only concession to
its location in Asia are the Chinese calligraphics on its facade.
The Catholic church caters mainly to the Chinese-speaking
community. It's spacious front lawns give it an excellent
perspective for photographs.
| Deer Park
Deer Park, where hinds, does amd fawns representing some of the
smaller species roam freely in the cool shade of the trees. It's
not unusual to see them coming up close to visitors to be fed.
Close to the bubbling stream at the edge of the valley are several
little mousedeer - the world's smallest hoofed animal and a popular
figure in local folklore because of its legendary wit and
| Hibiscus Garden
With More than 500 varieties of rare and exotic blooms ranging from
the single petal variety to the multiple petal variety in ariot of
colours and shades.
Located along jalan hishamuddin is Infokraf, aninformation centre
for malaysian handicraft, housed within a beautifully renovated ols
moorish styled building. The centre provides details' on cultural
background, current research developments and export potential. The
gallery contains a fascinating range of selected items on permanent
display. Attractive souvenirs ingeniously fashioned out of local
materials are also available for purchase.
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia located at the jalan lembah
perdana houses various themed galleries. Among the galleries found
here is the islamic architecture gallery which showcases miniature
replicas of renowned buildings such as the taj mahal, imam ismail
albukhary mosque and museum and the amir timur mausoleum.apart from
this gallery is the standard chartered ottoman room which displays
objects from the reign of the ottoman empire of turkey and syria.
In the al-quran and manuscript gallery is a collection of More than
200 islamic manuscripts which include a 30-judz' al-quran from the
ming dynasty.open : 10am - 6pm, tuesday - sunday. closed : monday.
Admission : rm8. Jalan lembah perdana. Tel : 03-2074 2020