|Places of interest
nature and adventure
sekinchan is a little town in the middle of the main rice-bowl area
of selangor, in the sabak bernam district. Visitors are able to see
large plots of land cultivated to produce the staple food of
malaysians. This area is also well known for its mechanised farming
methods and high yield of rice. A visit here provides the
opportunity to see the sweeping green or gold (depending on the
time of the year) fields of paddy reaching out clear to the
pejabat daerah sabak bernam,
45300 sungai besar,
tel : 03-884 1963
fax : 03-884 2178
| Semenyih dam
semenyih dam, located in hulu langat district, provides one of the
most breathtaking sights in the country. The dam, which was built
in 1985, supplies a major portion of drinking water to the klang
valley population. On a clear day, visitors can see the reflection
of the magnificent hills and sky in the still waters of this dam.
Towards evening, the breeze causes slight waves and ripples, and a
sensational sunset is mirrored on the water surface.
pejabat daerah hulu langat,
kompleks pentadbiran daerah,
43650 bandar baru bangi,
hulu langat, selangor.
tel : 03-825 1992
fax : 03-825 2137
| Shah alam lake
one of the premier attractions of shah alam is its lake gardens,
which is the green lung to the town centre. The lakes are divided
into three sections - west, east and central.
site of annual events such as the international boat show and
international orchid exhibition, the shah alam lake gardens are a
delightful man-made lakes that grace the capital of selangor.
its surrounding is enhanced with a delightful landscaped and
well-kept gardens, which is its strong point of attraction. Open
majlis perbandaran shah alam,
tingkat 1, wisma mpsa,
40700 shah alam, selangor
tel : 03-550 5133
fax : 03-550 8010
| Shah alam sports
awarded the "1996 best sports facility in asia" award, the shah
alam sports complex features one of the largest and most dynamic
sports and and entertainment complex in south east asia.
state-of-the-art facilities and a professional management team
ensures that all events held here will be successful.
sasc comprises the 70,000 seat shah alam stadium, an adjacent
warm-up track and training field, a 12,000 capacity air-conditioned
indoor stadium, an olympic standard swimming and diving centre and
an international level tennis complex.
it also hosted the final match of the junior world cup '97 soccer
as malaysiaï¿½s premier sports and entertainment
venue, sasc has successfully hosted many major and prestigious
international and local sports events, concerts, cultural shows,
exhibitions and corporate family says.
to ensure a problem free production, a professional team of
operations staff has been assembled to co-ordinate all events at
sasc, from planning to completion of the event, large or small.
the shah alam stadium is the home ground of the selangor state
soccer team- also called the red giants. Visitors will be thrilled
to witness the highly loyal selangor soccer team supporters during
the home team's soccer matches.
alam arena management sdn. Bhd.
level 1, quadrant ab,
shah alam stadium, section 13,
40000 shah alam, selangor
tel : 03-559 7766
fax : 03-559 7829
| State monument
located adjacent to the selangor state secretariat in shah alam,
this lovely and serene state monument with a sweeping arch,
reflecting pools and gold inscriptions on gray granite is a
favourite hunting ground for shutterbugs, newlyweds and tourists.
This is due to its picturesque setting.
the annual warrior's day (selangor state level) celebration is held
here to honour warriors who have died in serving and defending the
country from terrorists. Open daily
unit perancang dan pembangunan negeri,
pejabat setiausaha kerajaan selangor,
tingkat 16, bangunan ssaas,
40000 shah alam, selangor
tel : 03-559 1957
fax : 03-550 9229
| State museum
this blue-roofed building in traditional selangor architecture
houses some of the finest displays in the country, providing
visitors with an eye-opening look at the history, culture and
heritage of selangor.