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Masjid India was originally built as a modest wooden structure in 1863. Since then it has been reconstructed and upgraded a number of times over the years and until now the building has finally remained as what it was last constructed in 1966. The attractive part of the building is its southern Indian style with [...]
The National Museum or Muzium Negara is Malaysia biggest and grandest museum and is located at Jalan Damasara, Kuala Lumpur. The history of the museum is dated as far back as World War II. During that period, the old Selangor Museum building was destroyed by Allied bombing. It was then reconstructed and opened again in [...]
Masjid Negara is Malaysia national mosque. It was built in 1965 and has the most distinctive architecture among the mosques in Malaysia. The national mosque is set in a sprawling gardens that contain pools and fountains. This vast building can accommodate up to 15,000 worshipers. The hall is covered with a distinctive dome in the [...]
Chan See Shu Yuen Temple (陈氏书院) is a finest example of southern Chinese architecture in Malaysia. The temple is built between 1897 and 1906 and some of its magnificent features are pottery-tiled roof and gables as well as specially crafted ceramics depicting mythological scenes . Several pillars supporting the temple bear images of warriors battling [...]
History reveals that the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple was first established in 1873. But it was meant as a private shrine of a Tamil family from southern India. After that it was rebuilt on its present site in 1885. Currently the temple has become Kuala Lumpur main Hindu temple and it plays an important role [...]
The National History Museum was first built as the place for Kuala Lumpur first bank. Located in the southern end of the Merdeka Square, this grand Moorish-style building was completed in 1891 and it has over 100 years of history. The Japanese Occupation in World War II had turned this building into a telecommunication base [...]
The Royal Selangor Club is also known as The Spotted Dog. The theory behind the origin of the name is unknown. However, it’s believed that the name was taken from a pet Dalmatian which belonged to a former member of the club. The Royal Selangor Club was established in 1884 as a socializing place for [...]
The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is located on the eastern side of Merdeka Square. The Moorish-style building serves as the headquarter of colonial administration when it was built in 1897. In addition, the building was named after the Sultan in honor of his Majestic as the ruler of the state at the time. The building [...]
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A young and vibrant metropolitan city bustling with energy. The Malaysia capital is truly the epitome of a modern Asian city.
A rich heritage and a mystic, spiritual core as well as fine beaches and good food.
A an archipelago of over 100 islands. Langkawi is a modern-day legend with fine beaches,forests and mythical places.
A beautiful state in Borneo with lush tropical rainforests teeming with an incredible diversity of marine life.
The largest and most popular hill station in Malaysia. Dotted with lush tea plantations, farms and fresh produce.
The site of both the first settlement on the peninsula in the 1400s makes Melaka the birthplace of Malaysia.