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Top Choice Cave in Selangor

Batu Caves

Just 13km north of Kuala Lumpur rise the iconic Batu Caves, a Malaysian national treasure, Hindu pilgrimage site and wildlife-conservation zone. Behind a 42.7m statue of Hindu deity Murugan, 272 steps climb to limes…
Top Choice Hindu Shrine in Batu Caves

Ramayana Cave

No cave at Batu is more spectacularly embellished than Ramayana Cave, which boasts psychedelic dioramas of the Indian epic 'Ramayana'. Pass the green, 15m-tall statue of Hanuman and cross the bridge to enter. Inside…
Top Choice Temple in Genting Highlands

Chin Swee Caves Temple

Between the golf course and Resorts World, on a forested cliff, stands a temple that's both awe-inspiring and blood-curdling. Chin Swee was completed in 1994, the brainchild of Resorts World founder Tan Sri Lim Goh.…
Top Choice Mosque in Putrajaya

Putra Mosque

An apparition in rosy-pink granite, Masjid Putra has a captivating delicacy of design. Capped by an ornate pink-and-white dome and starring a 116m minaret, the mosque is a marriage between graceful Middle Eastern an…
Top Choice Malaysian in Petaling Jaya & Shah Alam

Dewakan

Darren Teoh heads a team of exciting young chefs at this innovative restaurant based at the KDU University College in Shah Alam. Chefs get playful with local flavours and whimsical presentation, such as their black …
Top Choice Coffee in Klang & Pelabuhan Klang

Seraph Awaken

Coffee making is approached with scientific precision by Cheau See and Chun Hoong, who serve hand-brewed drip coffee from a counter laden with beakers and rubber tubes. The couple started out with a roadside coffee …
Top Choice Cafe in Kuala Selangor

Café Lumière

With guitars, clocks and rock icons set against its whitewashed brick walls, Café Lumière has a loose Parisian theme and an upbeat atmosphere. Daily food specials rotate between spaghetti bolognese, bangers and mash…
Top Choice Malaysian in Klang & Pelabuhan Klang

Yap Kee

This spartan banana-leaf restaurant in an old shophouse, two blocks to the right as you leave the train station, usually has only a couple of choices available. But it's legendary in Klang: fish, crunchy fried chick…
Top Choice Live Music in Petaling Jaya & Shah Alam

Merdekarya

Tap into the local music scene at this grungy, arty venue, which hosts concerts and open-mic nights (and shakes up a decent cocktail). Happy hour is reliably 6pm to 9pm, but see the website for upcoming events. Perf…
Top Choice Park in Selangor

Forest Research Institute Malaysia

A fresh green haven in easy reach of Kuala Lumpur, the 545-hectare Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) is an active centre of forest management research. Established in 1929 to restore a landscape ravaged by m…