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Top Choice Museum in Seremban

Muzium Negeri Sembilan

State history, from traditional weapons to blow-by-blow accounts of European invasions, is well presented at this museum 2.5km southwest of central Seremban. The main building has a Minangkabau-style peaked roof; ev…
Top Choice Desserts in Seremban

Haji Shariff’s Cendol

Since the 1930s the Shariff family has been serving up refreshingly sweet bowls of cendol (an icy dessert made with pandan noodles, coconut milk and jaggery syrup). Order from the counter inside this green 1919 shop…
Hawker in Seremban

Pasar Besar

Seremban's main food market (1975) is a local institution, with dozens of stalls flowing out from its central wet market. Take your pick of vendors dishing up Seremban's signature beef noodles – stall 748 makes a ri…
Cafe in Seremban

La Roasteria

Western-style coffees come with a correspondingly high price tag at La Roasteria, but we still can't resist its iced coffee and banana-croissant pudding. Travel miscellany such as suitcases makes the charcoal-walled…
Malaysian in Seremban

Kee Mei Siew Pao

This basic shop is a great place to pick up some of Seremban’s famous pao, golden pastry pork buns.
Gardens in Seremban

Lake Gardens

Two thin lakes in a pleasantly wooded park are the centrepiece of the old colonial neighbourhood of Seremban. Pincered between two main roads, they aren't very tranquil, but nonetheless, paved walking paths and trim…
Temple in Seremban

Liesheng Temple

This small Taoist temple is worth a look for its dragon-adorned roof and ornate wooden carvings. It features, among other deities, the popular Guandi (the patron of righteous brotherhoods, and sometimes called the g…
Hawker in Seremban

Bean Curd Stall

Hot, fresh tau fu fah (bean curd pudding) is scooped into bowls at this roadside vendor outside the 7-Eleven. Service starts in the morning and the cart trundles off when the curd runs out (go for an early breakfast…
Mosque in Seremban

Masjid Jamek

Handsome Masjid Jamek was built in the early 20th century in the Malaccan style with a tiered pyramidal roof and a lighthouse-like minaret.
Mall in Seremban

Seremban Prima

If you want to escape the humidity, you can do worse than hiding in this modern mall featuring decent chain eats such as Chicken Rice and OldTown White Coffee.