A Day’s trip to Shah Alam, Selangor – A Recommendation Once the MCO Has Been Lifted

Being called “The Heart of Selangor”, Petaling is known to be the most popular and most visited district in Selangor. With having a number of well-established townships, including Shah Alam, Petaling has tremendously developed throughout the years. Today, Petaling is able to offer you with everything that you ever wished for including the greatest shopping and dining experience. With the numbers of enthralling places in Shah Alam, we are giving you the best travel itinerary to make your travel more memorable!

9am : Breakfast at Restaurant Gembira
10.30am : Get fit and sweaty by cycling at Taman Botani Shah Alam
1.30pm : Lunch time at Restaurant Azira
2.30pm : Blue Mosque Tour
3.30pm : Retail therapy at Section 7 & take a stroll around the Street Art
4.30pm : Stop by Lads and Lassies for tea
5.30pm : Go Kart at Stadium Shah Alam
7.00pm : Dine at Babah & Co
8.30pm : Exploring the extravagant I-City Light Park & Red-Carpet Museum
10.00pm : Stop by Uptown Shah Alam for an outdoor shopping experience at night
11.00pm : Have supper at Hakim Restaurant Section 7

So, here’s why…

1) Breakfast at Restaurant Gembira
Situated just behind McDonald’s, Restaurant Gembira is one of a local favourite for breakfast! Serving you with loads of tasty Malaysian food including Nasi Lemak, Roti Canai and assortment of kuih, this restaurant is definitely our top pick!

2) Get fit and sweaty by cycling at Taman Botani Shah Alam
Well known for its magnificent layout surrounded by nature, Taman Botani has now become the most preferred park when it comes to sporting activities in Shah Alam! Not only do they offer exciting checkpoints for a jogging, there are also few areas where you get to see rare habitats up-close.

3) Lunch time at Azira Restaurant
Don’t forget to stop by Azira Restaurant and order the appetizing dishes that they offer in the menu. There are various choices of Malaysian food as well as desserts that will surely make you drool! It can also get very crowded during peak hours so make sure to arrive early to get your desired seats.

4) Blue Mosque Tour
There’s nothing more incredible than the famous Blue Mosque in Shah Alam! Considered as the largest mosque in the country, the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz mosque is frequently visited by local and international tourists. It is located near Concorde Hotel Shah Alam, also a well-known landmark, so getting there would not be a problem!

5) Retail therapy at Section 7 & Stroll around the Street Art nearby
What else do you need to complete your evening? Nothing but a shopping therapy! At Section 7 Shah Alam, you can find famous home-grown outlets and stores and one of Malaysia’s finest is the Jakel store where you can get a variety of fabrics and materials to choose from. During the fasting month of Ramadhan, you will find a large crowd queuing just to enter the store every night to get their apparels for the coming Eid Mubarak. While you are there, make your way to the street art nearby and take some amazing pictures for the album!

6) Stop by Lads and Lassies for tea
If you’re looking for the best spot to de-stress during teatime, Lads and Lassies in Section 9, Shah Alam surely makes the cut! Apart from their delicious cakes and tea, the artistic interior of the café is also one of the reason people often visit this place.

7) Go Kart at Stadium Shah Alam
Want to do something thrilling and exciting in the evening? Head to Shah Alam Stadium and try the best outdoor karting with the best tracks! There are great packages for you to choose from and safety briefing will be given prior your race.

8) Dine at Babah & Co
Highly recommended and frequently visited by their regulars, we suggest you head over to Babah & Co for dinner! From a range of Asian to Western and fusion dishes, you have a wide selection to suit your palate. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.

9) Exploring the extravagant I-City Light Park & Red-Carpet Museum
While you are in Shah Alam, check out everything that i-City has to offer! Surrounded by colourful LED lights that brightens up the whole area, it can be a romantic evening for two or a fun family outing, the choice is yours. Also, bring yourselves to the fantastic Red-Carpet Museum that display figures of famous celebrities and TV characters.

10) Stop by Uptown Shah Alam for an outdoor shopping experience at night
Stroll around Uptown Shah Alam for an outdoor shopping experience at night where you can find just about anything and everything from thrift shops, latest gadgets and street food! This local shopping adventure is something you will need to have checked in your bucket list.

11) Have supper at Hakim Restaurant at Section 7
End your wonderful trip in Shah Alam by having supper at Hakim Restaurant in Section 7! What is more tempting that a glass or cup of ice cold or hot Teh Tarik, a Malaysian famous milk tea before calling it a night. If you are still hungry, try their signature Nasi Kandar or if you are looking for something light, you can try their Roti Canai instead.

There you have it! From starting your day at a good breakfast spot to roaming around Shah Alam’s best landmarks, Petaling has a lot for you to experience in just one city! We are giving you the latest and most popular spots that will make your travel more exciting. Also, make sure don’t forget to hop on the other bustling yet fascinating places in Petaling once you arrived in Selangor!

All the listed activities and travel destinations are Tourism Selangor’s preferred choice. Any business operators interested in promoting their product(s) can email us at pr@tourismselangor.my together with their contact details.

For more information, please log on to the official website of Tourism Selangor at Selangor.Travel.

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