A holiday in Subang Jaya, Malaysia can mean a lot of things. This suburb, which is about 20 km away from Kuala Lumpur, has a fantastic array of attractions that make it among the country’s most famous tourist destinations. From culture points to recreational spots, from enriching tours to sports activities, there’s always something to see and do in this affluent city.
Read on to discover the 5 best places to visit in Subang Jaya:
1. Shah Alam Blue Mosque
The Shah Alam Blue Mosque is regarded as Malaysia’s largest mosque and the second largest in Southeast Asia. This stunning splendor, which features a combination of Malay and Modernist styles, is best known for its large blue and silver dome. Apart from being a spiritual sanctuary, this mosque also serves as a museum that houses nine galleries exhibiting an impressive collection of Islamic sculptures, architecture, and calligraphy.
2. Subang Parade
Opened in 1988, Subang Parade is the first shopping center in Selangor. Strategically located just off the Malaysian Federal Highway, this 3-storey mall is frequented by tourists who are staying in nearby Subang Jaya accommodations. Here, you’ll find a number of souvenir shops and retail stores, plus several dining outlets. It is open from 10 am to 10 pm.
3. Empire Shopping Gallery
If you want a more stylish shopping experience, head to Empire Shopping Gallery or ESG. With over 180 upscale stores, this 6-storey mall boasts an elegant structure with beautiful outdoor landscaping. ESG houses local designer boutiques and authentic Malaysian restaurants and offers ATM services, public phones, and car jockey. Mall hours is also from 10 am to 10 pm.
4. Sunway Lagoon
This is an 80-acre theme park that features five adventure zones — Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park and Scream Park. Its top facilities include a manmade river ride, surf beach, and wave pool. You will also enjoy exciting activities, like live animal shows and interactive wildlife encounters. You will definitely get wet and wild in this spectacular place for only MYR 150.
5. Glenmarie Golf and Country Club
Apart from offering a lavish 36-hole golf course, Glenmarie Golf and Country Club presents entertainment and leisure options for its guests. These include facilities for tennis and squash, a video game room, Olympic-sized swimming pool, and karaoke. This sports and recreational center is open from 7 am to 10 pm.
All these tourists spots are easily accessible from a number of hotels in Subang Jaya, like the e.City Hotel @ One City.