Herbarium Gallery Kuala Lumpur –Gardens

Herbarium Gallery Kuala Lumpur is the latest addition to the list of attractions at Perdana Botanical Gardens (formerly known as KL Lake Gardens). To be honest there is not a lot to see here. It comprises a single gallery with a collection of mostly unlabelled dried leaves and a number of information wall displays. What […]

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National Heroes Mausoleum (Makam Pahlawan) – Kuala Lumpur

The National Heroes Mausoleum or Makam Pahlawan is the final resting place of a number of former Prime Ministers, Deputy Prime Ministers and other senior Malaysian leaders. The cemetery is located within the confines of the National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur (Masjid Negara). The indoor section is under the cover of an elegant seven-pointed concrete […]

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UPSI National Education Museum –Nasional

UPSI National Education Museum is housed in the historic Suluh Budiman Building on the campus of Sultan Idris Education University (UPSI) in Tanjung Malim, Perak. The building originally served as the Sultan Idris Teaching College (SITC) and has played an important part in the development of education in Malaysia before and after Independence. The building, […]

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Sungai Dusun Wildlife Conservation Centre

The Sungai Dusun Wildlife Conservation Centre in northern Selangor is home to a number of Malayan Tapirs and some gharial crocodiles. The Conservation Centre was first established in 1964 with a 4500 hectare area for the protection and conservation of Sumatran rhinos, a few of which roamed wild in Peninsular Malaysia until displaced by encroaching […]

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Pulau Rawa –Johor

    Pulau Rawa is an idyllic tropical island paradise off the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It is a small island about 1 km long and 200 or so metres wide on average. It lies some 20 km offshore the Johor port town of Mersing which is where you have to catch the boat […]

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Fortune Dragon Statue –Yong Peng, Johor

The Fortune Dragon Statue in Yong Peng, Johor was completed in 2016 at a cost of RM 8 million. It is said to be the world’s largest dragon tunnel with a length of 115 meters but this cannot be correct since they were building a 21 km long dragon in China’s Henan Province a few […]

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