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Saturday, July 31, 2021

 



DURIAN FEVER:

SATISFY YOUR CRAVING AND GET THE KING OF FRUITS AT THESE 7 LOCATIONS IN SELANGOR!

 

These 7 Locations Offer a Variety of Durians at Affordable Prices!

 

The season is here, and some of us have been waiting for it! Despite movement is still under limited restriction, nothing may stop us from devouring the King of Fruits; durian. Below are some places for you to get durian of all kinds with great prices around Selangor. Or to be cautious during the pandemic, delivery service is also available for your family and you!

 


1)      Say Heng Durian Stall, Subang Jaya

Being in the industry for over 20 years, this company offers all kinds of durians including XO, Udang Merah, Tracka, Golden Phoenix and others. If you prefer to purchase them through the delivery option, the seller also provides delivery service to Klang Valley. Just ensure that you order them before 3pm and they will deliver your order on the same day. If you are wondering what kind of durians you should have, head over to their website and check out the Gallery.


For more information, log on to: https://www.sayhengdurian.com.my/ or contact +6012-9992333.

 


2)      Durian Bear, Petaling Jaya

A famous company that offers a wide range of durians with satisfactory customer service, Durian Bear does not only offer durians, but also durian-based products such as durian crepe, durian cake, cendol durian and even durian paste. The user-friendly website also encloses detailed information needed for you to purchase your durians.

 

This company also offers delivery service that covers most of Klang Valley areas. The durians will go through a strict quality-check before being packed and delivered fresh to you. 


For more information, log on to: https://durianbear.my/  or contact +6016-8947992.

 

 

3)      Ezy Durian, Batu Caves

Ezy Durian is a company that sells various types of durians, and is located in Batu Caves, Selangor. This company sells a wide range of durians including off-season ones such as Durian Lipan Merah, Durian Balik Pulau, Durian D144 and many more. Apart from having their own store, this company also offers delivery service within Klang Valley. All orders made by customers will be delivered within 2 hours every day. If you have received rotten durians, fret not, this company offers a refund policy for unsatisfactory purchases.


For more information, log on to: https://www.ezydurian.com.my/  or contact +6011-2081 9711.

 


4)      Pasar Tani Kekal Selayang

Not only durian, but you can also get plenty of local fruits in-season here at Pasar Tani Kekal Selayang. Opens daily from 8.00am till 4.00pm, the fruits which are available here include mangosteen, langsat and of course, durian, which is also offered in bulk purchase. All the fruits are collected fresh from local orchards that are officially-registered under FAMA which is also responsible for the export of durians abroad. Therefore, the quality of the fruits sold here should not be of a concern to you.


For more information, contact +6019-6630733.

 


5)      Berkeley Durian, Klang

A company that has been in the industry for over 50 years since 1975, Berkeley Durian also offers a variety of durians for Klang folks. The types of durians sold include Udang Merah, D24, Butter King, Black Thorn and many more. Recently, this company has started selling more kind of fruits including avocado, strawberry, dragon fruit and other products such as organic eggs. If you need a delivery service, their shop can also be accessed through Grab application, where you can enjoy discounts and promotions.

 

You can also opt for the pick-up service at their stall located in Taman Berkeley, Klang that is open daily from 8:30am until 10:00pm.


For more information, contact +6016-6491511.

 


6)      Durianity, Puchong

Located in IOI Boulevard, Puchong, Durianity comprises a restaurant which you can enjoy not only fresh durians but other unique durian-based products as well. The food selection includes Durian Pizza, Fried Rice with Musang King or even Musang King White Coffee. This durian-inspired restaurant also sells famous Raub Musang King all year round. Other than going to their restaurant, their products are also available on the GrabFood application. You can make your choice by referring to their precise menu on the app.


For more information, contact +6012-5228611.

 


7)      Durian Man, Petaling Jaya.

Durian Man used to be a small stall since its opening in 1998, and over the years they have grown into a notable place that is famous among durian lovers in Klang Valley. Now, this company has a premise that is comfortable and suitable for families and friends to enjoy their durians fresh from the orchards either served or by buffet option. Durian Man also actively-promotes their durians through Facebook and conducts frequent live sessions to promote durians such as the Musang King, offered at marked down prices.


For more information, log on to: https://www.durianmanss2.com/ or contact +6012-2345619

 


Drooling much? Of course, you should not be worried where to get your durians wherever you are in Selangor as there are plenty of places which sell this King of Fruits, be it from the physical stores, or small stalls by the roadside. Moreover, delivery service is also widely-available within the Klang Valley area. But be sure to inspect your durians and negotiate with the sellers to get the best ones with the best price.


You are also reminded to adhere to the SOPs set by the National Security Council. The rules include wearing a face mask all the time in public, ensure social distancing, use hand sanitizer regularly, and register your entry to any premises through the mobile application; “SElangkah: Langkah Masuk Dengan Selamat”.


To get inspiration in planning your travel to Selangor in the future, log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel, or keep-up with Tourism Selangor’s updates across its social media platform; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube channel to get inspired!  #ImagineNowExperienceSoon.

 

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


 

About Tourism Selangor


Tourism Selangor is Selangor State’s Official Tourism Promotion Agency established to increase the number of local and international tourists to Selangor by enhancing and developing the known as well as the undiscovered beauty of the State. Many initiatives are taken to achieve this such as organizing local and international campaigns, events, overseas tourism trade missions, local roadshows and many more.


 



5 LOCATIONS IN SELANGOR WHICH MADE TO THE BIG SCREEN

 

These 5 locations Definitely Have Their Own Charms

which Attracted Local and International Production Houses!

 

Destinations in Selangor are so mesmerizing that some of them even made to the big screen; either locally or internationally. Spend some time to watch these amazing films listed below either by your own or together with your loved ones. At the same time, be prepared to get blown away by the beauty of Selangor featured in the movies. What are you waiting for? Grab your popcorn and make sure you stay safe at home! -#ImagineNowExperienceSoon.


1.       Sekinchan [Mukhsin]

Of course, who does not know Yasmin Ahmad, a Malaysian film director, who directed a series of local films that were loved by many. Mukhsin is the third instalment in the ‘Orkid’ trilogy, a prequel to Sepet and Gubra. The film that emphasizes local society issues and taboos without sugar coating any on the screen tells a story of Orked, by Sharifah Aryana, a girl who fell in love with her childhood friend, Mukhsin. The story took place in Sekinchan, Selangor; a perfect place that depicts a rural area with comforting vibes. Some parts in the film also show Orked and Mukhsin playing traditional games together with their local friends by the paddy field. The film has won an international award at the 57th Berlin International Film Festival and became one of the four films by Yasmin Ahmad which were screened at the 19th Tokyo International Film Festival.

 

2.       Pulau Ketam, Selangor [Paint My Live]

This splendid Mandarin local film was released in 2015. This film tells the conflict faced by a group of friends between chasing after their dreams or grounded by reality.


The film was shot at a small fishing village located at Sungai Lima, Pulau Ketam, Port  Klang Selangor. Pulau Ketam’s original settlement was a group of Hainan fishermen in the year 1870. Through the movie, you can feel the countryside and beachside vibes as it features wooden homes built over tidal mudflat by the local community. The film also showcases Pulau Ketam’s famous produce; dried shrimps. On top of getting some lessons from this movie, you can also immerse yourself in the wonderful scenery around the fishing village.

 

3.       Palace of the Golden Horses, Sri Kembangan [Hum Kisise Kum Nahin]

Hold on, a Bollywood movie was filmed in Selangor, Malaysia? Yes, that is right! This notable Hindi action movie, Hum Kisise Kum Nahin released in 2002 and starred by world-class Bollywood actors; Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and many more was filmed at the Palace of the Golden Horses, a luxurious concept-hotel located in Sri Kembangan. There are many horse structures of different sizes around this magnificent hotel. This film also includes several scenery shots from other Selangor’s tourism places such as Mines Resort Lake and Sunway Lagoon. Dance along to the songs and imagine yourself being at these picturesque places around Sri Kembangan!

 

4.       Pulau Indah, Klang [Puteri Gunung Ledang]

The movie adaptation of a local legend, Puteri Gunung Ledang released in 2004, was filmed at Pulau Indah, Port Klang. This film revolves around the love story between a princess, played by Puan Sri Tiara Jacquelina Eu Effendi, and a local warrior played by Datuk M. Nasir, Hang Tuah before she agreed to marry him. The 15th century village that is featured in the film was built at Pulau Indah, Klang. Pulau Indah, which was initially mangrove swamps and fishing village has become one of the busiest ports in Malaysia today due to its rapid development. Pulau Indah is also famous among local anglers. Hence, do not miss out on adoring the beauty of Pulau Indah while you are watching this mystical, award-winning film!

 

5.       Hatter’s Castle, Pulau Carey [The Garden of Evening Mists]

A few scenes in this recently-released in 2019 local movie, The Garden of Evening Mists was filmed at Hatter’s Castle, Pulau Carey, Selangor. The story was set in the year 1940s in Malaya and circulates around a woman who survived Japanese war camp but not her sister. The woman who then wishes to build a garden as a tribute to her sister learns it from a Japanese gardener and then their forbidden love begins. Pulau Carey is shown in the movie through the Hatters Castle, a living quarters for Magnus Gemmel, one of the characters in the film. Hatter’s Castle used to be a hill station during British colonization era that was built in 1920s but now is a guesthouse for Sime Darby Plantation Berhad’s employees. Watching this movie will take you on a virtual-travel to the Hatter’s castle while actually being at home!



So, are you ready to ‘travel’ to these amazing places in Selangor through the listed films? We sure this is the best option for you who have missed travelling. Hang in there, the time will arrive and soon you can pack your luggage and visit these places! – #ImagineNowExperienceSoon!


Wherever you are, it is best for you to practice strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the National Security Council such as using hand sanitizer regularly, wearing face mask and practicing social distancing. Do not forget to register yourself through mobile application, “SElangkah: Langkah Masuk Dengan Selamat” every time you enter any premises in Selangor.


Log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel to get inspiration for your travel plan to Selangor and make sure to follow the updates from Tourism Selangor through its official social media platform; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube channel!

 


About Tourism Selangor

Tourism Selangor is Selangor State’s Official Tourism Promotion Agency established to increase the number of local and international tourists to Selangor by enhancing and developing the known as well as the undiscovered beauty of the State. Many initiatives are taken to achieve this such as organizing local and international campaigns, events, overseas tourism trade missions, local roadshows and many more.

Friday, July 30, 2021



Credit: Heritage Trail in Kuala Selangor and Klang Districts by Tourism Selangor

 

SELANGOR’S HERITAGE TRAIL

KUALA SELANGOR AND KLANG DISTRICTS’ EDITION

 

Celebrate the Independence Month by Exploring History and Heritage of Selangor’s Two Historical Districts

 

In conjunction with Malaysia’s 64th National Day celebration in 2021, Tourism Selangor comes up with a 1-day travel itinerary on heritage trail to Kuala Selangor and Klang Districts. Both Districts are homes to various historical remains that are crucial for learning. For Kuala Selangor District, after receiving the consent of DYMM Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj, Kuala Selangor District Council has now been officially declared as Kuala Selangor Municipal Council. So, together with Klang District, these are two of the most suitable destinations to visit to live up the spirit of patriotism in conjunction with Malaysia's National Day which falls on 31 August 2021.

 

10.00 a.m.          : Learn District’s history at Kuala Selangor District’s Historical Museum

11.00 a.m.          : Witness unique historical remains at Malawati Hill, Kuala Selangor

12.00 p.m.          : Lunch with local menu at Rabitah Catering

2.00 p.m.             : Stop-by at a historical site; Kota Raja Mahadi

3.00 p.m.             : Historical tour at Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery

4.00 p.m.             : Visit the royal area of ​​the Alam Shah Palace

5.00 p.m.             : Witness unique architecture of Sultan Suleiman Royal Mosque, Klang

            

1)       Learn District’s History at Kuala Selangor District’s Historical Museum

This place is the most-suitable to learn on the history of Kuala Selangor District. In the year of 1960, this Museum located at Malawati Hill, Kuala Selangor was initially an official residence for Kuala Selangor’s District Officers. Fast-forward, at current, this Museum provides information on the history of Kuala Selangor District through the chronology method which is exhibited in seven sections. Information is also conveyed through an interactive technique for the convenience of the history-loving visitors.

Credit: Muzium Sejarah Daerah Kuala Selangor by asahjaya@wordpress and bwahb14@IG



2)       Witness Unique Historical Remains at Malawati Hill, Kuala Selangor

Malawati Hill is a popular destination among locals for its own appeal and uniqueness. It is also an iconic hill in Kuala Selangor District which places various historical remains and traces from the era of the Selangor Sultanate such as the Perigi Beracun (Poisonous Well) and Meriam Penggawa (Penggawa Cannon). The distinctiveness of Malawati Hill also includes Kuala Selangor Lighthouse -- habitat for various species of monkeys such as lotong. Apart from that, a tram service that takes you around Malawati Hill will be in operation on weekends and public holidays; a more-convenient option other than exploring by foot.

Credit: Bukit Mlawati by Tourism Selangor @ IG

 


3)       Lunch With Local Menu at Rabitah Catering

Rabitah Catering is the perfect place to fill your stomach with a variety of local and Javanese cuisines which are fish, beef, chicken-based, and vegetable sides such as the ulam-ulaman (traditional salad). You can also enjoy rice with unique side dish such as smoked beef and urat keting curry. This eatery starts operating as early as 6:30 am to 4:30 pm for customers to come by and enjoy the delicious meals.

Credit: Rabitah Catering by Hafzi Koss Boss/Syalinda Md Jais/Diyana Mohd Noor/Blakk Kimminas Hidayat @FB

 


4)       Stop-by at a Historical Site, Kota Raja Mahadi

After exploring historical heritage in Kuala Selangor District, Klang District will be next in embarking on this heritage trail journey. Kota Raja Mahadi which is located at Kota Hill, Klang is a historical site that once witnessed the civil war between Raja Mahadi and Raja Abdullah, back in the 19th century. The war took place arising from a conflict in conquering the Selangor River and its surrounding areas which were strategic locations at the time.

Credit: Kota Raja Mahadi by Tun M. @ Foursquare

 


5)       Historical Tour at Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery

A heritage trail is not complete without a visit to any Museums or Galleries. Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery in Klang District is an ideal place which exhibits the history and heritage of the Royal Sultanate of Selangor. The building which was built in 1909 was formerly known as the Sultan Suleiman Building. It was also used as a British administration building during British colonization, while during World War II, it became the headquarters for the Japanese army. Later in 2007, the building was-officially introduced as Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery by decree of DYMM Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah Alhaj.

Credit: Galeri Diraja Sultan Abdul Aziz by Tourism Selangor

 


6)       Visit the Royal Area of the Alam Shah Palace

Located in the historical District of Klang, this Palace is a royal building where DYMM Sultan of Selangor carries out his official duties and also is a place to hold any Selangor’s royal ceremonies. The Palace which was built in 1905 has witnessed the development of the Klang District and was the birthplace of the 7th Sultan of Selangor, the late DYMM Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj.

Credit: Istana Alam Shah by h2k2021 @ IG

 


7)       Witness Unique Architecture of Sultan Suleiman Royal Mosque, Klang

Sultan Suleiman Royal Mosque, Klang is one of the mosques in Selangor with unique and fascinating architecture. The mosque was built in 1932 and officially inaugurated by the late DYMM Sultan Alaeddin Suleiman Shah in 1933. Apart from its unique architecture and concept, there is also a staircase known as the Royal Staircase that connects the Alam Shah Palace and Royal Tomb of Klang. This old mosque is still standing strong as a result of conservational efforts in maintaining its authentic western touches.

Credit: Masjid Diraja Sultan Suleiman by FarhanAxiq @ Twitter

 

This marks the end of the heritage trail to Kuala Selangor and Klang Districts. Not only relevant in the independence month, the efforts to study and explore local history are crucial in cultivating love towards our homeland as well as learning every important lesson from historic past events.


In an effort to protect your family and you from the Covid -19 virus, you are reminded to always continue to abide by the guidelines set by the National Security Council (NSC) including wearing face mask in public, practicing social distancing and applying hand sanitizer regularly.


Please also register through the mobile application “SElangkah: Langkah Masuk Dengan Selamat” every time you visit any premises. Keep updated with Tourism Selangor by following the official social media accounts -- Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube channel for any updates. You can also log on to www.selangor.travel; Tourism Selangor's official website to get ideas and inspiration in planning your trip to Selangor in the future. #ImagineNowExperienceSoon.

 

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


 

 

About Tourism Selangor
Tourism Selangor is a state government tourism arm established to increase the number of local and international tourists to Selangor by enhancing and developing the known as well as the undiscovered beauty of the State. Many initiatives are taken to achieve this such as organizing local and international campaigns, events, overseas tourism trade missions, local roadshows and many more.

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