5 Recommendations for Travelling Women to Selangor


Best Things to Do in Conjunction with the International Women’s Day 2021

Batu Caves. Source: Pinterest

Botanist Cafe, Sepang. Source: Eat, Drink,KL

Klang Bak Kut Teh. Source: HungryGoWhere.my

Mah Meri Cultural Village, Kuala Langat

Nasi Ambeng @ Kuala Selangor

Satay Kajang. Source: Food Advisor

Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Shah Alam

It is time for us ladies to shine. As on every 8th of March is dedicated to International Women’s Day, Tourism Selangor is delighted to share a selection of wonderful tourism attractions that celebrate and empower women in the State. For women planning a visit and travel to Selangor, here are some destinations that offer interesting activities, beautiful scenery and contemporary culture, as well as the urban stroll or that complementing cup of coffee.


  1. State of Selangor – A Home to Gastronomical Delights

Due to Selangor’s history of migration back in the old days, some of its settlers were people from different backgrounds and countries which resulted in the State’s cultural diversity - hence, making the food rich in flavours! Make a trip to Kuala Selangor and Klang Districts If you’re interested in sampling some of the famous local food. Klang is a popular destination for tourists who want to taste Malaysia’s street food such as, Klang Bak Kut Teh (Chinese), Banana Leaf Rice Klang (Indian), Cendol and Lontong Klang (Malay) and many more. Meanwhile, Kuala Selangor is a town famous not only for its fresh seafood, but also Malay traditional food such as, Nasi Ambeng, Mee Udang, Satay, Ketupat,  and many more.


  1. Strike a Pose! - Visit Instragammable places around Selangor

No matter if you are spending 2 days in Selangor (or more); if you are passionate about photography or into Instagram, you would want to know on where the State’s most Instagrammable places are.  Stunning landscapes, architecture, theme parks and so much more – there is no denying that almost every corner of Selangor is a hot-spot for that perfect picture. Picture-perfect memories are not something you can compromise on though! The following list is where you should head-to next!


a.      Sky Mirror Kuala Selangor

b.      Batu Caves, Gombak

c.      i-City Shah Alam

d.      Mural Safari, Klang

e.      Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz, Shah Alam

f.       Sekinchan, Sabak Bernam 


  1. Explore Unique and Hipster Cafes around Selangor

You can just stop by at any cafes in Selangor to enjoy food and the display of cool, beautiful and unique interior or exterior decorations for social media pictures. The State of Selangor is often known for its many interesting tourist spots, but not only that, Selangor also has many “hipster” or “instagrammable” cafes offering various interesting and unique themes mainly located in Petaling Jaya, Cyberjaya, Sepang and Subang Jaya. Provision Café, Damansara, Tiny Baker In Pink Cafe, Damansara, Bukku Café, Klang, Jibby & Co Subang Jaya, and The Botanist Café Sepang are some commonly-visited on the list.



  1. Shopping Haven for ladies – Shop until you drop

The variety of shopping experiences in Selangor goes far beyond a stroll in a mall or a morning spent browsing a market. Whether you are after high-end luxury brands or fascinating street market items, Selangor will never disappoint you. Selangor is full of shops, boutiques, malls, and department stores; it is hard to decide where to shop. The following are definitely must-visit places for all ladies looking for a crazy shopping experience in Selangor.


a.      Mitsui Outlet Park, KLIA

b.      GM Klang Wholesale Mall

c.      Sunway Pyramid, Subang Jaya

d.      One Utama Shopping Centre Petaling Jaya

e.      The Curve Damansara



  1. Learn all about the everyday beauty of Selangor’s arts and culture


Want to try something different in Selangor? These art and cultural attractions let you experience and learn the State’s traditions the hands-on (and fun) way! Selangor is fast becoming a major hub for Malaysian contemporary art. Artsy attractions in Selangor have a strong culture of supporting local talents, making Selangor an emerging art scene with vibrant and exciting setting. As such, the following list is best-visited by culture and the arts lovers during their visit to Selangor:


a.      Mah Meri Cultural Village

b.      Sultan Alam Shah Museum, Shah Alam

c.      Royal Gallery Klang

d.      Istana Bandar

e.      Homestay Banghuris – Chempuling

f.       Homestay Sungai Haji Dorani – Kuda Kepang

g.      Dong Zen Tample Jenjarom


Tourism Selangor wishes Happy International Women’s Day to all amazing women, where ever you may be. Be sure to always take a good care of yourself, including adhering to the SOPs for your own health and safety, and also for your loved ones’.


For more information, log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website; 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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