Astounding places to visit in Kota Damansara and Penang

Astounding places to visit in Kota Damansara and Penang

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Searching for nice place to spend your weekends or holiday in Selangor? You may consider a visit to Kota Damansara, a developing town in Selangor and located near the old Subang airport and the Rubber Research Institute of Malaysia. There are many places to visit in Kota Damansara but not many people know. Kota Damansara is rich with various famous restaurants, shopping malls and reserved forest.

Among the places to visit in Kota Damansara, you may consider visiting the famous Asia Café first. The environment in Asia Café is clean, tidy and lively and the stalls are well organized. Asia Café is always full of variety of Chinese, fusion, Malay and western food. The café is situated next to Tune Hotel Kota Damansara. Other than Asia café, there are other cafes surrounding Kota Damansara, such as, The One Café, Okuchi Japanese Restaurant, Hakka Rang Restaurant, Cravings Kitchen, Fullhouse Lifestyle Store and Café and many more. So, you won’t be facing any difficulties in finding food in Kota Damansara.

For the shopping lovers, Kota Damansara could be the best place to shop. Tropicana Shopping Mall, 1 Utama Shopping Centre and The Curve are waiting with hundreds of retail shops with colorful varieties of clothing, facial outlets, branded item outlets, massage centres, movie theaters, clinics and so on.

Nature lovers may not want to miss going to the Kota Damansara Community Forest Park or the reserve forest to view the beauty of 3900 acres of protected primary forest. You can find many rare species of flora and fauna, plants, tree and an artificial lake in the reserve forest.

Other than Kota Damansara, there are many other places to visit in Malaysia.One of the best places to visit in Northern Malaysia is Penang Island, a former British Colony. Penang is also known as The Pearl of the Orient and the Island of Pearl.

Among the places to visit in Penang, you could consider visiting the Georgetown city. Georgetown city is named after a British King, King George. This City is categorized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The buildings in Georgetown are preserved, old British architecture buildings. Other than that, there are several places of worship in Penang which are categorized as tourism spots. For example, the St. George’s Church, Kek Lok Si Temple, Snake Temple, Kapitan Keling Mosque and the very famous Sri Maha Mariamman Temple.

Penang is famous for food and each race offers different appetizing foods. You wouldn’t want to miss the Nasi Kandar when you are in Penang. Nasi Kandar is rice served with spicy curry, vegetables and meat dish. On the other hand, you might consider eating the Pasembur, Rojak, Laksa, Char Koay Teow, Hokkien Mee, Bak Kut Teh and don’t forget to taste the Eurasian food as well. For the Indian food lovers, there are many banana leaf Indian restaurants available in Penang, such as, Ananthabavan, Karaikudi, Kashmir Restaurant, Madras New Woodlands and many more.

If you like shopping, you may want to buy local antiques and handicraft items in Lorong Kulit or Little India. You can also get the wood carvings, silver ornaments, spices or food items in Penang for reasonable prices. Many tourists like to visit the Butterfly Farm in Teluk Bahang, Penang. There are hundreds of attractive butterflies in different colors and shapes. Or else you can visit the Botanical Garden to see more beautiful flora and fauna. Do not forget to book tickets earlier for Penang Hill because the hill is always packed with tourists.

So, make your plan quickly for early booking to these eye-catching locations since they are the favorite destinations for tourists. Plan wisely and enjoy your holiday.

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