Top Neighbourhoods in Malaysia

When you say “Klang,” the first thing that most people think of is the aromatic smell of the city’s renowned and authentic bak kut teh, a local meat dish cooked in herbal broth. Being one of the oldest cities in Malaysia, Klang contains many historical beauties that even locals might miss. Formerly known as “Kelang” by older generations, it used to be a royal capital of the Selangor state and is a royal city that possesses a history that predates even Melaka. In fact, remnants of prehistoric ...

Petaling Jaya, more commonly known as “PJ”, is a massive city that sprawls over a wide area of Selangor. It is the first ever planned town in Malaysia and its population has grown dramatically over the years. The area now hosts enticing hotspots including Jump Street Asia, the largest trampoline park in Asia. The city’s development began in 1952 within the area now known as “Old Town.” It was where the first 800 houses were built. PJ was initially developed as the satellite township for Kuala ...

Known for their award-winning developer and concepts, Setia Alam is a well-planned township in Shah Alam that hosts a peaceful lifestyle in a green city. Taking a walk in its lush greenery is inspiring and calming. Formerly an oil palm estate spanning over 4,000 acres of land, Setia Alam has evolved into the flagship development by SP Setia Group that you see today. It is home to Setia Eco Park, the winner of the World’s Best Master Plan Development in 2007. The township has become the standa ...

Subang Jaya is home to well known educational facilities, long-lasting traffic, and bubble tea. Subang Jaya is a large township, referred to as Subang by locals. Subang Jaya was a rubber plantation in the 1970s. Now, the area shows no signs of its origins with its large, bustling population. The entirety of the area was developed by Sime Darby. Most of Subang Jaya consists of landed properties. Prices of property have steadily increased over the years. 10 years ago, a house could be boug ...

Cheras is known for its amazing food, infamous traffic, and being self-contained. This is not surprising, given that it is a developed and sprawling township. It is both a suburb and a district, which straddles both the states of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. This township was once just a small and sleepy tin mining town that was home to a mere 500 residents. However, due to overpopulation in Kuala Lumpur over the years, Cheras was gradually developed into the metropolis it is today. Cheras is ...

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