Update on 2012/04/18
Blue Mosque (Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque) (1.5-2hr)
Architectural Pleasure with Blue!
The second largest dome in Southeast Asia, this mosque features a Malay and modernist design. Look closely and you can see fine Arabic calligraphy on the inner domes and the walls. Its blue reference comes from the striking dome while its four minarets are the second tallest in the world.
Pesiaran Masjid, Seksyen 14, Shah Alam, Selangor, Shah Alam, Selangor (1-300-88-5776 Tourism Info Line)
Museum Sultan Alam Shah (0.5-1hr)
One of Malaysia's Oldest Museum
Established in 1887, this is the second mosque in Malaysia after Taiping. Minangkabau design inspired, it has a History Gallery and a Cultural Gallery. The former has displays of tools forefathers used in their daily work while the latter is a show of rituals performed during birth, marriage and death.
09:00-17:00, close on Mon
Persiaran Bandar Raya, Shah Alam, Selangor (+603-55190050)
Restaurant Aneka Selera
A Variety to Please
This food court is frequented by plenty office workers. Food is predominantly Chinese and recommended are chicken rice, if you need to be served fast. Otherwise, dry, soy sauce based noodles (won ton mee) and noodles in a spicy, creamy soup (curry mee) are favoured too.
Chicken Rice (RM6.00), Won Ton Mee (RM5.00)
8 Jalan Pekedai U1/36, Hicom Glenmari Industrial Park, Shah Alam, Selangor (+603-55695293)
Restoran Meng Kee Char Siew
Awakening Porky Desires
One of Klang Valley's household name for barbecued pork (char siew), Meng Kee does brisk business daily, as workers deftly slice up strips of pork belly that have been marinated and grilled to tender perfection - perfect with oiled rice. It also offers roast chicken and Chinese sausages.
07:30-15:00, close on Sun
Chicken Rice + Char Siew (RM6.00)
20, Jalan Pekedai U1/36, Glenmarie Hicom Industrial Park, Shah Alam, Selangor (+6019-3793629)
SACC Mall (1-1.5hr)
When in Shah Alam, shop at its definitive SACC Mall. The multi colored building is the city's most thronged mall and has everything including fashion apparel, accessories, beauty, electrical, department store, supermarket and the like. An opportunity to buy necessities, escape the heat and indulge in retail therapy.
Jalan Perbadanan 14/9, Shah Alam, Selangor (+603-5115400)
Complex PKNS (1-1.5hr)
Shah Alam's Shopping Matriach
Before swanky malls popped up, Complex PKNS was the mall for residents of Shah Alam, probably worth visiting for its nostalgic value and non-commercialised outlets. Many are local entrepreneurs peddling locally made items and you might just stumble upon some rare finds at good values.
Persiaran Tasik, Shah Alam, Selangor (+603-55192211)
Plaza Alam Sentral (0.5-1hr)
An Event-ful Place
Yet another outlet for consumerism, this one is somehow targeted at events. There are many activities that happen here on weekends. Past events include wedding expos and art bazaars. It is a typical mall that has a bowling alley for some leisure.
No.2, Jalan Majlis, Seksyen 14, Shah Alam, Selangor (+603-55185763)
Shah Alam Lake Garden (0.5-1hr)
Run, Walk or Unwind
Be in tune with nature while at this lake garden. Surrounded by a man-made lake, tracks are populated with people going for evening walks or sweating it out. Kids would enjoy animal spotting at the 43 hectare park, home to tortoises, fishes, peacock, goose, stork and even peacock.
Open 24 hours, daily
Persiaran Bandar Raya and Persiaran Damai, Shah Alam, Selangor (1-300-88-5776 Tourism Info Line)