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About Klang

Klang (city)

 

 

 

 

Klang
كلاڠ (Malay)
The palace of the Sultan of Selangor in Klang
The palace of the Sultan of Selangor in Klang
Official seal of Klangكلاڠ (Malay)
Seal

Motto: Perpaduan Sendi Kekuatan (Malay)
"Unity Joint Strength"

 

 

 

 

Location of Klang within the Klang District, and the state of Selangor
Location of Klang within the Klang District, and the state ofSelangor

 

 

 

Klangكلاڠ (Malay)  is located in Malaysia

 

 

 

 

 

Shopping complexes

 

 

 

There are several shopping complexes in Klang, primarily in Klang South, namely:

 

 

 

 

The Aeon Bukit Tinggi Shopping Centre in Bandar Bukit Tinggi, Klang has the largest AEON store in Southeast Asia.

 

 


 

 

 

Historical Attractions

 

  • Our Lady Of Lourdes Church - Built in 1928, the church celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2008 after the church building had undergone restoration. Father Souhait played a large part in the design of the church building, modelling it on the pilgrimage church in Lourdes, France. The design of the church follows the style of a Gothic architecture.

 

  • Kota Raja Mahadi - This historic fort was actually an arch of the fort. In the old days, there was a struggle between Raja Mahadi and Raja Abdullah for the control of the Klang district. The bloody battle lasted six months and ended with the retreat of Raja Mahadi.

 

  • Tugu Keris (

 

  • Kai Hong Hoo (开封府) - The one and only temple in Malaysia that houses Justice Bao (包公), who was a government officer in ancient China's Song Dynasty. Justice Bao consistently demonstrated extreme honesty and uprightness and is today respected as the cultural symbol of justice in the Chinese community worldwide.

 

  • Tanjung Harapan (The Esplanade) - Fronting the Straits of Malacca, the Esplanade is a sea-side family recreation spot near to Northport that houses several seafood restaurants. Nice setup for sunset-gazing and also for anglers to fish.

 

  • Little India (Klang) - Colourful street from the striking saris hanging from shops to the snacks and sweetmeats on sale from shops and roadside stalls. During Deepavali, the Indian festival of lights, the street is astoundingly transformed into a colorful spectacle of lights and booming sound of music.

 

  • Sri Sundararaja Perumal Temple - Built in 1896, it is one of the oldest and the largest of the Vaishnavite temples in Malaysia. The temple is often referred to as the "Thirupathi of South East Asia" after its famous namesake in India.

 

  • Kuan Im Teng Klang (巴生观音亭)(Goddess of Mercy Temple) - Kuan Im Teng (as pronounced in the Hokkien dialect) is over 100 years old. This Goddess of Mercy Temple is located at the Jalan Barat Daya, near Simpang Lima. Bustling with devotees during the first day and the fifteenth day of lunar calendar. It is one of the oldest temple in Malaya since colonial period, It was established during 1892. The temple is also involved in charity work, contributing to several health and educational organisations. On the eve of Chinese New Year, the temple is opened all night and the street is often packed with devotees queuing shoulder to shoulder to enter the temple hall to offer their incense to the Kwan Yin in hope for an auspicious start to the New Year.

 

  • Connaught Bridge is one of the oldest bridge in Malaysia's Klang Valley region. It was built in 1948 by the British. The bridge is located in Jalan Dato' Mohd Sidin (Federal route ) near Connaught Bridge Power Station in Klang Selangor. During Connaught bridge, at one time, only one vehicle can cross the river. No lorry could pass it because it was limited to car, van and small vehicle only. While on the bridge, you will heard the sound of wood 'cracking'! The wooden bridge in 1993-1994. In 1995 the wooden bridge was replaced by a concrete box girder bridge.

 

  • Jambatan Kota is the first double-decked bridge in Malaysia. It is located in Klang, Selangor. The bridge is closed to traffic in the '90s due to high capacity. The new Jambatan Kota is located beside of the old bridge. It is constructed between 1957 and 1960. The bridge was officially opened in 1961 by the late Sultan of Selangor, Almarhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah in conjunction with his coronation as the ninth Sultan of Selangor. The bottom deck is a pedestrian walkway bridge while the top deck is a motorist bridge.

 

  • Galeri Diraja Sultan Abdul Aziz (The Royal Gallery) is the royal gallery located at Bangunan Sultan Suleiman, Klang. Various collections depicting the reign of Salahuddin of Selangor; from his early childhood through his appointment as the eighth Sultan Selangor in 1960 and as the eleventh King in 1999.

 

 

 

 

 

Church of Our Lady of Lourdes
Tanjung Harapan (The Esplande)
The Galeri Diraja Sultan Abdul Aziz is located at Jalan Besar, Klang


 

 

 

 

 

 

SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klang_%28city%29

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