The State of Selangor has many interesting attractions to explore! You can experience for yourself the uniqueness of the State which includes cultural diversity. The State of Selangor also boasts modern architecture, however, traditional buildings are still common sightings in several historical places in the State. Not only that, the State’s gastronomy is one certainly worth highlighting! Here are 6 main reasons why you should visit Selangor in 2022!
1) Cultural Diversity
If you travel to the State of Selangor, you will be astounded by the uniqueness of the diversity of culture and tradition, which is indeed the backbone of the country's tourism industry. The combination of different ethnicities makes the State even more noticeable with its colourful festivals and cultural events. You can also get to know the culture and traditions of the Mah Meri tribe by visiting Mah Meri Cultural Village in Kuala Langat.
Despite the differences in culture, religion and race, the State still emphasizes harmony and unity.
2) Variety of Food
Well-known for its ethnic diversity, Selangor offers a wide range of modern and traditional dishes that are both pleasant to eat! Each dish is full of flavours and spices such as Nasi Lemak, Sate, Dim Sum, Nasi Ambeng and more! If you feel like eating Nasi Ambeng, you may try it at Nasi Ambeng D’Rebung Restaurant, Sepang. Believe me, Selangor is one of the best places for you to go food-hunting!
3) Great Attractions
The State of Selangor boasts modern architecture that will amaze you, however, its greens are as astonishing! Apart from that, your adventure in the State is not just limited to sightseeing only, you can also carry out various activities such as soft adventure sports in Kuala Kubu Bharu Town, visit galleries such as the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Gallery, as well as shopping at famous malls such as 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Sunway Pyramid and Mitsui Outlet Park!
4) Safety’s First
Feeling safe while on a vacation is one of the important elements for every tourist. In this regard, strict standard operating procedures (SOPs) has been implemented by the Selangor State Government to ensure the safety of the tourists. Only those who are fully vaccinated are allowed to travel to the State. Tourism industry players also practice strict
adherence to the SOPs in their operations, including reducing the maximum capacity of the premises to up to 50% of the normal capacity to ensure physical distancing.
5) Tech Savvy
The State of Selangor is also heading towards the digital tourism transformation, especially in overcoming the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic which hit on a global scale. This transformation also allows tourists to experience digital tourism in the State of Selangor, and get the best out of their travels. The Selangor State Government through Tourism Selangor has also extended support in the development of the mobile application & Go Selangor which will be launched in the first quarter of 2022 which provide a comprehensive digital tourism experience to Selangor’s tourists!
6) Convenient Connectivity
The State of Selangor is also well-known for its advanced connectivity, accessibility transportation services and communication networks. It is not a hurdle to " Pusing Selangor Dulu" because tourists can move from one attraction to another with ease with the State’s advanced public transportation such as the Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, and the Smart Selangor Bus which offers commute for free!
Apart from the reasons mentioned above, there are many other reasons why this State is a must-visit tourist destination, especially in 2022. Travelling to the State of Selangor will provide you with a unique experience that is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. With a unique blend of a modern city with cultural and heritage diversity, the State of Selangor maintains its status as a premier tourist destination in Malaysia.
Nevertheless, tourists are reminded to kindly adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) set by the National Security Council in accordance with Phase 4 of the National Recovery Plan, such as ensuring social distancing, wearing a face mask at all times in public, and applying hand sanitiser regularly, for the well-being of many.
You may log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website, www.selangor.travel for inspiration on your travel to Selangor, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media accounts; Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Tourism Selangor's YouTube channel to stay inspired! #PusingSelangorDulu!
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