Faces of
Malaysia
Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Tioman

Largest island of Malaysias east coast. It’s located 32km off the coast and is some 20km long and 12km wide and the highest peak is Gunung Kajang with 1038m. In the 70ies TIME magazine selected Tioman as one the world’s most beautiful islands but lost some flair in recent years due to do development. The island has eight main villages, many beaches and is densely forested and is surrounded by numerous coral reefs, making it a scuba diving haven.

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Chinwoo Swimming Pool

address: Chin Woo Stadium, Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
chinwoo-swimming-pool_kuala_lumpur.jpg, Big public swimming pool with cafe in downtown KL in a nice setting on a hill right between Chinatown and Bukit Bintang.
Big public swimming pool with cafe in downtown KL in a nice setting on a hill right between Chinatown and Bukit Bintang.

Near Merdeka Stadium, National Stadium, Petaling Street and Maharajalela Monorail stadium.
Enter from Jalan Hang Jebat. Tickets are sold at the Chinwoo Stadium.

There are also lockers right next to the pool.

entry: RM4.30 (weenkends: RM5.30)

opening hours:
monday - friday: 2pm - 8pm
saturday, sunday, public holiday: 9am - 8pm

phone: +60 3-2072 4602

Links:

Chinwoo Athletic Association Selangor & Kuala Lumpur

facebook page


 


street view: Chin Woo stadium, the swimming pool is right next to the stadium (behin the tower)

 



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