Faces of
Malaysia
Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

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.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Chinwoo Swimming Pool

address: Chin Woo Stadium, Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Chinwoo Swimming Pool, Big public swimming pool with cafe in a nice setting on a hill right between Chinatown and Bukit Bintang.
Big public swimming pool with cafe 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

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

Links: Chinwoo Athletic Association Selangor & Kuala Lumpur


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