Faces of
Malaysia
Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

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National Planetarium

address: Planetarium Negara, Lot 53 Jalan Perdana, Lake Gardens, 50480 Kuala Lumpur - Tel: 03-22735484 / 4303 / 430
kl-national-planetarium.jpg, The National Planetarium is a space science exhibition with a telescope and observation tower in the Lake Gardens.
The National Planetarium is a space science exhibition with a telescope and observation tower in the Lake Gardens.

Operating Hours
Open daily from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm (except on Monday, Hari Raya Aidil Fitri and Hari Raya Aidil Adha)

National Planetarium Shows:

10am Alien Adventure
11am Earth, Moon and Sun
12pm Solar Storm
1pm The Race to Earth (no show on friday)
2pm Earth, Moon and Sun(no show on friday)
3pm The Race to Earth
4pm Wehn Venus Transists the Sun

 

Links:

official website


Admission Charges

  • free admission to Exhibition Gallery
  • Admisssions to Planetarium shows:
    Adults RM12 (MyKad RM6)
    Children RM8 (MyKad RM4)
  • Large Film Format (Alien Adventure):
    Adult RM16 (MyKad RM8)
    Children RM12 (MyKad RM6)




 

map and location of National Planetarium



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