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Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

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Sepang F1 International Circuit

address: Sepang International Circuit Sdn. Bhd., Jalan Pekeliling, 64000 KLIA, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
sepang-f1-track-the-tower__large.jpg, The Sepang F1 International Circuit right next to KLIA airport and used for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, A1 Grand Prix as well as the MotoGP Malaysian Grand Prix.
The Tower Stand of the race track
The Sepang F1 International Circuit right next to KLIA airport and used for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, A1 Grand Prix as well as the MotoGP Malaysian Grand Prix.

Accommodation:

Sri Packers Hotel (nearby Backpackers Acccommodation)

Links:

Sepang Circuit (Official Website)


Circuit tours are available but only with advanced notice. However, walk-in visitors can visit the Mall Area and the Welcome Center. Visiting hours are from 9:00am - 6:00pm daily.

For detailed information about tours, contact:

Marketing Communications Department
Tel: 03.8778.2248, 03.8778.2243
Fax: 03.8783.1000, 03.8783.1020
E-mail: tours@malaysiangp.com.my

There is also an Info Center at KL Sentral Railway Station in KL.


F1 Malaysian Grand Prix

The tickets are pricy but are still considered cheap compared to the ticket prices for races in Europe. The grand stand at the start-finish straight is already sold-out but there are still tickets available for all other seats ranging from RM700 to RM1800. The cheapest way to experience the race or the weekend (all tickets are valid from friday to sunday) is get a hillstand ticket (RM80), but make sure you bring an umbrella to protect yourself from the sun or the very likely tropical rain.

Link to the ticket center

 

Fall all important information about the 2015 Prix (March 27 - 29) here


 

Find pictures of the circuit below (courtesy: Sepang F1 Circuit):

 



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