Faces of
Malaysia
Taman Negara

Taman Negara National Park was established in Malaysia in 1938/1939 as the King George V National Park. It was renamed to Taman Negara after Independence, which literally means “national park” in Malay. The total area of Taman Negara is 4,343 km².

Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

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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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