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.

Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang (or Redang Island)  is a beautiful tropical island off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. Most travellers visiting Redang come on pre-booked packages from one of the resorts on the island. It is a more up-market destination than Perhentian Islands.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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)




 



Related Places

Lake Gardens

Big park near the old colonial center and Chinatown area. It includes National Mosque, Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Islamic Arts Museum, National Museum, Deer Park, Orchid Garden, Tasik Perdana (Premier Lake).

Bird Park

The KL Bird Park is the one of the main attractions in the Lake Gardens park area and has the self-proclaimed largest free-flight walk-in aviary in the work.

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Serenity Hostels

Hostel on Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL's main pub and clubbing street in Bukit Bintang

Sunshine Bedz KL

Hostel centrally located at the main junction of Bukit Bintang (Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail)

Attractions

Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

The KL City gallery, located in a historical building from 1899 at Merdeka Square, is a free information centre of the history, present and future of Kuala Lumpur including the ARCH work and gift shop. You can also rent bicycles from here.

Chinwoo Swimming Pool, Kuala Lumpur

Big public swimming pool with cafe in downtown KL in a nice setting on a hill right between Chinatown and Bukit Bintang.

Attractions

Sunway Lagoon, Kuala Lumpur

Sunway Lagoon is a major amusement park in Petaling Jaya (PJ), just south of KL. It is located just next to Sunway Pyramide shopping mall and consists of a large water fun park and amusement park, extreme park, wildlife park, scream park.

Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Kuching

centre to rehabilitate orang-utans and other animals that have been injured, orphaned or illegally cages.