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Address: Kuala Selangor, Malaysia

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Lovely view from the top

The best way to appreciate Bukit Melawati is to walk up as the ascend is not too steep and you can enjoy the scenery as you move along. Once you reach the top, you will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
D_Jekyll
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Malaysia
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Malaysia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Kids would enjoy the experience feeding the monkeys. There are two types of monkeys, Silver leaf monkey (black) and Marcaque (brown). Silver leaf monkey is very gently but watch out for the Marcaques, they can be a little notorious. Do not let your small toddler hold any food. There is a small museum you can visit at the top. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Friendly monkeys and nice walk around Bkt Malawati. Children enjoyed feeding the monkeys and nice view to take pictures.

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Selangor, Malaysia
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3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The trem up costs RM5 per adult inclusive of a visit to so-called aquarium air tawar (before 5pm). Nothing much. Only monkeys and nice scenery where you can see the straits and view from above. There is a museum up there, free admission. There is no shades besides the museum. When it rains, all the best. The aquarium was horrible.... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Aahh they smell! A couple of vendors there sell food for the monkeys. Cheap. Buy it. Monkey's smelled like wet dogs. One monkey scampered up to my shoulder. Okay, but one was enough. Been there; done that. Let's move on. Loved the lighthouse and the views of the water and the cannons. Glad I went.

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The best way to appreciate Bukit Melawati is to walk up as the ascend is not too steep and you can enjoy the scenery as you move along. Once you reach the top, you will indefinitely be greeted by monkeys. If you have food with you, be careful as the monkeys may just snatch it away from you. We witnessed... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We went there with my sister. The hill itself was just so so but the monkeys were very friendly. You can purchase monkey food and they will gather around you. Overall, quite a nice experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

That's the most attractive attraction you may have ever seen. I should have call it monkey's village as they are everywhere. When you go yo that place monkeys follow you, all they need is to take something for eat from you. There are 2 different types of monkeys there - smart and aggressive. The first one can jump on you,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is worth for the nice view from the peak but, mostly, to be in contact with the silver monkeys. They are so friendly, so attentive! It was a marvelous experience to feed and interact with them. If you can, bring your fruit from the market.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Some people might say that two hours to go and two more on the way back from Selangor fort is to much for what one may find there. I was there and I say if you have enought time, a morning spent on the Selangor hill is time well spent. I traveled by bus from HSBS building near the Central... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We went there on weekends and there's a trams that available to run up to the hills from the foothill for a fee of RM5.00 per adult and RM3.00 per child. On top of hill stands a huge and well maintained light house that was built in the year 1907. Visitors are not allowed to go into this light house... More 

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