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Bukit Melawati

Address: Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Bukit Melawati was once the darling of Kuala Selangor. Those days we could travel up hill by car. Nowdays, you could either walk up hill for free or take the Kuala Selangor Municipal tram to go up hill at RM 5.00 for adults which is quite an experience. Historically, Bukit Melawati was important for the survival of the state of... More 

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Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

definitely worth visiting as the place offers a panoramic mind soothing environment with the background historic monuments gives us a worthy trip in this place ..

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Apart of the fireflies in kuala selangor, this is another place worth for visit. Tram service is available during weekends for RM5 per person included a round trip up hill to see the famous silver monkeys and a entrance ticket to the fresh water fish aquarium. P/S: please put on mosquitoes repellant before the visit.

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Kuala Lumpur
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172 reviews 172 reviews
109 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This Bukit is actually named Bukit Malawati but better known as Bukit Melawati. It was a Saturday (weekend) hence, the road access for cars is blocked but the tourist trains were in operation. You can either walk up, however, with small kids, we decided to take the tram costing RM 5 per adult and RM 3 per kid which is... More 

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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I had been to bt melawati before, there seems to be many more monkeys then. We took a train ride up this time, and it started raining and we waited for the return train that never come. There are no shelter on top if the hill so that is a problem. I'm not much of a monkey lover, and went... More 

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Melaka, Malaysia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

First of all, you can walk by your own up to the top, is not that hard, just a 20 minutes slow walk, enjoy the breeze and the green in the park. Beware to the monkey, they are fast for food, so keep you food out of their eyes. An hour is enough to round the hill, and a small... More 

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Perth, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My partner loved having the monkeys jump all over him. Me I was just happy to hold it out for them. They are pretty cute. Must do if in the area it was pretty fun.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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136 reviews 136 reviews
40 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Bukit Melawati is about an hours drive from Kuala Lumpur, It's a treat to get out of the city. The drive is pretty boring but the roads are ok. Leave early around 8am and the traffic is free flowing.Bukit melawati is both a historic and nature attraction. The hill was home to a fort built in the early 1780s to... More 

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Waldenbuch, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is an awesome spot to feed and play with the monkeys. Recommend you bring your own fruit to avoid paying local fruit-seller's prices (RM 10.00 for a bushel of baby bananas). I wish there were more information as to the fort that once stood here

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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237 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Came here especially to see the Silver Leaf monkeys. Car are allowed to drive up the hill which overlooks the Straits of Malacca. There is a Dutch fort at the top - Fort Altingsberg and a lighthouse. The star attraction are the monkeys. We bought our own peanuts to feed them. They are really delightful and very tame. If you... More 

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