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Address: Jalan Bukit Melawati, Kuala Selangor 45000, Malaysia
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Glorious History Behind This Tower

This is a good place to take some pictures of remembrance that you have been to Bukit Melawati. Owing to its strategic location, Bukit Melawati was once a place of many struggles... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2016
Danny T
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

Very unique experience, it's a ruins of the old fort and you can feed the most tame monkey in the world. Must go if you're in KKuala Lumpur

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Reviewed November 27, 2016

This is a good place to take some pictures of remembrance that you have been to Bukit Melawati. Owing to its strategic location, Bukit Melawati was once a place of many struggles. Glorious in history, the story began in 18th century after Sultan Ibrahim built a mighty fortress on the hill to safeguard the state from Dutch. When the battles... More 

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1 Thank Danny T
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Reviewed October 1, 2016

Passed by after feeding the monkeys in the car park below. There was a gate on the outside which kept people out. The views from the outside of the lighthouse was quite nice, looking over the straits of Malaka.

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Thank Acineto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lighthouse on the top of bukit melawati, kuala selangor. It's a good place to take photo. However, tourists are not allow to enter in the lighthouse. A bit of dissapointed

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Thank Lee C
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were not able to get to or inside the lighthouse due to a locked gate. You can take photos from a distance, but it would have been nice to go up inside of the lighthouse. Nothing really special that I could see.

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Thank Kyle L
kuala lumpur
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2016

We visited this light house some time ago, unfortunately it was not open for public, never the less there is a platform to stand on to overlook the sea, you also can sit on the planks and have a tiny picnic which can be very romantic. Opposite the light house are chalets for rent which are very suitable for families... More 

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kuala lumpur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2016

Nice place to take photo and chill-out for a short break from the city. Bring along mosquitoes repellent and drinking water as the track going up doesn't have any stalls selling foods or waters.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2015

This place will bring good old days during colonial period... feel like you are part of the history walking along the path...

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Malaysia
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Reviewed September 17, 2015

This light house is located at the top of Melawati Hill, holds a piece of Selangor history as many sailors in ancient times rely on this light house during their trips across the Straits of Malacca. Unfortunately, you can't get close to this light house as it is closed to the public. Only for some picture taking from outside the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2015

I might be spoiled having come from a place where century-old lighthouses are two-a-penny, but it was rather disappointing to pay to enter the park, climb the hill and find that the lighthouse was neither well maintained nor open to the public. From the outside - well, it's just a lighthouse. There is surely an impressive view from the top,... More 

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