Bukit Melawati, is a historical place to visit. It is located in Kuala Selangor and it is very popular for good sight view. It is a hill peak. The peak and other constructions were built by Sultan Ibrahim of Selangor to safeguard Selangor State from Dutch. The fort faced the sea with a beautiful view of the Selangor River.
From Brick Fields, it takes nearly 1hour 30 minutes of journey if you travel by car.
Map is here;
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At present, the hill is covered with grass and tall rain trees which give very beautiful view. There is a light house which is constructed in 1907 guides the ships coming from Malacca even today. Here only all the visitors gather. From here one can see the greenery and mangroves below and a view of open sea.
|Tram to take up hill|
|Light House on top of the hill|
Now there is an arrangement of a tram which takes the visitors up hill and leaves them on the top to enjoy the view and after some time same tram comes to pick-up the visitors down the hill. You can find some small traders who sell bananas and beans to feed monkeys.
Down the hill, you can find play ground for children, some shops, restaurants etc.
From Bukit Melawati, the firefly’s park is about 15 minutes. The boat ride starts from 7:45 pm only.
|Information about Fireflies|
|Info on FireFlies|
On return to home, if you feel tired or hungry, you can find some parking with café and restaurants. After 30 min journey, we find one, and took a break for our dinner and continued our journey to our sweet homes…
In short, it is good to visit place.