Top 7 Attractions to Visit in Kajang, Selangor

Top 7 Attractions to Visit in Kajang, Selangor

Just 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur, Kajang is a town that’s famous for its satay. Check out what other attractions and activities it has to offer!

Thinking of where to go over the weekends or for your short excursions in Klang Valley? Consider the town of Kajang. If you don’t know much about Kajang, consider this list of attractions as an introduction!

1. Kajang Heritage Centre

Make Kajang Heritage Centre your first stop so you can learn about the history of Hulu Langat District and Kajang Town. It may be a small gallery, but it’s filled with old photos, mini models of heritage buildings, as well as historical exhibits. You can also get to know in detail about the history of the town from the dedicated volunteers at the mini-museum.

If you’d like to admire more heritage buildings within the area, you’ll find many along Jalan Mendaling, Jalan Sulaiman, Jalan Tukang, Jalan Besar and Jalan Tengah.

Address: 39, Jalan Mendaling, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Saturday (10am-4pm)

2. Takaro Boardgame Café

Image credit: Takaro Boardgame Cafe

Image credit: Takaro Boardgame Cafe

Thinking of playing games with your buddies or kids? Head straight to Takaro Boardgame Cafe where you can choose from a wide range of games such as Mafia de Cuba, Shadow Hunter, and Takenoko. Fret not if these names sound foreign to you – the staff can guide you through it. If you end up loving the game so much, you might even be able to purchase it! While playing, indulge in some of the snacks, drinks or desserts at the cafe. There are nuggets and fries, but the Signature Snow Ice is the must-try!

Address: 12-1, Jalan SL 1/2, Bandar Sungai Long, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday (2pm-11pm), Friday-Sunday (2pm-12am)

3. Bangi Wonderland Theme Park & Resort

Unbeknownst to many tourists, there is a water theme park in Kajang! Opened in 2016, Bangi Wonderland Theme Park & Resort has a total of 16 fun rides, with names such as Water Cannon, Pirates Spa, Kids Adventure, Insane Racer and Magic Funnel. You can be sure that there’s something for both the kids and adults. Those who’d like to stay overnight can book cabanas in advance.

Address: 2, Persiaran Bangi Avenue, Bangi Avenue, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (10am-6pm)

4. De Centrum Mall, Plaza Metro Kajang & Metro Point Complex

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De Centrum Mall | Image credit: De Centrum Mall

There are three major shopping centres in Kajang: De Centrum Mall, Plaza Metro Kajang, and Metro Point Complex. Start off with De Centrum Mall, which has over 120 stores for your shopping and dining needs. After that, continue to Plaza Metro Kajang where a huge range of items can be found – be it snacks, leather goods, clothing or electronics. After scouring through the stores, fuel up in eateries such as Pak Hailam Kopitiam, Ayam Penyet Perisa or Kyros Kebab. Then finish up your shopping excursion at the newly-opened Metro Point Complex which is home to entertainment options such as Ampang Superbowl, Ding Dong Wonderland, and My Kidz Playground. If you’re planning to purchase some souvenirs, recommended stores include Ultimate Stuff, Topaz Accessories, and Living Cabin.

De Centrum Mall
Address: Jalan Ikram-Uniten, Kawasan Institusi Bangi, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (10am-10pm)

Plaza Metro Kajang
Address: Section 43300, 7, Jalan Tun Abdul Aziz, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (10am-10pm)

Metro Point Complex
Address: 8, Jalan Jelok Indah 9, Taman Jelok Indah, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday (10am-10pm)

5. Restoran Sate Kajang Haji Samuri

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attractions in kajang selangor

Image credit: Sate Kajang

After all the shopping, it’s time to feast on juicy and delicious satays. While there are many satay stalls and restaurants in Kajang town itself, you can stick to either Restoran Sate Kajang Haji Samuri or Medan Sate Kajang as these two have a good reputation. Haji Samuri, in particular, is almost synonymous with satay in Kajang town! You can opt for rabbit satay, chicken satay, mutton satay, beef satay, fish satay or even beef tripe satay. Other local favourites like fried rice, noodles and soup are also worth trying. Both restaurants are located near the Stadium Kajang MRT station.

Sate Kajang Hj. Samuri
Address: Lot 3764-E, Jalan Saujana, Sungai Ramal Dalam, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday (10.30am-12.30am), Friday (4pm-1am), Saturday-Sunday (10.30am-1am)

Medan Sate Kajang
Address: Jalan Stadium, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: 12pm-12am

6. Sate Kajang Gallery

Big fans of satay shouldn’t stop at just eating it! Kajang has a quirky gallery that’s all about satay. Sate Kajang Gallery, located next to the famous Medan Sate Kajang, is where you can learn about the history of satay through the exhibits, together with audio-visual guides and information panels.

Address: Jalan Satu, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang
Opening Hours: Monday-Thursday, Saturday-Sunday (11am-8pm), Closed on Friday

7. Kajang Jamek Mosque

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Kajang Jamek Mosque, or Masjid Jamek, is an icon of Kajang. Located in the centre of town, this mosque is not just a place of worship but also a tourist attraction. The dome and minarets can be seen from afar and if you come at night, you can capture a stunning scene!

Address: Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang

So what are you waiting for? Head off your discovery of Kajang!

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