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Negri Sembilan

 

PLACES OF INTEREST

Seremban Lake Gardens Located in the Centre of town, Seremban Lake Gardens is one of the most picturesque gardens in the state. Its lush greenery and well-maintained lawns is ideal for rest and recreation lawns is ideal for rest and recreation as well as family picincs. It has two lakes, a jogging track and a mini bird park.


Seremban Lake Gardens

Cultural Handicraft Complex Also known as the Taman Seni Budaya, this complex is modelled along the lines of traditional Minangkabau architecture. Located along Jalan Labu in Seremban, the complex houses a fine display of handicraft items and historical artifacts.

State Museum Located within the grounds of the Cultural Handicraft Complex, the State Museum is actually an old wooden place that has been reassembled for public viewing Built entirely of wood, this palace which has seen previous days of royal splendor at its old site at Kampung Ampang Tinggi, houses various old and historical artfacts like weapons as well as brass and silverware which will interest those who are keen on local history. Also on display is a tableau portraying a grand royal wedding.

State Mosque The State Mosque is adorned with nine pillars to symbolize the nine districts of Negri Sembilan. Described as one of the most attractive modern mosques in the country, it offers a scenic view of the Seremban Lake set in tranquil surroundings

Sri Menanti Palace and Royal Museum A visit to Negri Sembilan would be incomplete without a trip to the historic royal town of Sri Menanti, a leisurely 30 minutes drive south east of Seremban passing through hilly terrain and pleasant countryside. The royal town's main attraction is the former Sri Menanti Palace presently converted without the use of a single nail. It served as the official residence of the royal family until 1931. It presently contains a collection of the state's royal regalia.

Port Dickson Negeri Sembilan offers a quiet hideaway in the beach resort of Port Dickson, 33km south west of Seremban. Popularly known as PD, the resort has an excellent beach front with ample accomodation facilities. Visitors can find numberous picnic spots and enjoy a range of sea sports, sea food and fishing trips. While in PD, go on a jaunt to the Tanjung Tuan lighthouse at Cape Rachado and on a clear day, you might be able to get a glimpse of Sumatra across the Straits of Melaka.

Kota Lukut Located 7km from Port Dickson, Kota Lukut was once an old fort that served as a stronghold for the 19th Century Bugis warrior, Raja Jumaat. The fort was built in 1847 to protec the state's lucrative tin trade from Bugis invaders.


Fort Lukut

Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest The Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest located 16km from Seremban is a haven for nature lovers. Lying at the foot of Bukit Angsi, the park is a favourite spot for picnickers on weekends because of its cool shady surrounding and mountain streams that meander through the park. For the adventurous, try climbing Bukit Angsi and enjoy a scenic view of Seremban and the beautifu surroundings.


Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest

Pedas Hot Springs The Pedas Hot Springs is located in the district of Rembau, 30km south of Seremban. The sulphurous content of its pools is claimed to have curative properties for skin conditions and other ailments.


Sunset at Port Dickson

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