While planning a trip around Selangor, Klang is typically off the radar. Known for its bustling port and Little India, Klang is full of heritage and unlikely charms. Don’t miss these hidden gems the next time you’re planning a visit to Klang.
- Chop Lun Hoe Tinsmith
Ever visited a tinsmith before? Here’s your chance to do so! Located at Jalan Besar opposite the Klang Commuter Station, Chop Lun Hoe Tinsmith is one of the few traditional tin masters left in the country. Watch the tinsmith at work as he demonstrates the art behind this dying trade, which used to be very common in the mid to late 19th century. Here, the tinsmith crafts everyday items such as baking trays, letter boxes, biscuit cutters, oil lamps, candle holders and lanterns.
- Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery
At first glance, you would probably think that this grand building is a royal palace. Well, that’s not totally wrong. Constructed in 1988, this building is actually a royal gallery where you can learn more about the contribution of the late Sultan, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, his achievements and the background of the Selangor royal family. You will also be able to take a closer look at the personal collections of artefacts and gifts during the Sultan’s reign, as well as the replicas of Selangor’s crown jewels.
- Tanjung Harapan
Literally translated to the Cape of Hope, Tanjung Harapan is one of the prettiest places in Klang, and it happens to be free! Tanjung Harapan is a 2km stretch of tree-lined shoreline bordering the Port Klang Golf Resort. A calm oasis amidst the bustling industrial estates and shipping terminals of the surrounding Port Klang, it’s a popular spot to enjoy the sea breeze in the evening, as well as fresh seafood.