Are you on the hunt for the perfect location to take your OOTD pictures? Look no further, because we’ve got you covered as long as you’re #TeamRayaKL or #TeamRayaSelangor!
Selangor is a diverse state with a plethora of picturesque locations that are perfect for showing off your Baju Raya. Whether you’re looking for an urban backdrop or natural scenery, Selangor’s got it all. Here are the best locations to work if for the camera:
1. Laman Seni 7
The street art in Laman Seni 7 is worth a look. Besides being a great place to take photos, it’ll allow you the opportunity to admire the works of some offer local artists. Laman Seni 7, located near i-City Shah Alam, has myriad murals sprawled across multiple buildings and structures. Besides murals, expect to find 3D paintings, 3D installations, street furniture, and side paintings. Laman Seni 7 is open every day of the week and entry is free.
Address: Jalan Plumbum Q 7/Q, Seksyen 7, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor.
2. Elmina Valley Park
Elmina Valley Park in Shah Alam’s new township, Elmina City, is a popular Instagram location these days. Locals adore this beautifully landscaped locale, which features various photo-worthy spots such as the brilliant rainbow pathway and the historic Elmina bridge.
Address: Elmina Valley 3, 176, Jln Metafasa U16/3, Shah Alam, Selangor.
3. Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah
The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque is one of Selangor’s most beautiful and iconic mosques. It’s a spectacular construction, often known as the ‘Blue Mosque’, and features a modern Malay theme. Of course, this mosque is massive, with a capacity of up to 24,000 people at any given moment. The interior design and architecture, as well as the calligraphy art on the domes and arches’ walls, are all breathtaking! For the comfort of worshippers and visitors, each corner of the edifice has a unique role.
Address: Persiaran Masjid, Seksyen 5, 40 000 Shah Alam, Selangor
4. Padihijau Homestay
Padihijau Homestay, in Sungai Besar, Selangor, is built with traditional themes. Paddy fields surround this brilliantly-coloured guesthouse. Of course, it also helps that the surroundings are tranquil and peaceful, away from the city’s rush and bustle. Anyone interested in taking OOTDs while immersing themselves in heritage won’t be disappointed by a visit. Talk about major Raya vibes!
Address: Parit 7 Timur, 45300 Sungai Besar, Selangor
5. Lover’s Bridge, Tanjung Sepat
There’s something about Tanjung Sepat that brings you back to a time when things were simpler and happier. The most well-known landmark in this prosperous fishing community is Lover’s Bridge. From being a romantic rendezvous point for couples, it’s now a popular tourist destination for those seeking a peaceful place to view the sunset and get away from the city.
Address: 21, Jalan Senangin 1, Taman Tanjung, Tanjong Sepat, Selangor
6. Tamarind Square
Smack bang in the heart of Cyberjaya is a notion of serenity in the city. Those who adore the outdoors will appreciate the opportunity to capture their outfits in the middle of diverse flora and historically significant buildings. It’s rare to come across a site with a distinctive and modern building structure while still being surrounded by lush greenery. After your OOTD session, do dine at one of the nearby cafes!
Address: Tamarind Bldg Rd, Cyberjaya, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor
Only in Puchong can you shoot photos against a Rubik’s cube-inspired backdrop of brightly coloured buildings. Get creative with your photos and use this stunning location to create some trending Reels on Instagram or TikTok.
Address: Jalan TPP 1/7, Taman Perindustrian Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
8. Kampung Pelangi
The beauty of Kampung Pelangi is that almost the entire region is painted in vivid colours, including the houses and streets. Besides swinging by just to take photos, you may also stay in one of the chalets offered, each of which has its own distinct design. A mini zoo as well as fishing and archery activities are among the other attractions here.
Address: Kuala Selangor Rainbow Village Lot 4021, Jalan Rizab Zazuli, Kg. Bukit Hijau, 45800 Jeram, Selangor.
9. Bonda Valley
There’s no need to travel to Bali to see sights like this; they’re right here in Selangor! Staying here after a day of Raya celebrations will allow you to unwind mentally and physically. The location is fantastic, both in terms of size and cleanliness. Bonda Valley is also a great place to take OOTD photos. The area’s sculptures and architecture, in addition to its natural beauty, are equally impressive. So snap as many photos as you like!
Address: Lot 2380, Jalan Lama, 44300 Hulu Selangor, Selangor
10. Istana Bandar Jugra
In Kuala Langat, you can explore Jugra Town and begin your OOTD journey at Istana Bandar. You can learn about the intriguing history of this small town while taking photos too. There’s also no admission cost to enter. The Alaeddin Mosque, the Jugra Insitu Museum, and many more historical sites can be found in the vicinity. So get snap happy!
Address: Jalan Istana Lama, 42700 Jugra, Banting, Selangor
11. Kuala Selangor Old Town Art Route
This revamped street is simply referred to as Kuala Selangor’s Old Town Art Route and has a number of murals by local artists. You’ll find this pretty stretch in the Lorong Belakang Jalan Raja Jalil section of the interlocking pavement in Pekan Lama Kuala Selangor.
Address: 17, Jalan Raja Jalil, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor.
12. Dragonfly Park at Eco Grandeur Puncak Alam
Eco Grandeur Puncak Alam, a neighbourhood rich in flora and fauna, is where Dragonfly Park is situated. The lake’s unusual ‘dragonfly’ shape is what sets it apart. You can also go jogging, have a picnic, and do other recreational activities there.
Address: Lot 6232 Eco Grandeur, Persiaran Mokhtar Dahari, Bandar Puncak Alam, 42300, Selangor
13. Selangor-Japan Friendship Garden
Get a slice of Japan in Malaysia. The Selangor-Japan Friendship Park was built as a token of gratitude for Japanese investors’ belief in the state’s potential. Visitors can visit this lakeside park in Shah Alam for free every day from 10am to 7pm. The Zen Garden, Maze Pool, and Tsukubai Torii Gate are all must-sees while visiting this park.
It truly reflects the tradition of Japanese society with its orderly, exquisite environment, tranquil mood, and tiny bridges surrounded by lake water.
Address: Persiaran Bandar Raya, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
14. Safari Mural in Klang Royal Town
Old Klang town is a must, and great for shopping! Of course, the stores may be closed during the Hari Raya weekend, but the safari-themed murals that decorate the alleyways of old Klang town’s shops are certainly worth a visit and photo op for tourists.
Address: 15, Jalan Stesen 1, Kawasan 1, 41000 Klang, Selangor
15. D’Network Setia Eco Park
In keeping with the ‘Summer Gardens in Malaysia’ theme, this garden features 38 native plant species and 18 imported shrub species. Along with the idea of a Symphony of Sustainability, you’ll also find the First Musical Water Fountain in the World powered by solar energy. Guests can enjoy the vivid lights and glittering effects as they listen to a variety of musical selections. Fun and a great chance to snap an OOTD.
Address: Jalan Setia Nusantara U13/17, Setia Alam, Seksyen U13, Setia Eco-park, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor
16. Gamuda Gardens Park
Gamuda Gardens is a biodiversity park set on hilly terrain, and it features five lakes across about 810 acres. Here, in addition to being a place to have fun with the whole family, there is a man-made waterfall that will undoubtedly make for a stunning backdrop for your Eid OOTDs.
Address: Persiaran Gamuda Gardens 1, 48050 Rawang, Selangor
17. Setia Ecohill Park
This picturesque green lung in Semenyih is a hidden gem for city inhabitants looking to get away from the noise and bustle of the city. Setia Ecohill, with its Live Green theme, can be found at the peak of a hill overlooking a landscape rich in vegetation.
With its child-friendly amenities, this location is ideal for capturing priceless family memories across the generations. In other words, it’s the perfect place to take those sedondon family photos!
Address: 43500 Semenyih, Selangor
Editor’s note: This feature was originally published on 5 May 2022 but has since been updated to include more locations.