We may be at the fourth day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, but we’re sure that you’ll have plenty more Raya open houses to visit this coming weekend. Especially as this year’s festivities mark the first truly joyful celebration of family (and friendly) togetherness that has been denied us for the past two years.
So, since you’ll still be all decked out in your baju Raya, you best show off that OOTD! Here are 10 locations in Selangor that’ll make the perfect backdrop.
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