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Negeri Sembilan

Negeri Sembilan is a home of ancient traditions, notably the Minangkabau culture unique to this state. It's a flourishing urban centre teeming with historical and cultural landmarks.

1. Port Dickson

A popular getaway that has one of Malaysia's longest beaches. Sun-kissed and fringed by coconut trees and casuarinas, the Teluk Kemang and Blue Lagoon beaches offer a whole slew of beach activities; parasailing, canoeing, yachting and speedboat rides.

Beach Activity

2. Royal Museum of Seri Menanti (Malaysia's largest timber palace)

Constructed at the turn of the 20th century, this structure was ingeniously built without nails or screws. It has 99 pillars, each 65 feet high, representing 99 warriors of various clans. It has since been turned into a museum to showcase the regalia of the Negeri Sembilan Royal Family among other things.

Istana Seri Menanti

3. Nilai 3 Wholesale Centre

A bewildering array of products are sold at this massive 165-hectares centre. It draws shoppers from all walks of life as they seek competitively priced goods like textiles, furniture, clothing, luggage, carpet, garden equipment and car accessories.

Nilai 3 Wholesale Centre

4. Sungai Timun Fireflies

The river cruise at night and experience a natural light show like none other. The firefly colonies responsible for this nocturnal beauty are said to be among the largest in Malaysia.

Sungai Timun Fireflies

5. Traditional songs and performances

Experience some of the traditional Minangkabau dance performances like Endang, Cak-Lim-Pong and Tarian Lilin (Candle Dance).

Sungai Timun Fireflies

6. Rembau Crystal

Shop for a myriad of handcrafted crystal products such as vases, bowls and decorative items at Rembau Crystal. The venue trains in the production of, produces and sells crystal products.

 

7. Lata Kijang Waterfalls

With water falling 350 metres, the Lata Kijang Waterfall is said to be among the tallest waterfalls in Malaysia.

 

8. Seremban Cultural Complex

This complex was modelled after a traditional Minangkabau dwelling, and serves as a museum for the artefacts related to the history and tradition of Negeri Sembilan.

 

9. Ulu Bendul Recreational Forest

A recreational forest with luxuriant greenery and clear waters awaits you 16km from Seremban. Nestled within the Gunung Angsi Forest Reserve, it is ideal for outdoor activities.

 

10. Local dining

Minangkabau meals are typically spicy, among which are the super spicy Masak Lemak Cili Api, bamboo infused Lemang, and the thrist-quenching Air Jando Pulang.