The beautiful and lively town of Kepong in Kuala Lumpur is among the popular tourist destinations in the city. From ancient caves, majestic buildings, beautiful gardens to extravagant malls, Kepong has something for everyone. OYO Hotels in Kepong are an ideal choice for your accommodation during your visit as their favorable location eases commuting in and around the city.
Places to visit near Kepong
Batu Caves - One of the most popular places to visit near Kepong is the illustrious Batu Caves. These limestone wonders house three large and numerous small shrines. It is believed that some of these caves even date back to 400 million years. Batu Caves comprises three major caves which are Cathedral Cave, Museum Cave, and Art Gallery Cave. These caves have several Hindu temples with paintings and depictions of Hindu mythology. To witness the Batu Caves in its full glory, you must plan your visit during the festival of Thaipusam.
Kepong Metropolitan Park- A major attraction among tourists, Kepong Metropolitan Park is a huge park covering an area of 95 hectares. The prime highlight of this beautiful park is the 57 hectares lake with a boathouse to spend a lovely evening. The park is also a popular spot for kite flying. It has cycling tracks, a football field, and a playground as well.
Sunway Putra Mall - A must-visit for every shopaholic, Sunway Putra Mall is among the most-loved shopping places near Kepong. Here, you can find everything- from designer outfits, shoes, home decor, handicrafts, and gift items. And not to forget the several food outlets and restaurants serving delicious delicacies to satiate your hunger pangs. OYO Hotels near Sunway Putra Mall are the best option for your stay in Kepong to explore the city conveniently.
How to Reach Kepong
Kepong enjoys great connectivity to the rest of the country via airways, railways, and roadways. You can reach Kepong by air with Kuala Lumpur International Airport being the closest. From here, you can either take a bus, hire a taxi or hop on the train to reach Kepong.
Alternatively, you can approach Kepong via railways. Kepong Sentral station serving the town of Kepong is well-connected with all the major cities including Klang, Petaling Jaya, and Kota Bharu among others.
Must-try dishes in Kepong
Kepong is a delight for ardent foodies with its vast array of mouthwatering delicacies. Pak Thong is a must-visit place to try braised Pork knuckles, crab and superior clam soup. Sheng Huat Bak Kut Teh is another place that is famous for its juicy meat braised with Chinese herbs, and pork knuckles. If fish head noodles are something you like, you must visit Norway Salmon Fish Head Noodle to try a unique version of this popular dish. You can also head to H.L Yee Cafe to have delicious Kin Herbal Roast Duck.
To make the most out of your trip to Kepong, book an OYO Hotel. OYO Hotels ensure a comfortable and wonderful stay with the availability of all the essential amenities. From well-furnished rooms, with TV, free-Wifi, AC, and an attached bathroom to kitchen, swimming pool, and wheelchair accessibility, OYO Hotels offer all the required facilities for a comfortable and convenient stay.