Mutiara Damansara is an affluent residential area and township within the district of Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. This is one of the mixed residential and commercial zones which is usually recognized for its wealthier residents. It is one of the satellite suburbs built outside of the Kuala Lumpur city centre and located closely to similar townships such as Damansara Perdana, Kota Damansara, Bandar Utama, Bandar Sri Damansara and many more. It is owned by Mutiara Rini, a subsidiary of Boustead Group. What makes this area a bit different to other areas within Petaling Jaya is that it is one of the highest impact areas around Klang Valley, having a gross development value of one billion ringgit for over 145 hectares of land. Mutiara Damansara is placed under the administration of Petaling Jaya City Council, which is similar to other areas within Damansara.
Historically, the township in a whole as the Petaling Jaya district was under the jurisdiction of the Kuala Lumpur district officer prior to year 1953. In 1954, a Petaling Jaya Authority was formed to oversee Petaling Jaya before getting upgraded as a municipality council in 1977 after the cession of Petaling Jaya, which is also locally known as PJ, as a part of Kuala Lumpur upon the latter being declared as a Federal Territory three years earlier. Later in 2006, Petaling Jaya is granted the city status and a mayor has been appointed, making the municipality council upgraded again to the current city council. Petaling Jaya or Mutiara Damansara in specific houses some of the major shopping malls in the Klang Valley which drives its economy such as One Utama, Ikano Power Centre, The Curve and Ikea.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive via the SPRINT highway for immediate access to Mutiara Damansara. The journey could take up around 20 minutes depending on the traffic.
The only train providing access to Kota Damansara is the MRT Sungai Buloh line. From the centralized KL Sentral station, take a train to Pasar Seni station before swapping to the MRT coach heading to Sungai Buloh and stop at the Mutiara Damansara station.
Owned by the Sunway Group, Sunway Lagoon is a tin mining wasteland before being developed as a major theme park and definitely one of the iconic destinations to come over. The areas are divided into five such as water park, wildlife park, amusement park, ghost house or scream park and extreme park. In overall, there are a total of 90 attractions spread across the whole theme park which is about 88 acres huge with some of the most innovative attractions such as surf simulator Flow Ride.
Another interesting place for go around when visitors are in Mutiara Damansara is definitely the Escape Room, one of the earliest teambuilding real-life puzzle room in the country. A more recent attraction in the area, it has begun gaining traction from visitors, local and outside Petaling Jaya itself. Located in the eCurve shopping mall, players are placed in groups and are needed to work together to solve the multitude of puzzles and problems in order to make it out of the room within the stipulated time. There are a lot of rooms with specific themes and varying levels of diffulty that would stimulate the participant’s mind to keep thinking in order to crack the code, such as 'Prison Break', 'The Mysterious Room', 'The Mummy', 'The Abandoned Factory', 'Pirate Ship' and 'The Slaughterhouse'.
A majestic five-star hotel situated in 2, Jalan PJU 7/3 Mutiara Damansara. At a very reasonable rate and close proximities to Mutiara Damansara, this hotel offers comfort and elegant stay.
Royale Bintang The Curve is one of the more established hotels here. Located at 6, Jalan PJU 7/3 Mutiara Damansara, this four-star hotel offers luxurious accommodation with contented facilities at a worthy premium.