Wangsa Maju is a major township in Kuala Lumpur. This area is surrounded by Setapak, Taman Melati and Gombak district in Selangor. According to history Wangsa Maju was previously occupied by Setapak rubber estates from the 1900s until the 1980s, when the township was formed in 1984. . Following the opening of Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TARC) & Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Wangsa Maju has since become a major residential area for the students of TARC & UTAR. Residential house in Wangsa Maju consists entirely of apartment-shaped accommodation units where it is low-cost and condominiums. Wangsa Maju in recent years has seen a lot of development, transforming this once traditional Chinese-majority township into a bustling urban area with more and higher rise buildings being built to cater the increasing population.
From Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA 1&2) you can take taxi to Wangsa Maju. The distance from airport to Wangsa Maju is about 68 km and 1 hour 3 minute drive from the airport.
Wangsa Maju is well served by federal routes and expressways. If you travel from South and North peninsular state you may use North-South Expressway to reach Wangsa Maju. While in Kuala Lumpur you may use Jalan Genting Klang links downtown Kuala Lumpur with Wangsa Maju and Setapak areas. Motorists from Ampang and Pandan Indah will instead option for the MRR2 . The DUKE cuts through the southern part of Wangsa Maju.
You may take train from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Railway Station (KL Sentral) to reach Wangsa Maju. Wangsa Maju is home to two RapidKL LRT stations, KJ3 Wangsa Maju LRT Station and KJ4 Sri Rampai LRT Station.
Royal Selangor is the world’s foremost name in quality pewter, a brand synonymous with design and craftsmanship. The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre will take you back over a hundred years to the founding of Royal Selangor and its inextricable link to the history of Malaysia. Through complimentary guided tours, visitors will learn about the remarkable development of tin mining in the Malay Peninsula in the 1800s as well as view traditional pewtersmithing tools, antique pewter and ancient tin currency at the Centre's Pewter Museum.
The National Zoo is situated 3 km from Wangsa Maju Town and 13 km from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The Zoo Negara features about 400 species of Malaysian and exotic mammals, reptiles and birds. Of these, the majorities are fish and bird species while about a hundred are mammals and the reptiles. Its aquarium "Tunku Abdul Rahman Aquarium" is a very popular attraction. It displays over 80 species of aquatic animals, both marine and freshwater, including invertebrates.
The Petronas Twin Towers stands tall at 88 floors high. Begin your tour with Twin Towers Skybridge between the two towers at the 41st and 42nd floor. The admission to the bridge is free but visitors are required to get a pass which is issued on a limited number each day. After that you may spend a lot of time to shop at Suria KLCC where it has a wide range of goods from all over the world. You also can make way to the KLCC Park which spans to an area of 17 acres. The KLCC Park is complete with jogging and walking paths, wading pools, children's playground and also a fountain with light show.
Batu Caves is an iconic and popular tourist attraction in Selangor. Site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. Visitor may come during Thaipusam to witness this unique festival and also to take photographs for the colorful kavadis and its devoted kavadi-bearers. The festival lasts the whole day. It is crowded every year without fail.
For the shopping lover you may go visit and spend your time at Wangsa Walk Mall located only 1.5 km from Wangsa Maju town. You may shop, dine and get the entertainment at Wangsa Walk Mall. A large variety of brands featured in the mall from discounted to affordable items.
Worldview Grand Hotel is located right in the heart of Wangsa Maju which offers stylish interior decorated rooms. This 3-star hotel feature 96 beautifully appointed guest rooms, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk and many more. For visitors who are looking for comfortably and accessibility stay the Worldview Grand Hotel is a perfect choice while in Wangsa Maju.
This 3 star hotel is a great hotel with decent facilities situated in central Wangsa Maju. This hotel located nearby tourist attraction Royal Selangor Visitor Centre within 0.81 km and Wangsa Maju LRT Station within 1.63 km. With all facilities offered and the strategic location, Columbia Hotel is the right place for you to stay while in Wangsa Maju.