Subang Jaya is a suburb in the district of Petaling, Selangor but before 1974, it was part of Klang. The town was developed by the Sime UEP Properties Berhad, a part of Sime Darby, from a rubber plantation to the bustling town it is now. The development started in 1976 before completed in the year 1988. Nowadays, Subang Jaya is one of the packed cities in Selangor with the town’s central area being the commercial district which is located in SS15, one of its areas. Subang Jaya also housed some several big malls such as the Subang Parade, Empire Subang, Sunway Pyramid and the huge hypermarket chains, the Aeon Hypermarket.
Driving to Subang Jaya from Kuala Lumpur will take about twenty to an hour depending on the current traffic. Avoid the rush hours to get to Subang Jaya quicker.
Subang Jaya is connected by two train services; the KTM Komuter via Klang-Sentul line and the most recent addition to the LRT services, the LRT Kelana Jaya Line. All of these two trips are available from KL Central.
From Kuala Lumpur to Subang Jaya, it is connected by the RapidKL and Metrobus services. These two have the cheapest fare to go to Subang Jaya and also around the town.
It is easy to flag down any taxis in Kuala Lumpur and also Subang Jaya but the fare might be quite expensive especially if there are traffic jams along the way.
Malaysia’s most famous, and one of the oldest, water theme park, the Sunway Lagoon is located in this town. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park was built on an 88 acres old mining land and has around 90 attractions across the place. The entrance ticket for a MyKad holder is RM120 per person, and RM 96 for children under twelve and also senior citizens. This ticket will admit for both amusement and water theme park tough some of the rides will have extra payments. They also sell an express ticket at RM 70 per person and with this ticket, whoever holding it can cut ques and get onto rides faster, which is extremely worth it during school holidays where Sunway Lagoon will be packed. Sunway Lagoon is located in Bandar Sunway, about six kilometres from the centre of Subang Jaya.
Minature is a miniature and train exhibition, covering a massive space of 17,000 foot on the fourth floor of Summit USJ shopping mall in Subang Jaya. It is the biggest miniature exhibition in Asia, and third largest in the world. The exhibition is a permanent fixture in the shopping mall required an extensive eight years, massive fundraisings and meticulous planning before opening its door towards visitors at the end of 2016. Minature has several zones, depicting the sceneries in Malaysia such as the countryside, a quarry, a tea-estate that is inspired by Cameron Highland, and also a palm oil plantation. The miniatures and the trains in the exhibition are built in the same scale, 1/87, which is the most common scale used for the model railway in the world. The entrance fee for an adult is at RM28 and child below 12 is RM15. For every foreigner, the prices will be RM10 more expensive. Child under four can enter for free.
Just eight kilometres away from the centre of Subang Jaya town, this is one of the luxury hotels that has received quite a number of great reviews. It has bigger rooms than most hotels in Subang Jaya. Most of its previous patrons loved the great and efficient services given by the staffs. The hotel is located rather close to the Subang Jaya Station, for the KTM line, which is a little shy of five kilometres. The price of a deluxe room starts at RM188 per night