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Shah Alam is a destination that seems to be popular with residents of the east coast in Peninsula Malaysia, as many young people from Kuantan and its surrounding regions have left their homes to find work in the big city. Therefore, a bus route from Kuantan to Shah Alam is expected. There are regular trips everyday from Kuantan to Shah Alam by the bus operator Transnasional that operates up to 3 trips a day. The journey doesn’t take long; only about 3 hours. Transnasional picks passengers up from two pcik-up points, namely the Kuantan Central Terminal and Universiti Malaysia Pahang Bus Stop. They will travel to the Shah Alam Bus Terminal at Section 13.
Shah Alam itself is a bustling contemporary city that forms part of the Klang Valley together with Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Subang and other towns surrounding them. Therefore, Shah Alam is heavily influenced by the many of the modern lifestyle concepts practices in KL. However, Shah Alam is also a multicultural and multireligious city. The main landmark in Shah Alam is the beautiful Moorish blue-domed mosque, the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque. After that, you can pay a visit to iCity Theme Park which is hard to miss with its bright LED lights hung on trees and animal figurines. The theme park features an ice chamber where you can experience a true winter complete with snow and ice. There is an open air portion of the park that has merry go rounds and other funfair rides. Within Shah Alam is also the magnificent Lake Gardens where you can enjoy various water activities and walk in the park. There’s an art gallery adjacent to the park that showcases local arts and crafts. Occasionally, there will be a visiting artist with an exhibition which you can browse if you’re lucky. For a taste of modern shopping, visit Plaza Alam Sentral, Setia City Mall and Plaza SACC. For a bazaar like shopping experience, visit the PKNS Complex with its numerous stalls selling clothing, cosmetics, foodstuff, fabric, household items and much more.Families with children will enjoy the Shah Alam Wet World theme park which is a small but clean and interesting water park here. For bus tickets to the beguiling city of Shah Alam, download the Catch That Bus app that you can easily use to plan your trip with several flicks of the screen.