|| Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
Puchong is one of the latest blooming townships in the state of Selangor. Currently the population in
Puchong has reached over 300,000 and is still growing. Just back in 1960, Puchong used to be a rubber
and mining land. Upon development, there's rubber plantation is nowhere to be seen and left behind a
mining lake which is now a recreational park.
Puchong is really a well-populated residential area with many upcoming commercial and business center.
Theirs is no big fancy tourism in place at the moment; however there are a few reasons worth to pay
a visit to Puchong. IOI mall is the landmark of Puchong, mainly due to its unique Mediterranean built
up of the mall. It is a large 3-storey building, containing 650,000 square feet which was completed
in the year 1996. It is a neighborhood mall with good selections of hypermarkets, fashion, bookstore
and entertainment includes cinema and bowling alley which make up to a total of 147 outlets
Apart from shopping, Puchong is a food heaven, especially for Dim Sum and seafood. Restaurant Ah Kad Kar
serves one of the best halal dim sum. Puchong is also famous for its cheese bake crab that is unique to
the area. Many travel from different town to Puchong just to have a taste of it. There are more and more
pubs, bars and kareoke blooming at the new commercial area serving good selection of wine and imported beers.
It is believed that the concept of Sport Bar in Malaysia originated from Puchong.
Getting into and around Puchong is not hard, however there is not railway connecting KL-Puchong
at the moment. Public buses and taxi are widely available. It is conveniently linked via several
highways to the township around such as PJ and Subang via LDP and KL via Kesas.