Ideal escape for a peaceful weekend in Negeri Sembilan
Negeri Sembilan as one of the smallest states in Malaysia, is not particularly known as a tourist spot. Despite all that, this little state has got so much to offer but it’s not known to the world yet. That is why you should totally consider taking a peaceful weekend off to explore the hidden gems in Negeri Sembilan.
1. Ulu Bendul Recreational Park
If you happen to be a person who loves Mother Nature, there is one place recommended to visit. The Ulu Bendul Recreational Park is a place where you can relax yourself along with your family while listening to the breeze of the wind.
Address: Terachi, 71500 Tanjong Ipoh, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
2. Istana Seri Menanti
The building itself is made out of wood and attached together without the use of any single nails. A beautiful landscape to enter the palace and a long walk from the gate to the main entrance. The museum contains a lot of information on the history and culture.
Address: Seri Menanti, 71550, Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (Google Maps)
3. Centipede Temple/Then Sze Temple
This temple is over 140 years old and its beauty attracts tourist and visitors. There is a three storey pagoda with a laughing Buddha on the top floor. A giant stone centipede has been erected at the site to mark the spot.
Address: Jalan Bukit Termiang 1, 70200 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
4. Virgins’ Temple
This Hindu Temple, also known as Kanni Kuil, has many mystical tales concerning the temple. The temple is simple and fairly ornate. The sign board of the temple says “I believe in the seven virgin goddesses”.
Address: Taman Bukit Kepayang, 70300 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, Green Technology Park, 70300 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
5. PD Ostrich Show Farm
This ostrich farm does not only consists of ostriches but other huge variety of farm animals which together makes a fun visit, entertaining, educational and a microcosm of what farms are like in Malaysia.
Address: Lot 1504, Batu 6, Mukim Pantai, Jalan Jelebu, 71770, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, 70100 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
6. Church Of The Visitation
This is a very old church built in 1848. The façade looks exactly as before, it is beautifully kept and very well ventilated. With stained glass, old wooden pews and modern sanctuary, it is an amazing place to visit.
Address: 85A, Jalan Yam Tuan, Bandar Seremban, 70000 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
7. Kuala Klawang Adat Museum
The museum was officially opened to public in 2008. Here, the tradition revolving lifecycle such as birth and death is being showcased. There are mannequins of the olden day’s people of Iban Tribal Court and Traditional Malay Wedding.
Address: Jalan Dato' Umbi, 71600 Kuala Klawang, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
8. Alive 3D Art Gallery
For art enthusiasts, this is a good place for inspiration and admiration of 3D arts. The well-drawn collection of 3D artworks in the gallery looks so realistic that you wouldn’t believe your eyes. It makes a fun trip for kids too to interact with the art for photography session.
Address: No 38-40, Jalan DS 2/1, Bandar Dataran Segar, Lukut, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
9. Port Dickson Army Museum
This is one of the best museum in Malaysia alongside with Royal Malaysian Police Museum. It is located next to a military base off the main road about 7km away from Port Dickson.
Address: Kem Sirusa, Persiaran Pahlawan, Kampung Baru Sirusa, 71050 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan (Google Maps)
10. Pengkalan Kempas
The town is famous for its 'historical complex' which is rather a grand name for a couple of ancient relics with a roof over the top. Having said that, these are some of the more interesting historical relics in Malaysia and are well worth visiting.