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Altingsburg Lighthouse, Kuala Selangor Overview

Located in Kuala Selangor, the Altingsburg Lighthouse is a great place to enjoy sunsets. Although you are not allowed to enter the lighthouse, its surrounding area offers a panoramic view of the Straits of Malacca which is a true sight to behold. The lighthouse serves as a guide for vessels that are headed towards the Straits.

Nestled on the Melawati Hill, this lighthouse belongs to a Dutch origin. It was extensively used during the British colonial era. You can also visit nearby attractions like the Melawati Fort and the Kuala Selangor Historical Museum. The hill is also home to several silver leaf monkeys. While these monkeys are quite curious and playful, you must be careful while interacting with them.

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How to Reach Altingsburg Lighthouse

Bus: Take the Selangor Omnibus number 100 that departs from the Medan Pasar bus stop in Kuala Lumpur. There are several buses that depart in half-hour intervals.
Travel time- 2 hours
First bus: 6:30 AM
Last Bus: 7:00 PM
One-way ticket price: RM 9

If traveling from Klang Sentral, you can take the Cityliner bus.
First bus: 6:30 AM
Last Bus: 7:30 PM
One-way ticket price: RM 4.30.

Car: Take the North-South Expressway and exit from Sungai Buloh. Head towards Kuala Selangor. If you are travelling from Klang, you need to drive towards Kapar and then head towards Kuala Selangor.
Approximate travel time: 80 minutes

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