Asia Travel Guide, YOEXPLORE – Have you been to Genting Highlands? If not, you may consider exploring it. Genting Highlands is known as the place for gambling In Malaysia. Genting Highlands, which is 3 (three) hours drive from Cameron Highlands, is the only place where people can gamble legally in the casino. And even Genting Highlands is a famous gambling place in Southeast Asia and also one of the spearheads of tourism in Malaysia. Besides recognized as the place for gambling, there are some other attractions you can explore in this place? Below are the places to explore in Genting Highlands. Go check it and try!
Trying Awana SkyWay to enjoy the view of Genting Highlands
You should definitely try Awana SkyWay. Awana SkyWay is gondola lift that connects Awana Transport Hub (Awana Bus Terminal), Chin Swee Temple and SkyAvenue Mall at the top of Genting Highlands. Awana SkyWay can carry 3,600 passengers per hour. The maximum number of passengers 10 people per gondola. The maximum speed of Awana SkyWay is 6 meters per second (21.6 km / h) and the length of the route is 2.8 kilometers. You have 10 minutes to enjoy the view of Genting Highlands from above.
Shopping in SkyAvenue Mall
Awana SkyWay will take you to the top of Genting Highlands which is SkyAvenue Mall. In this mall, you can experience shopping the luxury things because there are so many branded things that will keep you doing your “window shopping”.
Experience Art and Culture at SeniKome Péng Hēng
SeniKome Péng Hēng, East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre are located at Level 4 of First World Plaza. Seni Kome which can be translated as “Our Art” in Pahang dialect is dedicated to promotes the beauty of Malaysia’s eastern coastal culture such as the art of crafts, traditional games, foods, and music. Besides that, you also can enjoy the visual and performing arts such as the Wayang Kulit, Batik, Wau and video projection demonstrations.
Visit Chin Swee Temple
The easiest way to go to Chin Swee Temple is by using Awana SkyWay. Chin Swee Temple is still actively used as the worship place for Taoist religion. Chin Swee Temple is built on 28 hectares of rocky forested land donated by the founder of Genting Group. This temple is located at 4,600 feet above sea level. Inside this Temple, there is a statue of the Qingshui Buddhist monk. Qingshui Statue is known as a god in Fujian province, China, because of its supernatural ability to collect rain and cast out evil spirits.
Learn plant species with the good connection using Wifi at Fashion Forest!
This is a brilliant innovation of Genting Highlands. Usually, inside the forest, you will experience the bad connection. But not in Fashion Forest because you can access the Wifi with the 4G signal in all of the areas. In some locations, there are QR code and NFC tag. They aim to make it easy for you to read the information about the plants after you scan the QR code and NFC tag.