Top 5 Must-See Attractions in Kulim

Are you planning on visiting Kulim and want to know which attractions to visit?
Kulim is a Malaysian district in the southeastern state of Kedah. The Kulim District is made up of 15 sub-divisions with the most popular being Kulim Town, Sungai Ular, Sungai Seluang, and Sedim. There are many attractions to see in Kulim, including key tourist hotspots and sacred buildings which are rich in Malaysian culture. To make the most of your stay in the area, we have put together a guide to the top five places to visit in Kulim.

1. Kulim Hi-Tech Park

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Home to more than 25 tech companies, the Kulim Hi-Tech Park is an impressive integrated industrial park which sits on an extensive 4,510 acres of land and water. The Hi-Tech Park is just 8 km from the city centre and is a popular venue for jogging, cycling, and picnicking. For a fun family-friendly experience, enjoy the park’s many shaded areas and children’s playground after a day of exploring the vast estate.

2. Sungai Sedim Recreational Forest in Kulim


If you’re looking for an adventure, then Sungai Sedim in Kulim is the place to visit. This recreational park offers visitors a chance to see tropical wildlife, enjoy a walk in the forest, and go exploring via kayak. For more of a challenge, try the white water rafting course. This Kulim attraction is definitely not for the faint-hearted!

3. Hutan Lipur Sungai Sedim

Located 31 km northeast of Kulim, this recreational forest is perfect for nature enthusiasts and photographers seeking to capture the heart and soul of Malaysia’s natural beauty. The area has been extensively developed and now offers visitors a chance to engage in recreational sporting activities, such as tubing, kayaking, and white water rafting. For a truly breathtaking experience, enjoy a tree top walk in Kulim at the recently developed canopy walk.

4. Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Subramanium Temple and Merdeka Clock Tower

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If you want to experience the sacred history of Malaysian people, be sure to visit these three buildings. Church of the Sacred Heart, built in 1948, is the largest Catholic church in the district. Located just off Jalan Tunku Putra, you will find Subramanium Temple, an impressive building built by the Chettiar Hindu community. Don’t miss the Merdeka Clock Tower, the district’s historical landmark that was erected in 1957. If you’re interested in learning more about the local history and culture of Kulim, you can purchase a guide at the local bookstore to find out more.

5. Landmark Central Shopping Centre

Whether you need to stock up on supplies, have a meal, or wind down by watching a movie, Landmark Central Shopping Centre affords you the opportunity to enjoy a more laid-back excursion. With many local fashion stores, cafes, restaurants, boutique stores, and department stores, Landmark Central Shopping Centre offers hours of entertainment for you and your family.

Book Your Accommodation Today

Both the historical and contemporary attractions in Kulim make for a perfect getaway. Make your trip more comfortable by booking a room with Tune Hotels. We offer unrivalled, budget-friendly guest accommodation with state-of-the-art furnishings and modern amenities. Enjoy your stay in Malaysia at one of our choice hotels. Get in contact with us today to reserve your room!

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