• Lake Gardens • State Mosque • State
• State Secretariat Building • Cultural Arts Centre •
the capital of Negeri Sembilan is 64km south from Kuala Lumpur. It has a
population of 263,287 people. Seremban town started of with only two
rows of shop houses which were built for the mining community.
Nevertheless, it has bloomed rapidly since the transportation system
development for example the railway service which connects to most of
the major destinations in Malaysia. Seremban Railway Station was built
in 1924 and it's one of the town's attraction.
It is one of Seremban's major tourist spots. There are 2 lakes
surrounded by greenery and this is especially popular among the nature
lovers and also to those who would like to have family outing. During
the weekends, there'll be cultural show performances on the stage at one
of the lakes.
The state mosque is situated at Jalan Dato' Hamzah. There are 9 poles
which represent 9 provinces in Negeri Sembilan. Visitors need to be
decently attired and remove their shoe before entering the mosque.
This building was built in 1912 as the State's Secretariat building and
is a fine example of colonial architecture.
Location: Vicinity of Jalan Dato Hamzah round-about
State Secretariat Building
It was built in 1987. Wisma Federation Building and Dewan Undangan
Negeri (State's Conference Hall) are also located within this area. The
hall's structure is based on the Minangkabau architecture.
Visitors will have the opportunity to look at the Istana Hinggap Yang Di
Pertuan Besar Negeri Sembilan which is majestically located at the east
side of Jalan Dato' Abdul Malek.
Cultural Arts Centre
This complex has three main buildings; Teratak Perpatih, State Museum
and Minangkabau Model House. Covering eight acres, Teratak Perpatih is
the main building in the Cultural Art Centre. It exhibits local craft
work such as porcelain, woodcraft, batik etc. The State's historical
artifacts such as traditional musical instruments, costumes are display
It has a unique roof, shaped like a buffalo's tusk which is the
traditional house of Minangkabau. Minangkabau Model House is also known
as "Ghost House" among the locals. It was built by a Malay prince in
1898 in Kampung Air Garam, Mambau. This house is furnished with old
furniture. Also in the vicinity is the State Museum
Location: In Jalan Labu, which is
2km away from Seremban town