Exploring Sekinchan: 8 Attractions to Visit
Many years ago, Sekinchan used to be a small, quiet fishing village that people would not visit on purpose unless it was for business. However, times have changed and Sekinchan is now a tourist attraction.
Located in Selangor, less than 30km from Kuala Selangor, Sekinchan is also known as the ‘rice bowl of Selangor’, with an extremely high yield of paddy per season compared to other paddy cultivation areas in the country.
The word Sekinchan, after all, means “village suitable for plantation” in Chinese. Therefore, not only is paddy successfully planted here, other plants are viably grown as well. Paddy remains its top crop, though, with about 4,300 acres of land provided for it. That’s a large area of land that you won’t see the end of it.
Paddy is planted twice a year and it takes 110 days before it is harvested. Thus, based on the planting seasons, the best time to visit Sekinchan would be in June and December, just before the crop is harvested.
When you are there while paddy has yet to be harvested, you can see and photograph the glorious paddy fields ripe for the picking.
During my recent sojourn to Sekinchan as part of the Discover Selangor delegation, I visited, ate and shopped at these places which I would love to share with you.
1) Sekinchan 3D Art Gallery
2) Ah Ma House
3) Farm Ville Café
4) Paddy Gallery
5) Kuala Selangor Bus Restaurant
6) Wishing Tree Temple
7) Mango King
8) Pusat Jualan Masri, Empayar Kerepek Sekinchan
A visit to Sekinchan would be incomplete without at least dropping by these attractions!
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13 thoughts on “Exploring Sekinchan: 8 Attractions to Visit”
Thanks for the information, did not know that there are so many things to do in sekinchan.
My foster family lives in Sekinchan and I have been there for over than 10 years now. Yes, Sekinchan has certainly grown from just a paddy field.
I have heard tons about Sekinchan and have always wanted to make a visit. Really need to do so sometime soon 🙂
Amazing Post about Sekinchan, really nice attraction places mentioned!
Thanks for your sharing, should find a day to visit as it is quite near to KL
you really know sekinchan well but I have never been there thou.. nice places mentioned, will love to visit one day if I got easy transportation!
So fun, seems like you had a great time.
It is very encouraging review and I hope to visit Sekinchan someday! I love to try Chinese dishes 🙂
Wow! i never knew there were so many things you can do in sekinchan. Time to visit!
Thank you for your sharing Emily! Am learning more and more of Malaysia because of your blog! This place is very homey and educational. Not boring at all 🙂
I have visit Sekinchan for few times and it is a good place for family trip. Btw there is some good restaurant too hehe 😛
I’ve been so many times to Sekinchan, and never know that those place exist there. I only know got Ikan Bakar.
dulu uncle study kat sabak bernam. mesti lalu jalan sekinchan ni. tapi tak pernah singgah pun sebab tak tau apa ada kat sini.
rupanya ada banyak attraction here