Where is Kepong town?
Kepong is a town under the Zone Sentul, Kuala Lumpur. Situated approximately 6 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Kepong is accessible via Damansara-Puchong Expressway, Jalan Kuching, Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR 2 ), as well as Jalan Ipoh. To be more specific, Kepong is located to the north of Sungai Buloh, west of Bukit Lanjan and south of Jalan Duta.
Residents can easily travel around from Kepong to other parts of city center as Kepong Commuter Station is located within the vicinity. However, as this Rawang-Seremban route is the only train that connects Kepong to other places, the station is often crowded and packed especially during rush hours.
Another station named Kepong Sentral Commuter Station is located approximately only one kilometre away from the same locality. Besides commuting via train, residents can also take the buses that passes by Kepong area. Among some of the buses available includes T219, T229, T225, U3, U4 and also U6. The buses route include Taman Batu Permai, Manjalara, Sungai Mas, Taman Ehsan and many more. Thus, residents do not have to worry much about transportation.
Kepong is the selected new area for Sime Darby developer to build a new hospital. Expected to be completed by 2012, the new hospital in Desa Park City is the third full-fledged hospital in Desa Park City.
Upon completion, the hospital that comprises 300-bed strives to serve the population in the area with world-class facilities and first rate services.
Kepong comprises numerous townships namely Bandar Manajalara, Desa Jaya, Desa Park City, Jinjang Utara, Jinjang Selatan, Kepong Baru, Metro Prima, Taman Daya, Taman Bukit Maluri, Taman Ehsan and many more.
Schools in Kepong
Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Ehsan
The school first opened its door in 1979 and formerly known as Sekolah Menengah Rendah Desa Jaya.
Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sinar Bintang (Taman Sinar Bintang)
Situated nearby to Sri Bintang residential area as well as Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Kepong, the school was under three principles management’s when it was first established. When it was first established, the school used a site provided by Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Kepong.
Officially opened its door in their own site on 2001, the school has recorded over 300 students in 2001. The school comprises four blocks of academic buildings, canteen and a security’s hut.
Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Taman Bukit Maluri (Taman Bukit Maluri)
The school is located in Taman Bukit Maluri’s residential area. Received first batch of students in 1987, SMK Taman Bukit Maluri comprises four three-storey academic blocks, 12 laboratories, library, staff room, office, and few sports amenities.
Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Kepong Baru
First opened its door in 1977, the school was built on a piece of 11-acre land with over 300 students during the first year. Surprisingly, the school managed to expand with more students years later (recorded over 2000 students).
The school is fully equipped with numerous facilities and amenities such as library, tennis courts, badminton court and also computer room.
Shopping & Entertainment in Kepong
The town is complete with an array of attractions namely the Waterfront in Desa City Park, Brem Mall, Bukit Sri Bintang, Carrefour Hypermarket, Lake Garden in Bukit Manjalara, Jusco Metro Prima, Kepong Metropolitan Park, FRIM Kepong and also Temasek Pewter Factory.
Kepong Brem Mall
Kepong Brem Mall is often regarded as one of the most thriving hot spots in town. Strategically situated next to Crystal Town Hotel along Jalan Kepong, visitors can drop by and look for Brem Mall once they are in Kepong’s vicinity.
Brem Mall has definitely given a facelift for Kepong suburban with its comprehensive range of branded and local goods as well as entertainment centers & convenience stores. This five-storey shopping mall is fully equipped with state-of-the art facilities. The mall is wholly developed and managed by Brem Holdings Berhad.
FRIM Kepong is famously known as one of the oldest tropical flora and fauna park complete with facilities dedicated for nature lovers. Founded in 1929, FRIM Kepong is listed as the leading institutions in tropical forestry research both locally and abroad.
Visitors shall not miss the park’s canopy walkway as it is suspended 30 kilometres from the ground and span over 200 metres. There are numerous activities catered for visitors from camping to picnic, and also jogging.
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