Shah Alam was officially made the capital of Selangor in December 1978 and was upgraded to a city in 2000.
location for homes. Thus, Shah Alam is a much sought-after residential area as well.
Shah Alam’s interesting structures includes the Masjid Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, which is popularly known as the Blue Mosque.
A must-visit is the Garden of Islamic Arts which is said to be inspired by the Garden of Paradise in the Quran.
The place has a number of galleries which exhibit various facets of Islamic art.
Shah Alam also has several institutions of higher learning, which include Universiti Teknologi Mara, Universiti Industry Selangor and Management and Science University.
The Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah in Shah Alam is popularly known as the Blue Mosque due to its blue dome.