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Petaling Jaya Nightlife, Malaysia

There is no shortage of bars, clubs, casinos and parks in PJ that are worth visiting in the night. Among all other cities in the country, Petaling Jaya has been one of the best cities known for its gyrating entertainment and nightlife. There are several artificial lakes in the city which make the city more beautiful in the night and even during the days. Going by the side of these lakes in the night is just quiet and peaceful.

As far as the nightlife in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia is concerned, there is almost every form of entertainment available here. The beauty of the nightlife starts from late evening and ends in the early morning. The places to go include pubs, bars, night clubs, cabaret, live music and small theatres. There are also small cinemas, restaurants and live shows you can go to and enjoy. The nightlife entertainment is edgier inherently than daytime amusement sources and is more oriented for the young adults. Red light districts also feature for adult entertainment.

The nightlife of Petaling Jaya has a reputation for being rowdy and wild and at the same time, relaxed, enjoyable, great fun as well as safe. Rapidly establishing itself as Malaysia’s night capital, the diverse night scene of PJ features anything from music and dance clubs to extra cool bars, great restaurants and trendy clubs.

Petaling Jaya is the city which never sleeps with the night spots always pulsating to the nightlife’s rhythm. In the night, there is at least something for your entertainment along with a profusion of discos, jazz, cinemas, karaoke lounges and cineplexes showing English, Indonesian, Hindi, Chinese and Malay films. There are also bowling alleys, cabarets, night clubs and theatres for the visitors’ as well as locales’ entertainment. Local theatres regularly stage beguiling Western and Asian dramas, traditional Malay operas and dance dramas. The clubs and hotel lounges found in the larger hotels become active in the nights and the style and performances may range from piano acts and popular music to jazz.

Discos begin warming up by around 11 pm and are often opened till 2 am. Some of them also have light shows and live bands but often entail drink minimums and cover charges. You can consult the local people for hottest spots. The cabarets and nightclubs are called as ‘kelab malam’ by the locales. They often have 50’s style of atmosphere and have a variety of floor shows, bands and acts.


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