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Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus

Negeri Sembilan is situated in the west of Peninsula Malaysia. It is about 50 km south of Kuala Lumpur and encompasses an area of 6,645 sq km. Its name literally means `Nine States’ as the state once consisted of nine districts. The state is known for its Minangkabau culture, which is preserved by the 'Adat Perpatih', an age-old matrilineal social system. It is also synonymous with the unique Minangkabau architecture, which features unique upswept roof designs. A flourishing urban centre, it has several historical and cultural landmarks that are easily accessible from its capital, Seremban.

Attractions

The Royal Museum of Seri Menanti

Completed in 1908, the Royal Museum of Seri Menanti is one of the country's last remaining wooden places. Housing a host of royal symbols, the former official residence of the state's royal family was made a Royal Museum on the 14th of July, 1992. Seri Menanti is an architectural masterpiece built without using a single nail or screw.

Port Dickson

Port Dickson comprises approximately 18 km of fine sandy beaches. One of the most popular beach retreats in the west coast, Port Dickson's close proximity to Kuala Lumpur - about 1½ hour's drive - makes it a popular getaway for urbanites. The beaches of Port Dickson are also ideal for a wide range of water sports and beach activities. Teluk Kemang, Tanjung Biru (Blue Lagoon) and Cahaya Negeri are among the most popular beaches here.