List of Pre-Wedding Photoshoot Locations Malaysia

Deciding where to capture your pre-wedding photos should be arranged early if you have the intention to plan a trip overseas for a nice holiday as well. To select a location, consider:
  1. Scenery - Nice on photos, night, day time, how many options, adjacent locations
  2. The weather
  3. Distance - you might need to arrange the accommodation, transport, take leave from work
  4. Wedding Theme
  5. Places of sentimental value - where you meet each other, dating place
If you have any additional information to add or update, please leave a comment.

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Selangor and KL
  • A-Park | Puchong - spacious, tranquil private outdoor area, breathtaking lake view, nice landscape and greenery. Lakehouse, small cottages with English design, a small bridge and a gazebo. Row a boat.
  • AVANI Sepang Gold Coast Resort (previously Golden Palm Tree) - bamboos forming an arch, manicured beach front garden, palm tree sea villa formation, rocks
  • Dusun Garden Fairies, Ulu Langat | gardenfairies.com.my - Dec 13: 9am-1pm cost RM300, scenic location, lots of green, garden, tree house
  • Flamingo Hotel by the Lake | Ampang | flamingo.com.my - Lake view, white hotel building
  • FRIM | Website - RM100 for pre-wedding photography crew, trees, botanical gardens, water falls, forest
  • KLCC Park - Need to get an authorization letter to shoot at KLCC Park, Twin towers, city
  • KL Tower - Amazing view from the sky deck
  • Lake Gardens KL | Taman Tasik Perdana | klbotanicalgarden.gov.my - trees, lake, flowers 
  • Lima Blas Restaurant | Jalan Mesui KL | FB Page - May 13: RM500. Vintage design, antiques decor, heritage building
  • Merchant's Lane 美真林 Cafe | Petaling Street - rough unpainted walls (eroded wall effect), rattan chairs, stainless steel tabletops and wooden floors, rustic feel 
  • Orchid Conservatory Room @ Majestic Hotel KL | Sentral - hanging garden of orchid in a glass atrium 
  • Palace of the Golden Horses -  Moorish-Malaysian architecture resembling mythical and magical lands, with ceiling art and statues of horses, landscaped gardens, set against an immense lake, horse carriage
  • Petaling Street - Flea market, famous food stalls: air mata kucing, Bunn Choon Egg Tarts. Kuan Ti Temple, cafe, heritage building, tourist attraction
  • Poco Homemade Cafe, Bangsar | facebook.com/poco.homemade.9 - Dec 13: small cozy cafe, RM5x for photoshoot, parking hassle, cute rustic decor
  • Putrajaya | Website - parks, flowers, lake, can be hot, nice bridges, Putra Mosque, government complexes 
  • Sekeping Seapark | PJ | sekeping.com/seapark - Rustic feel, open air concept
  • Sekeping Tenggiri | Bangsar | sekeping.com/tenggiri - May 13: fee: RM200 for shooting + Room charge at about RM250 (overnight stay), not bad, choose the right room for nicer shoots
  • Sekinchan | sekinchan.org - 2 hours drive from KL after Klang, covered with paddy fields, beach, fishing village, hay stacks 
  • Sentul Park / KLPAC -  KLPAC (arts centre with new+old building architecture), lake with fish, a pier, Bistro Richard (tiffany stained-glass lamps, European design), village-designed restaurant (Samira) and a Japanese Koi Centre. Peace, quiet and calm location filled with greenery, nice landscape
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building | Jalan Raja KL -  Heritage landmark in KL. Shiny cooper dome with its immense clock tower, central porch, different forms of arches (key hole, ogee, pointed and horseshoe).
  • Templer Park Rainforest Retreat | facebook.com/tprr1 - Oct 15: The scenery was great minus the haze and really clean. friendly workers provided most of the things needed. Monkeys around stole our meatballs :( glad we found this place for photography.
  • Thean Hou Temple | Persiaran Desa, KL - nice carvings, intricate embellishments on the roof, pillars of the Chinese temple
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) | Serdang - Old big tree which is a popular landmark. Dec 13: big field, trees, university building. 2016: RM100 per hour
Penang
  • Avatar Secret Garden | Thai Pak Koong Temple Tanjong Tokong, Tanjung Bungah - Mini park and beach with lit up garden, trees and structures. Decorative lights change colors in intervals. Color lights wrapped around tree trunks and draped from branches.
  • Batu Ferringhi - Beaches, resort
  • Botanical Gardens | botanicalgardens.penang.gov.my - garden, flowers, trees, lily pond
  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion (Hotel) | Leith Street | cheongfatttzemansion.com - if not staying at the hotel fee is RM250 per hour, blue outer wall, built end of 19th century, ancient Chinese architecture, granite paved courtyards, vernacular timber lovre windows, porcelain work 
  • Country Side Stables | Balik Pulau - RM250 per hour, horses, stables, carriage
  • Froghill at Kampung Guar Petai - known as a mini Jiuzhaigou of Malaysia. Pristine blue lakes of varying sizes.
  • Fort Cornwallis - Brick walls, cannon, chapel, esplanade, sea
  • Georgetown city - beautiful heritage building from British era turned into banks, commercial / financial building 
  • Lone Pine Hotel | Batu Ferringhi - white colonial hotel building, beach, greens 
  • Macalister Mansion -  Boutique hotel, quirky interiors, classy, old English mansion design, with modern technology.
  • Majestic Theatre | Jalan Phee Choon | majesticpenang.com -  refurbished old cinema
  • Paragon Mall, Gurney - former St Joseph’s Novitiate chapel building has been incorporated into the mall during construction (photoshoot there is free) 
  • Penang's Protestant Cemetery - Tomb of Francis Light
  • Peranakan Mansion | Church Street | pinangperanakanmansion.com.my - Jul 08: fee RM50 per hour, typical home of a rich Baba in the 19th century, antiques, Chinese carved-wood panels and English floor tiles and Scottish ironworks
  • Suffolk House Penang | facebook.com/suffolkhouse - Anglo Indian garden house, UNESCO heritage, English-themed  
  • Pengkalan Weld - Tanjong City Marina, waterfront, ferry terminal, pier, sea view, boats, yachts parked there, clan jetties.
  • Tropical Spice Garden | Teluk Bahang | tropicalspicegarden.com - over 500 species of tropical flora, man-made canals, pond, Fee is RM50
Perak
  • Kellie's Castle | Ipoh - entrance fee: RM4 per adult, 9am-6pm, unfinished mansion of Scottish, Moorish and Indian architecture
  • M Boutique Hotel Ipoh - urban vintage backdrop, antique suitcases, fixtures, chandeliers
  • Pangkor | Perak - best beaches in West Malaysian shore, dutch fort, fishing village, beach resorts  
  • The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat Ipoh | thebanjaran.com - paleozoiz limestones, hotsprings, caves, waterfalls
Melaka
  • A' Famosa Fort and St. Paul's Church - the remains of a church, burial ground for noblemen, and a fortress to protect the Portuguese position in Malacca.
  • Alley No. 5 cafe -  this place is down a small alley, antique vintage memorabilia
  • Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum - Peranakan house in the 1800s. colonial design, now turned into a museum.
  • Jonker Street flea market
  • Red Square (Dutch Square) - historical red painted buildings and structures; Stadthuys, Christ Church, Tan Beng Swee Clock Tower, Queen Victoria Fountain from the British colonial time.
Pahang
  • Colmar Tropicale Bukit Tinggi (Berjaya Hills) | Website - fr RM400 for wedding photography, French village, Japanese Garden/ Tea House, botanical garden, hills, slightly cool
  • Cameron Highlands | cameronhighlands.com - Cool temperature 20s°C, English country home style, tea plantation, lattice windows, smoke house, climbing plants. 
  • Time Tunnel Local Museum, Brinchang, Cameron Highlands | Entrance fee: Adult: RM5. Children: RM3 - antique memorabilia museum
  • Cameron Lavender Garden | Tringkap, Cameron Highlands - 9km from Brinchang. Lavender farm, Purple castle, mushroom building, love-locks lane, strawberries, flower fields.
  • Fraser's Hill  
  • Genting Highlands - theme park, cool weather, temple
  • Puncak Dani European Bungalow Genting Highlands - luxurious double storey bungalow overlooking a golf course. European vintage furniture, chandeliers, staircase and a grand four poster bed. Cool fresh air. Greenery, trees.
Malaysia Others
  • Langkawi | Kedah- beaches, resort, cable car 
  • Legoland Nusajaya, Johor - colorful LEGO®-themed setup. Legoland Hotel- dragon-guarded entrance, pirate ship, castle. MINILAND- miniature version of Asia's iconic landmarks.
  • Four Seasons Resort Langkawi - Rows of lamps on the wall, mile long private beach, UNESCO GeoPark, ancient rock formations, mangroves, limestone
  • Redang | Terengganu  - beaches, resort
  • Port Dickson | Negeri Sembilan - beaches, resort  
  • Pulai Springs Resort | Johor | pulaisprings.com - nice garden 
Outside of Malaysia
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates - The 7-star Burj al Arab hotel is an iconic landmark in Dubai, sand dunes in the desert, Madinat Jumeirah Resort that has been designed to resemble an Arabian town in the past
  • Victoria | Australia - Great Ocean Road (Twelve Apostles), Melbourne: Brighton Beach (colorful bathing boxes), winery, Victorian city architecture/ cathedral
  • Bali | Indonesia - Lake Temple, Tanah Lot, tide pools, beaches, romantic horse rides on the beach, mountain, lake, Tukad Unda Dam
  • South Korea | Jeju Island - beach resorts and volcanic landscape of craters and cavelike lava tubes, Seongsan Ilchulbong Peak, bright yellow colored canola flowers (spring), Gyeongbokgung Palace, Bukchon Hanok Village (traditional houses), Haneul Sky Park (tall Eulalia in October)
  • Hong Kong - Island: Victoria Peak, Trams, Central business district. New Territories: Tai Mo Shan (foggy hills, sunset), Sai Kung Country Park (grassy slopes), reservoirs. Kowloon: entertainment, red-light district.
  • Lijiang, in Yunnan Province in China - the fairyland Shangri-la: clear streams, majestic snowy mountains and endless grasslands, bright blue lake, bucolic villages
  • Macau, China - Downtown, casinos, Grand Lisboa Hotel/Casino, UNESCO World Heritage site, The Ruins of St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Mauritius - beautiful island, ocean and resort  
  • Milan, Italy -  Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) is the main piazza (city square) of Milan, Milan Cathedral (The Duomo) is the most impressive structure in Milan. Galleria Vittorio Emanuele is an elegant shopping arcade with mosaic floor and stained-glass ceiling.
  • Lake Tekapo, New Zealand - dark sky reserve at beautiful Lake Tekapo, aurora (southern lights), stars, milky way
  • Paris | France - romantic city, Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Pont des Arts (Love locks bridge) ...
  • Prague | Czech Republic  - Gothic-style, baroque-style, highly ornate design, sculpture, architecture. Charles Bridge is decorated by many statues. The Old Town Bridge Tower. Prague astronomical clock. The Church of Mother of God before Týn. St. Nicholas Church (Lesser Town).
  • Santorini | Greece - White Cycladic houses with blue painted windows, a town perched on a cliff, cave houses, amazing beaches
  • Taiwan - Tashee Blooming Oasis, Tomita Farm, Green Light Forest, Sun Moon Lake
  • Yang Ming Shan - True Love Peach Blossom Garden 陽明山真愛桃花源 | Taipei, Taiwan - Different themes of indoor and outdoor photography backdrop: American country, European castle, Japan snow, Blue Greece-Santorini (蔚藍希臘) and the stunning white cathedral.
  • Venice | Italy - Gondola ride, canals, Rialto bridge, St. Mark's Square (music, pigeons, tourists)
  • Vik, Southern Iceland - The black sand beach and basalt rock formation (Reynisdrangar)
Japan
  • Cherry Blossoms (Sakura) - blooms around early April in Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka. Popular spots: Sumida Park, Shinjuku Gyoen, Ueno Park in Tokyo
  • Mount Fuji View - Kawaguchiko Lake (Fuji Five Lakes), better visibility during colder winter months
  • Tokyo - Imperial Palace - large park area surrounded by moats and massive stone walls, rustic bridge. Shiba Park to get the view of Tokyo Tower. Sensoji Temple (colorful, huge lantern). Tokyo Skytree (tallest structure in Japan). Man-made island Odaiba and The Rainbow Bridge.
Singapore
  • Marina Bay | Maxwell Rd | marina-bay.sg - signature skyline, lit building at night, garden city, waterfront promenade, futuristic looking super-trees  
  • Fort Canning Park - Fort Gate- remnant of  a fortress built in the 19th century, Singapore's first Christian Cemetery, Spice Garden, Sculpture Garden, Battle Box- a former underground military complex, spiral staircase with an opening on top at the underground crossing, outdoor lawns, lots of greenery, Cannon, lighthouse, boutique Hotel Fort Canning.
  • Henderson Waves - 274 metre-long pedestrian bridge that spans Henderson Road to connect Mount Faber Park to Telok Blangah Hill Park. highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore, curved ribs structure
  • Hort Park | Hyderabad Road - lush greenery, theme gardens, beautiful landscapes, flowers
  • Sentosa - beaches, Universal Studios 


Ref: japan-guide.com, dewanbudaya.usm.my
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