Spot the Malaysian locations in Crazy Rich Asians


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Despite the film being set largely in Singapore, almost all the scenes were shot in Malaysia. Some were pretty obvious — Seri Carcosa Negara stood out prominently — but others required some detective work. We list several of them here... Try exploring them on your next outing!

•             Hotel in London – Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang

•             Cafe in New York – BLVD House, Platinum Park, Kuala Lumpur

•             Eleanor Young's house in Singapore – Be-Landa House, Country Heights Damansara, Kuala Lumpur

•             Rachel Chu's class in New York – An auditorium in Putrajaya

•             Boutique in New York – Musse Boutique at Jalan Telawi 3,

Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

•             John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York – Kuala Lumpur

International Airport

•             First-class aeroplane cabin – Malaysia International Exhibition

& Convention Centre (MIECC) in Serdang, Selangor

•             Jewellery boutique in Shanghai – Astor Bar, St Regis Kuala Lumpur

•             Astrid Leong's apartment in Singapore – Ken Bangsar triplex penthouse, Kuala Lumpur

•             The Goh family home – The Royal Museum (formerly Istana Negara), Kuala Lumpur

•             Reception for Araminta Lee's bachelorette party

– Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang Jaya

•             Araminta Lee's bachelorette party – Four Seasons Langkawi, Kedah

•             Colin Khoo's bachelor party – Parking lot, Malaysia

•             Colin Khoo's escape from his bachelor party – Langkawi, Kedah

•             Eddie Cheng's penthouse – Ken Bangsar lobby, Kuala Lumpur

•             Tyersall Park – Carcosa Seri Negara, Kuala Lumpur

•             Mahjong battle between Eleanor Young and Rachel Chu

– Cheong Fatt Tze mansion, George Town, Penang

This story first appeared in the pullout on Sept 14, 2018. You can access back issues here.

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