Visiting Kuala Lumpur

Filed under: Malaysia - 30 Aug 2012  | Spread the word !

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the most populous city of Malaysia. It is the main place in which you can access the exotic culture of this great country. Utusan Malaysia is the newspaper that you can get once you have arrived in the area and which is recommended for tourists, due to the fact that it includes a supplement for tourists in English. However, until you actually get there, you may want to know what are some of the things that you can see in Kuala Lumpur.

Main Attractions of Kuala Lumpur

1. Petronas Towers are two skyscrapers that were built in the period 1992-1999 and are owned by KLCC Holdings Sdn Bhd.


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2. Petaling Street is the so-called Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur, in which you can indulge in shopping and fun.


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3. Kuala Lumpur Tower is another landmark skyscraper of the city, used for telecommunication, for the Islamic Lunar observatory and for various types of extreme adventures and sports.


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4. Istana Negara is the palace of the city and the official residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (King) of Malaysia.


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5. National Museum of Malaysia is the venue from which you can learn more about the past and about the culture of the country, through its collections on Malaysian culture, ethnology and Southeast Asian history.


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6. Central Market opened in 1888 and it is an attraction and a heritage site of the city. It is still functional and operational and it will provide you with anything you may need, from groceries to souvenirs and many more. 


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7. Batu Caves are located near Kuala Lumpur in a limestone hill. A series of caves and cave temples have become a great pilgrimage location for the Hindu population and for tourists.


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8. Suria KLCC is the main shopping center of Kuala Lumpur, in which you can find a lot of shops and stores of all kinds, spread on a massive surface which is divided into 6 floors.


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9. KLCC Park is the perfect natural setting that you can find in the city and in which you can relax or you can have lots of sportive fun activities.


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10. National Mosque is a large religious monument that has a 15,000 people capacity and it is located in the center of a vast beautiful garden.


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There is no wonder why Kuala Lumpur is the sixth most visited city in the world. With these many sights and attractions, there is something in this Malaysian urban paradise for everyone. Cultural diversity is the main trigger for the vast touristic attraction that can be seen here. More to this, the exoticism and the traditions that are visible even in the capital of the country can be rather surprising for many people, but they will surely respond to all your needs and tastes.