Kuala Lumpar

Diverse cultures and traditions living side by side in one city. It has grown from a small backwater 150 years ago into a vibrant,bustling city. The diversity is visible in its tallest skyscrapers towering over the traditional streets and markets of Chinatown.

KL, as it is affectionately known to its inhabitants, contains a wealth of history. You can explore its many attractions including the colonial centre of Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square), Chinatown, Little India and Little Arabia.

Also on your list of places to visit should be the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Masjid Jamek and the National Mosque known as Masjid Negara. Nearby are St Mary’s Cathedral and the Dayabumi Complex. Visit the National History Museum for an insight into Malaysias history, visit the National Art Gallery and Royal Selangor to see the pewter being manufactured. Otherwise just explore and find mosques, temples and shrines, a legacy of the countries past.

The city has modern attractions as well. Why not head for either the Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC) or the Menara Telekom Tower for stunning views over this magnificent city. The Twin Towers are 452 meters tall and has a large and popular shopping mall on the lower floors

This is a feature of the city. From its street vendors and markets to its designer, air-conditioned shopping malls, it is a shoppers paradise. Add to this a wonderful and varied cuisine and you have a must-go destination