Kualu Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur quick highlights:

  • The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.
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The Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur. (McRae, 2018)
  • Kuala Lumpur’s (KL) tallest buildings of 452 metre tall Petronas twin towers officially opened in 1994 and are still currently the tallest buildings in the world.
  • KL home to the Central Market, mansions, skyscrapers, domes, temples, Hindu shine, the historic Jamek Mosque and historic European architecture.
  • The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra is an amazing experience and a great night out. Which is located directly under the Petrona twin towers, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Sadly, Malaysia have endangered species including, elephants, tigers, rhinoceroses, turtles and orangutans.
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According to a local tour guide, it is said that there are only around 60 Elephants left in the wild of Malaysia.  (McRae, 2018)
  • KL have a new six month old MRT service and free bus services.
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Batu Caves entrance, Kuala Lumpur. (McRae, 2018)
  • Breathtaking Batu Caves which is said to be a over 400 million years old huge limestone structured caves.  In 1972 the British founded the caves and opened it up to the public with the entrance on the top of 272 stairs.  At the Batu Caves, it is surrounded by culture of music, food, offerings, markets and cultural outfits.
  • There are many great places to shop in KL.  Some include The Curve which has lots of delicious food outlets to try.  Publika which is an upmarket shopping mall, Suria KLCC which has many labels and is a huge multi level lovely shopping centre.  There is The Gardens Mall, Ultama, The Pavilion, Sunway Putra and many more.
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(McRae, 2018)
  • Kuala Lumpur Aquarium is a sight to see, with various different marine life.
  • Kuala Lumpur has a Chinatown which is located on Petaling street, a popular spot for tourism, known to be surrounded by culture, history, heritage.  Of a night time it is bustling with market stalls consisting of all kinds of items including food, memorabilia, clothing and accessories.
  • Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park – the oldest park in KL which is home to birds, butterflies, beautiful flora and even monkeys.
  • Malaysia have strong economic exports including rubber, gas and palm oil.  As you fly into Kuala Lumpur, you can see numerous palm tree plantations.

 

References:

http://traveltips.usatoday.com/malaysia-famous-for-101996.html

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/search?q=kualu%20lumpur

http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/yourguide/budget/

https://www.petronastwintowers.com.my/facts#milestones

http://www.visitkl.gov.my/visitklv2/index.php?r=column/cthree&id=51&place_id=709

 

 

 

 

 

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