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Explore Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sep 8th 2015 at 3:56 AM

Kuala Lumpur often known as sprawling capital of Malaysia is home to a number of different Asian cultures. It is situated midway along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, at the confluence of the Klang and Gombek rivers and it sits at the centre of the Peninsula's extensive and modern transportation network.

This modern city in Malaysia offers everything that a tourist desire from towering skyscrapers, lush forests, mega malls, quaint bazaars, and delicious food at almost every corner. It in turn lets the tourist decide what they want to experience.

When it comes to sightseeing there are many Places to visit in Kuala Lumpur starting from Petronas tower, to the Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park to its famous central market. No trip to Kuala Lumpur would be complete without visiting the structures that have become integral landmarks of Malaysia while the Kuala Lumpur bird park has the most eye soothing varieties of birds that will make you fall in love with them at first sight. Not to forget the central market, this is a hub for shopping and must for shopaholics. One stop is required to check out the arts and crafts of Malaysia which are very touristic. You can find handicrafts and souvenirs from many different ethnic in Malaysia here and also restaurants with Chinese and Malay food. It is a great place to pick up a souvenir to remember your stay in Kuala Lumpur. The focus of the market is on handicrafts

The Hotels in Kuala Lumpur have a variety from budget travelers to those who are just looking to splurge. Also the the months from May to July are considered to be the best time to visit the city as the country faces a dry spell that results in clear skies and mild temperatures.

Interesting Facts

•       The Malay word Kuala Lumpur means ‘muddy river’ as the city is located at the confluence of the Gombak River and Klang River.

•       This city was founded by Chinese tin miners in 1857.

•       While the Petronas Twin Towers are no longer the tallest buildings in the world, they are still the tallest twin structures.

Traveler’s tips

The climate of the Kuala Lumpur is equatorial with consistent temperatures throughout the year. It is advisable to wear light and comfortable clothing. Light woolens will be needed when visiting highland areas.

Also there is no need to worry about conversing as majority of the people in Kuala Lumpur speak English and since the city is so ethnically diverse, tourists may also come across people speaking Mandarin, Cantonese, Tamil and more.

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