Kuala Lumpur has a cityscape filled with gleaming skyscrapers and colonial architecture. The capital of Malaysia is widely recognised for numerous landmarks, including Petronas Twin Towers (twin skyscrapers with a sky bridge and observation deck), the Petaling Street flea market, and Batu Caves, which is over 400 million years old. 

The city's main hub is called the Golden Triangle, which comprises Bukit Bintang, KLCC, and Chinatown. Expansive shopping malls like Pavilion KL and Suria KLCC are among the biggest attractions in the city. These grand shopping places host a wide range of upmarket labels from all over the world. Foodies have plenty of good reasons to love Kuala Lumpur. The city’s thousands of hawker stalls, cafes, and restaurants serve every type of delicacy imaginable. Beyond Kuala Lumpur’s glass, steel, and concrete, you’ll find plenty of green spaces and natural attractions for a respite. Just a short drive from the city, you can explore lush forested hills with hiking trails leading to waterfalls.

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  • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Kuala Lumpur

    Some of the best places to go shopping in Kuala Lumpur are modern malls. It should come as no surprise that the Malaysian capital takes retail therapy seriously, with major malls found within the heart of the city, while the greater Klang Valley area, just 20 minutes away, is home to dozens of shopping centres. Expect big-box retailers, high-street brands,...

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  • Kuala Lumpur Light Rail Transit (LRT)

    The Kuala Lumpur Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a public rail transport service that runs 2 major routes, the Kelana Jaya LRT line and Ampang LRT line.  The Kelana Jaya LRT line operates an approximate 27-km course from north to south, between Kelana Jaya (in the Klang Valley, 17 km from the heart of KL) and Gombak (16 km from the...

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