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Amazing Tourism Malaysia . Tourism Kuala Lumpur

Dataran Merdeka, Kuala LumpurKuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia, and thus, the main international gateway of Malaysia as well. When the Federation of Malaya gained its independence in 1957, Kuala Lumpur was declared the Federal capital. In 1972, it achieved city status. At the same time, it also remained as the capital of the state of Selangor, a status it attained in 1887. However, on the 1st of February 1974, it was officially declared a Federal Territory which also marked the end of Selangor's jurisdiction over Kuala Lumpur.

Clean and beautiful, with treelined streets, parks and public flower gardens, Kuala Lumpur transforms into a veritable wonderland of lights at night, earning its name 'Garden City of Lights'. Kuala Lumpur's strategic location in the region has made it an important international centre for trade, business and commercial activities. The city is served by a comprehensive and modern transportation system. More than 40 foreign airlines fly in from various parts of the globe through the Kuala Lumpur International Airport at Sepang, an hour's drive south of Kuala Lumpur. Railway lines and roads radiate from the city providing swift access to other parts of the country. A commuter train service has been introduced to connect the city to neighbouring towns. The city's public transportation has been further augmented by the Light Rail Transit (LRT). Kuala Lumpur is also served by the country's largest seaport, Port Klang.

Kuala Lumpur houses the top branded fashions like Gucci, Calvin Klein and Louis Vuitton. If you're here for shopping, be sure to check out the wide range of fashion outlets in Suria KLCC, located in the famour Petronas Twin Tower. If you're looking for average shopping, Bukit Bintang, a shoppers paradise with a number of shopping districts, could be your best choice.

 

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  Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur Located at the very heart of Kuala Lumpur's newest commercial, shopping and entertainment centre, Corus hotel Kuala Lumpur is only a five minute walk from the Kuala Lumpur City Centre which houses the world's tallest skyscrapers, the Petronas Twin Towers, the city's premier shopping complex, Suria KLCC, a magnificent outdoor park and varied entertainment outlets for your pleasure. More...
     
  Grand Plaza Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur
  Grand Plaza Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur The hotel of choice for discerning business travellers to Kuala Lumpur, Grand Plaza Parkroya KL is a charming hotel that exudes warm Asian hospitality at the heart of Kuala Lumpur's Golden Triangle. Also, enjoy the advantage of easy access from the hotel to Kuala Lumpur Airport, Kuala Lumpur's business hub, shopping malls and bright city lights. More...
     
  Meliá Kuala Lumpur
  Melia Kuala Lumpur Meliá Kuala Lumpur is an international 4 star hotel located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur city - known as the Golden Triangle. It is surrounded by business complexes and within walking distance from major shopping malls and entertainment spots. More...
     
  Crown Princess Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  Crown Princess Kuala Lumpur The Crown Princess Hotel Kuala Lumpur is built within a fully integrated complex of hospitality and commerce. The Crown Princess Hotel Kuala Lumpur is a deluxe class hotel strategically located on the fringe of Kuala Lumpur's golden triangle within the prestigious Embassy Row and central business district. The Crown Princess Hotel Kuala Lumpur provide a five-star luxury with unparalleled comfort especially for travelers. More...
     
  Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur
  Hotel Equatorial Kuala Lumpur The Hotel Equatorial Is ideally located in ihe prime stretch of Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur's Premier commercial district. Situated about one hour from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the Equatorial is Minutes to the Petronas Twin Towers, the Museum Craft Complex, the Bintang Walk (Shopping Strip) and Chinatown. Equatorial is an international business class hotel that emphasizes efficiency, comfort, security and value for money, all delivered with genuine Malaysian warmth and hospitality. More...
     
  Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur
  Pan Pacific Kuala Lumpur All beautiful spacious rooms, with fantastic views of either the lush green Genting Highland mountains or the famous Petronas Twin Towers, are elegantly furnished with air-conditioning, private bath and shower, IDD phone and voicemail, CNN and cable TV entertainment, coffee tea-making facilities, well stocked minibar, in-room safe, and your personal iron and ironing board, all within your either king-sized or twin-bedded private room. More...
     
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Tourism Attractions in Kuala Lumpur

  Dataran Merdeka
  Dataran Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) is appropriately named because it was at this place on August 30, 1957 at midnight, the Malayan flag was hoisted for the first time in the country's history upon gaining independence from the British rule. The flag raising ceremony was held at the very spot where the 100-metre high flagpole now stands.
     
  Petronas Twin Tower (KLCC)
  Petronas Twin Tower (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur The 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers was designed by Cesar Pelli and Associates and currently houses Petronas Corporate Headquarters. It is currently the 2nd most tallest building in the world after Taipei 101 in Taiwan. The Twin Towers symbolises strength and grace using geometric principles typified in Islamic architecture. It is located at the former Selangor Turf Club, a 100-acre site in the heart of Kuala Lumpur's Golden Triangle.
     
  National Science Centre
  National Science Centre, Kuala Lumpur Located in a harmonious and attractive environment, Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, this new national landmark has a unique architecture that resembles a truncated cone capped by a geodesic dome. The National Science Centre, an institution of informal learning, was entrusted with the mandate to promote awareness, appreciation, interest and understanding of Science and Technology.
     
  Taman Tasik Perdana (Lake Garden)
  Tasik Perdana (Lake Garden), Kuala Lumpur Taman Tasik Perdana or fondly known as the Lake Garden, is the oldest and most popular park in Kuala Lumpur. Its main attraction is the artificial lake surrounded by lush greenery in a 92ha. (227 acres) parkland that provides a refreshing ambience. Attractions in the park include a Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Deer Park and an Orchid Garden.
     
  Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
  Kuala Lumpur Bird Park The KL Bird Park is part of the Lake Garden. The Bird Park, enclosed by a vast overhead net roof, is best visited in the early morning, when birds are most active in the walk-in aviary. As one of the largest bird parks in the region, the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park houses over 5,000 birds from about 160 species from throughout South-East Asia.
     
  Kuala Lumpur Deer Park
  Kuala Lumpur Deer Park The Deer Park is another attraction in the vicinity of the Lake Garden. In this park, deers roam freely, oblivious of the visitors. They are, however, very tame and accustomed to being fed by visitors. The main attraction here is the kancil (mousedeer), the smallest hoofed animal.
     
  Bukit Bintang
  Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur Bukit Bintang is one of the most popular shoppers' paradise in Malaysia. The Bukit Bintang of today is a bustling commercial haven with shopping malls touting designer labels, five-star hotels and dressy sidewalk cafes, restaurants, bars and nightspots. Cesars, Starbucks, Coffee Bean, Kenny Rogers, Piccolo Mondo, Schlotzsky's, naming a few, all are ready to cater to everyone's needs.
     
  Petaling Street
  Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur Petaling Steet is a famous market in Chinatown, and it's a place that never sleeps. It is a great place for locals to get some goods at bargain prices and certainly an eye-opening experience for tourists. Looking for cheap clothes, fabrics, souvenirs, electronic items, watches, CDs and more? Then Petaling Street is the place for you. It is easy getting to Petaling Street as numerous bus companies service the area.