A Short Guide to Kuala Lumpur

Guest Post by Jasper Johannes

Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, has a population of well over 1 million people. This makes for an incredibly vibrant city that is packed full of everything that you could ever want while enjoying a holiday. Here you will find a diverse plethora of temples, towers, mosques and shopping malls. There is everything that you could ever want here and you will experience an incredibly diverse cultured trip while staying here.

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When booking a flight to Kuala Lumpur you will want to take in some of the truly stunning sights that are on offer here, including the Petronas Towers. Until 2004 these were the tallest twin towers in the world now being second to The Taipei 101 building situated in Taiwan. These towers are vast and packed full of cultural significance to this wonderful city. These towers represent some of the vast history that Kuala Lumpur has to offer and show just far this vibrant city has come in the past 20 years.

If your reason for wanting to visit Kuala Lumpur is to take in some of the amazing structures that are on offer then you wont be disappointed with the Menara KL Tower being one of the tallest in the world and boasting amazing panoramic views of the whole city. There is a revolving restaurant here that allows you to enjoy a delightful meal, whether alone or with others, while taking in the vast sights that this wonderful tower allows you to view.

There are many wonderful places to eat, meet and take in the sights and the “golden triangle” is one such place that is a real must see. With markets, hotels, shops and restaurants here you will be able to spend the best part of your days here, happily, taking in the wonderful delights that the Malaysians has to offer. There are many luxurious shops on offer here and you will be able to delight your cultural senses while here and view the wonders of Chinatown and Little India. You can experience a wide range of cuisine here ensuring that there is something for everyone to enjoy on their holiday of a lifetime.

If you are looking to escape the city centre for a little while then consider visiting the Lima Caves which offer a rare glimpse in to the unknown. Surrounding the caves there are many culturally important statues, monuments and even a Hindu temple. The monuments here are truly beautiful and will take your breath away. There are many religious monuments to be enjoyed in this area and you can find the Sri Maha Sakthi Mohambigai Amman Temple which is certainly worth taking some time out of your day to explore. This is perched on the top of Robson Heights and is host to some truly stunning views while allowing you to learn more about the vast culture held dear here.

Whatever you are looking for in Kuala Lumpur you will be sure to find it. There is a wealth of architecture, culture, cuisine and beautiful experiences just waiting to be had and you can be sure of finding something that is perfect for every member of the family, regardless of their age.