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Travel to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur offers a whirlwind tour of Asian cultures, customs and cuisines. Its busy streets are home to Chinese joss-houses, colourful Hindu temples and towering mosques.
Above them all rises one of the most distinctive skylines on the continent - dominated by the twin turrets of the Petronas Towers. The streets form a living map of the cultures and races who gathered here in colonial times. Turn one corner and you could be in Shanghai or Kowloon. Turn the next, and find yourself transported to steamy south India. One moment, you might be standing among shimmering skyscrapers; the next you’re surrounded by traditional tin-roofed Malay houses.
Here are 15 reasons why you should visit Kuala Lumpur right now:
Kuala Lumpur is a shopping paradise and Malaysia is one of the best shopping destinations in the world. If you love shopping, you will enjoy strolling round the fashionable shopping malls adorned with leading designers and brands in Kuala Lumpur. The city offers a wide range of shopping experience with irresistible discounts and bargains.
Architectural Marvels and Landmarks
The Capital city of Malaysia abounds with architectural marvels, pre-war buildings. Petronas Twin Towers is a world-renowned icon of Malaysia, the centre piece of KL city centre which consists of a shopping mall, start-rated hotels, landscaped park and a convention centre. Other prominent landmarks include KL Tower, Istana Negara – National Palace, which is the official residence of the king of Malaysia.
Swimming with the Sharks
If you love the sharks, you will love to visit the Aquaria KLCC located at the basement of KL Conventional Centre. The Aquarium is reputed to be the largest aquarium on the world, you will find about 150 species of fishes here. For a memorable experience, walk through the 90m long tunnel while you watch the fish feeding session.
Exciting Picnic Locations
Kuala Lumpur offers a range of green areas and tropical parks for everyone. Enjoy a beautiful picnic with your friends and families at KL parks which provide a refreshing retreat for people who love nature. KL Lake Gardens, Deer Park, KL butterfly park, KLCC park and enjoy the beautifully landscaped parks with refreshing atmosphere.
A dose of history in KL Musesum
National Museum which serves as a repository for the nation’s rich history and heritage. The museums feature a collection of finest exhibits and arts in Malaysia. Islamic Art Museum, Malay World Gallery, Cultural Museum etc.
Unique Malay Cuisine
Kuala Lumpur is the best place to indulge in the finest culinary delights. You will find a mix of several Malay dishes and other cuisine such as Chinese and Indian dishes. You can relish everything from native to gourmet and intercontinental dishes. Malay dishes are characterized by spicy and intensely curried ingredients, and sweet-smelling aromas. The Malay favourite food is known as Sambal, which is made up of prawn paste, lime juice and a hot paste of pounded chillies. Sambal is usually eaten with rice and It’s really tasty! There are several restaurants in the city, where you can enjoy these foods with sweet-smelling aromas and delicious tastes.