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Introducing Kuala Lumpur

The capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is a quintessential Asian city. Boasting Mughal architecture, the vibrant city skyline has sky-high buildings and beautiful structures. It is home to rich green parks, clamoring markets, and swanky shopping centers. The city's flourishing Malay, Chinese and Indian people group add to the appeal, giving Kuala Lumpur an unmistakable and dynamic culture, which incorporates mouth-watering cooking and enthusiastic celebrations. 

The city's most famous milestone is the Petronas Twin Towers, the world's tallest twin towers. For shopaholics and foodies, a visit to the shopping and excitement region of Bukit Bintang is an absolute necessity, where you can discover nearby road nourishment just as up market shopping centers and eateries. Nature fans can visit Aquaria KLCC and Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. To get a look inside the religious assorted variety of Malaysia, you can visit a few mosques and sanctuaries, for example, Masjid Negara, Thean Hou Temple, Jamek Mosque and some more.

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

The best season to visit Kuala Lumpur is from May to July. The city encounters surges and warmth waves the greater part of the year. From May to July, the climate is somewhat dry, with clear skies and means temperature of around 28 °C. 
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History & Culture

Kuala Lumpur was at first a little settlement with a couple of houses, at the juncture of streams Sungai Gombak and Sungai Klang. It was set up as a town in 1857 by Raja Abdullah Raja Jaafar, the Malay Chief of Klang. The Sumatrans Abdullah Hukum and Sutan Puasa were accepted to have landed in Kuala Lumpur in 1850. Yap Ah Loy landed in 1862 and was picked the third Chinese Kapitan of Kuala Lumpur. The Minangkabaus of Sumatra were involved in the trade business and Utsman Abdullah was a powerful businessperson. Another compelling individual engaged with the early improvement of city focal Kampung Baru, was Haji Taib, one of the wealthiest individuals around then. In 1896, Kuala Lumpur was chosen as the capital of the Federated Malay States. Amid the World War II, the Imperial Japanese Army caught Kuala Lumpur on 11 January 1942 and possessed the city until 15 August 1945. Seishirō Itagaki, the Japanese president of Singapore and Malaysia, surrendered to the British after the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In 1957, the Federation of Malaya got freedom from the British. After the development of Malaysia on 16 September 1963, Kuala Lumpur was picked as the capital. From being a modest mining town in the nineteenth century to the blasting city that it is today, Kuala Lumpur has made some amazing progress. 

Kuala Lumpur is the social center point of Malaysia. National Museum is an extraordinary place to get a knowledge into the nation's way of life. Islamic Arts Museum houses a great many antiques and craftsmanship books identified with Islam, from all over Asia and Middle East. The real performing expressions setting is the Petronas Philharmonic Hall, which has different exhibitions by a few gatherings, including the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Another such scene is the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center. The National Art Gallery of Malaysia is a choice exhibition that grandstands conventional Malay, just as contemporary current craftsmanship. The city has a few occasions and fests, for example, Malaysia International Gourmet Festival and Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week, drawing in capable experts from everywhere throughout the world. Religious and ethnic celebrations incorporate the Thaipusam parade at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Chinese New Year, Ramadan and some more.

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Geography

Kuala Lumpur is situated in South-East Asia. It lies in the gigantic Klang Valley. The valley is limited by the Titiwangsa Mountains toward the east, minor reaches toward the north and the south and the Strait of Malacca toward the west. Its area on the western shoreline of Peninsular Malaysia has added to its generally quicker rate of advancement contrasted with different urban areas. Kuala Lumpur covers a territory of 243 sq. km (94 sq. mi) and has a normal rise of 81.95 m (268.9 ft.) above ocean level.
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Places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

KL Tower

KL Tower

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KL Bird Park

KL Bird Park

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Putrajaya Tour

Putrajaya Tour

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Aquaria KLCC

Aquaria KLCC

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Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur

Explore Kuala Lumpur on a Segway
The Lake Garden Segway Tour Malaysia is a fun and environmentally friendly way to see the many animal parks, landmarks and sightseeing of Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park. The two-hour tour includes a 10-kilometre sightseeing route within the vast park starting at the National Museum (Muzium Negara). In addition, you can meet your guide at a specific place in the park. Also, pay attention to the fact that Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park is completely outdoors, so we highly recommend choosing morning or evening sessions to enjoy a more relaxing experience.
 
There are many photo opportunities during your Lake Garden Segway tour, most notably at Perdana Botanical Garden, Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park and Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. If you are afraid of navigating the Segway, a helpful guide will be available to guide you through the entire excursion. Helmets are also provided for extra protection.
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Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
"The amusement park brags of an assortment of watery rides and a lot of dry-land exercises as well. The rides incorporate water slides, a stream ride, a surf seashore, a wave pool, a 360° spinning privateer transport… the rundown goes on... 

This park is spread across 80-section of the land park and was based on the site of a previous quarry. Presently, it has extended and it includes a sum of five unique zones – the water park, shout park, event congregation, extraordinary park, and untamed life park. 

Found simply a short brief drive from the bustling Kuala Lumpur lies the ideal objective for travelers and water movement fans - it ends up being the genuinely necessary getaway from the warmth of the city. Meet more than 150 creature species and prizes the guests with a bold, critical, and exciting day."
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Views at Kuala Lumpur Tower
Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the city and its famed skyscrapers. KL Tower’s Observation Deck offers unobstructed 360-degree views of Kuala Lumpur city and is, without doubt, the best spot in town for taking great photos. Regardless of morning, afternoon, evening, or night, the observation deck at 276 meters above ground level offers a stunning and thrilling view of the metropolitan city Kuala Lumpur. See Kuala Lumpur’s tantalizing scenery from up high as you head to the KL Tower Observation Deck, the 7th tallest freestanding tower in the world that rises 421 meters above ground level
 
The KL Tower (aka the Menara Kuala Lumpur) is one of the famous iconic sights in Kuala Lumpur and is visible from most parts of the city. It's one of the world’s tallest telecommunications towers, the main tourist destination and a famous venue for special occasions. The tower sits on a hill, making it appear taller than the city's popular Petronas Towers; KL Tower measures 1,381 feet (421 meters) high while the Petronas Towers measures 1,483 feet (452 meters). With your admission ticket, you can visit whenever you wish during operating hours. Possibly go to watch the sunset and see lights come on across the sprawling city below.
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Batu Caves
"Batu Caves is one of the most visited movie away spots known for its limestone incline including three gigantic sinkholes and differing humbler ones. This 100-year-old trademark void haven features pictures and figures which are discovered 11 km towards the north of Kuala Lumpur. The natural hollows have limestone upgrades on the inside side and are perceived to be 400 million years old. The spot of asylum is seen as a tremendous extraordinary achievement by Hindus and merges Cathedral Cave – the best sinkhole in Batu Caves which houses a couple of Hindu great spots underneath its 100-meter-high decided roof. At the foot of Batu Hill are two other ordinary void shelters – the Art Gallery Cave and Museum Cave – which houses particular Hindu figures and impressive masterpieces. 

The rule spot of the shelter was the brand name the breakdown 1891. The enormous stairwell to the standard asylum was fundamental 1920. In 2006, the improvement of a 42 meters high model of Lord Murugan got wrapped up. There are sound visits centered around the ordinary hollows to comprehend the chronicled perspective on the sinkholes."
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KLCC Park is a 50-part land garden found close to Suria KLCC shopping center. It was arranged by Roberto Burle Marx, to give a touch of greenery to the Petronas Twin Towers and the domains incorporating it. On the entertainment place grounds, they have gathered a 10,000sqm manufactured (Lake Symphony) with a 43m framework that cuts over. 

Certainly, Lake Symphony is the critical clarification of a considerable number of individuals consistent with the entertainment community; it has water fountains that can shoot water up to a height of 42m. These consistent water shows show around early evening and in the evenings and are well known with kids. KLCC Park has more than 1,900 indigenous trees from 74 species and 40 of these trees were moved from the past Selangor Turf Club racecourse, which bamboozles the southeast of the city. 

Besides the various falls, wellsprings, course, and reflecting pools spread around the amusement place, there are a variety of workplaces at KLCC Park including a two-segment of land children's play territory, a 1.3km-long-running track, safe houses and seats, planned path and structures and significantly more various things. On KLCC Park's western stretch is a public youths' pool where youngsters can beat the glow.
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Cameron Highlands
Cameroon Highlands is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia. The Cameroon Highlands is 1500 meters above sea level, and temperatures remain low throughout the year. The largest 274.97 square miles scenic hill station is located in Pahang and is worth seeing for all. You will love this one day trip from Kuala Lumpur to Cameroon Highlands. & Cameroon island trip would be surprised to explore the many farms for lush green tea plantations around the highlands.

Cameron island offers a breathtaking view of the natural scenery in the Highlands region. Tourists can take strawberries, roam teal gardens and bee fields or go inside an authentic English cottage. You can breathe in the fresh highland air at the hill station or choose to roam in a calm and serene environment. Tourists will also see beautiful vegetable gardens, butterfly farms, rose gardens and small strawberry farms here. The place is popular for its plantation and forest walks.
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