Kuala Lumpur – A Charming City Every Tourist Must Visit
Kuala Lumpur, the magical capital of Malaysia, is not only home to the country’s politics, but also a lovely city every passionate tourist must visit. The huge Klang Valley, bordered by the Titiwangsa Mountains and many other ranges, and the Strait of Malacca, offers this global city a unique appeal due to its natural and manmade features. Putra World Trade Centre is the most prominent landmark of Kuala Lumpur and selecting a hotel near PWTC KL as your base can enable you to access all the attractions in this dreamy city.
Amazing Architecture of Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur is an amazing city mainly because of its wonderful mix of architecture which features old colonial classics, Asian traditions and Malay Islamic influence. Include a random walk through the city in your activity list and you will get a feast for your eyes in the form of these superb structures.
You can take the guided walking tours too arranged by the municipal council in areas like Kampong Bharu, old colonial city centre around Merdeka Square and the Indian area of Brickfields.
Merdeka Square is the historical place where the Union Jack was lowered and the Malayan Flag was hoisted as Malaysian Independence on 31st August 1957. The flagpole is 95 meter high and is one of the tallest in the world. The magnificent National Day Parade or Merdeka Parade is conducted here annually. There are spectacular buildings in this square, like Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, St. Mary’s Anglican Cathedral and many others.
Having so many tall buildings, Kuala Lumpur offers you stunning panoramic views of itself from the tops of those buildings, like the Kuala Lumpur Tower and Twin Towers.
Putra World Trade Centre
PWTC is the main exhibition and convention centre in Kuala Lumpur. Among the many events held at PWTC, some prominent ones are the International Quran Reading Competition, Malaysian International Furniture Fair, Matta Fair and many others.
Kuala Lumpur Tower
Among the many high-rising buildings, the Kuala Lumpur Tower is one of the most incredible skyscrapers featuring an antenna that takes its height to 1,381 feet (421 meters). It is the seventh tallest freestanding building in the world. The upper area offers you the striking view of the beautiful city below and has a revolving restaurant too.
Petronas Twin Towers
Located not far from Kuala Lumpur Tower, Petronas Twin Towers are two twin skyscrapers in the Malaysian capital, which are the tallest twin towers in the world. These towers host many notable places like Suria KLCC (a high-class retail center), and KLCC Park located below the towers and features many walking and jogging paths, wading pools, fountain with a light show and a playground for children.
Museums in Kuala Lumpur
You can visit many museums in Kuala Lumpur, like the National Museum, Islamic Arts Museum, Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and more.
Let Your Taste Buds Enjoy
Kuala Lumpur offers a feast for foodies in the form of extremely yummy Asian traditional dishes, like congee and popiah at Imbi Market, Roti and chicken curry at Jln Belfield and asam lasksa in Chinatown.
Kuala Lumpur is a small city but offers much to its visitors. If you want to experience the charm of an Asian city, with skyscrapers, streets lined with bustling food stalls and a cool shade of green banyan trees, Kuala Lumpur is the place to go.