Kuala Lumpur, commonly referred to as KL, is the capital of Malaysia and sits on the West Coast of the country. Originally Kuala Lumpur began as a tiny Chinese tin mining village in 1857 and has since grown into a bustling metropolis of around 6.5 million.
Kuala Lumpur is a bustling vibrant city with ordered skyscrapers, colonial architecture and plenty of greenery. Kuala Lumpur is home to the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest twin towers in the world, and is also a shopping hot spot with some of Southeast Asia’s largest malls, selling the world’s top brands. Kuala Lumpur combines the locals favourite pastimes – eating and shopping! The street markets in Kuala Lumpur are an amazing experience where you can get one-of-a-kind crafts and homemade local delicacies. Malaysia prides itself on the many variety of foods and flavours to be found in restaurants or from local markets, so you will be sure to find a taste to suit your palette.
There are so many contrasts in Kuala Lumpur you can sometimes forget where you are! The hustle and bustle of traffic, shoppers and noise from every day life can be accompanied by a peaceful visit to a museum or temple. All you need to do is turn a corner and the city bursts into life with mosques and temples side-by-side with street markets and towering high rises. In the same day you can enjoy a trip round the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, where you will find 200 species of beautiful and exotic birds, followed by a paying Petronas Towers a visit and learn about how and why it was built. You are spoilt for choice on things to do in Kuala Lumpur, and here at Conexo Travel we can help you plan your perfect trip to this special city. Whether its a Kuala Lumpur City Tour or a trip to see the Batu Caves and Hindu Temples we have some great ideas for you on our Kuala Lumpur attraction page.
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