Kuala Lumpur is a busy city with ordered skyscrapers, six-lane highways and lots of greenery. It is a shopping heaven with some of Southeast Asia’s largest malls, housing the world’s top brands, and street markets where you can get one-of-a-kind items. Sure, there is a lot of traffic, but turn a corner and the city bursts to exotic life with mosques and temples side-by-side with street markets and towering high raises.
The famous Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest building in the world, provides a bird’s-eye view of the cosmopolitan metropolis and houses a multitude of shops and art galleries. For a look at the city’s past, take in the 1910 Moorish-inspired Old Railway Station, the riverside Jamek Mosque and the Sultan Abdul Samad building with its 131-foot clock tower. Plus, if you need more reason to love KL there is the food – with thousands of restaurants serving every imaginable type of food to suit every budget. Malay, Chinese and Indian influences ensure colorful dining experiences. . KL is also known as a shopper’s paradise; there are numerous huge shopping malls where you can literally shop till you drop.
Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
Magically transformed from the site of an old tin mine and quarry, Sunway Lagoon is today Malaysia’s best and largest theme park. Set amidst beautifully landscaped surroundings, it is a cascade of rides, slides and family attractions of international standard.