Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Visit Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur. A city that is truly one-of-a-kind. You’ll find the world in this city but you’ll never find anything quite like it anywhere else in the world.
Kuala Lumpur, KL (as we fondly call it) has its very own global icon in the Petronas Twin Towers, soaring 452 meters above street level and 88 stories tall. This mega structure towers majestically over KL, presenting a universal view of the icon from any corner of the city. Just beneath the Twin Towers are Malaysia’s best shopping spots, featuring haute couture brands to trendy street fashions. For those with a penchant for Broadway-like theaters, meet KL’s talented acting community that brings you fine shows and performances from the traditional to the satirical. Party goers will find KL’s vibrant night scenes perfect to satiate their appetite for the most happening places to party.
But of course, if you yearn to experience the traditional old world appeal of Malaysia’s culture and values, the old streets of KL with its captivating day-to-day activities and aromatic smells will charm you. You’ll experience this city, with the echoing music of its entertainment outlets, the beam of vehicle lights searching for the perfect late-night snack and colorful streetlights – a spectacle that proves KL as a definite place to visit for world travelers.
Here, we will show you the must-see destinations and must-do activities that will thrill you for sure. With so many places to go, a trip to KL may seem overwhelming. But to help, we’ve rounded up the best attractions that’ll guide you in and around this amazing city.
Kuala Lumpur is home to 1.8 million people over an area of 243 square kilometers, roughly translating to 6 people per square kilometer – all working, living and playing in this beautiful city.
Despite the diverse mix ethnicity and cultures, KLites are strongly united by the national language of Malaysia, Bahasa Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur, is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. The city proper, making up an area of 244 km2 (94 sq mi), has an estimated population of 1.6 million in 2006. Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration of 7.2 million. It is the fastest growing metropolitan region in the country, in terms of population as well as economy.
Kuala Lumpur has a hot, tropical climate with heavy rain storms occurring throughout the year, mostly in the early evenings. Day time temperatures can reach around 95°F (35°C).
Official Languages: Bahasa Malaysia
Language of Business and Administration: Bahasa Malaysia, English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Tami.
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Passport Requirement: Yes.
Visa Requirement: No. Travel up to 90 day without a visa.
Best Time To Travel to This Destination: December to February.
This Destination is Best For: Eco-Adventure, Beach, History, Culture, Art, and Culinary Experiences.
Is This a Family-Friendly Destination: Yes
Recommended Vaccinations: Vaccination for Polio, Shingles, influenza, typhoid, measles, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and tuberculosis.