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Kuala Lumpur Overview
Top 6 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
Located at a short distance from the city centre, you must visit the Hinduism-based Batu Caves, where you can walk 300 steps up to its historical caves used during the WWII era. This religious place has various prayers going on at the caves and many festivals are held every year, making it a must-to-see attraction for the tourists!
For those looking to get a breath of coolness and peace, to feel as if they are in heaven on earth, Genting Highland is a surely to visit tourist spot. An hour drive from the city, you can easily get a bus and then the cable car taking you straight to the highland where you can relish at the indoor & outdoor theme parks, and certainly check out the huge casino, if you are a good gambler!
The famous and lush zoo of Kuala Lumpur is a house to almost 500 different species, all at this vast land of 110 acres. Opened by the then prime minister in 1963, it totally relies on its gate-pass collections and through the donors. Welcoming more than 1 million visitors every year, you can see some auspicious animals such as crocodiles, elephants, monkeys, and birds of various types in this place.
The KL Tower or Menara KL in their local language is the communications tower based in the city centre of Kuala Lumpur. It was built back in 1995 that features an antenna of its height (1,381 feet) and is known to be the 7th tallest tower in the world. Once you reach to the top, you must visit their revolving restaurant, a truly breath-taking panoramic dining view of the city!
Also known as the Twin Towers of Kuala Lumpur, visitors from all over the world visit this place. Remained as one of the biggest towers until 2004, this mega structure skyscraper has 88 floors made of concrete with steel & glass front. From large organizations, to shopping malls and theatres, this should remain your definite visiting place one you’re in KL.
Bukit Bintang is one of the modern shopping and entertainment spots in KL that is located on Bukit Bintang road. You can find some of the main landmarks such as shopping malls, cafes, night bazaars, street eateries and IT malls for computers and mobile phones at the BB Plaza; you can also get to see many 5 star hotels in this lavish area of Kuala Lumpur.
8 facts about Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s largest and the capital city.
This city was founded in 1857 by Chinese tin mineworkers.
The name Kuala Lumpur is a Malay term that means “muddy river”.
Kuala Lumpur is lovingly known as KL, and the residents as KLites.
Kuala Lumpur is just spread on 94 square miles in size with elevation of just 72 feet above sea level.
Kuala Lumpur is a huge fashion hub of Malaysia and has more than 70 shopping malls.
The Federation of Malaya gained its independence in 1957 from the British rule.
Batu caves is the most famous Hindu shrine outside of India, located in KL.