Why Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur is an Asian tiger that roars: in almost 150 years, it has grown from nothing to a modern, bustling city. Take in its high-flying triumphs from the viewing deck of one of the world's tallest buildings, then dive down to explore its more traditional culture in the back lanes of Chinatown.
This city being the capital of Malaysia is fast growing since its opening in the 18th century and starts as a tin mining town. Yap Ah Loy, the founder of Kuala Lumpur set up a trading centre at the confluence of Sungai Gombak and Sungai Klang and then on thrive to grow into a metropolitan city with attractive tourism attraction.
The point where Kuala Lumpur is born is worth your visit because the history is concentrated around it. The Merdeka Square, where proclaimation of Independence in 1957, the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Mesjid Jamek, Central Market all concentrated around this birth place of Kuala Lumpur.
Moving further, the Petronas Twin Tower has been iconic and represent Kuala Lumpur City in the eye of the world. It even has been potrayed in the movie The Entrapment, featuring Sean Connery and Catherin Zeta Jones.
Visitors to Kuala Lumpur can visit the whole city in a day with the Hop-on Hop-off bus service that connects "places you must visit in KL". Visitors can buy tickets for the bus service at selected hotels or at the counter in Bukit Bintang where the service take off as station number one.
Kuala Lumpur is connected to the world through her KLIA and most International Airlines fly in here.
Besides sightseeing, Kuala Lumpur is a shopping paradise and tourist can enjoy Tax Free shopping at selected outlets and shopping Malls around the city. You can also enjoy a much cheaper buy during the YES or Year End Sales at the end of every year.
Food is a luxury in Malaysia and in Kuala Lumpur, visitors have no limit choices to satisfy their tastebuds. They can choose from local cuisines; Malay Food, Chinese dishes and Indian Food besides international dishes from all over the world.
Stepping foot in Kuala Lumpur will never be a wrong chioce for you.