Malaysia: 48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Guide (B): Malaysia: 48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Whether you’re a veteran city explorer, love cultural immersion, or adore foodie travel, Kuala Lumpur is the place for you.

The Malaysian capital is a city of fascinating contrasts, rich culture and wonderful street food. Discover Kuala Lumpur’s many facets while sightseeing, from the historic colonial architecture to the stunning Petronas Towers.

If you’ve only got a short time, make sure you experience the tropical nightmarkets and take a look the vibrant street art scene. Perhaps take in a museum and getaway from the hubbub into KL’s surprising pockets of greenery and wildlife.

Malaysia is a country with a deeply held traditional respect for the past. It also has high tech industrialisation, natural resources and a growing economy. Over one-and-a-half million people are crowded into the densely populated metropolis of Kuala Lumpur.

Start off your first day in KL with a walking exploration of its rich history and architecture. The smooth, empty grass of Independence Square – Dataran Merdeka – is surrounded by historic buildings. From the Moghul-style Sultan Abdul Samad Building built in 1897 to St Mary’s Anglican Cathedral and the Selangor Club, which once used the square as its cricket ground. The flagstaff here marks the beginning of the independent Malaysian state in 1957. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Malaysia: 48 Hours in Kuala Lumpur
Guide Location: Malaysia » Kuala Lumpur
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Petronas Towers   Sultan Abdul Samad Building   St Mary’s Anglican Cathedral   Selangor Club   Independence Square   Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock   Guandi Temple   Menara Tower   Petaling Street   Bangsar   Lake Gardens   Islamic Art Centre   Sri Maha Mariamman Temple  
Author: Natasha Von Geldern
Read it on author's website: http://www.worldwanderingkiwi.com/2016/06/malaysia-48-hours-kuala-lumpur/

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