Short Guide to Kuala Lumpur

Short Guide to Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (B)

Malaysia has a rich and diverse culture with Indian and Chinese influences besides Malay. This cultural diversity of course results in a vast food choice! So make sure, you eat yourself around Malaysia as long as you are visiting Kuala Lumpur! For first time visitors it’s also important to know that the climate is hot and humid all year long. Even though Malaysia is a Muslim country it’s okay to wear the typical backpacker clothing (shorts and flip-flops). Kuala Lumpur has a lot to offer for every type of traveler!

Arriving in KL by plane it’s possible to take the train (KLIA express) or a taxi to the place you stay. When I arrived I chose to get a taxi to my hotel, the main reason for this was that it was accessible by public transport (monorail) but I wasn’t sure if I would be able to find my hotel because of horrible sense of orientation (I could spend hours talking about stories where I get lost). In my case it was a very good choice – even though the horrible traffic in KL, because the driver never heard of the hotel before and struggled to find it first. I had the address written on a piece of paper to show him and the name of the hotel and when he said that I got first a bit insecure. After he phoned a few people he found it and I was so relieved! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Short Guide to Kuala Lumpur
Guide Location: Malaysia » Kuala Lumpur
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Olga Spomer
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building
  • Merdeka Square
  • Sri Mahamariamman Temple
  • Thean Hou Temple
  • Petronas Twin Towers
  • Lake Symphony
  • Batu Caves
  • National Textiles Museum
  • Pentaling Street
  • Central Market
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Pavillion Kuala Lumpur Shopping Mall

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