Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia located on the state of Selangor on Malaysia’s central west coast. It is the country’s cultural, economic and financial center and is also considered as the showcase city for Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur Tourism with the presence of the Malaysian King’s home, the Istana Negara, within the city. Famous tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur that you can visit during your Kuala Lumpur travel are the House of Parliament, the Merdeka Square, the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the National Palace (Istana Negara), the National Museum, the National Monument and religious sites like Jamek Mosque and Batu Caves.
The city is home to many parks and gardens like the 230 acre Lake Gardens, KLCC Park, Queen’s Lake Gardens, and Bukit Kiara Botanical Gardens. If you want to make your Kuala Lumpur travel more memorable, make sure you visit Bukit Nanas, one of the world’s oldest virgin forests. The Golden Triangle, situated northeast of central Kuala Lumpur, is the recreation and shopping center of the city. Here, trendy nightclubs, lounges and bars provide lively night entertainments. For shopping enthusiasts, many grand shopping malls and premier shopping destinations are found in the Golden Triangle. Also, the area is the location of many Kuala Lumpur hotels including the famed Petronas Twin Towers which have become Malaysia’s iconic symbol for progress.
Annually, Kuala Lumpur hosts the Malaysia International Gourmet Festival and the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week. The city is the center for cultural activities, arts and events in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur tourism plays a vital role in the city’s economy. It is vibrant because of the cheap food, wide shopping variety and the city’s cultural diverseness. The city is proud of its Malaysian cooking and also host to Chinese, Indian, Korean, Middle Eastern, Italian and Western cuisines. Two airports are serving Kuala Lumpur’s flights. Kuala Lumpur International Airport located 31 miles south of the city is the main airport of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia. It has direct flights to other places around the world. The second airport, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport catered only to chartered flights.
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