Kuala Lumpur - The Capital of Malaysia Truly Asia

The most populous and the federal city of Malaysia is its Capital, the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The area of the city extends within 243 square kilometers and sustains a high population of 1.6 million people according to the recent census conducted in 2012. The Klang Valley which is the home to 7.2 million people is the Greater Kuala Lumpur. This is one of the rapidly growing urban agglomerations within the country on the economic and demographic perspective.

The city is one of three Malayan federal territories and enclave within the Selangor state located along the western coast of the Malayan Peninsula. The local people call the city as KLites. This city has been rated as an alpha world city in terms cultural, economic and financial perspective and is the key city or rather the gateway to Malaysia.

The city of Kuala Lumpur has undergone a rapid transformation over the last few years and fixed its position among the major metropolis of the world. The spectacular architecture of the city ranges from Menara KL to the mesmerizing and iconic Petronas twin towers which are the 2nd tallest buildings of the world.  The city can boast for some its shopping malls that are largest within South East Asia along vibrant street markets that are not only colorful but also delightful to the eyes of the so called “Shopaholics”. Thus the city is a shopper’s paradise.

Like most of the Asian cities Kula Lumpur has also retained its historical architectures and relics. With the advent of modernization in the life style several new places have risen and emerged into the lists of tourist hotspots. The most important places that one must visit in Kuala Lumpur are:

  • Petronas Towers
  • Menara KL
  • China Town
  • Batu Caves
  • Little India
  • Thean Hou Temple
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
  • Sri Maha Sakthi Mohambigai Amman Temple
  • Chow Kit Wet Market


The hotels in Kuala Lumpur range from five star rated international standard hotels to the economic hotels for budget travelers. Some of the Major hotels of the city are Furama Bukit Bintang Hotel, Renaissance KL Hotel, Parkroyal KL, Dorsett Regency Hotel, Mandarin Oriental etc.

Kuala Lumpur is a  heaven for the food lovers of the world. The use of the exotic blend of spices with the seafood is worthy of appraisal. The restaurants of city offer your dishes from all over the world including spicy Asian dishes as well tangy central European ones. The restaurants of the city are spread all over in specialist rows like Asian Heritage Row, Chinatown, Bukit Bintang, Bangsar, KLCC, Petaling Jaya areas respectively.

As stated earlier the city hosts a number of the  largest shopping malls of Malaysia as well as within the entire South East Asia. The city with vibrant colorful markets is a shopper’s paradise with the trendiest fashions available for people of every economic background. The electronics item and other merchandise are available at affordable cost. The shopping destinations are also spread within the same areas as of the restaurants.

The city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia provides ample opportunities of recreation to the tourists. It is the place for every person to tour no matter of what economic background he is.