For something a little different, a holiday in Kuala Lumpur will take you to a city that began life as a small mining town and was transformed into a thriving modern metropolis and the capital city of Malaysia. Over the years Kuala Lumpur has really become an international force, hosting great sporting events such as the Commonwealth Games and the Formula 1 Grand Prix. It's also home to the world's tallest twin towers – the imperious Petronas Towers.
A Kuala Lumpur holiday will allow you to experience an array of fine cuisines, superb shopping, an electric nightlife and to see some of the world's most stunning architecture, all in the hub of Southeast Asia.
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10 great reasons to holiday in Kuala Lumpur
- Exploring China Town's Petaling Street
- Seeing the brilliant Batu Caves
- Travelling up in the air to 421 meters and experiencing the Petronas Towers observation point
- Taking a ride on the monorail for an alternative view of the city
- Experiencing the bright colours, aromatic smells and good food of Little India
- Enjoying the hustle and bustle of Central Market
- A super shopping spot
- The delectable food – banana leaf dining at its best
- The fantastic Islamic arts museum
- A gateway to Southeast Asia
Things to do whilst on holiday in Kuala Lumpur
Take a trip to the Batu caves just on the outskirts of the city to find a labyrinth of limestone caves and historical Hindu temples. These awe-inspiring caves are well worth seeing and it's definitely worth breaking a sweat up the 272 steps to reach the top temple!
For a wildlife fix in the big city take a trip to the KL Bird Park. Its claim to fame? - ‘billed’ as the largest free flight walk in aviary in the world, here you can experience a whole host of rare and native birds in a cage free environment. You can have parrots on your shoulder, see ostriches go for a run, take a picture with an owl and observe peacocks strolling majestically around the grounds. It all adds up to a really great day out that the whole family can enjoy.
For shopping, Kuala Lumpur offers a great blend of modern shops and designer stores with traditional shopping enclaves and bustling markets. The Central Market near China Town has a real buzz and is the place to go for local handicraft.
If after all the sights and activities you are in the mood for a some lively nightlife then take a trip to the Bangsar suburb of Kuala Lumpur. This trendy nightspot has a whole host of restaurants serving fine cuisines and of course some great bars and clubs to dance the night away.
Weather in Kuala Lumpur
As Kuala Lumpur is located very close to the equator the weather varies very little. With an average daytime temperature of 35°C it cools off somewhat in the evening with temperatures averaging 19°C. During the months of February to May and September to November you are likely to experience more rainfall.
Interesting facts about Kuala Lumpur
- Population – 1,627,172
- Area – 93.8 sq. miles
- Currency – Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
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