Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia has grown from small tiny mining village into one of the biggest and most important capitals of the world. Being the administrative and commercial centre of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur blends many different cultures together in order to create its very own culture, which is coloured and diverse with the cultural effects coming from South East Asia, China, India and Great Britain.
Being a former British colony, Kuala Lumpur treasures many remains of the colonial age in form of former British governmental buildings and in form of traditions such as sports! In Kuala Lumpur, playing cricket, horse polo and golf is perfectly normal and you have a great chance to do so, as Kuala Lumpur has some of the highest number of downtown golf clubs of extra high quality!
Downtowns of Kuala Lumpur
If you visit Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, you will see that this huge metropolis has several different downtowns such as Chinatown, the Old City Centre with the colonial buildings of British Empire. It also has its Little India and all of these districts represent with a different aspect of Kuala Lumpur or simply KL as locals call the city. The city has great quality hotels and restaurants. In fact, coming here is worth a real culinary adventure, and therefore, the city has an annual culinary festival in order to celebrate this culinary diversity.
Kuala Lumpur is great to visit and you really do not need much money once you are here. The climate is great most of the year, with the exception of monsoon periods, which makes the city perfect to visit during the autumn and spring months. No matter you are a backpacker or for a luxury traveller, Kuala Lumpur proves to be a first class destination. Since its growth and modernisation has started, the city has again become one Asian centre for British companies and British people working for local or international companies. In case you are longing to see the architectural diversity of the city, look up great shopping destinations or visit a great Spa, the great capital of Malaysia is a haven for everyone.
Visiting the city with little money
If you want to make the cheapest sightseeing tour around the downtown, all you need to do is to sit up on a KL Monorail and travel around, as this monorail goes inside the downtown offering you the cheapest and best possible way to travel around. For nightlife, there is no livelier city than KL where the variety of bars, clubs and discos is great. Only when you are here, you will see that this city never sleeps!
What to do in KL
When you are in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, you are highly advised to go out of the city to see some of the best and most beautiful sites around the city with a much fresher air. For visiting families, Kuala Lumpur offers various theme and water parks such as the Genting Highland Theme Park, which although being outside the city (1-hour drive) is the most popular theme park of Kuala Lumpur, also housing the country’s one and only Snowland, a place where you can ski and enjoy the winter snow while its hot outside. Another great theme park of the city is Sunway Lagoon Resort’s Theme Park that is an outstanding water park with outstanding attractions.