The best way to get to know a new city is through a tour program. This fascinating tour will unveil the beauty and charm of the new and old town that is Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur for general information translates to ‘muddy confluence.’ Kuala Lumpur is widely known as the “Garden City of Lights. Nowadays, travelers could experience the contrast of magnificent buildings from the colonial days to the modern skyscrapers.
The KL city tour will take travelers to many of the highlights that this beautiful and historical city has offer.
The Petronas Twin Towers still to this day remains as the ‘tallest twin tower’ building in the world. From the year 1998 to 2004, Petronas twin tower were the tallest buildings in the world. The design was inspired by the distinctive postmodern style to create a 21st-century icon for Kuala Lumpur. It had undergone rigorous tests, simulations of the wind and structural loads to ensure the building effectiveness in serving the people of Malaysia.
The famous Handicraft and batik Centre. Showcases and sell the highest quality of local hand made products that you cannot find elsewhere. Surely it will grab the attention of travelers that are into cultural goods and arts in making one.
The Malaysian chocolate factory. Produces and sells local cocoa products. It is great for newcomers to taste the chocolate, so that can experience the Malaysian chocolate.
The Grand King’s Palace. A traveler could take a visit to the palace but only permitted to the main outskirts of the palace. Built in the year 1928 and formerly were only a double-storey mansion, which called ‘’The Big House’’. During the Japanese occupancy from the year 1942 to 1945, the Japanese Governor used it as his place of residence.
The Royal Selangor pewter factory. Founded in 1885 by Yong Koon and handcrafted pewter objects were mainly utilized for the ceremony of Chinese homes and temples shrines. However, during the British colonials days, the brand was then known as Selangor Pewter also expanded the offering that includes tankards, ashtrays and tea services. The Royal Selangor Pewter is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records, for having the world’s largest pewter tankard. The pewter tankard was made in 1985 to commemorate its 100th year of existence.
The National Monument of Malaysia is a sculpture that commemorates those who died to gain freedom from the Japanese reign during WWII. The Malayan Emergency from 1948 until 1960 also commemorated with the national monument. The National Museum. The museum is famous for its displays of cultural artifacts of festivals, weddings, and costumes; from musical instruments to traditional weapons, crafts, arts, ceramics, flora, and fauna.
The National Museum provides an overview of Malaysian history, products, arts, and culture. The museum is located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is situated in close proximity to the Perdana Lake Gardens.On 10 March 1945, during the end of World War II, the right wing of the museum was bombed and destroyed by the US B-29 Bomber, from the Allied forces. The museum’s collection was then moved to the Perak museum in Taiping. The museum’s design was inspired by the architecture of the Malay royal palaces and vernacular Malay architecture.
The famous colonial style Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Formerly housed the superior courts of the country like the Court of Appeals, High Court of Malaya, and the Federal Court of Malaysia. During the early 2000s, The Federal Court and the Court of Appeals had shifted to the Palace of Justice in Putrajaya. The Kuala Lumpur National Mosque served as a symbol of the country’s independence which on the 30th of July 1957, a meeting was held at the Federal Executive Council and proposed the idea to build the national mosque.
The oldest temple in the city of Kuala Lumpur is the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple. It is the oldest functioning Hindu temple in Malaysia. The temple origins sited somewhere near the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. It shifted to its present location along Jalan Tun H.S. Lee in the year 1885. Take a stroll through this cultural temple, and just next to it, is the open-air KL Chinatown night market. Find and bargain for the products that you want as there are many cheap products, watches, local food, bags, clothes, and much more to be found in Chinatown.
Have a wonderful day ahead, sincerely D Asia Travels Sdn Bhd. Writer, Hilman Mohamed Anwar.