Malaysia’s capital and largest city is Kuala Lumpur. There are a lot of tourists who visit Kuala Lumpur. Some of the major tourist destinations in the city is the Petronas Twin Tower, the shopping district of Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur Tower, Petaling Street, Merdeka Square and many more. Kuala Lumpur is the sixth (6th) most visited city in the world. Visitors are estimated to be 8.9 million per year but in 2108, it has recorded 12 Million international visitors.
Malaysia is a multicultural and multiracial country not only the people living in it but the structures as well. If you walk around the city, you will see mosques, Chinese Temples, Hindu Shrines, colonial buildings and modern skyscrapers.
Since Kuala Lumpur is a tourist spot, presence of huge hotel chains is very notable in the city although there are also cheap hotels if you are on a budget. Since Kuala Lumpur is the largest city, there are identified areas which ideal to stay when you are in Kuala Lumpur. The Bukit Bintang is the most popular area in Kuala Lumpur. This area is very close to everything like the famous street foods area, modern shopping malls, restaurants and great night entertainment. Bukit Bintang is also connected to the train station so if you stay in this place, you have easy access to go around the city. When you are in Bukit Bintang, you should never miss the shopping, street foods and the night life. Fo shopping, you must visit the Pavillion Mall to experience some world class shopping, other malls for shopping in Bukit Bintang include Sungai Wang Plaza and Berjaya Times Square. Jalan Alor Street is packed every night with tourists and even locals to eat the delicious famous street foods. There are a variety of street food stalls in the area like Chinese, Malaysian, Japanese and Middle Eastern foods.
The Kuala Lumpur City Center or KLCC is next to Bukit Bintang as the most popular area in Kuala Lumpur. This is where the famous Petronas Twin Tower in located. The Petronas Twin Tower is one of the tallest buildings in the world. If you visit Malaysia, it is a must that you must take a selfie in Petronas Twin Tower. KLCC Park and the Aquaria KLCC are the other favorite destinations in KLCC. Aquaria KLCC is a good 90-meter underwater tunnel aquarium.
The KL Sentral and Lake Gardens is another convenient area to stay since it is home to Kuala Lumpur’s main transportation hub, the KL Sentral Train Station. From here, it is very easy to go to any part of the city of Kuala Lumpur or the rest of Malaysia. This area is home to the city’s largest park, the beautiful Lake Garden. Here you can see the Botanical Garden, the KL Bird Park, some museums and the National Mosque is also very close. The Little India is also very close to the Sentral Station if you want to explore and try some delicious and sumptuous Indian food.