A glittering and modern city with a colonial twist and a melting pot of cultures.

Discover Kuala Lumpur – the fascinating capital city of Malaysia – where modern skyscrapers blend with colonial architecture. Visit the unique Petronas Twin Towers, experience colourful night markets, and revel in gastronomical delights.

  • A visit to the region of Bukit Bintang is a must for both shopping and entertainment, while the modern malls of KLCC are perfect for a day of shopping and dining
  • The most recognisable of Kuala Lumpur’s landmarks are the Petronas Towers, which overlook the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) Park
  • Amidst the gleaming skycrapers there are reminders of the city’s colonial past such as Merdeka Square, Lake Gardens and the ornate Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
  • With a mix of Malay, Chinese and Indian cultures it is no surprise that KL is known for its dining – from high end to street food

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Currency:

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

Flying time to destination:

12½ hours

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When to visit

Jan 31°c
Feb 32°c
Mar 32°c
Apr 32°c
May 32°c
Jun 32°c
Jul 31°c
Aug 31°c
Sep 31°c
Oct 31°c
Nov 31°c
Dec 31°c
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