Best deals for hotels in Kuala Lumpur in 2018
Kuala Lumpur is an unforgettable capital of Malaysia with a population greater than 1.73 million people. The city of Kuala Lumpur spreads for 243 square kilometers and combines unique Asian architecture with skyscrapers covered in clouds.
Around 9 million tourists visit Kuala Lumpur annually to discover its vibrant lifestyle, numerous attractions, and Malay culture. All of them arrive at the Kuala Lumpur International airport (KLIA), that is located near the city.
Tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur
The city is divided into several districts, each offering wonders to see. The Old City Centre is a historical core of Kuala Lumpur. Here you can wander around the old Chinese commercial center - the Chinatown, take a picture on the Merdeka Square and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Rest in a picturesque park, admire the greatness of the national mosque and attend a couple of museums.
The Golden Triangle is a shopping and entertaining district of the city. It’s famous for the iconic skyscrapers - Petronas Twin Towers that can be seen on a vast majority of postcards. Here you can find the best malls and markets of Kuala Lumpur. The Bukit Bintang area will pleasantly surprise you with its variety of bars, cafes, traditional street food stores and shopping destinations. One cannot avoid visiting the magnificent Kuala Lumpur Menara Tower which stands out on the scenery of the city. It is 421 meters in height and has the most panoramic view. Enjoy it from the sky or observation deck, or if you are brave enough - see literally the whole city under your feet from the transparent skybox.
Kuala Lumpur is actually rich in markets. One of the phenomena they have is a “Pasar Malam” which literally translates as the night market, that opens on weekends from 4 pm to 11 pm. The most famous of them are the Pasar Malam Taman, Sri Gombak, Sri Serdang, Sri Mersing and many others. These places are filled with stalls covered with local delicious fruit and vegetables, souvenirs and textile etc.
If you want to dive into the atmosphere of the traditional Malay life, head to the Kampung Baru. Though it’s located in the very center of the city next to the office and residential high rise buildings, it manages to take you to another universe. Low wood and concrete dwellings, surrounded by neat trees and bushes, food stalls and tiny shops, the mosque and restaurants will scratch your itch for cultural adventures. Just from the Kampung Baru take a walk to the Chow Kit to check out the biggest wet market in Kuala Lumpur - Bazaar Baru Chow Kit. Treat yourself with some seafood and fruit.
Find the best hotels in Malaysia
If you plan to stay in Kuala Lumpur and not just pass by, there’s a wide range of both cheap and luxury hotels and apartments that can satisfy any budget and taste. If you are looking for a five-star hotel situated next to the majority of popular attractions, book a luxury Traders Hotel with a high-class service, a swimming pool, spa and a fitness center, situated near the Petronas Towers.
There are plenty of budget hotels in Kuala Lumpur that also provide all the services necessary for your comfort staying. You can find wonderful cheap dwelling opportunities just next to the Merdeka Square, Kampung Baru district that will be still within a walking distance to the main touristic destinations.