Anybody planning to visit Malaysia, it's hard to ignore the nation's capital, Kuala Lumpur. The once tiny city that was previously known for its tin-mining, is now one of the leading urban destinations in SE Asia. It is a city known for its ability to balance development and traditional culture, while still keeping its diversity intact.If you are ever looking for a place where you can enjoy the very best of both western and eastern worlds, then Kuala Lumpur is your answer. Here are a few more things to know about this wonderful city and book your coach to Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Lumpur hotel in advance.

Destination Guide

Kuala Lumpur, first of all, is the capital city of Malaysia. It has a population of 6.5 million people, who originate from various corners of the globe. Apart from the Malaysian mother tongue, Bahasa Malaysia, other languages and dialects are quite common her and they include English, Cantonese, Hokkien, Hakka, Teochew and a language from the south of India known as Tamil.

Being an urban destination, there is no end to what you can see and so in this city. According to seasoned tourists, the real pleasure in Kuala Lumpur comes from the food, shopping and the general exploration of the entire city. To begin with, you cam start off by visiting the Petronas Twin towers. The Petronas towers, once held the world record for the 'World's Tallest Towers', but now have been shifted to 5th place by successive tower constructions across different parts of the world. Nevertheless, the towers, standing at a height of almost 452 meters, are still an amazing sight to behold.

Moving on from there, other tourist spots include British colonial structures such as the old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and offices of the Colonial Secretariat (which are the few remaining symbols of the former British rule), the national mosque - Masjid Negara, Masjid Jamek, Lake Gardens, KL Tower, Chinatown and so on.

Tourists also flock to Kuala Lumpur for the shopping. Famous shopping centers and malls such as Fahrenheit 88, Pavilion KL, Lot 10, Sungei Wang Plaza, Low Yat Plaza, Starhill Gallery and Berjaya Times Square and so on are some of the most frequented shopping locations in Kuala Lumpur. From the latest fashion to the most high tech gadgets, Kuala Lumpur offers anything and everything money can buy.

The city is also recognized for its active nightlife and tourists love to hang out at various clubs, restaurant, bars and so on. Most of the top notch joints can be found in the Golden Triangle area. Restaurants here offer a wide choice in terms of food. If one isn't too fond of the local fare, Continental, Indian, European, Mediterranean cuisines are always available as an alternative.

Here we have a few recommended Kuala Lumpur Free & Easy Coach Package inclusive of two-way coach to Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Lumpur hotel stay: