Berlitz Pocket Guide Kuala Lumpur (Travel Guide eBook)
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Berlitz Pocket Guides: iconic style, a bestselling brand, this is the quintessential pocket-sized travel guide to Kuala Lumpur, and now comes with a bi-lingual dictionary
Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this pocket-sized guide [with new bi-lingual dictionary] is a convenient, quick-reference companion to discovering what to do and see in Kuala Lumpur, from top attractions like the Petronas Twin Towers, to hidden gems, including Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman. This will save you time, and enhance your exploration of this fascinating city.
- Compact, concise, and packed with essential information, this is an iconic on-the-move companion when you're exploring Kuala Lumpur - Covers Top Ten Attractions, including the Batu Caves and Central Market and Perfect Day itinerary suggestions
- New bi-lingual dictionary section makes this the perfect portable package for short trip travellers
- Includes an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture
- Handy colour maps on the inside cover flaps will help you find your way around
- Essential practical information on everything from Eating Out to Getting Around
- Inspirational colour photography throughout
- Sharp design and colour-coded sections make for an engaging reading experience
About Berlitz: Berlitz draws on years of travel and language expertise to bring you a wide range of travel and language products, including travel guides, maps, phrase books, language-learning courses, dictionaries and kids' language products.

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Publié par
Date de parution 01 décembre 2018
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781785731693
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 8 Mo

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How To Use This E-Book

Getting Around the e-Book
This Pocket Guide e-book is designed to give you inspiration and planning advice for your visit to Kuala Lumpur, and is also the perfect on-the-ground companion for your trip.
The guide begins with our selection of Top 10 Attractions, plus a Perfect Itinerary feature to help you plan unmissable experiences. The Introduction and History chapters paint a vivid cultural portrait of Kuala Lumpur, and the Where to Go chapter gives a complete guide to all the sights worth visiting. You will find ideas for activities in the What to Do section, while the Eating Out chapter describes the local cuisine and gives listings of the best restaurants. The Travel Tips offer practical information to help you plan your trip. Finally, there are carefully selected hotel listings.
In the Table of Contents and throughout this e-book you will see hyperlinked references. Just tap a hyperlink once to skip to the section you would like to read. Practical information and listings are also hyperlinked, so as long as you have an external connection to the internet, you can tap a link to go directly to the website for more information.
Maps
All key attractions and sights in Kuala Lumpur are numbered and cross-referenced to high-quality maps. Wherever you see the reference [map], tap once to go straight to the related map. You can also double-tap any map for a zoom view.
Images
You’ll find lots of beautiful high-resolution images that capture the essence of Kuala Lumpur. Simply double-tap an image to see it in full-screen.
About Berlitz Pocket Guides
The Berlitz story began in 1877 when Maximilian Berlitz devised his revolutionary method of language learning. More than 130 years later, Berlitz is a household name, famed not only for language schools but also as a provider of best-selling language and travel guides.
Our wide-ranging travel products – printed travel guides and phrase books, as well as apps and ebooks – offer all the information you need for a perfect trip, and are regularly updated by our team of expert local authors. Their practical emphasis means they are perfect for use on the ground. Wherever you’re going – whether it’s on a short break, the trip of a lifetime, a cruise or a business trip – we offer the ideal guide for your needs.
Our Berlitz Pocket Guides are the perfect choice if you need reliable, concise information in a handy format. We provide amazing value for money – these guides may be small, but they are packed with information. No wonder they have sold more than 45 million copies worldwide.
© 2018 Apa Digital (CH) AG and Apa Publications (UK) Ltd






Table of Contents
Kuala Lumpur’s Top 10 Attractions
Top Attraction #1
Top Attraction #2
Top Attraction #3
Top Attraction #4
Top Attraction #5
Top Attraction #6
Top Attraction #7
Top Attraction #8
Top Attraction #9
Top Attraction #10
A Perfect Day in Kuala Lumpur
Introduction
A capital city
An economic magnet
Multiple cultures
Tourist-friendly
Orientation
A Brief History
The search for tin
Yap Ah Loy takes control
British rule
A colonial capital
Towards independence
Shaping a modern Malaysia
The rise of people power
Historical landmarks
Where To Go
Around Dataran Merdeka
Old Market Square
The colonial core
Dataran Merdeka
Railway buildings
Central Market
Petaling Street
Sin Sze Si Ya Temple
Migrant enclave
Petaling Street Bazaar
Around Petaling Street
Chan She Shu Yuen
Jalan Masjid India and Kampung Baru
Jalan Masjid India
Semua House and Plaza City One
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman
Fabric houses
Kampung Baru
Jalan Raja Alang
Lake Gardens
Flora and fauna
Indoor attractions
Brickfields
Jalan Scott and Jalan Thambipillai
Jalan Berhala
Jalan Tun Sambanthan
KL Sentral
KLCC
Petronas Twin Towers
Suria KLCC
KLCC Park
Nightlife hubs
KL Tower
KL Forest Eco Park
Bukit Bintang
Bintang Walk
Arab section
Sungei Wang Plaza and Bukit Bintang Plaza
Jalan Conlay
Jalan Alor and Changkat Bukit Bintang
Day trips
Museum of Asian Art and Rimba Ilmu
Sunway Lagoon
Batu Caves
FRIM
Genting Highlands
Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre
Fraser’s Hill
Kuala Selangor
What To Do
Shopping
Shopping malls
Specialist shops
Markets and galleries
Entertainment
Nightlife
Clubs
Live music
Pubs and bars
The arts
Cinemas
Sports
Spectator sports
Participant sports
Nature-based activities
Children’s Kuala Lumpur
Calendar of events
Eating Out
Malay cuisine
Chinese cuisine
Indian cuisine
Nonya cuisine
Other cuisines
Drinks
Reading the Menu
To help you order…
Restaurants
Around Dataran Merdeka
Petaling Street
Jalan Masjid India and Kampung Baru
Lake Gardens and Brickfields
KLCC
Bukit Bintang
A–Z Travel Tips
A
Accommodation
Airports
B
Budgeting for your trip
C
Car hire
Climate
Clothing
Crime and safety
Customs
D
Disabled travellers
Driving
E
Electricity
Embassies and consulates
Emergencies
G
Getting there
Guides and tours
H
Health and medical care
L
Language
LGBTQ travellers
M
Media
Money
O
Opening times
P
Post offices
Public holidays
R
Religion
T
Telephones
Time zones
Tipping
Toilets
Tourist information
Transport
V
Visas and entry requirements
W
Websites and internet cafés
Recommended Hotels
Around Dataran Merdeka
Petaling Street
Jalan Masjid India and Kampung Baru
Lake Gardens and Brickfields
KLCC
Bukit Bintang
Outside Kuala Lumpur
Dictionary
English–Malay
Malay–English


Kuala Lumpur’s Top 10 Attractions




Top Attraction #1
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Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre
A chance to observe and learn about Asian elephants. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #2
Nikt Wong/Apa Publications

Nightspots
From sophisticated bars to hot clubs, KL offers great nightlife options. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #3
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Colonial core
Majestic Mughal-style architecture of the late 19th century. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #4
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Batu Caves
A beautiful limestone cave temple with Hindu shrines and statues. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #5
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Central Market
Home to lively art and craft shops. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #6
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Sin Sze Si Ya Temple
An important Taoist temple that honours early leader Yap Ah Loy. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #7
Nikt Wong/Apa Publications

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Artefacts from the Muslim world displayed in a graceful building. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #8
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Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman
A rare ancient Malay timber house in modern KL. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #9
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Petronas Twin Towers
These skyscrapers, among the world’s tallest, are stunning both day and night. For more information, click here .



Top Attraction #10
James Tye/Apa Publications

Canopy Walkway
Walk among the tree tops at the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia. For more information, click here .


A Perfect Day in Kuala Lumpur



8.00am

Hainanese breakfast
Enjoy a breakfast of toast with coconut jam and local tea or coffee at the Cafe Old Market Square traditional Hainanese coffee shop in Medan Pasar Lama (for more information, click here ). Note the magnificent Dutch gables on the row of pre-war shophouses in which it sits.


8.30am

Colonial core
Stroll over to the confluence of the rivers Klang and Gombak, where the city began, and then to Dataran Merdeka to take in the Moghul architecture of the colonial core. There is an excellent model of the area in the Kuala Lumpur City Gallery.


10.00am

A bit of culture
Walk to Jalan Tun H.S. Lee and explore the temples here, including the Taoist Sin Sze Si Ya temple honouring one of the city fathers and the Hindu Sri Maha Mariamman temple. Soak up the atmosphere of Petaling Street and its surrounds.


1.00pm

Nonya lunch
Take a lunch break and respite from the heat at the Old China Café Nonya restaurant on Jalan Balai Polis. Then head south to see the Chan She Shu Yuen Clan Association Building and, if

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