Insight Guides Pocket Kuala Lumpur (Travel Guide eBook)
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Insight Pocket Guides: ideal itineraries and top travel tips
Plan your trip, plan perfect days and discover how to get around - this pocket-sized guide 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.
- Compact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What to Do, this is an ideal 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
- Offers an insightful overview of landscape, history and culture
- Contains an invaluable pull-out map, and 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 Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

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Publié par
Date de parution 01 décembre 2018
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781789193046
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 2 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 Insight Guides
Insight Guides have more than 40 years’ experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce 400 full-colour titles, in both print and digital form, covering more than 200 destinations across the globe, in a variety of formats to meet your different needs.
Insight Guides are written by local authors, whose expertise is evident in the extensive historical and cultural background features. Each destination is carefully researched by regional experts to ensure our guides provide the very latest information. All the reviews in Insight Guides are independent; we strive to maintain an impartial view. Our reviews are carefully selected to guide you to the best places to eat, go out and shop, so you can be confident that when we say a place is special, we really mean it.
© 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


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
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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
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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 you have time, the Guan Yin temple before getting on the monorail at the Maharajalela station.


2.30pm

Malay heritage
The monorail goes through the frenetic shopping area of Bukit Bintang. Get off at the Raja Chulan stop and head to the

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