Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city in Malaysia, as well as the home of the Malaysian Parliament. It is the 8th most visited city in the world and a leading shopping destination. No wonder three of the world's ten tallest shopping malls are in Kuala Lumpur.
Top-rates attractions in Kuala Lumpur
One of the top attractions in the Malaysian capital is the Lake Gardens spread on 173 hectares landscaped surface, featuring a lake. Other places to visit include one of Kuala Lumpur's best museums - the National Museum, then the Islamic Arts Museum, the children's playground, the Butterfly and Deer parks, as well as, the two amazing gardens (Hibiscus and Orange). The Petronas Towers were once the world's tallest buildings, while today they are the tallest twin buildings joint at the 41st and 42nd floor with a 58-metres long Sky Bridge.
Chinatown is a place that never sleeps and is full of Oriental spirit, history and heritage. It is a paradise for the bargain hunters with hundreds of stalls where you can find anything you need. The Batu Caves, a limestone hill 400 years old, is a focal point for the annual Hindu festival Thaipusam. Among the other unmissable attractions is Sultan Abdul Samad Building, the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, Jalan Alor, Aquaria, Central Market and Perdana Botanical Garden.
Bus, railway and taxi transportation
Public transport in Kuala Lumpur includes bus, railway and taxi network. Buses are quite efficient, and currently, the leading bus operator RapidKL operates 177 routes within the city.
Kuala Lumpur has the largest railway station in Southeast Asia - KL Sentral, serving around 100,000 passengers per day. Six rail routes cover Kuala Lumpur. Regular trains connect Kuala Lumpur with Singapore and part of Thailand, as well. The rail transport consists of the light metro (LRT), commuter rail, monorail and Airport rail link.
Rent a car in Kuala Lumpur is a convenient way to explore the city and the surrounding area. The taxi services in Kuala Lumpur extensively run on natural gas and their trademark is the white and red liveries. You can hail a taxi on the street or take one from the taxi stands. The friendly taxi drivers will tell you exciting stories about the city and give you useful tips.
Public transport from and to the airport
Kuala Lumpur Airport (KLIA) is one of the top 5 airports in the world. It is situated 75 km south of Kuala Lumpur.
The airport is a combination of lustrous architecture, futuristic technology and rich Malaysian culture. It consists of the main terminal building and the Satellite Building.
A convenient way of reaching Kuala Lumpur is the KLIA Express train that departs from Level 1 and terminates at Kuala Lumpur's central train station (Sentral). The train runs every 15 minutes during peak time and 20 minutes off-peak, while journey takes 28 minutes. Probably the cheapest option to reach the city is by a coach that will take you from the airport to Kuala Lumpur Sentral station.
The Kuala Lumpur airport taxi service is another option to reach the city. Taxi tickets can be purchased from the taxi counter at a fixed price. If you carry a lot of luggage, it's better to order a premium taxi or a minivan.
Organise a private airport transfer
Ideally, you can book a private Kuala Lumpur airport transfer online prior. You will get an instant quote, and you can pay online or directly to the driver. The price of the airport taxi is fixed, and there are no hidden charges. The flight monitoring and Meet and Greet services are free of charge. One-way taxi fare from Kuala Lumpur airport to Kuala Lumpur city centre starts from USD 28 for two passengers.
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