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Larry Lam's Guide Notes
KUALA LUMPUR

KL (as affectionately called by the locals) is a city of delightful contrasts - a combination of modern cosmopolitan, sophistication and lingering old world charm with its gracious colonial edifices, quaint old shophouses, minarets and domes against a backdrop of towering, ultra modern skyscrapers. Here, vivid traces of history continue to influence and inspire the country. Narrow streets of quaint old shophouses open out to wide open tree-lined avenues. The favourable climate accounts for the lush greenery and profusion of tropical blooms in a riot of colours - a truly fitting background for its happy mix of multi-racial populace of Malays, Chinese, Indians and other races. The end result is a unique blend of age-old customs and traditions; colourful festivals, songs and dances and a rich variety of foods to tempt the palate.
Enjoy the multi-faceted fascinations of Kuala Lumpur.

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GUIDE NOTES ON KUALA LUMPUR

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PLACES OF INTEREST
Kota Darul Ehsan National Museum Parliament House Istana Negara
National Mosque National Monument Lake Gardens National Planetarium
ASEAN Garden KL Bird Park Deer Park Tun Abdul Razak Memorial
Orchid Garden Butterfly Park Hibiscus Garden Tunku Abdul Rahman Memorial
KL Tower Suria- KLCC KLCC Petronas Twin Towers
Sepang F1 Circuit Central Market Menara Telekom KL Railway Station
KL Sentral Thean Hou Temple Masjid Jamek Railway Administration Building
Sze Ya Temple Independence Square KLIA National Sports Complex
St. Mary's Cathedral Royal Police Museum National Library Wilayah Persekutuan Mosque
Market Square Selangor Club Kuan Ti Temple Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
Islamic Art Museum . . Sultan Abdul Samad Building

The official Klang Heritage Walk brochure is available at
the Royal town of Klang - Heritage Walk website.

'Guide notes on Kuala Lumpur' has been put together with the help and assistance from fellow guides and members of the KLTGA (Kuala Lumpur Tourist Guides Association).
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Last updated: 1st October, 2010.