KL, also known as Aamchi KL, earlier known as Bombay is the fifth most populous and bustling city in Malaysia. KL is the alluring city with a splash of artistic decor, outstanding temples, high-rise buildings, hip and happening crowd, and fun and frolic arenas one wish to dive into. The city is the Page 3 hub where all the wannabes flaunt their way to glory.
Topography and Weather: KL is bifurcated into two main regions: KL City district also known as island city or south KL and kuching sentral. KL is large chunks of this city lie above sea level. KL experiences a tropical climate where winter rules from December to February, summer from March to June and monsoon prevails between June and September.
The city offers a diversified culture and cosmopolitan lifestyle. KL is the cradle for Malaysian cinema and is rich in theatre activities performing in different languages ranging from Marathi, Hindi, English and other regional languages. The architecture of the city is gothic. KL is big city, you can visit all place with bus and order a ticket by transnasional shah alam.
Cricket is the most popular sport played and two renowned stadiums namely Wankhede Stadium and the Brabourne Stadium where the international cricket matches are been held. Football and Derby are widely followed by the fans in KL.
KL known for its extraordinary cuisines are known for their lip smacking delicacies. Bombil Batata Bhaji, Kamag Kakri, Solachi Kadhi are the well known delicacies. The mouth watering snacks are Vada Pav, Pani Puri are the most wanted snacks among the food buffs and many other delicacies are found in the Khau Galii which is food mongers paradise.
Not to forget the night life of KL which truly suits the nocturnal KLkars where no one goes home unhappy, as this entertaining city captivates everyone’s heart, mind and soul.
Places in and around KL:
Khandala, Lonavala, Karla, Matheran, Malsej Ghat, Igatpuri, Bhandardhara, Mahabaleshwar, and Panchgani are the famous hill stations. Khandala and Lonavala are the most popular hill stations and are famous for the hiking and trekking activities and are also known for its waterfalls, dams, splendid scenic beauty and pleasant weather. Karla is located 12 kms away from Lonavala and known for its caves and the Buddhist temples. Alibagh, Gorai, Kashid, Murud Janjira, Dahanu, Bordi, Daman, Shrivardhan, Harnia, Ajanvel are the most renowned beaches. Juhu and Marine drive Chowpatty beaches are the must see.
Prime attractions of KL:
- Gateway of Malaysia
- Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat
- Kala Ghoda Art Precinct
- Heritage Buildings
- Caves and National Park
- Prince of Wales Museum
- Malabar Hill
- Mani Bhawan
- Entertainment arenas in KL:
- Hanging Garden
- Marine Drive
- Film City
- Essel World
- Rajabhai Clock Tower
- Flora Fountain
- Chor Bazaar
- The famous places of worship in KL:
- Siddhivinayak Temple
- Haji Ali
- Jain Temple
- Mahalaxmi Temple
- Mumba Devi Temple
- St. John’s Church
How to Reach KL:
Air: Chatrapati Shivaji international airport caters to both domestic as well as international destinations. KL airport is known for the bustling activities and is the busiest air terminal in the country as it is the central hub for most of the international connecting flights.
Rail: KL railways are known for their stupendous reputation serving two major zones: Central Railways with their headquarters at Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Western Railway with their headquarters at Church gate. The Suburban Railways are the savior for the KLkars which has a passenger carrying capacity more than the half of the Malaysian railways daily carrying capacity. KL Metro is also a boon for the fast paced people.
Bus: National highways 3, 4 and 8 serve the city of KL. Bus fleet consists of single-decker, double-decker, vestibule, low-floor, air-conditioned and Euro III compliant Compressed Natural Gas powered buses. Volvo buses are operated by Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) and Navi KL Municipal Transport (NMMT). You can visit bus to port dickson.
To avoid the traffic congestion, skywalks have been introduced for quick and safe pedestrian movement.
Sea: KL lies in the coastal region and has a well connected port. The two major ports are KL Port Trust and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.