Kuala Lumpur Tourism
Kuala Lumpur is also in the list of the most visited cities in the world.in 208 Kuala Lumpur is 5th most visited cities in the world.Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia in terms of population. The town itself, so that an area of 243 km2 (94 square miles), has a population of 1.6 million 2010.Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as Klang Valley, is is an agglomeration of million.It 7.2 fastest growing metropolitan region of the country in terms of population and economy.
Kuala Lumpur is the seat of the Parliament of Malaysia. The city was once home to the executive and judicial branches of the federal government, but they are now starting to Putrajaya 1999.Some sections of the judiciary remains moved to the capital. The official residence of the Malaysian King, the Istana Negara, is located in Kuala Lumpur. With Kuala Lumpur as a world city is the cultural, financial and economic center of Malaysia due to its position as the capital and as a primate city.
Kuala Lumpur is within the limits of the federal territory of Kuala Lumpur and is defined by three Malaysian Federal Territories. It is an enclave within the state of Selangor, on the central west coast of the peninsula are Malaysia.Residents the city known colloquially as KLite.
Since the 1990s, the city has hosted many international sporting events, political and cultural events including the 1998 Commonwealth Games and won the Formula One world championship. In addition, Kuala Lumpur is home to the tallest twin towers in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers, which have become a symbol of Malaysia's development.
Kuala Lumpur Tourism
The tourism industry also plays an important role in the economy of the city, providing income, employment and expanding business opportunities. As an extension of this, many large hotel chains worldwide presence in the city. Kuala Lumpur is the fifth most visited city in the world, with 8.94 million tourists in 2008. Kuala Lumpur is an international shopping destination, with lots of shopping malls and mega malls which carry well-known global and local brands developed. Congress tourism conventions, which include mainly has expanded in recent years and is always a very important part of the industry.
The main tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur, the Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square), the House of Parliament, the Istana Budaya, the Istana Negara (National Palace), the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the Muzium Negara (National Museum), the Putra World Trade Centre, the Tugu Negara (National Monument) and the Masjid Jamek mosque as the Masjid Negara (National Mosque) and the Federal Territory Mosque.
Other tourist attractions include the Aquaria KLCC, the Batu Caves, the Makam Pahlawan (National Mausoleum), the National Science Centre, Petaling Street, the Royal Selangor Pewter Visitor Centre, Zoo Negara (National Zoo), and events such as Malay cultural centers; Chinese Culture Festival at the Thean Hou Temple and the Thaipusam procession at the Sri Mahamariamman temple. The Golden Triangle, the commercial heart of the city, contains the Petronas Twin Towers and has a distinctive nightlife. Trendy nightclubs, bars and lounges, such as the Beach Club, Espanda, Republic of the Hakka Restaurant & Wine Bar, Hard Rock Cafe, the Luna Bar, Nuovo, Rum Jungle, which are Thai club, Zouk, and many others in and around Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang.
Hotels, have from five-star budget to cut all types, accommodate the influx of tourists every year. There are many hotels in the vicinity of Kuala Lumpur, entertainment and business district