Kuala Lumpur: City of contrasts!

Where do you go when you want a little bit of everything for everyone? The answer is Malaysia.  Although you have to be careful as it’s famously said, to know Malaysia is to love Malaysia. It is a country bursting with life. Malaysians are known to be friendly who make it even more conducive for tourism. With a multicultural history, Malaysia has not only made it into a food lover’s fantasy, it has also become a colourful country with numerous festivals and celebrations.

Oman Air flies directly to the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, also known as KL in its abbreviate from. From its humble beginnings as a tin mining town in the 1800s, KL has transformed into a vibrant, bustling, cosmopolitan city that is home to more than seven million people.

Whether at day, or illuminated at night, the former tallest building in the world, Petronas Twin Towers, is always a major attraction, and they won’t disappoint. If you want to visit the Sky bridge, make sure you arrive early in the morning. The KL Tower also offers a fantastic bird’s eye view over KL, with a panoramic 360 degree view. It is the fourth tallest telecommunications tower in the world, and is an enduring image in the KL skyline.

Once you are left spellbound by the magnificence of the towers, you can indulge in a little bit of retail therapy. KL offers you a shopping experience as good as any other on the planet. Exciting street markets where you can buy inexpensive stuff and if you are good at striking a bargain you might just come back for more. If you are a brand conscious person, you won’t be disappointed either as you will find all the big and famous names of the fashion world in KL.

If you are left with some time on your itinerary make a trip to the nearby tourist favourite Batu caves which is a Hindu temple shrine. Also, take time to visit some world class theme parks in and around the city.

When you are out to dine, you’ll find that Malaysians love their food passionately. That’s why the dining options in KL are nothing short of spectacular. If you’re looking for an authentic Malaysian dining experience, make sure you try out some of Kuala Lumpur’s famed hawker food.

Kuala Lumpur is a temperate city, and the year-round climate is consistent – making this a great destination to visit year-round

For the perfect holiday full of surprises, the time is now, the place is Kuala Lumpur.

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