The Malaysian capital has a lot to offer to anyone who is willing to look in the right places. This city is a combination of gleaming high rise buildings and classical traditions hard to find anywhere else in the world. Kuala Lumpur will touch your heart and take a spot inside your most cherished memories. Travel to Kuala Lumpur using Virgin Atlantic airlines and have the time of your life. Visit these places in Kuala Lumpur to get the real feel of the place.
These towers are literally like the wonder of Malaysia. Looking like two twin silver rockets, these two buildings seem to be shooting for the sky. The best thing about them is the fact that there is a proper tour organized which allows you to roam the whole vicinity of these towers within an hour for a very reasonable price. This pair of towers is the world's longest; standing at a height of more than 450 m. One thing that many people don't know about these towers is the subtle Islamic reference in their depths. The five tiers of these towers are actually representatives of the 5 pillars of Islam! Amazing right? And if you don't know it yet, the best time for you to visit them is obviously night time. The illumination here brings out the beauty of these towers.
Sin Sze Si Ya Temple
Just like all other such places, this temple is known to be a sanctuary for people who are seeking inner peace. This temple is one of the oldest Chinese temples found in Kuala Lumpur. According to tradition, this temple was built in the memory of two Chinese immigrants who had a key role in helping the ruler Yap move to the status of 'Kapitan'. The temple is decorated with several beautiful ornaments. The most important feature of this temple is said to be the feeling of being at the frontier that you get once you go here.
This area in Kuala Lumpur is filled with small, traditional houses and tiny gardens filled with plants of different types. This provides a tourist with a sense of security and serenity. The colorful houses and the streets make you feel like you have been brought back to Earth after you have seen the glamour of the Petronas Towers. Made by the British during the last decade of the 19th Century, this place also gives you an opportunity to experience the traditional Malaysian street food. And you can do this while roaming around and discovering things for yourself as well.