Kuala Lumpur – The Land of Tallest Twin Buildings
Kuala Lumpur is the Federal capital as well as the most popular city in Malaysia and thus an acrylic fridge magnet of this place serves as a wonderful memento to preserve the memories of your trip to Malaysia. The city of Kuala Lumpur is located in South-West Malaysia Peninsula, at the confluence of Gombak and Klang rivers. This city, lying on the North-Western side of Singapore is one of the three Malaysian Federal territories. The unique feature of Kuala Lumpur is that it houses the ancient temples and mosques in juxtaposition with high-tech towers and shopping malls. Not only is Kuala Lumpur the largest city of Malaysia, it is also the seat of Parliament of Malaysia and is thus the legislative capital of the country. The official residence of the Malaysian King is also in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur as a Prominent Tourist Attraction
Kuala Lumpur is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations of the World and the only global city in Malaysia. It was originally founded by Chinese Tin miners in 1857. Kuala Lumpur first achieved the status of a city in the year 1972. Initially, it was under the rule of the Selangor State Government but later in February 1974 it was declared a Federal Territory. The huge diversity of the city attracts a large number of tourists and eating, shopping and night life form the crux of the activities of the tourists. The tallest twin buildings namely the Petronas Twin Towers (fourth tallest tower in the world) and the Island of Negara (the abode of the Malaysian kings) are the two most important attractions of this place. Sight-seeing tours provide a wonderful glimpse of the city.