Kuala Lumpur, the beautiful capital of Malaysia, is the largest city in the country in terms of population, and is called the City of Lights Garden. It is one of the most important touristic cities in the world, which attracts millions of visitors annually. It is the center of culture and economy in the country and the home of the world’s tallest twin buildings. It is considered the fifth most visited city in the world. The city contains many touristic landmarks that attract many tourists and a large number of hotels, shopping centers and parks.
One of the most important touristic landmarks of Kuala Lumpur is the Nagara Mosque, which has a capacity of 15,000 worshipers. It is one of the largest mosques in Southeast Asia that combines Islamic and modern architecture together. Besides, there is the big Federal District Mosque, which has an exquisite design that blends the Ottoman architecture with the Malay one. Also, there is the Jamaic Mosque overlooking the Klang River, the National Mosque and several unique mosques.
Kuala Lumpur also has a number of distinctive museums, including the National Museum, which conjoins a collection of international antiques, paintings and collectibles, in addition to the Islamic Museum, which contains thousands of Islamic archaeological pieces and has a library for books of Islamic art and antiques from Southeast Asia, as well as the Royal Museum, Royal Selangor Museum, which displays old tools of weaving, pottery making and threaded products.
The Petronas Twin Towers are among the most famous landmarks in the city and one of the most famous towers in the world and the largest and most impressive architectural work. They have a height of 500 meters and were once the tallest towers in the world. They consist of two skyscrapers connected to each other by a pneumatic bridge and they have 88 floors and 78 elevators. In addition to the twin towers, there is the famous Kuala Lumpur Tower or the Kuala Lumpur Menara, and it is considered the world’s fourth-tallest tower.
The Malaysian capital contains more unique landmarks, including the Sea World Aquarium that includes several fish species, Jalan Allur Street, Mardika Square, Passar Square, Arab Street, Sultan Abdul-Samad Building, Berjaya Times Square, the unique Sebang International arena, the Batu Cave or the Indian Temple, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Malaysian Orchestra, Kuala Lumpur Tahrir Square, the Titi Dang Sar Wheel that is the Asia’s largest wheel and the beautiful Tasik Bardana Lake.
There are many parks in Malaysia, including the KLCC Park, the Lake Gardens Park that has an area of 92 hectare with its beautiful fountain, fantastic birds and fish species. There is also the large Negara Zoo that contains 500 species and types of animals. In addition, there is the unique and magnificent Kuala Lumpur Park, containing the most beautiful birds in the world. Besides, there is the unique Butterfly Park, Flower Park, which conjoins rare and exotic species of flowers, Two-Towers Park and many others. In addition, rowing enthusiasts can enjoy rowing tours in rivers and lakes
The Malaysian capital also conjoins a large number of large markets and shops, such as the Central Market, Imbi Market, Syria Market in the two towers, the Chinese market, the BB Plaza market, the Sungei Wang Plaza. The city also contains 66 prestigious shopping malls, such as The Pavilion Mall, Two-Towers complex, Midfale Center, Star Hill Gallery, The Times Square, which is a complex with 700 stores distributed through 10 floors, in addition to many unique gift and souvenirs shops.
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