Kuala Lumpur in a nutshell

Detail of Petronas Tower

Kuala Lumpur symbolizes the modern Western world on the eastern side of the globe, where the modern trend of Western-style living mixes with the traditions of Asian culture. This is one of the reasons why Kuala Lumpur is considered an ideal first point of contact with Asia, as order and organisation ease the entry into the otherwise often chaotic lives of Asian peoples.

Enjoy the iconic sight of the twin Petronas Towers, sample some of the best street food and begin your journey across the Southeast Asian region.

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