Gunung Mulu National Park

The Gunung Mulu National Park in Borneo (near Miri) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with caves and karst formations. The caves are home to over 5 million bats who exit the caves in search for food every evening in a spectacular way.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

BB Plaza / Sungei Wang

address: Sungei Wang Plaza Sdn Bhd (12148-H), 7th Floor, Bangunan Yayasan Selangor, 99 Bukit Bintang, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
BB Plaza / Sungei Wang, Massive complex with 2 shopping malls and hundred of shops in Bukit Bintang. People tend to get lost in there.
Sungai Wang centre court
Massive complex with 2 shopping malls and hundred of shops in Bukit Bintang. People tend to get lost in there.

The block facing Jalan Bukit Bintang is called Bukit Bintang Plaza, commonly known as BB Plaza, and the block facing Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Imbi is called Sungai Wang Plaza. Even though they are 2 different malls, it will feel like one big complex and you won’t notice when you leave one and enter the next.

Links: Sungai Wang Plaza (official website)

This mall is quite different than most other malls, it lacks the spacious walkways and places to sit. Every inch in there seems to be fully utilised for shops. There are hundreds of small shops in the complex and it's hard not to lose orientation while you are in there.However it's a good place to discover and search for good deals. If you are in KL for shopping, BB Plaza / Sungai can't be missed.

There is a huge budget food court on the roof (6th floor) with the biggest chinese buffet that i have ever seen. Malay and Indian food are also available. The food is average but inexpensive.
There is another food court at the basement of Sungai Wang and you can find scattered restaurants throughout the complex.

The post office is at the back of the 3rd floor.

The complex is directly connected to the Bukit Bintang Monorail station. There is a walkway on the first floor connecting the mall to the station.
 





Jalan Sultan Ismail side of Sungai Wang with Monorail track
 


Entrance BB Plaza (in the background: Times Square)
 


BB Plaza during Chinese New Year celebration
 


Sungai Wang Shopping Mall (in the front) and Times Square (back)



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