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Malaysia
Melaka

Melaka (a.k.a. Malacca) is the capital of the Malaysian state of Malacca.
Traditionally, the spot where Melaka stands today was the center of Malaccan history. It was the capital of the Malaccan Sultanate and the center of the Malay world in the 15th and the 16th century before it fell to the Portuguese in 1511. Centuries of colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British have shaped the architecture of the town.

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

KL Forest Eco Park

address: Menara Kuala Lumpur, NBo 2, Jalan Puncak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur - Tel: +6 03 2020 5448
KL-Forest-Eco-Park.jpg, Formerly known as Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is only remaining tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur
Looking down to the forest reserve from KL Tower
Formerly known as Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is only remaining tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur
  •  The entrance to the park is just beside the entrance to KL Tower
  • one of the oldest permanent forest reserve (11ha) in the country
  •  A complimentary nature walk is provided for those who are visiting the Observation Deck at KL Tower
  •  Daily guided tours: 1am, 12:30am, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, Free of Charge for those with a ticket to the observation deck
  •  Phone: +6 03 2020 5448

Visiting hours:
7.00am to 6.00pm daily including weekends and public holidays.

Entrance Fee: Free

For more informations please contact:

Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia Headquarters,
Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, 50660 Kuala Lumpur.

Phone No: +603-2070 6342
Fax No: 603-2692 5657
Hotline : 1-800-88-5776
website: www.forestry.gov.my



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