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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.

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.

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KL Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour Bus

kl-hop-on-hop-off-bus.jpg, Hop-On Hop-off sight-seeing bus with multi-language taped audio commentary covering all inner-city attractions and area from Bukit Bintang, KLCC, Lake Gardens, Historical Quarters and Chinatown. Tickets area valid for 24hours.
Hop-On Hop-off sight-seeing bus with multi-language taped audio commentary covering all inner-city attractions and area from Bukit Bintang, KLCC, Lake Gardens, Historical Quarters and Chinatown. Tickets area valid for 24hours.

ticket prices:

Adults:
24 Hours Ticket:  RM45 (Malaysian: RM19)
48 Hours Ticket: RM79 (Malaysian: RM32)

Child (5-12 years), Students, Disabled:
24 Hours Ticket:  RM19 (Malaysian: RM12)
48 Hours Ticket: RM32 (Malaysian: RM20)

Ticket Online Booking

Links:

official website
facebook page


KL Hop-on Hop-off Bus map

route map

 

some of the buses, like this one, have open decks at the back

 

KL Hop-on Hop-off bus top sign

watch out for the purple bus stop sign

bus stops:
1) Malaysia Tourism Information Centre
2) KL Tower
3) Jalan P. Ramlee
4) KL Concention Centre & Aquaria
5) Karyaneka
6) Bintang Walk
7) Tengkat Tong Shin
8) Chinatown
9) Central Market
10) Little India
11) KL Sentral
12) National Museum
13) National Palace
14) Lake Gardens
15) Bird Park
16) National Mosque
17) Dataran Merdeka (Square)
18) Medan Mara
19) Jalan Raja Laut
20) Bulatan Pahang
21) Lake Titiwangsa
22) Citi Bank
23) KLCC



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