Faces of
Malaysia
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.

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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Plaza Low Yat (Tech Mall)

address: Plaza Low Yat, Lot-4-28 Fourth Floor, Plaza Low Yat, No. 7, Jalan Bintang, Off Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang Central, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Tel: +60-3-2148 3651
temp_file_kl-low-yat1.jpg, Low Yat is the place go to buy electronic and high-tech stuff like computers, laptops , computer parts and accessories, cameras, mobile phones, blanks discs etc.
Low Yat's center court
Low Yat is the place go to buy electronic and high-tech stuff like computers, laptops , computer parts and accessories, cameras, mobile phones, blanks discs etc.
Links:

Plaza Low Yat (official website)
LowYat.Net - Malaysia's Tech Enthusiast's Community


There a few big stores in Low Yat but mostly it's small open shops and booths so it feels almost like a market.
The basement has ATMs, a few restaurants and a decent food court (Lemon Court).

The first 2 floor are mainly camera and mobile phones whereas at the upper 3 floors you find everything and anything concerning computers, notebooks etc.
Most shops have A4-sheets with the price list so it’s best to collect some of them and compare prices.
 

price list viewnet store Low Yat
price list of the ViewNet store on 3rd floor (July 2012)
 

phone shops
shops selling phones and equipment
 

smaller shops in the back of Low Yat
smaller IT shops in the back of the floors


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