Faces of
Malaysia
Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

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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The Gardens / Midvalley Megamall

address: Midvalley City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Gardens / Midvalley Megamall, The new Gardens (opened in 2007) and Midvalley Megamall are shopping Malls under the same management in a mixed development called Midvalley City a few km south of downtown.
Centre Court, Midvalley Mega Mall
The new Gardens (opened in 2007) and Midvalley Megamall are shopping Malls under the same management in a mixed development called Midvalley City a few km south of downtown.
Links: Midvalley City
The Gardens
Midvalley Megamall
Whereas the Megamall is a really big shopping Mall with a classic setup, the Garden is a avant garde mall reaching out to customer with a bigger wallet. There is a direct connection between the two malls.

There is a free Shuttle bus from the Bangsar LRT station to Midvalley Megamall (south court) and Midvalley has it's own KTM train station as well.

Cinema
Golden Screen Cinema -
Level 4, The Garden
Level 3, Megamall


The Gardens and Midvalley City, view from Adullah Hukum LRT station


The Gardens


The Gardens, roof design


Walkway between Megamall and The Gardens


Midvalley Megamall


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