Faces of
Malaysia
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.

Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Book Hostels Online Now
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Yoko’s

address: 36, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur - tel: 603 21443378
Yoko’s, Japanese restaurant and bar on Changkat Bukit Bintang
Japanese restaurant and bar on Changkat Bukit Bintang

opening hours:
5.00pm - 2.00am (Monday - Saturday)
3.00pm - 11pm (Sunday & public holiday)

phone: 603 21443378

Links: official website
more information about the Changkat nightlife area
(list of all restaurants and bars)




photo courtesy: Yoko's


Add Comment
blog comments powered by Disqus
BackpackingMalaysia recommends
Travellers Palm Lodge Hostel Kuala Lumpur
Related Places
Changkat Bukit Bintang
kl-changkat-bukit-bintang5.jpg
Changkat is a street of mostly 2-storey pre-war colonial buildings which are turned into pubs, restaurants and clubs. It is one the most happening nightlife and clubbing areas in Kuala Lumpur. ... more
Hotels in in Kuala Lumpur
HOSTELS
in Kuala Lumpur
Serai Inn & Hostel
Hostel near Pudu Sentral bus terminal and Chinatown area
Serenity Hostels
Hostel on Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL's main pub and clubbing street in Bukit Bintang
Things to do & see
Dataran Merdeka
The Dataran Merdeka (or Merdeka Square) is the old colonial heart of Kuala Lumpur. It was here, in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building that the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag hoisted for the first time at midnight on August 31, 1957. Merdeka = Independence. ... more
Pudu Market
Wet Market und Market for cheap items of all kinds, especially aquarium and hi-fi equipment along Jalan Pasar in the Pudu area. ... more
Things to do & see
Gua Tempurung, Ipoh
Gua Tempurung, located 30min south of Ipoh, are the largest limestone caves in Peninsular Malaysia. ... more

Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang
Penangs grandest and most famous colonial hotel built in 1884, established by the two Armenian Sarkie brothers Tigram and Martin who later founded Raffles Hotel in Singapore ... more