Faces of
Malaysia
Kuching

Kuching is the capital of the East Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo. Kuching is the most populous city in the state of Sarawak and the fourth largest city in Malaysia. Kuching means “cat” in Malay.

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.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1 Utama Shopping Centre

address: 1 UTAMA SHOPPING CENTRE, 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama City Centre, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia - Customer Service Centre : 03-7710 8118
1Utama-shopping-centre-outside.jpg, Shopping Mall in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya (PJ). Giant Mall Shopping with an old and a new wing about 20km south-west of downtown KL.
Shopping Mall in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya (PJ). Giant Mall Shopping with an old and a new wing about 20km south-west of downtown KL.

1 Utama is only 5min away from The Curve and Ikea.

Opening Hours
Open Daily
Sun - Thu : 10am - 10pm
Fri & Sat : 10am - 10.30pm

Golden Screen Cinema on 4th Floor (New Wing)
Contact No.: 03-8312 3456
http://www.gsc.com.my/

Links:

official website
facebook page


How to get to 1Utama:
from KL Sentral, take the Rapid KL Bus No. U82 (travel time about 40min)
or LRT to Kelana Jaya station and taxi from there (10min, a lot more during rush hour)


1 Utama Bus Terminal / Transportation Hub
The bus terminal at the back of the new wing (BT1, Lower Ground) is the main transportation hub for the PJ area. Here you can find buses to LCCT (Skybus), Genting Highlands (Go Genting) or long-distances buses to Singapore and Penang like Aeroline or Five Star. It is also a hub for local Rapid KL bus routes: U43 (Putrajaya), U82 (KL Sentral), U86 (Damansara), U89 (Kelana Jaya LRT).

Skybus to LCCT
price: RM15
travel time: 1h15min
depature times: 4am, 5.30am, 7am, 8am, 9am, 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 6pm

There is also taxi coupon service available.


1 Utama Bus Terminal
1 Utama Bus Terminal

 


The Oval, New Wing

Rainforest, 1 Utama
The Rainforest section is the highlight of 1 Utama with a few cosy restaurants and lots of green

Food Republic 1 Utama
the Food Republic food court with the view of the LDP highway just in front of 1 Utama
 
Old Wing, 1 Utama
The Old Wing of 1 Utama (here the center court) has Jusco as the main tenant


Related Places

The Curve / Ikea / Ikano Power Center

Another huge shopping complex in Petaling Jaya (Mutiara Damansara). It includes the malls The Curve and Ikano Power Center plus adjacent Ikea and Tesco that are all interconnected.

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Step Inn Guesthouse

Guesthouse / hostel situated close to Pudu Sentral (Puduraya) bus terminal in a quite back road, halfway between Bukit Bintang and Chinatown

Reggae Guest House 2

Hostel in Chinatown, 1 of 3 outlets of the Reggae Hostel Group in KL

Attractions

Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Main shopping, dining and entertainment area of Kuala Lumpur. Many backpacker accommodations are here too.

Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur

Oldest malay residential area in KL with still authentic traditional Malay wooden houses and the the backdrop of the close-by downtown skyline

Attractions

Henderson Waves, Singapore

Singapore's highest pedestrian bridge with a distinctive wave architecture connecting Mount Faber with Telok Blangah Hill Park

Petaling Street (Chinatown), Kuala Lumpur

Chinatown in KL is one of the oldest parts of city. The main attractions is the roofed street market along Petaling Street which is popular for selling for fake branded goods like bags, shoes, clothes and watches.