Faces of
Malaysia
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.

Pulau Lang Tengah

Pulau Lang Tengah is a small postcard island with only 3 resorts located halfway between Perhentian Island and Pulau Redang.

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

Sahabat Guesthouse

Guesthouse / small hotel in an residential side street in Bukit Bintang, just behind the clubbing street Changkat Bukit Bintang

Serai Inn & Hostel

Hostel near Pudu Sentral bus terminal and Chinatown area

Attractions

Lake Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur

Lake Titiwangsa - also known as Taman Tasik Titiwangsa - is a recreational park and lake north of downtown Kuala Lumpur with good photo opportunities and the adjacent Istana Budaya, an arts and culture centre.

Bird Park, Kuala Lumpur

The KL Bird Park is the one of the main attractions in the Lake Gardens park area and has the self-proclaimed largest free-flight walk-in aviary in the work.

Attractions

Sepang F1 International Circuit, Kuala Lumpur

The Sepang F1 International Circuit right next to KLIA airport and used for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, A1 Grand Prix as well as the MotoGP Malaysian Grand Prix.

Masjid Jamek, Kuala Lumpur

Masjid Jamek is the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak River and was designed by Arthur Benison Hubback.