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.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

GO KL City Bus

GO-KL-bus-with-monorail.jpg, GO KL is a bus service within Kuala Lumpur city connecting Bukit Bintang, KLCC, Chinatown, KL Sentral and Chow Kit with now 4 lines
GO KL bus next to the Monorail on Jalan Sultan Ismail in Bukit Bintang
photo: GO KL Bus
GO KL is a bus service within Kuala Lumpur city connecting Bukit Bintang, KLCC, Chinatown, KL Sentral and Chow Kit with now 4 lines

The purple buses are a new iniative by the government to ease commuting within in the city centre. At the moment they remain free of charge and run on 2 lines - the purple line (7.4km, 14 stops, connecting Bukit Bintang und KLCC/Twin Towers) and the purple line (6.5km, 15 stops, connecting Bukit Bintang und Chinatown). There is Wi-Fi available inside the buses.

operating hours:
6am - 11pm
weekends: 7am - 11pm
5 minutes frequency during peak hours (7 - 10am, 4 - 8pm working days)
10 minutes frequency during off-peak hours

Green Line bus stops:

  • KLCC
  • Angkasaraya
  • MaTIC
  • Concorde
  • Hotel Life Centre
  • Pavillion
  • Starhill Gallery
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Menara KH
  • Wisma Rohas Perkasa
  • Grand Hyatt Hotel
  • KLCC Convention Center
  • Citibank
  • Wisma Atlan


Purple Line bus stops:

  • Pasar Seni
  • Bangkok Bank
  • Muzium Telekom
  • Menara Olympia
  • KL Tower
  • The Weld
  • Wisma Foo Yong
  • Pavillion
  • Starhill Gallery
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Wisma Boustead
  • Wisma MPL
  • Bukit Ceylon
  • Kotaraya
Links:

GO KL facebook page

official website


Blue Line bus stops:

  • Terminal Jln Tun Razak
  • HKL (Jln Pahang)
  • IPP
  • Masjid Kg Baru
  • Sekolah Khas Kg Baru
  • Concorde Hotel
  • Life Centre Pavillion
  • Starhill Gallery
  • Bukit Bintang
  • Wisma Boustead
  • Menara Hap Seng
  • Bukit Nanas
  • LRT Dang Wangi
  • Menara AIA
  • Munshi Abdullah
  • Medan MARA
  • Puteri Park
  • Chow Kit (Jln Ipoh)
  • Grand Season


Red Line bus stops:

  • Terminal Jln Tun Razak
  • Hospital Damai
  • Monorel Chow Kit
  • Pasar Chow Kit
  • Sri Amar
  • Pertama Complex
  • Globe Silk Store
  • Coliseum
  • Dataran Merdeka
  • Dayabumi
  • KTM Kuala Lumpur
  • KL Sentral
  • 1Sentral
  • Muzium Negara
  • Masjid Negara
  • Dataran Merdeka
  • Menara DBKL
  • Medan MARA
  • Puteri Park
  • Chow Kit (Jln Ipoh)
  • Grand Season

 

Hotline: 1-800-88-7723

GO KL route map
maps courtesy of GO KL


inside GO KL bus
inside GO KL bus, photo courtesy: GO KL

Related Flyers / Brochures

GO KL City Bus

brochure with a route map of the 4 free Go KL bus lines connecting Bukit Bintang, Chinatown, KLCC, KL Sentral, Merdeka Square and Chow Kit in Kuala Lumpur
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © GO KL City Bus It was released sometime around 2012. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.


Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Central Lodge

Hostel / Guesthouse in Brickfields, near KL Sentral railway station

BackHome

Backpacker hostel near Masjid Jamek LRT station, located in a 2-storey shop house close to Chinatown

Attractions

Menara KL (KL Tower), Kuala Lumpur

Menara KL or KL Tower, with a height of 421m, is the 7th tallest tower in the world. As it is built on hill, the observation decks offers higher ground than the Twin Towers and the best views in town.

Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

The KL City gallery, located in a historical building from 1899 at Merdeka Square, is a free information centre of the history, present and future of Kuala Lumpur including the ARCH work and gift shop. You can also rent bicycles from here.

Attractions

Singapore Flyer, Singapore

The Singapore Flyer with a height of 165m is the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. It opened in 2008 at the southern tip of the Marina Centre reclaimed land area.

Jalan Kota / Coronation Park, Melaka

A street full of museums and the adjacent Coronation Park with a displayed first airplane of the Malaysian airforce