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 Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah on Borneo. With an estimated population of 532,129 in the city and 700,000 in the urban area, it is the largest urban centre in Sabah and the sixth largest in Malaysia. It is located close to Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Jalan P. Ramlee

address: Jalan P. Ramlee, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
kl-jalan-p-ramlee.jpg, Jalan P. Ramlee, just south of KLCC, is Kuala Lumpur′s central clubbing district
photo: Gayan
Jalan P. Ramlee, just south of KLCC, is Kuala Lumpur′s central clubbing district

easily accessible from KL Monorail Bukit Nanas or Raja Chulan stations or walking from KLCC (Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Petronas Twin Towers) and the KLCC LRT station

Clubs / Venus:
Beach Club Cafe
Thai Club & Bistro
KL Live (concert venue)
Neutral Club
Aloha
Poppy Collection
Rum Jungle

Links:

Who was P.Ramlee? (Wikipedia)


Jalan P. Ramlee
view across Jalan Sultan Ismail (with Monorail overhead) towards Jalan P. Ramlee with the Beach Club on the left



Related Places

Petronas Twin Towers / KLCC

The 88-floor building was completed in 1997 and remained the highest building in the world until 2004 with 452m. The Kuala Lumpur Center includes not only the famous twin towers, but also a shopping mall (Suria KLCC), a movie theatre, the new aquarium (KLCC Aquaria) and a park.

KL City Walk

Pedestrian strip mall with fashion boutiques, bistros, cafes, signature culinary and service retailers. KL city walk is located along a 500m long strip between Jalan P. Ramlee and Jalan Pinang, near the Twin Towers.

Changkat Bukit Bintang

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.

Heritage Row

Nightlife area at Jalan Doresmy. Nightlife spot for the rich and beautiful. Row of refurbished colonial-era shop houses.

Bangsar Baru

Bangsar, to the south of downtown, popular entertainment area for local yuppies and expats with an Mediterranean flair.

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Classic Inn Budget Hotel

Budget Hotel near Bukit Bintang, located just behind Berjaya Times Square shopping mall

Moon Eleven LCCT

Small homestay-type-of guesthouse / hostel in Sepang, convenient if you have an overnight stopover at LCCT and don't want to travel all the way to KL

Attractions

Imbi, Kuala Lumpur

old residential area with a significant Chinese population near Bukit Bintang with many popular Chinese restaurants and food stalls

National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur

The National Planetarium is a space science exhibition with a telescope and observation tower in the Lake Gardens.

Attractions

Rock-climbing at Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

You can rock climb at 4 spots of the limestone hill that also hosts the famous Batu caves temple. Climing the walls is free of charge unless you want to take courses.

KL City Walk, Kuala Lumpur

Pedestrian strip mall with fashion boutiques, bistros, cafes, signature culinary and service retailers. KL city walk is located along a 500m long strip between Jalan P. Ramlee and Jalan Pinang, near the Twin Towers.