Faces of
Malaysia
Pulau Kapas

Pulau Kapas is a small island located only about 6km off Marang in the east coast state of Terengganu (about 1h north of Kuala Terengganu). It has quite and relaxed atmosphere because it is bypassed by the majority of the backpacker circuit looking for a more remote place like the Perhentian Islands. Pulau Kapas only get fairly busy on the weekends when locals come to island. There are a few good snorkeling spots around the island. All accommodations and beach are on the west coast facing the mainland. The west coast is the weather side has no sand beach, only rocks - it can be reached after a short walk through the jungle. Pulau Kapas shuts down during the monsoon season between November and February.

Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Menara KL (KL Tower)

address: Jalan Punchak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Tel: +603 2020 5444
KLTower-titiwangsa-mountains.jpg, 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.
KL Tower jutting out from KL's congrete jungle with Titiwangsa mountain range in the background
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.

KL Tower at night
KL skyline at night
KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers are dominating the skyline at night. 

 

 

Opening Hours:
9.00am until 10.00pm

Ticket Prices:
All Park Entrance: RM55 (child RM45)
(Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator, Pony Ride, KL Tower Animal Zone, 1 Malaysia Cultural Village)

Basic Package: RM45 (child RM30)
(Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator OR Pony Ride ORKL Tower Animal Zone)

Guided Tour: RM70(child RM60)
(Tour Guide, Observation Deck, MP5, Forest in the City, F1 Simulator, Pony Ride, KL Tower Animal Zone, 1 Malaysia Cultural Village)


Revolving Restaurant:
reservations: +60(3) 20202121
website: www.atmosphere360.com.my


KL Tower
the top of the fifth-tallest telecommunications tower in the world


 

 

 

Links:

MenaraKL.com.my (Official Website)
Wikipedia: KL Tower
Google Earth: 3D model of the KL Tower


KL Tower at night
night view of KL Tower from Jalan Raja Chulan (coming from Chinatown)

 

Related Flyers / Brochures

Menara Kuala Lumpur, KL Tower

brochure about the telecommunication tower in KL and the activities available, also includes some information of Muzium Telekom and the tower in Alor Setar (Menara Alor Star)
[click here for details or click images below to enlarge]
The content and images of this flyer / brochure are courtesy of: © Menara Kuala Lumpur It was released sometime around 2010. Some information might not be up-to-date anymore.


Related Places

KL Forest Eco Park with Canopy Walk

Formerly known as Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve is only remaining tropical rainforest in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur

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.

Luna Bar

Super-chic breezy rooftop bar with a pool in the middle (but you cannot use it unfortunately) and one of the best night views in town

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

Reggae Mansion

Located in 3-storey colonial building with a roof-top bar, the Reggae Mansion is a party hostel and the biggest hostel in Kuala Lumpur

Serenity Hostels

Hostel on Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL's main pub and clubbing street in Bukit Bintang

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.

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.

Attractions

Ipoh Padang, Ipoh

Ipoh Padang - padang means field in Malay - is large field in the city centre lined by colonial buildings. It was set up in 1898 and was used as a cricket field for the British in the colonial days in the early 20th century.

Pasar Besar Kedai Payang (Central Market), Kuala Terengganu

The colourful wet and dry market of KT is right next to Chinatown and along the Terengganu River. At the entrance are still traditional trishaws taking costumers back to their home.