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.

Cherating

Cherating is the only real backpacker hub at the east coast of the peninsula on the mainland. Offering plenty of affordable chalets and a relaxed atmosphere, it is good place to stop for a night or two on the way up or down the east coast. The beach itself is not that spectacular and misses the palm directly at the beach. But it has a good vibe and few things you can do like taking a tour or renting a kayak up the river into the mangroves. There is also an active surfer scene when the waves are right. Cherating is located about 30km or 1h by local bus north of Kuantan.

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Times Square KL (Shopping Mall)

address: Berjaya Times Square Sdn Bhd(119614-V)Berjaya TS Management Sdn Bhd(340895-H), 1 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. - Tel: (+603) 2144 9821 - Fax: (+603) 2145 2471
Times-Square-Kuala-Lumpur-levels2.jpg, Giant shopping Mall in Bukit Bintang with 10 floors, IMAX theatre, Golden Screen cinema, a huge bowling alley and a theme park with a roller coaster.
Giant shopping Mall in Bukit Bintang with 10 floors, IMAX theatre, Golden Screen cinema, a huge bowling alley and a theme park with a roller coaster.

Times Square has more than 700 retail outlets distributed on 10 floors. This should wear even the biggest shopping maniac out wink
Times Square is directly connected to the Imbi Monorail station and only 5min walk from the Hang Tuah LRT station.

Times Square, 10 floors of shopping
Times Square, 10 floors of shopping

Links:

Times Square (official website)


Times Square Theme Park
entry price Mo-Fri: RM 38 (RM 32 for Malaysian), kids below 12: RM28 (RM 22 for Malaysians)
entry price weekends / holidays: RM 43 (RM 37 for Malaysian), kids below 12: RM33 (RM 27 for Malaysians)
www.timessquarekl.com/themepark

 

indoor roller coaster
the indoor rollercoaster with one looping and one spiral in action


Central Park
Central Park on Level 3


shopping level
the shopping levels are also connected by a glass elevator


Level 3
the first 6 Levels have endless rows of shops selling mostly clothes with a low price tag (comparable to BB Plaza / Sungei Wang)



Golden Screen Cinema
GSC has a multiplex cinema, the ticket counters are in the back of the 1st floor.
www.gsc.com.my


 


Imbi Monorail station and the Monorail track in front of Times Square

 

view from Lot 10
Sungai Wang Shopping Mall (in the front) and the two towers of Times Square (back)


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