Faces of
Malaysia
Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

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

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 is currently listed as the 10th largest building in world with a floor area of 700,000 m2.

Times Square is directly connected to the Imbi Monorail station and only 5min walk from the Hang Tuah LRT station.

Times Square

The mall area consists of 12 floors (including ground and lower ground) whereas the top 4 floors consist of mostly offices and service centers, the bottom 8 floors offer hundreds of retail shops for your shopping needs. In contrast to other highend shopping malls like Pavilion or Suria KLCC, Times Square offers more budget friendly stores.

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)
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool on the 15th floor
accessable for guest of the service suites and Times Square Hotel in the two towers


KL skyline
view from 15th floor

 



Related Places

BB Plaza / Sungei Wang

Sungei Wang, located in Bukit Bintang, is the oldest shopping complex in downtown Kuala Lumpur. The connected BB Plaza was shutdown in 2015 because of the MRT construction to make way for a new high-rise building.

Plaza Low Yat (Tech Mall)

Low Yat is the place go to buy electronic and high-tech stuff like computers, laptops , computer parts and accessories, cameras, mobile phones, blanks discs etc.

Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

The Explorers Guesthouse

Hostel / Guesthouse near Central Market and Chinatown

Suzie’s Guest House KL

Guesthouse / Hostel in Chinatown

Attractions

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.

Genting Highlands, Kuala Lumpur

Genting Highlands is resort city on a mountain top (1800m above sea level), about 55km north-east of Kuala Lumpur with Malaysia's only casinos and theme parks, restaurants and hotels.

Attractions

Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Kuching

centre to rehabilitate orang-utans and other animals that have been injured, orphaned or illegally cages.

Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

Penangs grandest and most famous colonial hotel built in 1884, established by the two Armenian Sarkie brothers Tigram and Martin who later founded Raffles Hotel in Singapore