Faces of
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Singapore, Malaysia

VivoCity

address: 1 Harbourfront Ave, Singapore 098585 - tel: (65) 6337 6860
center-court-VivoCity-Shopping-Mall-Singapore.jpg, Singapore's largest shopping mall, located at HarbourfFront with direct connection to Sentosa Island via Monorail or Boardwalk, also has a Golden Screen Cinema
Singapore's largest shopping mall, located at HarbourfFront with direct connection to Sentosa Island via Monorail or Boardwalk, also has a Golden Screen Cinema

How to get to VivoCity

BY BUS
Services:
10, 30, 30e, 57, 61, 65, 80, 97, 97e, 100, 131, 143, 145, 166, 855

BY MRT
Take the NorthEast Line, and alight at the HarbourFront Station (CC29, NE1).

VivoCity is also directly connected to Sentosa Island via the Sentosa Express (Monorail). The Monorail station is at 3rd floor of VivoCity
 

VivoCity Harbourfront
view from Sentosa Express with the Sentosa boardwalk below and VivoCity to the right, in the background you can see the cable car


Opening Hours
10am - 10pm daily

Links:

VivoCity website


Sentosa Station
Monorail Station on 3rd floor, departure for Sentosa Island via Sentosa Express


Food Republic, VivoCity
the popular Food Republic food court (another Food Republic can be found in the Pavilion Shopping Mall in Kuala Lumpur)


Food Republic Singapore
foods stalls inside Food Republic



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