Excursion tour in Kuala Lumpur. Top architecture - monuments, castles, temples and palaces

Petronas towers view from the sky bar 1. There are no strict rules regarding dress here; locals hold an informal style, they can even visit important activities in casual clothes. For exploring the city casual wear is perfect, here it is prevalent among people of all ages.
2. Going for a walk, be sure to have sunscreen with you, as sun is particularly crafty in summer months. For those, who expect to spend time outdoors, repellents would be useful.
3. It is uncommon to leave a tip in restaurants and hotels. In some upscale places, it may be included in the bill and is usually not more than 10% of the total order.
4. Locals are very hospitable, so in any case don’t refuse an invitation to come for a visit. Welcoming hosts would obviously offer guests some drinks and food that won’t be refused too.
5. It’s common to greet each other with a limp handshake. Hugs are suitable only for close friends or relatives; during intercourse no touching is allowed. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. You have to take and pass food, money and other items with your right hand only. If you pass an object with your left hand, then this would be considered a serious insult, and may cause resentment.
7. On entering the religious objects and living spaces be sure to take off your shoes. Travelers who expect to attend mosques and other places of worship should choose clothes carefully. It shouldn’t be too bright and open-necked.
One of the favorite pastimes of the tourists is shopping and strolling around markets, but in addition to the attractive shopping centers, some other interesting entertainment could be … Open
8. It’s worth to go to local markets with enough notes of small face value. In such way it would be easier to settle with sellers. You can pay with a credit card can in major supermarkets and upmarket shops.
9. Be sure to bargain on markets and in private trading pavilions. Even if you haven’t succeeded in lowering price, you can reckon on a nice souvenir from the seller. It is also worth to mention that some markets work exclusively at night.
10. Hand language is rather peculiar and has a ton of features. For example, during a conversation in any case don’t point off any object or person with your forefinger, as this gesture is offensive. Don’t touch the head, which is consider sacred by locals. Stroking a head is prohibited, children are no exception.
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Malaysia: travelling advices

5. It is convenient and profitable to buy original souvenirs, crafts of local craftsmen, and even food at special night markets. The stifling heat subsides in the evening. In addition, prices go down closer to the closing time. Sellers make discounts more readily.
6. Free Wi-Fi is available in many public places in the country. You can purchase a SIM card from one of the local operators to make calls. Mobile Internet is also well developed here. It has a large coverage area.
7. It is most convenient to take US dollars to the trip. They can be exchanged for the national currency - the Malaysian ringgit. The most profitable exchange rate is in small exchange offices. Cards are accepted almost everywhere.
8. Malaysia is a multicultural country. Its inhabitants respect the religious beliefs of representatives of different faiths. Buddhist, Muslim, and Christian holidays are celebrated at the state level here. You should check the calendar of holidays before you travel, so as not to get into a situation when everything is closed. For example, it will be problematic to have a snack during daylight hours during the Holy month of Ramadan in places where the Muslim population lives. … Open

What to visit being in Kuala Lumpur - unique sights


From the series “Breathtaking High-Altitude Observation Points with Panoramic Views on Cities”
In the immediate vicinity of the building, there is a picturesque landscaped park with lots of decorations and fountains. Since opening of skyscrapers, a number of people wishing to visit them is so great that some restrictions had to be introduced. Those who want to climb the highest viewing platform of Malaysia have to consider that it is necessary to buy tickets in advance. In addition, the observation platform works differently schedule on different days of the week. It’s recommended to clarify that in advance. … Read further

Petronas Towers

From the series “The Highest Buildings in the World”
Towers are connected with the Sky Bridge made of glass; it’s located at an altitude of 170 meters. Despite the fact that Petronas Towers aren’t the highest buildings in the world, they have no equal in their category. Those are the highest twin towers in the world, which in appearance resemble two identical huge corn cobs. Skyscrapers are daily visited by more than 300 people, so it’s worth noting that it’s necessary to buy tickets to see the architectural attractions in advance. The number of people who can remain within the walls of a skyscraper at the same time is limited. The most favorite pastime among tourists is walking along the glass bridge and visiting viewing platforms. … Read further

Berjaya Times Square

From the series “12 Largest Shopping Centers Worldwide”
They can try the biggest vending machine, which differs from others by its colorful design. In the shopping mall interesting thematic events are usually held, and children will also like the roofed entertainment park. Those, who want to examine one of the main shopping centers of Kuala Lumpur for details, can stay in the local hotel. Its residents have an access to the high-class fitness center and SPA-saloon. The variety of shops will strike your imagination. There you will find the shop, where the costumes of superheroes are selling. … Read further

Tips for the cities around Kuala Lumpur

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