Colonial part of the city would be most attractive for travelers, as main historical and architectural landmarks are concentrated here. Here is a beautiful mosque Masjid Jamek, the construction of which took place in the early 20th century. The prototype of this beautiful architectural structure is the Mongolian mosque located in northern India. No less interesting is Sultan Abdul Samad, the State Secretariat. It is a beautiful building with domes and high tower that is a prime example of Moorish architecture.
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For example, here you can find the Thean Hou Temple built in 1987 in the original architectural style combining elements of modern design with traditional Chinese carvings, ornate decorations, and monumental columns in its exterior. The roof of the building is typical of a pagoda. The temple is visited by adherents of Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. Of great architectural value are also the Guan Di Temple built in the typical Chinese style and the Chan See Shu Yuen striking with its colors and majesty.
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Many travelers begin their acquaintance with the city from Kuala Lumpur Station. Built at the end of the 19th century in an elegant Moorish style, it seems to speak for itself: "this building is worth a visit." One of the most colorful streets for walks is Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman where at every turn one can find interesting buildings occupied by restaurants, cafes, shops. Some remarkable natural attractions include KL Forest Eco Park and Asean Sculpture Garden. A walk along the parks will be a real boon for those wishing to experience aesthetic enjoyment.
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KL Mall attracts not only shoppers - the thing is that right in front of the mall one can see wonderful fountains giving a certain charm to the rest of the area. This is a great spot for photo shoots and selfies, and this is exactly what most tourists do when visiting the shopping center and discovering such beauty. When it comes to museums operating in the capital of Malaysia, of great interest is Petrosains Science Discovery Center where travelers will be able to learn a lot of new information about how the world works. All the museum exhibits are interactive, which will definitely appeal to small tourists who can feel like an astronaut or take part in a physical experiment. The Museum of Illusions is no less remarkable, especially for those who wish to bring from vacation not only material proof but also some great photos.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Kuala Lumpur and surroundings
Plan your own excursion through Kuala Lumpur: churches, museums and castles
Federal Territory Mosque, Kuala Lumpur
» The Malaysian religious building is located near the Federal Government Complex.
» The famous sanctuary was built in the period between 1998 and 2000.
» This world-famous Malaysian mosque is located in the area of 5 hectares along Jalan Duta.
» The Federal Territory Mosque was opened on 25 October 2000.
» It is the 44th mosque built by the government in Kuala Lumpur.
» It can accommodate 17 000 people at the same time.
» According to the draft, the mosque is the combination of Ottoman and Malaysian architectural styles. It is a copy of the Turkish Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
» The building has 22 domes. They were made of a composite material of glass fibre fabric mixed with epoxy resin. This material is quite light and durable.
» The Malaysian construction also includes two minarets.
» According to the classification, this religious building is a Jami mosque.
National Textiles Museum, Kuala Lumpur
» The museum houses the collection of textiles. It is divided into four sectors.
» In the first one, there are ancient tools used to make fabrics. Here, you can also see such rare fabrics, as keringkam, songket, and pua kumbu.
» In the second sector, outfits of representatives of different Moorish strata are displayed. Patterns and fabrics indicated the social status of a person.
» In the third gallery, you can see the full diversity rich heritage of Malay textiles.
» The most interesting sector is the fourth one. It houses jewels, clothes, and accessories that belonged to different ethnic groups of the country.
Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur
» It is located 2 km from the center of Kuala Lumpur. Near it, there is Stadium Merdeka. At the Stadium Negara, there are 10 000 seats.
» The indoor arena is equipped with air conditioners.
» Tertutup is multifunctional. Not only sports competitions, but also concerts and other cultural events are held here.
» The stadium started to be built in 1960. It was officially opened on 10 April 1962.
» Stadium Negara was opened by Tuanku Syed Putra, the third Yang di-Pertuan Agong or the King.
» The sports arena was the first indoor stadium in Malaysia.
» Tertutup was restored in 1982.
» The project manager of Stadium Negara was American architect Stanley Edward Jewkes.
» Tertutup was last renovated in 1982.
» The Malaysian stadium is open now.
» The 1st Fan Meeting in Kuala Lumpur "Wanna Be Loved” took place on 19 January exactly at Stadium Negara.
National Museum Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
» In 1945, the building was damaged and bombed by American soldiers. It was restored only in 1963.
» The museum includes four sectors. The first one is dedicated to the ancient history of Malaysia. Here, you can see Palaeolithic ware, ceramics, and tools. There is also a skeleton of a person who lived 10-11 000 years ago.
» In the second gallery, you can learn about the reign of the sultan and the development of a peninsula located on the trade route.
» The third section houses exhibits of the colonial period that lasted from 1511 to 1945.
» The fourth one is dedicated to the recent history of the country.
» In the National Museum, there are a lot of interesting exhibits. Some of them are displayed outside the museum. For example, you can see the first palace of the sultan (Istana Satu) here. It is a Malaysian house built on piles without nails.
Railway Station, Kuala Lumpur
» The railway station was built in 1910 by an English architect Arthur Benison Hubback.
» When it was confirmed that the building of the station is a city attraction and requires a more careful attitude, it was decided to build a new railway station.
» It was opened as the Railway Museum after the restoration in 2007, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Independence. Here, you can see old railway technology.
» Some part of the building is still serving as a suburban station.
» However, the old railway station is more an architectural attraction.