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Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Once the meetings are over, there is plenty to explore in Kuala Lumpur such as world-class shopping, exciting theme parks, international sporting events, dazzling cultural performances and a nightlife that never seems to end. Shoppers will be delighted in what Kuala Lumpur has to offer, from deluxe shopping centres and complexes to bazaars and night markets that offer an irresistible choice of local collectables as well as international labels. Among the must visit shopping centres is Suria KLCC. Located at the base of one of the icons of the city’s skyline – the Petronas Twin Towers. Chinatown, based in Petaling Street, a reference to its roots as a tapioca-producing district is deeply immersed in Oriental culture, heritage and history. At night, its main market area transforms into a lively and vibrant night market, filled with hundreds of stalls offering all kinds of goods.

Visitors will have plenty to explore including monuments, parks and museums. Kuala Lumpur offers both modern and historical attractions. Historical highlights include the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a Moorish-styled building that faces Merdeka Square. This is where many of Malaysia’s celebrations are held, from Independence Day to New Year’s Day.