As the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is home to some many of the country’s finest attractions whether its world-class shopping malls, fascinating museums or heritage sites you’re looking for. The architectural range in Kuala Lumpur is stunning and includes modern wonders such as the Petronas Twin Towers as well as numerous examples of British colonial architecture in the city center. One of the main draws of the city is its fantastic cuisine which offers everything from fragrant street food stalls to top-class fine dining. Some of the Asia’s best shopping malls can be found in Kuala Lumpur such as the 12-storey Beraya Times Square or the luxurious Starhill Gallery housing the world’s most exclusive designer brands. Families with children will find there are many exciting things to do in Kuala Lumpur including many theme parks such as the Sunway Lagoon which also includes a waterpark.
When to Visit Kuala Lumpur
The Kuala Lumpur weather remains warm all year round, although there are certain months of the year where rainfall is a lot heavier. Rainfall is a lot more frequent between March and April as well as between October and December, so those who prefer drier weather may want to avoid this period. Kuala Lumpur does not really have a peak tourism season as visitors flock to the city all year round, although those looking for the driest weather might want to visit between May and August. Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur tend to be available all year round, but be sure to get in quick and book early to get the cheapest prices.
Flights to Kuala Lumpur
The main airport in Kuala Lumpur is Kuala Lumpur International Airport, situated around 50km outside of the city center. There are direct flights from the UAE to Kuala Lumpur - travelers from Dubai can catch a flight with Emirates, while Etihad Airways operate flights from Abu Dhabi International Airport. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is rated as one of the world’s finest airports with state-of-the-art facilities. There are numerous ways to get from the airport into central Kuala Lumpur including by fast train in less than 30 minutes.
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Kuala Lumpur Travel Information
Most nationals are able to enter Malaysia without requiring a visa including UAE nationals who are permitted a visa-free stay of up to 90 days. The currency used in Malaysia is the Malaysian ringgit, while the country is 4 hours ahead of the UAE so you will need to put your clocks forward upon arrival. Kuala Lumpur has an excellent public transportation system, so getting around and exploring the entire city is a breeze.
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