Kuala Lumpur is one of the most important cities in the Malaysian country, with a total area of two hundred and forty three square kilometers, and more than two million people live there, and it is considered one of the most developed cities in the east of the Asian continent, and the city contains many tourist attractions, and the city visits more than Nine million tourists a year, and the country is affected by a mild climate known as the tropical rainforest climate.
Kuala Lumpur landmarks
Among the landmarks of Kuala Lumpur:
- al Arab street: The street was named by this name, because there are many businesses practiced by Arabs in restaurants such as Tarbush, Tajin, Nabab, Sanaa, the tent of the desert, cafes, oud stores, tourist offices, hotels, malls, and shopping centers such as BP Plaza, Fahrenheit and Paflon.
- Indian temple: It is considered one of the most important Hindu temples, and the owners of this religion practice their rituals and their own religious rituals in late January of every year on a day known as taeposam. These rituals include harmful practices to the body, such as inserting iron skewers into their bodies.
- Chinese market: It is one of the busiest places in Kuala Lumpur, and it is one of the most shopping malls containing various goods, and there are many shopping centers that contain handicrafts and local handicrafts.
- Petronas Twin Towers: Petronas is two towers connected with each other by a bridge and a footpath, and the height of the tower reaches four hundred and fifty-two meters, and it consists of eighty eight floors and seventy-eight elevators, and Cesar Pelly is the designer of the towers under the supervision of the engineer Thurton Tommasetti.
Other landmarks in Kuala Lumpur
Other landmarks in Kuala Lumpur include:
- Perdana Park: It is the first amusement park in the city, and the park is located on the Vining Road near the National Museum, and the idea of the park was introduced by the British Alfred Vining in the late nineteenth century, and the park consists of the National Monument, a section of deer, and another for birds, and butterflies.
- The Combined Mosque: The mosque was opened by the Sultan of Selangor state Sultan Alauddin Suleiman Shah in the year one thousand nine hundred and ninety to be the oldest mosque in the city, and there are near the Klang and Gumbak rivers, and Arthur Penison Hobak is considered the designer of the mosque.
- The National Palace: It is known as Astana Negara. It is found along Jalan Astana, overlooking the Klang River. The palace consists of:
- Compound: The area of the boat reaches eleven hectares, and it consists of a variety of plants, flowers, a swimming pool, and a hall for playing badminton.
- East Wing: The pavilion contains many halls; the first is used for official and customary occasions as the appointment of a new prime minister, and the second is where the King receives his guests as heads of state, and there are many other halls such as the Belek Dota Hall, Belek Permaisore, and Belek Mentory.