Kuala Lumpur Warnings and Dangers

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  • 1. Theft & Pickpocketing

    I recently moved into the Angkasa Impian 2 Condominium which is located at the street just behind Changkat in Bukit Bintang, a popular bar area I thought up until now to be safe due to the frequency...

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  • 2. Scams & Confidence Tricksters

    Please do not purchase tickets online from unofficial online Petronas Towers ticket Vendors as you probably will be refused entry. Please read the information in the link and buy through the official...

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  • 3. Taxi Driver Scams

    This is my true account of how I got ripped off by 2 taxi-drivers in KL. Story with photos: http://antsperspective.blogspot.com/2012/12/getting-ripped-off-by-2-taxi-drivers-in.html In December 2012,...

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  • 4. Traffic & Roads

    Traffic Jam is a norm to people living in Kuala Lumpur. In the 80s and 90s, you could hear honking from drivers to show frustration especially during rush hours. Nowadays, people don't bother to honk...

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  • 5. Toilets & Sanitation

    The horror of public toilets. OK - the public toilets around the world are notorious for being disgustingly dirty and unhygienic; so smelly that you need oxygen masks just to enter. They are so bad...

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  • 6. Dodgy People

    There are these orange robed monks (Buddist?) that I find in Bukit Bintag and KLCC. Nearly every time I go to KLCC they approach me . Their MO is to hand me a shiny gold colored card. They are very...

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  • 7. Weather, Climate & The Environment

    The night view of Eye On Malaysia may be stunning and beautiful, and during a clear night the view of KLCC & city is clearly seen. A walk along or seats beside the lake to enjoy the view is the best...

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  • 8. Drugs

    I read this sign in some night clubs and stuff saying not to do drugs here in Malaysia as if you are caught with the drugs on you , you will face the death penalty. I guess if I saw these sign put up...

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  • 9. Banned Items & Activities

    There are so many places to buy fake designer watches in KL that it is amazing. The area around Chinatown seems to have the highest concentration. Man, they look good. The price typically starts at...

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  • 10. Delinquent Primates

    If you go up the stairs, you can meet a lot of long tailed-macaque monkeys and if you have peanuts with you, they'll climb to you as I won't consider recommending. You might fall though. You can take...

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  • 11. Smelly Fruit

    l have tried and tried to eat durian, but every time the smell drives me away, its like a mixture of cheese, sweaty socks and a few other things you dont want me to mention there are signs in most...

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  • 12. Postal Service

    Don't sent anything by Malaysia Post office. It's really unreliable. Since I've been sent twice parcel to 2 different country. Still get nothing for almost a year. And they will told you still on the...

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  • 13. Good-Byes May Be Difficult!

    The people I met while in Kuala Lumpur were nice, interesting and generous of spirit. It was easy meeting new people here and the chances are that you can make...

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  • 14. Snatch thefts.

    Crime rate is down but snatch thefts still happen.. Beware of motorcyclists with pillion riders who have been known to grab ladies handbags, sometimes dragging...

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  • 15. Photo restrictions at the KLCC shopping center.

    When visiting the Suria KLCC shopping center you should be aware that there are certain restrictions regarding photographing because of security reasons because...

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  • 16. National Mosque banners

    Word of warning: If you're easily offended then you shouldn't visit the National Mosque as when I visited (in Feb 2009) there were large banners draped off the...

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  • 17. Warning re viewing Petronas skydeck..

    The tickets are free, but handed out from 0830 in the morning. There would be queues gathering from 0730! By 0830 there would be on average 100-150 people...

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  • 18. Beware of Snatch Thieves

    The problem of snatch thieves is still prevalent despite actions by the Police to curb it... Snatch thieves are opportunists who take advantage of carelessness...

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  • 19. thefts,taxi drivers and ...

    While we were in K.L. we were a witness to a chain snatching incident in a bylane of a busy area.It happened in broad daylight and so we became more cautious...

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  • 20. Smokers Beware!

    -Be cautious if you are a smoker. Malaysia has banned smoking from public places including sports stadiums and eating houses. So if you are not sure ask first...

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  • 21. Be Careful at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

    BE EXTRA CAREFUL WHILE IN KLIA Pass it on..... let more people be aware of such things around them. Recently, a new type of crime has surfaced in town. It goes...

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  • 22. Japanese toiletts

    I found this toilette in a chinese restaurant, that lately I have been told, was in a Japanese hotel.I went to the toilette and when ready to flush, noticed...

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  • 23. Pasar Rakyat not same as Plaza Rakyat

    Some bus companies provide coach service from S'pore to Pasar Rakyat bus terminal (KL) although the buses go upto some terminals in the city. Pasar Rakyat bus...

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  • 24. Rude immigration officer

    While entering Malaysia by bus, you have to stop at Johor Bahru point. There, you will be interviewed by malaysia officers. Sometimes some officer might be very...

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  • 25. Horrible Garbage exposed

    Horrible Garbage exposed in Kuala Lumpur. I don't know what to do, the government is unable to solve it. Any ideas? The wealthy ministry lived and worked in...

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