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Kuala Lumpur Self-Guided Audio Tour
"Enjoy the magical city of Kuala Lumpur where many cultures and religions can be found. This self-guided audio tour will take you through the city where you will see the amazing Masjid Jamek Mosque and the impressive Sri Mahamariamman Temple. You will also see the Sultan Abdul Samad Bu Bukit Bintang the Lake Gardens Chinatown Chan See Shu Yuen Temple Central Market
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KL Tower Observation Deck Admission Ticket
"The KL Tower (aka the Menara Kuala Lumpur) is one of the most iconic sights in Kuala Lumpur and is visible from most parts of the city. It's one of the world’s tallest telecommunications towers a major tourist destination and a popular venue for special occasions. The tower sits on a hill making it appear taller than the city's famous Petronas Towers; KL Tower measures 1381 feet (421 meters) high while the Petronas Towers measures 1483 feet (452 meters). With your admission ticket you may visit whenever you wish during operating hours. Perhaps go to watch the sunset and see lights come on across the sprawling city below. When booking choose from the following two admission options.KL Tower Observation Deck and XD Theater:After arriving at KL Tower
From $18.00
 
Private Tour: KL Tower Revolving Restaurant Buffet Dinner and Central Market Night Tour
"After pickup by private vehichle from your Kuala Lumpur hotel start the evening with a guided stroll around Kuala Lumpur's famous Central Market where you’ll find a wide selection of Malaysian handicrafts and souvenirs on display. This is the place to have your portrait sketched by local artists in less than 15 minutes.After your visit you’ll be driven to the most imposing landmark in the city the KL Tower. At 1380 feet (421 meters) it ranks as the tallest tower in Asia. Here
From $118.00

More Local Customs in Malaysia

Ancient Chinese beliefs

Roughly 25% of populations in Malaysia are descendant of Chinese, Qingese and Mingese.They emigrated to Old British-Malaya or the Old Malacca Empire in different period (from 1400s-1900s). Majority...
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l_joo
Nov 22, 2006

Take It Easy

People here are relaxed, so remember to take things easy.Don't rush them too much for services etc.Some have religious reasons to be unfriendly to strangers, though generally people are...
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Jul 25, 2005

Understanding Malaysian Names of People

1) Malays are Muslims and so have Muslim names like Mohamed Samad, Fatimah Othman. Men have "bin" (son of). Women "binti" (daughter of). Indian Muslims have similar names.Chinese who are converted...
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SLLiew
Aug 28, 2006

The culture of purple colors

The culture of purple colors is a very interesting culture in Malaysia. I believe is a very useful tip for foreign tourists to get to know more about Malaysian culture of colors. It is basically an...
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Apr 13, 2006

The Feng Shui culture

The Feng Shui culture is another headache problem nowadays especially in architectural design, landscaping design, commercial design and others. This tip is very important for newbies when dealing...
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l_joo
May 07, 2004

Above door of a Chinese family

For some Chinese family, a Taoist mirror of octagonal shape is placed above the door.This is to ward away evil spirits from disturbing the household. Many Chinese also believe in fengshui as to where...
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SLLiew
Jan 08, 2007
 
 
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"Open House" on major Malaysian Festivals

During the major festivals of Malay Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, Chinese New Year, Indian Deepavali, Christmas, Iban (Sarawak) and Kadazan (Sabah) harvest festivals, many Federal and State leaders will hold...
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Aug 25, 2006

Gong Xi Fa Cai

Based on the phases of the moon, the Chinese New Year occurs between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, usually during mid-January to mid-February. Celebrated by the Chinese community...
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Jan 19, 2004

Hari Raya Puasa

The most significant celebration for Muslims, it signifies the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The celebration is determined by sighting of the new moon on the day, before the next month on the...
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Jan 19, 2004

Deepavali

Deepavali or Diwali means "a row of lights".In Malaysia, it is celebrated as the day the evil Narakasura was slain by Lord Krishna. The triumph of light over darkness and good over evil. Getting up...
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Jan 08, 2004

Hungry Ghost Festival

Celebrated on the 15th day of the 7th Lunar month. On this day it is believed that the "Gates of Hell" are opened and that the dead return to visit their living relatives. The Chinese feel that they...
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Jan 19, 2004

Mooncake Festival

The Mid-Autumn or Mooncake Festival falls on the 15th day of the Chinese eighth month and is celebrated to signify the end of the harvest season. As it is associated with paper lanterns, it is also...
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Jan 08, 2004

Halal Food, Other food restriction

Malaysia is a multi-ethnic and mult-religious society and so when you go out to eat with Malaysians, you may want to ask about food restriction if any to avoid any misunderstanding.For Muslims, food...
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SLLiew
Aug 25, 2006

New Malaysian King appointed

Effective December 13, 2006, the 13th King of Malaysia, Yang Di Pertuan Agong, is Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, the current Sultan of Terengganu. Sultan Mizan was appointed by the Conference of Rulers...
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Nov 04, 2006

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Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, 50088, Malaysia
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27, Jalan Kota, Melaka, Melaka State, 75000, Malaysia
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Jalan Bendahara, Melaka, Melaka State, 75100, Malaysia
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Jalan Teluk Datai, Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, 07000, Malaysia
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Pantai Dalit Beach, P.O. Box 600, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 89208, Malaysia
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Top Things to Do in Malaysia

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Petronas Twin Towers

The Petronas Twin Towers have become an icon and symbol of Kuala Lumpur. They are now the tallest twin towers in the world, at 451.9 metres. The buildings are 88 stories high, and the sky bridge...
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Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera)

The Sky Walk Tower is located at your right after about 50 meters when you come out from the tram. It was officially opened by Penang Chief Minister, Honorable Mr. Lim Guan Eng in February 2015. It is...
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Temple's

Kwan Im Temple is at the end of Jonker Street near the intersection with Tokong Street and is worth a quick visit. I was surprised that this beautiful little temple is not mentioned in my guidebook or...
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Istana Besar

If there's one thing we really appreciate in Johor is this museum, which houses a good collection of royal heirloom, impressive rare artefacts and a good record of the history of the States's Royal...
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Bako National Park

We took K1 red bus at the bus stand near to the Riverbank Suite, Waterfront. It took less than 1 hour to the fishing village where we took a boat from there (RM15 for local adult and free for kid...
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Manukan Island

Manukan island is one of the 5 islands which make up the Tunku Abdul Rahman national marine park (along with Mamutik, Gaya, Sapi and Sulug). Between 10 and 3, you're spoilt for choice of boats leaving...
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