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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

Religion Tips (13)

Islamic art

In the National Mosque you can find examples of fine Islamic artwork such as Calligraphy.Calligraphy is fundamental element of Islamic art. Its used to decorate and relate the words of the Quran....
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hennanights
Apr 19, 2006

Honouring Lord Murugan

The Batu caves are in honour of the God Lord Murugan. His image can be found throughout the temple in many different forms. A common one is to depict him with 6 heads and twelve arms. Each head having...
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hennanights
Apr 19, 2006

Kiblat (Qibla) Directional Sign

In all hotel rooms in Malaysia, it is a requirement to have a directional sign for the kiblat (or qibla)... Qibla is an Arabic word for the direction that should be faced when a Muslim prays... The...
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chiabh
Jun 26, 2007

Religious service / Sri Mahamariamman Temple

There is beautiful Hindu temple near the market. It was Friday, so I luckily saw their religious service. A young person from Australia asked about the rite to one of temple members. But unfortunately...
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Sakura_Kobe
Aug 02, 2003

Religious Differences in a Peaceful Setting

Neighborhood Mosque--I enjoyed living in an Islamic society, besides the cultural differences, there were subtle 'religious' differences, such as the muted 'call to prayer' five times a day, not...
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lmkluque
Aug 22, 2012

Majid Jame Mosque

Majid Jame Mosque--In Western societies, the church or cathedral buildings often times represent some of our most beautiful architecture, In Malaysia, it is the mosque that usually represents the most...
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lmkluque
Aug 22, 2012

Downstream

Going to the main mosque in a major urban center in Muslim majority nation is bound to be interesting. One suddenly realizes that he is in a constant stream of walking men in one direction; men, men...
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Assenczo
Sep 10, 2011

Islam

Kuala Lumpur is generally easy going, but don't forget this is a muslim country and in KL there are very proud about their religion. KL is actually a hub for Islamic Finance, there are plenty of...
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deeper_blue
Oct 05, 2012

Malaysia is a Conservative Muslim Nation

Indonesia maybe the Largest Muslim Nation of the World, but the Government there is secular and here in Malaysia, eventhough the Government is Secular, Islam is the State Religion and it Malaysia has...
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machomikemd
Jul 02, 2014

Temple at Batu Caves

Colourful statues of various gods decorate the temple. We didn't go into this temple as there were many people in there praying and we didn't want to disturb them.Batu Caves, about 13km North of the...
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hennanights
Jul 24, 2006

Majority of the people here...

Majority of the people here are Muslims and its common to find Halal food. (Halal foods are foods that are permitted for consumptions and productions by Muslims under the Islamic Law (Shari'ah) that...
dawn_tsh
Aug 26, 2002

View of the area around the Islamic Museum

Please be respectful of the Islamic rules here. Although it is a museum, treat it as your would a mosque.
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frankcanfly
Dec 07, 2002
 
 
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"Kuala Lumpur - My Home"
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"KL - where the rivers (and all things else) meet."
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Things to Do Near Kuala Lumpur

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Hop On, Hop Off Bus

Normally I prefer to discover a new city by foot. That's the best way to find things around, and also get a better view of everything. However, since I found everything in KL stressed and chaotic at...
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National Art Gallery

National Virtual Arts Gallery is near the Tasik Titiwangsa (Lake), around 6KM north of City Centre. The current Art Gallery building has been operating since 1998. Previously, the National Art Gallery...
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Hard Rock Café

Located about five to ten minute walk from the Menara Telecom Tower, I decided to stop by the Kuala Lumpur's Hard Rock Cafe,and as it was an exceedingly hot and humid day, I was looking forward to a...
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KL Tower - Menara Telecommunications Tower

Menara KL, the KL tower, is one of the two landmarks of KL, and I've finally gotten around to reviewing it due to a recent re-visit. 420m tall, and opened to the public in 1996, Menara KL was...
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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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Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

Even if you are not a fan of classical music, it is worth making a trip to this hall just to have a look at the ID and architecture. The design is world class and you will be amazed by the beauty. The...
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