Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and one of its three Federal Territories, sprawls over 243 square kilometres. It is also home to Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia’s pride and icon as well as other beautiful architectures like Kuala Lumpur Tower and Istana Negara.
Being the centre of Malaysia’s economic and business development, the city features many commercial, business and office skyscrapers among low-rise shop-offices together with swanky hotels and buildings of historical value. With its densely located population, it is not strange to find high-rise condominiums and serviced apartments that are very popular residential properties for the city’s residents.
It is a modern city known well for its many shopping malls and centres, mostly in the Bukit Bintang area, like the Suria KLCC and Pavilion. Kuala Lumpur has lots of famous parks like the Lake Gardens, the KLCC Park and Titiwangsa Lake Gardens. Commercial and residential properties in Kuala Lumpur are in high demand and make for great investments opportunities.
The city has a tropical rainforest climate with abundance of sunlight round the year. It also receives plenty of rainfall between October and March. Temperature in day averages between 31 to 33˚C, and rarely crosses 39˚C. Temperatures can drop to 24˚C at night. Flash floods are common in certain parts of the city during extremely heavy downpour.
Kuala Lumpur is the cultural capital and hub of Malaysia. Its National Museum, Islamic Arts Museum and Cultural Craft Complex display art from all over the country and the world. Notable local works include wood carving, songket and batik. The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre promote performing arts culture. It is a meeting ground of many cultures in the country and you can find a wide variety of authentic local as well as fusion cuisines in Kuala Lumpur.