From a small town Kuala Lumpur has grown to become the nation’s Capital City and the biggest city in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur City has become the centre for many socio-economic various activities including business, finance, administration, education, religion, culture and sports. Since 1961, Kuala Lumpur has been governed by one single corporate entity that was then known as the office of the Federal Capital Commissioner. On the 1st February 1972, Kuala Lumpur was officially conferred the status of a city. Read more at Kuala Lumpur City Hall.
It is a city with much to offer, as noted by the MGM Asean 2015 KL Secretariat:
‘If you yearn to experience the traditional old world appeal of Malaysia’s culture and values, the old streets of Kuala Lampur with its captivating day-to-day activities and aromatic smells will charm you. You’ll experience this city, with the echoing music of its entertainment outlets, the beam of vehicle lights searching for the perfect late-night snack and colourful streetlights – a spectacle that proves Kuala Lampur as a definite place to visit for world travellers.’
The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lampur are the tallest twin structure in the world and fifth tallest skyscraper, coming in at 1,483 feet high and 88 floors. Its construction in the late 1990s symbolised Malaysia’s emergence on the world stage.
Find out more about Kuala Lampur, ‘a city that is truly one-of-a-kind’ at the Official Visitor Portal of Kula Lampur.