Places of Interest
Chinatown / Petaling Street
An area bordered by Jalan Hang Lekir, Jalan Sultan and Jalan Tun H.S.Lee, China Town never fails to enchant visitors with its amazing colours, smells and sights. The central section, "Jalan Petaling", is a frantically busy market that is closed to traffic. Under the shade of multi-coloured umbrellas, trades fruits, flower, CDs/VCDs, magazines, clothes, watches , and iced drinks such as "dragon-eyes water" make impressions on all five senses. China Town is about 5 minutes by road from the hotel.
Pasar Seni / Central Market
Built in 1936 as a wet market, Central Market today functions as a cultural and crafts centre, crammed with souvenir stalls and food outlets. See craftsmen at work on the ground and mezzanine floors which teem with all manner of trinkets and handicrafts. Excellent Malay and fast food can be enjoyed on the first floor. Bangsawan (Malay opera), Wayang Kulit (shadow play), Chinese Opera, Bharaha Natyam and other traditional dances are performed in its open-air amphitheatre on the banks of the Klang River.
Petronas Twin Towers
Petronas Twin Towers, designed by famed architect Cesar Pelli, is one of the tallest building in the world at 451.9m. Each of its 88-storey tower is reserved by double-decked passenger lifts and 10 escalators. A skybridge links both towers on the 41st floor, giving visitors a magnificent view of the city.
Kuala Lumpur Tower
The fourth tallest telecommunications and broadcasting tower in the world. Standing at 421m, Menara Kuala Lumpur offers a variety of facilities such as Observation Deck (276m) that provides 360 degrees spectacular view of Kuala Lumpur City, revolving restaurant Seri Angkasa (282m) and Mega View Banquet Deck, that caters for private functions at 288m.
If you love people-watching, sipping aromatic coffee and nibbling freshly-baked croissants, then head for Bintang Walk. Besides that, the Walk also boasts of shopping malls that offer a wide range of local and imported goods at reasonable and affordable prices.
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