Dec 16, 2013
Malaysia springs of beauty and flourish. One of the most amazing place to be in the world according to the UN-HABITAT at number ten in the global index. One of its amazing gifts to the world is, Kuala Lumpur, a cosmopolitan metropolis, with a vibrant growing population of 1.6 million people as of 2012. The city atmosphere is filled with the past and the present with the skyscraping twin towers of Petronas, the world’s tallest twin tower side by side one of the world’s oldest Hindu temple the Sri Mahamariamman.
One of its fascinating features, is how it has been able to preserve and infuse old and new cultures, making cultural diversity as one of its signature piece. Kuala Lumpur prides itself as a hub of Art, with all famous Islamic Arts Museum with a wide collection of Islamic relics and artifacts and an enormous library on the Islam.Online travel news site about Malaysia says the 27-year-old Lithaanian Ernest Zacharevic, AKA Lithuanian ‘Banksy’, makes Malaysian streets his canvas.
So here are 5 remarkable streets in Kuala Lumpur that give you a taste and feel of Malaysian streets. The streets are;
A SEAT OF POWER
The former Java Street now known as JalanTun Perak, sat the offices of the British administrative offices, a beautiful an incredible architectural piece that brought English and Malayan culture together. Along the street you will find the magnificent Padang or the MerdekaSquare.
WELCOME CHINA TOWN
Business is the driving force of the Malaysian economy and Pedaling Street has become quite invaluable to the Malaysian people. It’s a house China town, called so due to the heavy presence of Chinese business people, a marking of Malaysian open door policy.(image by Sheraton Hotels and Resorts).
MALAYAN SHOPPING HUB
The Jalan Bukit Bintang is one of the 5 remarkable streets in Kuala Lumpur. It connects you to the cities commercial hub of Bintang. It has the Plaza Low Yat, one of Malaysia’s largest electronic malls. Also along the street is the famous Suria KLCC, one of Malaysia’s top shopping destinations.
ONE OF WITH THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE
Malaysian streets have come so far to be globally respected and hailed, but no other matches the power of Jalan P. Ramlee Street in the golden triangle of Kuala Lumpur. The street houses the Petronas and the KL Tower (Menera towers), iconic symbols of Malaysian power and status. Walk along the street and gaze, be amazed at the greatness of Malaysia.
FOOD CENTRAL, MALAYSIAN STYLE
Food is central to all of us, it’s vital and very important and every major city has a street where food is it core business. Malaysian Streets are no exception, with JalanMajsid India one of the 5 most remarkable streets in Kuala Lumpur. It’s able to accommodate different tastes so well. It hubs Chinese cuisine restaurants, Indian, Indonesian, Korean, Arabic food courts are also present. If you are savvy for amazing hospitality JalanMajsid India Street is what you are looking for. Malaysia has so much spark and Kuala Lumpur, is just one of its many dream destination. Malaysia offers the future with lingers of the past.(image by Johan Samsom).
Other amazing Malaysian cities are the seat of power of the Malaysian government in Johor Bahur, the second largest Metropolitan Area in Malaysia, Penang. Go and discover Malaysia, they is a lot you are yet to see.
Feature image by eladpreston