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In KL State of Mind: Interesting Places

In KL State of Mind

 

Interesting Places

There are many persuasive reasons to study in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and the wide choices of Universities or Colleges have already attracted many foreign students from all around the globe. As the numbers continue to grow, let’s check-up on the capital of Malaysia –Kuala Lumpur or KL, and find out what are some of the interesting places to go:

 

For Books & Art Lovers:

 

1. Kinokuniya Book Store in KLCC

A wide selection of books, magazines and comics as well as a cosy café with a view of KLCC Park.

Travel tips: Take the LRT to KLCC station.

 

2. National Geographic Café in Lot 10 (Bukit Bintang)

Offers top view of the busy Bukit Bintang (The Golden Triangle). Great place to check out some National Geographic books or magazines, ethnic jewelry, unique items from global artisans or to enjoy a cuppa.   

Opening Hours: 10 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. Daily

Travel tips: Take the new and air-conditioned pedestrian walk-way from KLCC to Bukit Bintang.

 

3. Annexe Art Gallery at Central Market

Nested within a heritage building and is said to the Art and Soul of Kuala Lumpur, Annexe is a centre for contemporary arts and the hub for eclectic events or programmes.

Look out for the next Annexe Arts for Grabs, a colourful art bazaar featuring local designers.

Travel tips: Take the LRT to Central Market / Pasar Seni station. 

 

For Food Lovers:

 

1. Jalan Alor (Street) at Bukit Bintang

Savour countless selections of local food spread across various hawker stalls and restaurants along a street.  Try the famous Wong Ah Wah grilled chicken wings located at the end of the street, it is believed by many to be the best grilled chicken wings in town.

 

2. Haven Café, Ampang Hilir KL

Set in a beautiful white colonial house, Haven offers natural, wholesome and delicious food, including vegetarian meals.  Also serves good coffee and sells fresh organic bread.

 

3. Sri Nirvana Maju Restaurant, Bangsar Baru, Jalan Telawi 3

A popular choice for locals who enjoy delectable South Indian food, the always crowded Nirvana is famed for its banana leaf rice, where white rice is served on fresh banana leaf along with assorted vegetables, pickles, curry dishes and papadum (Indian Crackers).

 

For Vintage Lovers:

 

Flea Market at Amcorp Mall (Since 1998)

Every weekend, dozens of stalls selling rare antiques, vinyl records, collectibles, vintage toys, and unique items can be found at the Lower Ground of Amcorp Mall. 

Deploy the art of bargaining for a good price.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                        

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