Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is also one of the most famous cities in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur located in the southwestern coast of the Malay peninsula, and included the suburban area of about 244 square kilometers. Kuala Lumpur is in a population of about 1.5 million, including Chinese and overseas accounts for two-thirds, is the largest city in Malaysia country. City ‘s west, north, east three sides are along by hills and mountains, Klang river and its tributaries Gombak river gather in the city, and flow from southwest into the Malacca strait.
Kuala Lumpur city development began in the late 18th century, started only a village with the exploitation of tin, when in Klang river and Gombak river intersection discovered the tin. Today, although the Kuala Lumpur’s mining industry has been declining, its urban development does not slow down and still keep vigorously. This city with a population of 1.5 million people, and worthy of the name is the pulse of the Malaysian national.
Kuala Lumpur city has beautiful scenery. East of Klang river is the commercial and residential area, west of the area for the government. The streets in the city are typical Muslim architecture and Chinese residential with the special interest of the eastern city. In 70 ‘s and 80’s period, the city built a lot of modern office buildings. There is a Chinatown, opened a lot of Chinese restaurants hotel Chinese signs up, from a restaurant from time to time drift out of the smell of food in Chinese style. Kuala Lumpur is located in the limestone hills area with caves. The old waste pit in the Kuala Lumpur suburbs had been water into the lake and used to breed fish. Kuala Lumpur famous attractions are Batu Caves, Selayang Hot Spring, etc., in addition, the famous architecture and scenic spots are the parliaments, the national museum, auspicious cold junction waterfall, lake park and the national mosque, etc.
The mosque in Kuala Lumpur is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia, built in 1965, the whole building modeled by Mecca mosque with modeling beautiful, tall wide, prayer hall can accommodate 8000 people worship. The hall roof consists of 49 arches of different size, formation of 18 radial light, meaning the 13 states and Islam five tomb. Big mosque minarets spire height of 73 meters, the elevator can reach the top of the tower, and the spire is in rocket type, the meaning is Islam can be compared with science. Twin towers, the state oil company (commonly known as “the Petronas towers”) is the world’s champions league first super – design, on the basis of the principle of Islamic architecture typical geometric height of 452 meters with 88 layers, and at 41 and 42 layers there are two shapes similar towers connected with a 58 meters overpass, the building at the bottom of the three-layer is a big shopping mall. Tourist elevator is free to overpass, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the city there.