Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia's capital
Kuala Lumpur ... Even just the name of this townIt sounds fantastic, but the reality exceeds the expectations of even the most spoiled travelers. The capital of Malaysia, of course, often sees the transit passengers who are rushing to the famous Malaysian resorts rest from labors.
But those who have the time to get acquainted with the main city of the country, consider themselves lucky. Beach experience will complement the memories and gorgeous photos on the background of the local attractions.
Kuala Lumpur - from the past to the future
The list of Malaysia's main city monumentspretty impressive, there are several areas of interest for tourists: the ancient places of worship belonging to different religious denominations; modern architecture; national parks and natural monuments.
The capital of Malaysia - a wonderful cocktailarchitectural styles. Firstly, there are monuments of the Mughals, for example, an ensemble of buildings, which previously housed the Supreme Court and the General Post Office of the country. The same plan of building of the railway station, which, like the other buildings, dates from the end of XIX - beg. XX centuries.
Buildings made in the so-called Tudorstyle can also be found in the capital, for example, the Anglican cathedral, consecrated in honor of St. Mary. Many of the buildings (the Museum of History, City Library, Clock Tower) - outstanding representatives of the Victorian style.
Interestingly, in Kuala Lumpur, you can seetemple complexes belonging to different faiths. They are interesting from the point of view of architecture and history, and culture. Among the most notable religious monuments are the following:
- Mosque - Jamek (the oldest in the city), the Masjid Negara (state).
- Sri Mahamariamman - Hindu Temple fans.
- Anglican Cathedral of St.. Mary.
One finds in the capital of the temple, a place of worship. For some, this is the real places of worship, for others - the monuments of culture or history.
Parks - part of the national heritage
Having carefully reviewed the map of Kuala Lumpur, you canin the center to see a small lake, surrounded by green zone. These are the famous parks of the capital, skip the hike here, it means to lose a lot. Each of the park has a name, depending on what kind of animal or plant prevail therein.
For example, in the "Orchid Park" presents about3000 of these precious flowers, which you can admire the infinite. "Hibiscus Park" will present the collection of the national flower of Malaysia. There are around a lake and parkland, home to prominent representatives of the Malaysian kingdom of fauna, including birds, deer, butterflies.