A metropolis dominated by the Petronas Towers, fly to Kuala Lumpur with Qatar Airways. Award-winning hospitality and a 5-star service await you onboard.
Nothing exemplifies; Malaysia 'truly Asia' more than the coexistence of Hindu, Muslim and Chinese Buddhist temples and mosques with space-age towers and shopping malls. Digest the world’s best collection of Islamic art as you peruse the Islamic Arts Museum.
Explore the Batu Caves; a Hindu cave complex saturated in painted shrines and statues, or visit the onion domes and gothic towers in the colonial district. Admire Kuala Lumpur at 170 metres above ground as you cross the 41st floor bridge between the Petronas Towers; the tallest twin towers in the world.
For one of the most colourful and busiest shopping parades in Kuala Lumpur head to Jalan Petaling market; at night stalls crowd the streets selling fresh fruit, cheap clothes and shoes. The Mid Valley Mega Mall is your one stop shopping, dining and entertainment complex, or if you prefer a more luxurious environment; Gardens or Curve Mall are saturated with international designer boutiques.
If you like to haggle for a bargain head to the lively Chow Kit market for a sensory overload with clothes, toys, buckets, spices and stationary and live fish for sale.
Head to the 'skybridge' at Menara KL for soaring views of Kuala Lumpur at dusk as the lights on East Asia's tallest skyscrapers erupt into a sparkling haze. Malaysian food encompasses spicey curries and traditional tandoori delicacies, try some culinary delights from around the continent from one of the many Hawker food stalls.
In the centre of the city take refuge from the hustle and bustle in the sculpted parks and dense tropical jungle of Lake Gardens Park; Kuala Lumpur's first large-scale recreational park offering many activities including KL bird park.
Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (RM)
Voltage: 240 V
Plugs: 3 pin flat
Timezone: GMT + 8 hours
International dialing code: +60 3
Distance from Doha: 7,427 km
Flight time: 7 hours 50 minutes