Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
Orientation and Maps
Malaysia's capital city, Kuala Lumpur is also the biggest city in the country and home to a number of different communities. One of the country's three important collective Federal Territories, Kuala Lumpur is a spirited city with a population of around 1.5 million people and a historic Colonial Core. Kuala Lumpur is situated at the meeting point of both the Gombak River and Klang River, and features an ancient forested area within the city centre.
A fair distance in the city's southern suburbs, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is located in the Sepang region of Selangor. Opened in 1998, Kuala Lumpur Airport has brought a flood of visitors to the area and is owned and managed by Malaysia Airports. Expansion plans are underway as the airport continues to cater for the growing demand.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) Maps: Important City Districts
A big city with plenty of interesting places to visit and spectacular buildings, Kuala Lumpur is home to the Petronas Twin Towers, the highest twin towers on the planet. The towers were opened in 1998 and are located alongside the busy Suria KLCC shopping mall, in the Golden Triangle area.
Many other spectacular buildings reside in the city centre, such as the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and also the nearby Supreme Court. The Chinatown district is an especially colourful part of Kuala Lumpur and boasts a lively market and numerous historic local shops, together with plenty of oriental-themed restaurants. Those looking for a little more greenery should be sure to visit the Lake Gardens area, where many monuments and memorials lie alongside landmarks, gardens, parks and mosques. Highlights in this part of Kuala Lumpur include the Islamic Arts Museum and also the National Monument.