Kuala Lumpur History
This gleaming capital city of Malaysia has everything, from glitz and glamour to the cultural and spiritual serenity. The city is divided into various districts and its main hub comprises of China town, Bukit Bintang, and KLCC. Together they are called the Golden Triangle. Culturally rich, Kuala Lumpur presents the best of past and present of Malaysia to its tourists.
Known as the cultural center of Peninsular Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur can be termed as the melting pot of various cultures and ethnicities of Indian, the Malays, and the Chinese. These three diverse cultures together form the Malaysian population. With cultures so different yet so beautifully blended together, the capital city of Kuala Lumpur becomes the perfect place to experience the unity in diversity.
With the most important festivals constituting to be the public holidays of the country as a whole, Kuala Lumpur is the place where you get to see the best of celebrations and culture interspersing. With every social group, free to practice their own religion and traditions, the country enjoys exceptional communal harmony across its distance. Kuala Lumpur, being the capital city has a perfect blend of the Malay elite, that predominantly belong to the political class, the Chinese and Indian Middle class that strives for a good living through business and jobs. Almost all the citizens including the Chinese are educated and are fluent in English speaking. Chinese generation born and bought up in Malaysia speak almost all the prevalent languages frequently.
The major festivals and occasions of the city of Kuala Lumpur includes Chinese New Year, Thaipusam in Batu caves, Ramadan month, and even Valentine’s day. The day of love celebrated with huge fervor in the city with malls offering special deals and discounts, and decors.