1st WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHY AGEING
"Evolution: Holistic Ageing in an Age of Change"
19th-22nd March 2012, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society




HALF DAY BEST OF KUALA LUMPUR CITY TOUR

Kuala Lumpur's interesting and colourful historical beginnings give visitors the opportunity to experience the ambience of present and by-gone eras. You will be fascinated with the city's unique blend of cultures, colourful rural and urban lifestyles, architectural influences.

Tour Highlights:

  • KL Tower - Go up Kuala Lumpur's tallest landmark and get a magnificent view of the spectacularly lush Klang Valley in an instant.
  • Istana Negara - Built in 1857 and home to a Chinese merchant and his family, this mansion has now become the official residence of the King Of Malaysia
  • Chinatown - revisit the Kuala Lumpur of yesteryears and drive through the oldest part of the city.
  • Masjid Jamek - the oldest mosque in the city is built at the historical site where Kuala Lumpur derived its name, namely from the estuary ('Kuala') of two muddy ('Lumpur') rivers.
  • Dataran Merdeka - the site of the nation's historic Declaration of Independence, the area surrounding the square boasts unique colonial era landmarks such as the Sultan Abdul Samad building, the old Selangor Club with its grassy cricket pitch and St. Mary's Anglican Church (built in 1894).
  • Royal Selangor - visit the factory floor of the biggest, oldest and most reputed pewter maker in the world since 1885.
  • Embassy Row/Jalan Ampang - known for its embassies and highly desirable residence such as Sharif Ali Palace.
  • Kuala Lumpur City Centre - without a doubt the face of modern KL, this magnificent centrepiece is topped off by the stainless steel and glass complex of the Twin Towers, the world's tallest buildings at 405m.

    Depart: Morning at 0900 hrs and Afternoon 1400 hrs (from Hotel in the Kuala Lumpur city centre)
    Duration: 4 hours
    Cost Per Person: RM 145 Adult / RM 70 child

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