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Grand past but uncertain future for Malaysia's Carcosa

Agence-France Presse AFP - Global [28,638]

Malaysia's Carcosa Seri Negara, the 111-year old grande dame of colonial Malaya, is up for redevelopment...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: 20th Century History | Architecture
Wat Phra Ram, oldest Ayutthayan temple

Amazing Ruins of Ayutthaya

ARIEL ALEXIS - arnobs66 [1,232]

  Ayutthaya , whose name means “undefeatable” in Sanskrit, may not be as popular as Bangkok, Chiang Mai or Phuket but it’s one of the many places in Thailand that’s...

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Topics: Travel | Photography | People | Beaches & Resorts | Shopping | National Parks | Festivals | Ecotourism | Culture | Nature | Architecture
Petronas Towers at night. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Petronas Towers

Kenneth Champeon - kchampeon [19,687]

In 1998, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia became home to the tallest construction in the world, the Petronas Towers. Formerly, the world's tallest had always been in the United States.  Many people...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Architecture
The Majestic Kellie's Castle in Batu Gajah

Kellie's Castle: A Great Folly?

Ee Lin Wan - eelin [4,119]

For many years, Kellie's Castle has been shrouded in mystery thicker than the undergrowth surrounding the building. Today, it is a restored and meticulously maintained tourist attraction. A Symbol of...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Architecture
Kuala Lumpur's Central Market.

An Old Charmer Indeed

Jui-Liang Sim - sjuiliang [350]

* * * "Superficially, KL (as Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur is almost universally known) may appear to be just another modern Asian city of gleaming skyscrapers, but it retains much of the character...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Travel | Architecture
Sultan Abdul Samad Building began life a century ago as the Colonial Secretariat in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur: City Profile

Philip Game - pgame [2,545]

When the Union Jack was lowered for the last time at Kuala Lumpur's Merdeka Square on August 15, 1957, a new nation began to evolve from the colonies and sultanates of British Malaya. Slowly a true...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Food | Culture | Travel | People | Shopping | Architecture
Temples in Ipoh, Malaysia.

A Journey Along The North-South Expressway

Lucas Ngu - lngu [241]

For hundreds or thousands of commuters, including tourists who joined me to travel from Singapore to Malaysia one bright Monday morning, the name of Malaysia's North-South Expressway appeared to be a...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Culture | Travel | Architecture
Festival celebrations at Georgetown's Kuan Yin (Goddess of Mercy) Temple which dates from the year 1800

Eastern & Oriental

Philip Game - pgame [2,545]

Penang is big enough to excite, small enough to be laid back. This compact city of around 200,000 people has plenty of good food and things to see - and sandy, palm-fringed beaches close by. For...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Food | Culture | People | Architecture
Kuala Lumpur Tower by night...

The Peaks of Kuala Lumpur

Audrey Lim - alim [9,137]

The skyline of Kuala Lumpur has changed quite remarkably over the past few years. From the low and dirty colonial-styled shop houses in this once-murky little spot known as Kuala Lumpur, the skies are...

Destinations: Kuala Lumpur | Malaysia
Topics: Travel | Architecture
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