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    DescriptionSmartGuide Kuala Lumpur reveals this cosmopolitan city through snappy, easy-to-find listings, complemented by beautiful, full-colour pictures and detailed mapping. Targeted at confident and curious travellers in their mid-20s to mid-50s, the listings provide all the information needed to keep foodies, clubbers, culture vultures and keen shoppers more than busy during a short to medium-length break. The guide starts with an engaging introduction to Kuala Lumpur and a round-up of this vibrant city's highlights, suggesting six must-see attractions. It then explores 10 districts and regions in and around the city in the Areas section, from the central Historic Heart and shopping enclave of Bukit Bintang to the planned satellite towns in the Klang Valley and the natural splendours of Kuala Selangor. Each chapter condenses the city's important neighbourhoods to one spread, giving the reader instant access to all the key sights and attractions. A detailed locator map and tone-setting photography provide quick orientation. The A-Z section is the heart of the guide, comprising a comprehensive directory of the destination's key attractions organised by theme and then by area, including Architecture, Bars and Pubs, Hotels, Museums and Galleries, Restaurants and Shopping, among many others. With over 400 listings chosen and updated by a local writer, readers can pick and choose what to see and do whether trying street food or exploring glitzy malls. In addition, Insight Guides' trademark cultural and historical focus is evident in the chapters devoted to Dance, Film, History, Literature and Music, which provide high-quality background information to Kuala Lumpur. Detailed practical information is found in Essentials and Transport, to help readers get the most out of their visit to the Malaysian capital. Finally, the Atlas section offers fully indexed street mapping to help readers find their way around easily.


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    Title
    Insight Guides: Kuala Lumpur Smart Guide
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 123 mm
    Height: 195 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 258 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781780050263
    ISBN 10: 1780050267
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FMM
    BISAC V2.8: TRV003000, TRV003060
    BIC subject category V2: 1FMM
    Thema V1.0: WTH
    DC23: 915.951046
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Full Colour Photographs Throughout
    Publisher
    Apa Publications
    Imprint name
    Insight Guides
    Publication date
    09 November 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    Kuala Lumpur - Introduction AREAS Historic Heart Petaling Street Masjid India, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit and Kampung Baru Kuala Lumpur City Centre and Jalan Ampang Bukit Bintang Lake Gardens, Brickfields and Bangsar Batu Caves, FRIM and Gombak Hill Resorts and Surroundings Kuala Selangor Klang Valley A-Z Architecture Bars and Pubs Children Churches, Mosques and Temples Dance Environment Essentials Fashion Festivals and Events Film Food and Drink Gay and Lesbian History Hotels Language Literature Museums and Galleries Music Nightlife Pampering Parks and Nature Reserves Restaurants Shopping Sport Theatre Transport ATLAS