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Old 01-07-2007, 12:46 AM   #1
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Hi. Off to KL for a couple of days to do the tourist sightseeing thing- the towers and whatever else there is to do. In which area should I book a room? Is chinatown a good option? Cheers
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Being from KL I've never actually had to stay there, but Chinatown should generally be a good base IMO. It's close to the Pasar Seni LRT station (LRT is the best way to get to the towers), the intra-city bus terminal if you need to get to other towns in Malaysia (Puduraya), Central Market for crafts and ethnic stuff and souveniery things, and Petaling Street for knockoff bargains.

If you're after nightlife and clubby things, those are generally in the Golden Triangle area more downtown near Sungei Wang/Bukit Bintang (accessible via monorail), but drinking is slightly pricy in Malaysia.
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I agree with he guy above - if you head to KL Central on the KLIA Express form the airport (if your coming that way) then get on the overground train to Pasar Seni, youll be right in chinatown. If you find the reggae bar (look out for the guys flyering for it - and say hi to everyone for me if you pop in there are two back packers places right there, one of them i stay in if i miss the last train home as its cheaper than a taxi, ive got a bed in a dorm there for RM10 before!!

theres lots of very very cheap places in KL to stay. if you stay in chinatown, its very easy to get around KL from there. theres lots of stuff to do in KL! if you want any ideas drop me a line. im english but my father lives in taman tun (outside of KL) and i live there every summer so have spent a lot of time dong the tourist spots but finding the cheap local ways around

one bit of advice, if it starts to rain dont think youll get a cab, malay cab drivers mostly stop for the rain but have fun!! ill be out in KL again in a fw months :D
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Great infos buzzingtalk, thanks for sharing. You missed on one point though... freespiritz is not a guy !

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Hi. Off to KL for a couple of days to do the tourist sightseeing thing- the towers and whatever else there is to do. In which area should I book a room? Is chinatown a good option? Cheers
So you're back on the road again? Care to do a report on your experience in KL?? Would LOVE to read it...

Hope you had a blast!
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Great infos buzzingtalk, thanks for sharing. You missed on one point though... freespiritz is not a guy !



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ahh 2 months till i'm in KL! <3
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