Every year in March, August and December is Malaysia's "Shopping Carnival", many tourists come to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, to travel and shop.
Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia, with 243 square kilometers and a population of 1,795,200, where the fusion of eastern and western civilizations has also created this diverse and prosperous metropolis.
In many countries, when we go to the local Chinatown, we will find that there is little difference between the goods there and those in China, all Chinese gather there, and then the stores and goods sold are basically about "Chinese symbols", as if we were back in China shopping.
Kuala Lumpur is also divided into the new city and the old city. The new city is full of modern buildings such as skyscrapers and wide roads, while the old city lacks a bit of human touch.
Most visitors to Kuala Lumpur will choose to go to the Old City for a stroll. The Old City is quite large, and although the development is backward and the roads are narrow, the old houses and buildings left over from the colonial period on both sides of the road are worth visiting and appreciating, and traditional Malaysian food and clothing can be found everywhere in the Old City.
The area from Sentral Mall to the Mosque is the old part of Kuala Lumpur, with a mix of Malay, Western, Japanese and Indian styles, ranging from old mosques and early two-storey buildings to tall and grand modern office buildings. It is the first step to enjoy the scenery of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia as a whole.
The average monthly salary in the Kuala Lumpur area is RM9,000, which is equivalent to RMB13,550, with many people earning between RM6,000 and RM8,000 per month on average.
The average unit price of a residence in Kuala Lumpur is between RMB 20,000 and 40,000, depending on location and amenities. The prices in the old city are much lower than those in the new city, and the population is more concentrated. Most of the houses in Kuala Lumpur are finely decorated, equipped with home appliances, kitchen and bathrooms, and parking spaces are also free when you buy a house.
Many people who have been to Kuala Lumpur have different opinions about the city, they think that the development of Kuala Lumpur is only superficial, in fact, it is not as good as some second-tier cities in China, walking in the streets of Kuala Lumpur, although it is a developed capital city, but the streets in the old city show a "dirty" atmosphere everywhere.
Most of the labor force in Malaysia is based on the employment of foreign workers, such as: Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal, India, etc. You can often see these foreign workers in Kuala Lumpur, living with their families in the old city, living in humble rented rooms and speaking less than fluent English and Malay.
Kuala Lumpur's main economic pillar is the service industry, many people engaged in the service industry look like Malays, but in fact, they are all Indonesian, and the vendors look Chinese, but the actual is Burma or Vietnam, Kuala Lumpur has a famous Chinatown called Tze-Chang Street, but if you walk around, you will find that it is actually called "foreign labor street" is more appropriate, because inside and outside, there are three or four Chinese, the rest are all foreign workers in business, busy in the front and back.
The saffron is the national flower of Malaysia, also known as the fuchsia and viburnum, which was introduced to the Malay Peninsula through trade before the 12th century. The Malaysian ringgit, whether on banknotes or coins, is printed with the design of the saffron. And the big red flower is also the local Chinese in Malaysia to Malaysia's national flower, that is, one of the red hibiscus name.
Kuala Lumpur has many skyscrapers, and the Kuala Lumpur Tower, known as the "tallest tower in Southeast Asia", was completed in April 1996 and is located in the city's Coffee Hill.
Kuala Lumpur Petronas Twin Towers, 452 meters high, is the world's tallest "twin towers", it is known as the tallest building in Malaysia, independent towers look like two huge corn, so it is also known as "Twin Peaks Building", there is a 4,500-car underground parking lot underneath.
Most of the residents living in Kuala Lumpur used to choose to travel by public transport. In recent years, although there has been a strong effort to develop rail transport, the scale of the lines is very limited, and people generally travel by their own cars or by cab.
Most of the people living in Kuala Lumpur choose to buy their own private cars, as the fuel price and car maintenance cost are relatively low here. Although there are often congestions on the road during commuting, there are few cases of locals driving on the road and honking at random.
Kuala Lumpur is a "city that never sleeps", you may not be able to find a seat at the stalls, food stalls and dessert stores at midnight, it is a place full of fireworks, a rich stall by the roadside can probably offset your homesickness. You can imagine the night in Kuala Lumpur by thinking about the street side barbecue stalls and stalls all over the country in summer.
Kuala Lumpur is a multi-developed city, and you don't have to live in the city center for convenience. Basically, every area has shopping malls and numerous restaurants, as well as amenities such as schools and hospitals.
If you have a cold or fever, the locals usually go to the public hospital and pay the registration fee, which is usually $2 (RMB).
Since Kuala Lumpur is located near the equator, the weather is mild almost all year round, so there is almost no need to prepare thick clothes here, such as brand-name sports T-shirts, which would cost about 400 RMB in China, but you can buy them for only about 100 RMB in Kuala Lumpur.
The price level of food in Kuala Lumpur is not as high as you might think. The average person can afford to eat at a cheap restaurant in Kuala Lumpur for about $16 per person, and a medium-sized restaurant for about $42.90.
There are four free buses in Kuala Lumpur city, namely the Red Line, Purple Line, Blue Line and Green Line. These four routes can reach a lot of tourist attractions, so you can take these free buses if you have the chance, and it is very convenient to travel by these four free buses, and almost all tourist attractions can be reached.
There are many netizens who say that the Chinese in Kuala Lumpur do not treat Chinese tourists with any particular enthusiasm, not even as enthusiastic as the locals in Malaysia.