Kuala Lumpur - A Shopping Destination
Bukit Bintan area - Photo Courtesy Erwinkarim
Kuala Lumpur is capital of Malaysia and one of the most renowned Shopping destinations regionally. Kuala Lumpur was ranked number 4th in the world's top ten best cities to shop in.
Bukit Bintang area in Kuala Lumpur is most renowned for shopping as the area has over 60 shopping malls and is the retail and fashion hub for Malaysia. It houses various cafes, alfresco dining outlets and retail malls. The Bangsar district also has a few shopping complexes, including Bangsar Village, Bangsar Shopping Centre, Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens. The Damansara subdivision north-west of Kuala Lumpur, though not in the city-proper, is the home of the only IKEA outlet in the country, and a cluster of locally operated malls like Cathay Multi Screen Cinemas, The Curve, Ikano Power Centre etc.
Kuala Lumpur excellent balance between bargain shopping and quality goods and therefore popular with family travelers.
No of days - One can spend anywhere from 1 day to 3 days shopping around different areas.