Just 12 kilometers (7.4 miles) south of Kuala Lumpur stands the grand National Sports Complex, which has a seating capacity ... More
National Sports Complex
Just 12 kilometers (7.4 miles) south of Kuala Lumpur stands the grand National Sports Complex, which has a seating capacity of 100,000 spectators. This was the main venue for the 16th Commonwealth Games in 1998, the second largest games in the world. The most unique feature is its roof, which spreads over an expansive area of 38,256 square meters (411,784 square feet), built so that spectators will remain dry when it rains. The complex is fully equipped with all the latest telecommunications features and amenities to accommodate the needs of athletes, media and spectators.
This building is another fine example of the British colonial adaptation of Moorish architecture. A.B. Hubback's work features arches, domes
and minarets, creating a somewhat Byzantine "Arabian Nights" fantasy land. Completed in 1917, it underwent major renovations in 1986. ...
Originally built as a commercial bank in 1910, the building was chosen to become a museum due to its convenient
location and its surroundings. The Moorish features and Islamic motifs of this tri level building blend well with the ...
Chinatown's Petaling Street is one of Kuala Lumpur's most popular tourist destinations. In the evenings, part of the road is
closed to traffic and it transforms itself into a bustling night market. A line of stalls come to life ...