One of the world's great melting pots, Kuala Lumpur offers a whirlwind tour of Asian cultures, customs and cuisines. On its bustling streets, Chinese joss-houses compete for space with rainbow-coloured Hindu temples and dignified mosques.
Above all this rises one of the most distinctive skylines in Asia, dominated by the twin turrets of the Petronas Towers. Not for nothing do the tourist brochures describe this as 'truly Asia'. The streets form a living map of the cultures and races who gathered here in colonial times when KL was a booming mining outpost. Turn one corner and you ... Know more about Kuala Lumpur