The legislative capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is located in the Malaysian state of Selangor. He shares the role of capital in Putrajaya which houses the judiciary and the Executive and is considered the administrative capital of the country. Kuala Lumpur is a city of almost 2 million people and races, cultures and different religions live together in it: since the Malays native from the peninsula to the Chinese and Indians, the two main colonies of immigrants, and the Europeans, mainly British, since Malaysia was a British colony until 1957, when it became an independent State of the British Empire. These populations today join migrant workers from Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Burma and other nearby countries, who work mainly in the North of the Malay peninsula tea plantations and in construction. The main religion of Malaysia is islam, although in Kuala Lumpur are also practiced Hinduism, Buddhism and Christianity, among others. In fact, it is very common to find in the same street with a mosque, a Buddhist temple and a hindu Temple. The religions and cultures of these peoples seem to coexist peacefully and without conflict.
One of the main attractions of Kuala Lumpur are undoubtedly the Petronas towers, designed by Argentine architect Cesar Pelli and famous throughout the world for being the tallest buildings in the world until 2003. Every day visit them thousands of people climbing up to the bridge linking the two towers, the skybridge, to admire the city from the 41 floor. The Petronas towers are home to addition the Orchestra Philharmonic Malaya, which debuted here in 1998 and is composed of 105 musicians from 25 countries. Petronas also found in one of the areas most commercial and modern city, full of skyscrapers and modern buildings, as well as shops and shopping centres. Kuala Lumpur is a very easy to visit City: monorail, subway, taxi or bus the visitor can move fast, economical and safe way by all its neighborhoods and discover its charms, like the Garden of the Orchid and the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, main Aviary of Southeast Asia, for lovers of nature, or Chinatown, with its stalls and shops, for lovers of shopping, and Little India, with their curries and other delights of Indian cuisine restaurants. For more intellectuals, Kuala Lumpur also offers several art galleries and museums, such as the Petronas art gallery or the National Museum and the Museum of Islamic arts. sitiosdondeir original author and source of the article