Bukit Bintang Tourist Attractions, Activities & Hotels Guide

Bukit BintangLocated at the most hippest town, Bukit Bintang has shopping malls, eateries and famous clubs. Bukit Bintang also known as Star Hill is a must visit tourist spot as it is one of the hippest spot located in golden triangle of Kuala Lumpur.

There are a lot of things to expect here – from the eateries, shopping, cultural and night life.  Of course, judging from throng of youth lingering around the place until midnight, some places offer affordable price for its service as well as its goods. Bintang Walk (streets in Bukit Bintang) seems to be more happening at night with more ongoing activities on the streets.  Beside the shopping complexes that become the landmark of the place, other trademark to look for is the ‘Golden old man’, a man who is painted in shining gold from top to bottom. Around it, salesmen will be selling cute head umbrella, luminary items; occasionally there will be some groups performing street dance or even cultural dance.

Have enough of the street performances and scenery? Within walking distance, you will see shopping complexes lining along the streets- Lot 10, Imbi Plaza, Sungei Wang, BB Plaza; and the highly prestigious malls like Fahrenheit (formerly known as KL Plaza), Starhill gallery and Pavillion Plaza. Recent announcement of duty free on consumer items except for liquor, glassware and cigarette, shoppers could enjoy buying branded stuff available at mentioned prestigious malls.

Bukit Bintang night lifeOf course, for those who want to opt for value for money items, Sungei Wang plaza offers the hype Harajaku and Korean styles. Averagely, it costs as low as RM25 for something with good quality. Adjacent to these shopping malls, an individual plaza with multiple-storey is selling all sorts of mobiles, computer and others. Bukit Bintang has practically Chinese cuisine at the renowned Bintang Walk Streets hawker food and Lot 10’s Hutong. Both places promise thumbs up from tourists for its variety and rich in flavor delicacies. Arabs street has a whole stretch of restaurants serving regional cuisine from Egypt, Somalia, Yeman to Tunisia.

The town becomes even livelier with its loud music stereos to the air. Clubs like Planet Hollywood, Blue Boy, Carnegie and Qba are popular that some international artistes chose to come here partying. When comes to Kuala Lumpur for holiday, Bukit Bintang is definitely a place that you should visit with unforgettable memories!

Attractions in Bukit Bintang
1. Petaling Street
2. Chinatown
3. Sri Maha.Temple
Petaling Street China Town Sri Mahamariamman Temple
4. Sin Sze Si Ya Temple
5. Golden Triangle
6. Craft Complex
Sin Sze Si Ya Temple Golden Triangle http://www.holidaygogogo.com/the-kuala-lumpur-craft-complex/
7. Berry’s Chocolate Kingdom
8. Cosmo’s World Theme Park
Beryl’s Chocolate Kingdom Cosmo's World Theme Park

How to get there

Getting to Bukit Bintang is easy with the transportation system within the city centre. Visitors can basically get to Bukit Bintang by cab, train or bus.

It is not required to rent a car or chartered a van to explore this vibrant district as most of the attractions and shopping malls are reachable on foot.

Recommended Hotels in Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
1. Furama Hotel Bukit Bintang
Centrally located with spacious rooms, friendly staffs and great breakfast!
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2. Berjaya Times Square Hotel
Located next to a popular shopping mall with plenty of dining and entertainment options.
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3. Melia Kuala Lumpur
Strategically located and surrounded by plenty of dining choices.
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4. Sky Hotel Bukit Bintang
Value for money accommodation and easy access to the nearby attractions.
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on Nov 23, 2011