• The name Kuala Lumpur is a Malay term meaning “muddy confluence”. The city is situated at the confluence of Gombak River (earlier Lumpur River) and Klang River.
  • One of the Petronas Twin Towers was built by the Japanese Hazama Corporation; the other twin tower was built by the Korean Samsung C&T Corporation. The tower built by Samsung group is level; however, the tower constructed by the Hazama Corporation has a tilt of nearly 10 inches.
  • One of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India, the Batu Caves are a series of cave temples in a limestone hill located 8 miles north of KL in the Gombak district.