Archive for the tag 'kampung baru'

Dec 05 2011

Photo: The old and new in Kuala Lumpur

Published by under Photos

Old and new in KL.

Architecturally speaking, there’s little respect for the old in Kuala Lumpur, but one neighbourhood has managed to resist the onslaught of silver steel and gleaming glass: Kampung Baru, located spitting distance from the KLCC’s Petronas Towers.

Jun 09 2011

Kampung Baru: Kuala Lumpur’s most traditional neighbourhood

Published by under Sightseeing & activties

As recently as 20 years ago, Kuala Lumpur was a predominantly low-rise city, with hardly any buildings more than a few storeys high. Fast forward to today, and the situation could not be more different. KL is awash with shiny new high-rises, and on every street it seems that yet another temple to modernity is … read the full post