Kuala Lumpur | Meet Malaysia

Meet Malaysia is a blog series that explores the most amazing dive destinations in Malaysia, with insights by the locals who know them best.

Author: Zachary Cabading

Published: July 28, 2023

There’s no scuba diving in Kuala Lumpur, but Malaysia’s capital city is worth a visit if you’re diving at the islands in Borneo or West Malaysia.

Kuala Lumpur is commonly (and conveniently) known as KL.

On one hand, KL is a cosmopolitan city that’s gleaming with glitz and glamor. There are modern skyscrapers, huge shopping malls, and all the exquisite boulevards, nightclubs, and shopping districts that you might expect from a city stepped upon the world stage.

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However, the culture of the old world is very much alive. You can see it in the family-run establishments, the street food, and the laid-back attitudes of the people who live here.

The joy of coming here for the first time is discovering the city’s graceful blend of the traditional and modern.

What’s In Store


2. The City