Running tours in Kuala Lumpur – vibrant metropolis in Malaysia
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Go! Running Tours Kuala Lumpur will impress you with this city’s delicate balance of modernities and natural forests/jungle/greeneries all within walking distance in KL downtown as well as the cultural diversity, ranging from the places of worship, the attire to the varieties of foods and fusion.
Formally founded in 1887, Kuala Lumpur means ‘Muddy Confluence’, derived from the intersection of two rivers which were the major gateways to the city as well as the abundance source of tin, once the most valuable and sought after natural resource in the world.
KL became the capital of ‘Federated Malay State’ in 1896 and the city developed rapidly thereafter, attracting many different cultures and the city soon became the melting pot of Asian cultures, the Chinese, Indians, Sikhs apart from the local Malays living peacefully and harmoniously which you will be amazed and impressed with the coexisting of the Chinese and Indian temples located on the same street while Muslim mosques, Cathedral and Synagogues are just a stone throw away. You will also observe how much the locals enjoying the variety of foods, ranging from the Malay food such as Nasi Lemak, Satay, Rendang to Chinese and Indian foods throughout the day and night where you can literally go out and eat anytime of the day as many eateries are open 24 hours a day.
According to a survey by InterNations, Kuala Lumpur was voted the best city in the world for expats to live and work in 2021. Over 12, 000 expats participated in the survey, representing a total of 171 nationalities living in 186 countries across the globe.
Here are the reasons why:
KL is one the greenest cities in the world. Despite many skyscrapers and condos, you can still see and walk/hike into the jungles/natural forests that surround the city from virtually every peak with large pockets of green within and you will fall in love with hiking and trail running in this city!
KL is an uber modern capital city, where its shiny skyscrapers (e.g. KLCC, KL Tower etc) surround the old city containing enclaves, beautiful ancient temples, mosques, cathedral, synagogues blend harmoniously with traditional Malay, Chinese, Indian as well as Colonial architecture. KL is probably the only city in the world that celebrates every religious festival with a public holiday (e.g. the Muslim Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, Chinese New Years, Indian Divali & Thaipusam Day, Christmas Day, Buddhist Vesak Day etc) hence keeping all its cultural heritage intact.