Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia · 1 hotels available
Medan Tuanku is a major area located in the downtown of the capital of Kuala Lumpur city, Malaysia. The main roads that made up this area include Jalan Medan Tuanku and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman which is usually crowded during festive seasons such as the fasting month of Ramadhan with people flocking by to purchase items and goods for preparations to celebrate Eid Fitri. To the north, it borders Chow Kit and to the east, it borders Dang Wangi. In addition to its own attractions such as Maju Junction and Quill City Mall shopping centres, Medan Tuanku is also pretty close to most of the major attractions in Kuala Lumpur. Medan Tuanku is placed under the administration of Kuala Lumpur City Hall, which is similar to other areas within the Kuala Lumpur metropolitan.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive via Route 1 for immediate access to Medan Tuanku. The journey could take up around 10 minutes depending on the traffic.
The only train providing direct access to Medan Tuanku is the monorail line to Medan Tuanku station. From the centralized KL Sentral station, take the monorail train directly to Medan Tuanku station before opting for taxi or ride-hailing services to go around the area.
Kuala Lumpur Tower or KL Tower in short is a communications tower which is located 2.4 kilometres away from Medan Tuanku. The tower completed its erection works in 1995 with the protruding antenna becoming its main feature, extending the height of the tower up to 421 metres. As such, it is the 7th tallest building in the world. The upper area has a dining place which revolves around, giving the diners a glimpse of the panoramic view of the city. In addition to its core function as a broadcasting tower, it also organizes annual race and is used as an Islamic falak observatory for Muslim’s major celebrations such as the fasting month of Ramadhan, Eid Fitri and Eid Adha.
Another interesting place for go around when visitors are in Medan Tuanku is definitely the Sultan Abdul Samad building, a historical building located in Jalan Raja in front of the Independence Square, another place of interest. The building is established from as early as the year of 1897 and initially was used as a British colonial admisnistration office. In present it houses the offices of the Minisitry of Informations, Communications and Culture. The building only gets its current name in 1974 as a reference to the reigning ruler of Selangor back when the construction works of the building begun; it was simply known as Government Offices during its early days.
Petronas Twin Towers are one of the major skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was crowned as the tallest building in the world from 1998 to 2004 prior to the completion of the Taipei 101 tower. Nonetheless, the twin towers still remained as the tallest twin towers in the world until this day. It is located 2.2 kilometres away from the Medan Tuanku and is highly accessible via car, train or foot. Two engineering consortiums from Japan and South Korea were hired so that the twin towers are able to achieve completion in time. The design is heavily influenced by the Islamic art in context of the steel and glass facade and the cross section of the towers. The twin towers house Suria KLCC, one of the major shopping malls in the city and a double-decker skybridge which is open to the public.
A five-star hotel situated in Jalan Kamunting. At a premium rate and close proximities to Medan Tuanku monorail, this hotel offers luxury and elegant stay.
Kuala Lumpur International Hotel is one of the established hotels here. A decent accommodation with contented facilities at affordable prices.