Mont Kiara is a town in the northwest of Kuala Lumpur and in the constituency of Segambut. It’s a town that’s mainly consist of residencies, made up mostly with towers of condominuims and big expensive bungalows, with half of the residence of Mont Kiara is expatriates, mainly Japanese, Koreans, Americans and English among others. Mont Kiara is also the home of three international schools as these to accommodate the children of the foreigners living in the area.
Several commercial projects were built in Mont Kiara to further elevate the status of the town and bring a lot more people to it. Some of these are the Plaza Mont Kiara, Seni Mont Kiara, Solaris Mont Kiara and Solaris Dutamas. Publika, on of the recently hit malls in Kuala Lumpur, is also located in Mont Kiara, a part of the Solaris Dutamas.
Driving from Kuala Lumpur city centre will only take about 15 minutes via Kerinchi Link. Also, Mont Kiara is located near the intersection of four highways, the NKVE, the North-South Expressway, DUKE and also Sprint thus making the access to this town easy.
The Segambut Komuter Station (KA05) is the nearest railway station to Mont Kiara and to get there, there’s a RapidKL bus service route number 190 that connects the railway station to Mont Kiara.
Mont Kiara is also easily access via the newly constructed and opened MRT station in Pusat Bandar Damansara, which is only ten minutes (or less, depending on the traffics) away from Mont Kiara.
A mall that’s located in a building that also holds offices, it is one of the mall that themed around arts and leisures. Opened several years ago, this is the place where you can find fantastics handmade stuffs and arts. Popular among the young people of Kuala Lumpur as a place to shop and enjoy arts.
One of the most popular mosques in the whole Malaysia with an architecture that is also recognizable in most Kuala Lumpur landscapes. Major events in relations of the official religion of Malaysia, Islam, is held there such as the Aidiladha and Aidilfitri Prayers. Non-muslims also can enter for a visit.
The new Istana Negara is located just beside Mont Kiara, and it’s the view that will greet you when you’re driving to Mont Kiara from Petaling Jaya. The Istana usually opens to public on the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri (1st Syawal of every year).
The construction of the National Planetarium complex began in 1990 and was completed in 1993. This interesting place is located on top of a hill in the Lake Gardens at Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur. opened daily from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm except on Monday, One of the major attractions here includes a space theatre with various amazing shows.
A resort office-retail complex that usually held an upgraded version of night market every Thursday night. A unique experience of night market that you cannot find any where else. What you find here is not only from your typical night market but also foreign dishes such as Koreans, Japanese, among others.
A condo suite that suits your needs as a place to kick back and relax. With an execelent view of Mont Kiara, high-end furnishing and fantastic facilities, this might be the accommodation you are looking for while in Mont Kiara.
Another condominum building in Mont Kiara. Rent by the apartment, this is another accommodation available in Mont Kiara with great facilities available for the patrons.