With its bustling crowds and blinding city lights, Bukit Bintang is the top travel destination if you are looking for an endless assortment of activities to enjoy. Established right in the center of Kuala Lumpur, this tourist hotspot is an exciting, wild, creative and colorful part of the city. As a local plumber in Kuala Lumpur, here are some tips for everyone.
Bukit Bintang covers a large land area, and has made itself a prominent part of the city’s hub for the epitome of consumerism. It is filled to capacity with roes of trendy bars, parlors, street vendors, cafes and shopping plazas, all of whom are hawking their wares to eager shoppers. With the combination of tourists, bustling streets, side stalls, multipurpose venues and Lebanese kebabs, all of it blends effortlessly to create a spectacular and chaotic showcase that is truly a sight to behold.
Tourists and locals who are not familiar with the intricate details that help make Bukit Bintang what it is can quickly become overwhelmed by all of the things there are to see, do, eat and experience there.
The following is a quick breakdown of some of the best things to check out while walking around this large city landmark.
Located north of Bukit Bintang lies one of Kuala Lumpur’s largest collections of roadside restaurants. These restaurants are scattered along Jalan Alor, and they have helped to transform the street into a huge assortment of open air cafes that do not usually open before 5pm.
They do not close until late every night, and it is here that you will be able to find a varied selection of food and drinks that you can enjoy while taking in the sights of the city.
Just the sheer number of eateries here means that there is a large menu to choose from. The selections are all from Chinese, Thai and Malay cuisines that range from grilled fish to satay to Chinese greens (kai-lan) in oyster sauce with fried noodles. Muslim visitors will want to make note that alcohol is also sold at many of these stalls.
This is a vibrant and colorful beacon that is located in the shopping plaza of Bukit Bintang. It is one of the newer developments, and with it comes a place for shoppers to become fully immersed in not only international brands, but local companies as well.
Here you will find stalls like British India. This brand focuses on well made silk, linen and cotton clothing for both women and men. There is also the affordable alternative, Padini Concept Store.
On the sixth floor, there are several Japanese brands located at the Tokyo Street of Stalls. Before you leave, do not forget to stop by Pavilion Food Court in the basement. It is here you can find many delectable dishes to enjoy after you have finished shopping.
This venue has managed to gain a cult-like following after starting out as a hotspot for live music, along with a bistro and a bar. The venue exudes style and class with unique performances from up and coming artists and musicians.
No Black Tie is owned by famed Malaysian pianist, Evelyn Hi, who has a canny ability to find the most exceptional musical talent. If you want to get a good seat, keep in mind that performances usually begin around 9pm.
Bukit Bintang cannot be described as just being one thing. It is a tasteful and unique combination of shopping, food, and local culture that has helped it to pave its own path in Malaysia.