Kuala Lumpur Bukit Bintang

Kuala Lumpur Bukit Bintang

Long regarded as the city's entertainment district, Bukit Bintang is synomymous with endless shopping, good food and great fun.

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The entire stretch of Bukit Bintang, beginning at the intersection of Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Imbi, all the way to Jalan Pudu, holds the greatest concentration of hotels, shopping malls, restaurants, and entertainment outlets in all of Kuala Lumpur. Bukit Bintang is unrivalled by any other area in the city as it caters to nearly everyone, no matter what their budget. For the well heeled, there are swanky shopping centres like the Pavillion and Star Hill Shopping Gallery, with boutique outlets offering the latest in international brands while those interested in gadgets are drawn to the eletronics bargains on offer at Low Yat Plaza. The venerable Sungei Wang Plaza and the adjoining Bukit Bintang Plaza may be considered old and outdated by some, but still manage to attract a sizeable crowd, especially among the urban youth.

From the humble roadside stalls offering snacks and fruits, simple diners that serve delicious local fare, upscale coffeeshops with alfresco dinning, to specialty restaurants with tantalizing menus, it is no wonder that Bukit Bintang is a haven for dining out. The entire area is littered with food outlets of virtually every shape and size that offer a mindboggling variety of cusines. If that was not enough, fast food outlets are scattered all along the area and in the many shopping centres as well. And let's not forget the presence of high end restaurants offering the choicest of dishes for the discerning gourmand either.

Staying at Bukit Bintang is a breeze and is only dependant upon individual taste. Choose from an assortment of international and local hotels that offer a variety of facilities, or be thrifty and book a simple room at the many budget hotels along Bukit Bintang and its surrounding areas. Then watch as the party begins when the sun goes down. Bukit Bintang and the surrounding areas of Jalan P. Ramlee and Jalan Ampang is well known for its many nightspots, trendy bars and pubs that come alive in the evening.