The Malay capital of Kuala Lumpur is famous for its skyscrapers and post office buildings but it’s also a bustling metropolis that is home to several other unique buildings.
Here are ten of them that you should definitely see if you are in Malay.
Malaysia Post Office Building: The Post Office was founded in 1897 and is one of the oldest buildings in the country.
It is also one of only three buildings that have survived the earthquake of 1908.
It sits at the corner of the Malay Peninsula and is known for its architectural elegance.
Malay Times Building: Built in the late 19th century, this office building was built in honor of Malay independence.
It’s a large building that houses a large newsstand, newspapers and other newspapers.
Malaya News Building: Known as the “news palace” of the country, the Malaya News building is a massive news building that was built to house newspapers.
It was designed by French architect Pierre-Joseph Broussard and is located in the center of the city.
Malayan Embassy Building: This large building was designed in 1907 and was designed to house the ambassadors of Malaya, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and the United Kingdom.
It can accommodate over 250 people, and is home mostly to diplomats and staff from other countries.
Kuala Lumpur Post Office: Located in the centre of the capital of Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur Post office is a landmark of the urban landscape of the world.
Built in 1907, it is the first skyscraper in Malaysia and was one of many that were built in the city to serve the needs of its population.
Malian-Malaysian Post Office Tower: Built to serve its citizens in Malayan-Malay border town of Kota Bharu, the Malaysian-Malayan Post Office tower was designed as a hub for news distribution.
The tower houses a number of offices including the newspaper The Herald, which is the official newspaper of the Malaysian Government.
Malia Airport: The first airport to open in Malaysia, it was originally built in 1911 to accommodate the arrivals of foreign travelers.
The airport was named after the Malaysian prime minister who had been in charge of the development of Kuala Kota Bahru.
Malama International Airport: Built for the first time in 1952, the new airport was constructed with the goal of being the fastest in the world by 2020.
Malala International Airport Complex: This is a complex of four airports and an international terminal that was originally designed for the international flights from London to Kuala Lumpur.
The complex was completed in 2004.
The Malaysia Post Office is the tallest building in the Malayan capital of Malaysia and was the world’s tallest building until the new skyscraper was completed.