Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!
and Chinatown, whose art deco Central Market houses numerous craft sellers. Malaysian arts and history are on view at the National Museum and the Islamic Arts Museum. At the city’s northern edge is Batu Caves, natural limestone caverns housing Hindu temples.
- It can be extra-busy (and many shops and restaurants close) during Chinese New Year (Jan/Feb, dates vary).
- Towards the end of Ramadan (dates vary).
- The tropical weather is hot and humid year-round. The rainy monsoon seasons are Apr–May & Oct–Nov, but rain is possible at any time.
- Other key holidays include the Hindu festival of Thaipusam (Jan/Feb).