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Kuala Lumpur Nightlife


A city that never sleeps, Kuala Lumpur's streets come to life with bright lights, bustling bars, loud music and pumping clubs after dark. From karaoke lounges and pubs to discos and jazz clubs, there's something for everyone to enjoy on a night out in Kuala Lumpur. It may be predominantly Muslim, but due to the city's cosmopolitan nature alcohol is widely available and the nightlife is some of the best in Asia.

The city centre is the commercial and business hub by day, but once the sun sets things heat up and some of the city's most eccentric bars and trendiest clubs can be found along Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Ampang and Jalan Sultan Ismail. Bukit Bintang is another one of the most popular areas for night-time entertainment, and in particular Changkat Bukit Bintang is where visitors will find great restaurants and busy, vibrant bars, regular stops for young and international residents.

Those looking for a quiet night on the town can enjoy a few drinks at a karaoke bar - a staple of Malaysian society. Getting in on the entertainment is entirely optional and it is great fun for visitors to watch and enjoy the music. Enjoying the local theatre, cabarets and cine-plexes showing contemporary English, Malay, Chinese, Hindi and Indonesian movies is also popular. With so many options the only difficult thing about heading out for a night on the town in Kuala Lumpur will be deciding what to wear and where to start.

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