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Encyclopedia > Bukit Bintang
A view from outside Sungai Wang showing the Bukit Bintang monorail station and Lot 10.
Jalan Bukit Bintang at night.

Bukit Bintang (Also known as Star Hill) is the name of the famous shopping, entertainment district and tourist haven in Kuala Lumpur, and the road that runs through it, Jalan Bukit Bintang. The area is home to many landmark shopping centres, cafés, clubs, shops, malls and specialty shops. Image File history File links Information_icon. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... Shortcut: WP:NPOV Wikipedia policy is that all articles should be written from a neutral point of view. ... Shortcut: WP:RULES Wikipedia is a collaborative project and its founders and contributors have a common goal: Wikipedia has some policies and guidelines that help us to work toward that common goal. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 339 KB) Summary picture taken by me; takamaxa Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 339 KB) Summary picture taken by me; takamaxa Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (2048 × 1536 pixel, file size: 1. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A view from outside Sungai Wang showing the Bukit Bintang monorail station and Lot 10. ...

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Geography

Bukit Bintang is a shopping district located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The shopping district is located within three main roads: Jalan Bukit Bintang starts from Jalan Pudu and intersects with Jalan Sultan Ismail. There are a number of hotels and restaurants located on Jalan Raja Chulan and Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin. Restaurants and hawker-styled eateries are available on Jalan Alor adjacent to Bukit Bintang, where hawkers provide quality and cheap dishes in a laidback usually open atmosphere. The area extends into Jalan Tengkat Tong Shin in which venerable heritage structures, hailing from Kuala Lumpur's colonial past, have been modernized into fashionable night spots and restaurants. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Dariush Grand Hotel,Kish island, Iran The 4-star Manor House Hotel at Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England. ... Toms Restaurant, a restaurant in New York made familiar by Suzanne Vega and the television sitcom Seinfeld A restaurant is an establishment that serves prepared food and beverages to order, to be consumed on the premises. ...


Shopping

Bukit Bintang is indisputably one of the city's foremost shopping districts offering a variety of merchandise to suit every taste and budget. The city's major shopping outlets are located in this area namely:

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Bintang Walk

Bintang Walk is located along the Jalan Bukit Bintang shopping strip. This place has been transformed over the last 5 years to be one of the busiest shopping haven. Cafes, restaurants, clubs, shops, malls and more fill up this street. On weekends, thousands of locals as well as tourists promenade along Bintang Walk and its shopping centres. Almost every major nightlife event happens here such as the New Year's countdown, Merdeka eve celebrations, as well as fashion shows, street concerts and parties. Nightlife is the collective term for any entertainment that is available and more popular from the late evening into the early hours of the morning. ... The New Year is an event that happens when a culture celebrates the end of one year and the beginning of the next year. ... Dataran Merdeka, or Independence Square. ...


Entertainment

There are a number of cafés and nightclubs in the Bukit Bintang. Notable establishments include Nouvo, Espanda, The Beach Club, Atmosphere, Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood, Starbucks, Dome café, Rum Jungle. Thai Club, Blue Boy, The Ship and Zouk. Coffeehouse in Damascus A coffeehouse, coffee shop, or café shares some of the characteristics of a bar, and some of the characteristics of a restaurant. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of casual dining restaurants. ... Planet Hollywood at night, Downtown Disney, Florida, USA Planet Hollywood, a theme restaurant chain inspired by the popular portrayal of Hollywood, was launched in New York on October 22, 1991, with the backing of Hollywood stars Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Demi Moore. ... Starbucks Corporation ( NASDAQ: SBUX) is a coffeehouse chain based in the United States. ... The Rum Jungle uranium deposit in the Northern Territory, Australia was found in 1949. ... Zouk is a nightclub in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. ...


Transport

There are many taxis and buses that go through Bukit Bintang. The KL Monorail also has four stations that are situated conveniently in the area. The stations are Hang Tuah, Imbi, Bukit Bintang and Raja Chulan. The Bukit Bintang monorail station stops in the heart of Bukit Bintang while the Imbi station will stop right on the doorstep of Berjaya Times Square. Taxicab, short forms taxi or cab, is a type of public transport for a single passenger, or small group of passengers, typically for a non-shared ride. ... A Go North East bus parked in a lay-by in Tyne and Wear, England. ... The Kuala Lumpur monorail system in Malaysia opened August 31, 2003, and serves 11 stations running 8. ... Hang Tuah station is a set of train stations in Klang Valley that is served by the Ampang Line and Sri Petaling Line at one station, as well as by the KL Monorail at another. ... Imbi Monorail station is located above Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur just outside Berjaya Times Square and Plaza Berjaya. ... Bukit Bintang Monorail station is located at Jalan Sultan Ismail, in the Bukit Bintang area of Kuala Lumpur. ... Raja Chulan Monorail station is a monorail station operated by KL Infrastructure Sdn. ... Berjaya Times Square viewed from Jalan Imbi Berjaya Times Square KL is a building containing a huge shopping centre and two five star hotels located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...


Accommodation

Bukit Bintang provides budget and luxurious accommodation services to tourists from outside the city. Among the notable hotels are stayOrange.com Hotel, Crowne Plaza, JW Marriott, Ritz-Carlton, Royale Bintang, Federal Hotel and Novotel. Crowne Plaza is a chain of upscale hotels catering to the business/meetings market. ... Marriott International, Inc. ... Ritz-Carlton is brand of luxury hotel and resort with 63 properties that are located in major cities and exclusive resort destinations of 21 countries worldwide. ... Mutiara Damansara is a new township in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. ... Novotel Logo Novotel is one of a number of hotel chains owned by the French hotel group Accor. ...


References

  • List of shopping malls
  • List of hotels in central kuala Lumpur

 
 

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