Changkat Bukit Bintang in Kuala Lumpur has been compared to Time Square and Piccadilly Circus. It is indeed a hip and a sophisticated place to explore.
While some of the best hotels & resorts in Malaysia are located in Changkat Bukit Bintang, it is better known for pre-war and colonial-era architecture. Most of the old shop houses have been transformed into modern restaurants and pubs.
The area has been likened to Time Square and not without reason. There are numerous stylish restaurants that serve international fare, pubs where you can hang out and chill. On weekends the area fills out with pleasure seekers and it is also known for the hawker stalls and seafood restaurants.
Dining in Changkat Bukit Bintang is a treat to all senses. You can find a truly international mix of restaurants in the area from Japanese, Russian, Lebanese, Thai, French, German, Brazilian, Indian and even English restaurants. Whether you are staying at a nearby hotel such as the Berjaya Hotels and Resorts or simply visiting the area for a day, don’t forgo trying out as many restaurants as possible.
During the day Changkat Bukit Bintang looks sober and reserved but once dusk falls in purple bushels, the area comes alive with a pulsating energy. You can go pub hopping to enjoy the lights, music and the general sense of fun that prevail in the area.
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+