From street sellers to fabulous malls, fancy plazas, funky restaurants, stylish cafés and pulsing bars, Bukit Bintang is the ideal destination for those who are looking for an experience of a lifetime. Popular around the world as a premium district for shopping and entertainment, Bukit Bintang is an area in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. Also known as Bintang Walk, this area is popular among tourists and locals, especially the younger population.

Nestled within the golden triangle region of the city, the shopping experience offered at this iconic locale is simply breathtaking. There are sales and fairs throughout the year that serve to attract even more people to this amazing city. Being a small town in the 80’s, Bukit Bintang has undergone a tremendous transformation to become one of the trendiest and busiest shopping destinations in the city. It is almost difficult to decide where to begin due to its vast range of choices. This incredible shopping wonderland is in the vicinity of many retail malls in the city including the fabulous Berjaya Times Square, Bukit Bintang Plaza, Lot 10 and many more offering you designer products, gourmet food outlets and trilling activities. Talking of food outlets, there are plenty of trendy and chic restaurants outside these malls, offering the best of the best you can ever imagine like the Changkat Bukit Bintang. This is also the hippest and most happening party venue in Bukit Bintang.

The Bukit Bintang area is also renowned for its high-quality massages and spa-related services inspired by the Chinese tradition. While on the streets if you are quite a bargain hunter, you would find everything imaginable for surprising prices. Last but not least, this sparkling district offers you a pulsating nightlife, major events such as the New Year’s countdown, Merdeka Eve celebrations, cool street concerts and vibrant parties.

Looking for the ideal Kuala Lumpur Hotel for your exciting journey? Then why not consider a Hotel in Bukit Bintang with easy access to the places you wish to visit? A good choice would be a stay at the Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur located in the heart of Bukit Bintang. It is a five-star luxury hotel that will pamper you while you explore this marvellous district.


Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.