The Laryngology Meeting 2012 will be taking place in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia and home to the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers which are the symbol of Malaysian futuristic developments.
The Laryngolgy 2012 Organizing Committee chose Kuala Lumpur as the destination for the Laryngology Meeting as it is an exciting and vibrant city. The major tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur include the Merdeka Square, the House of Parliament, the Petaling Street, the National Palace (Istana Negara), the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the National Museum, the Central Market, the National Monument,and religious sites such as the Jamek Mosque and Batu Caves. Kuala Lumpur plays host to many cultural festivals such as the the Thaipusam procession at the Sri Mahamariamman Temple.
The entertainment hub of the city is mainly centred in the Golden Triangle encompassing Jalan P. Ramlee, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Ampang Road. Trendy nightclubs, bars and lounges.
Kuala Lumpur is a hub for cultural activities and events in Malaysia. Among the centres is the National Museum which is situated along the Mahameru Highway. Its collection comprises artifacts and paintings collected throughout the country. Kuala Lumpur also has an Islamic Arts Museum which houses more than seven thousand Islamic artefacts including rare exhibits as well as a library of Islamic art books.
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The Westin Kuala Lumpur
The Westin Kuala Lumpur stands in the heart of the city’s central business and shopping district along the vibrant streets of Jalan Bukit Bintang. This ideal location puts the city’s best entertainment, dining, and local attractions right at your doorstep, including Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysian Philharmonic, Kuala Lumpur Tower, and the Pavilion shopping center.
The Sultan Abdul Aziz Airport (SZB) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport ( KUL) are both approximately a 40 minute drive away and are easily accessible by train or car.