Friday, February 26, 2010

Malaysia: Heritage conservation of 'The Heritage Station Hotel of KL'.

This weekend, if you have nothing else better to do, try this: pack a night's worth of clothes and some toiletries, get together with some friends and check in to 'The Heritage Station Hotel of Kuala Lumpur' which is located where else but at the old KL railway station. Spooky it may seem, which is why I recommend you to take as many friends with you as possible, it's definitely a better and more interesting weekend spent than crawling like ants in the malls.

What really took me by surprise is beyond the fact that it's a quaint hotel that speaks so much of our history (think Coliseum Cafe in KL) but I hit one of the links which directed me to a passion-filled blog about a person(s) fight to conserve the heritage and educate the general public on the architect who did it all - A.B. Hubback whom if you don't already know, designed the Panggung Bandaraya and Carcosa Seri Negara as well (not to be mistaken with A.C. Norman who designed the Sultan abdul Samad building as both are famed for their Moorish styles).

Well, if you have Malaysian friends looking for some weekend ideas of if you have non-Malaysian friends looking for travel itineraries, then look no further. Click links above ;)


  1. Thanks for the words of encouragement! And thanks for posting about our fight to save some of our Buildings of National Heritage!

  2. You're welcome and here's wishing you all the best in that :)