Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – The Most Beautiful City (2010)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is an Alpha World City, and is the only global city in Malaysia, according to the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) along with Milan, Madrid, Seoul, Moscow, Brussels, Toronto, Mumbai and Buenos Aires. The criterias evaluated are based on the economic, political, cultural and infrastructural characteristics.


Kuala Lumpur also has been ranked in the 8th place as the cities with the most beautiful skylines in the world rated by National Geography. The list are:

1. Hong Kong, China
2. Chicago, USA
3. Shanghai, China
4. New York City, USA
5. Tokyo, Japan
6. Singapore
7. Toronto, Canada
8. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9. Shenzhen, China
10. Seoul, South Korea
11. Sao Paolo, Brazil
12. Sydney, Australia
13. Frankfurt, Germany
14. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
15. Seattle, USA
16. Pittsburgh, USA
17. Guangzhou, China
18. Dallas, USA

Malaysia also has been ranked as the 9th Most Visited Country in The World in 2010 by the International Tourists (source: Wikipedia- World Tourism Rankings).