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. source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_city 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).