Top 10 of the World’s Coolest Neighbourhoods
Receiving international recognition alongside its local acclaim, Damansara Heights was even named in a list of Top 10 of the World’s Coolest Neighbourhoods to Visit Right Now by Lonely Planet, joining neighbourhoods in better-known world cities such as New York City, Seoul, Dubai, Copenhagen, and Lisbon.
The list of 10 of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods to visit right now as below:
• Borgo San Frediano, Florence
• Seongsu-dong, Seoul
• The Triangle, Lisbon
• Vesterbro, Copenhagen
• Business Bay, Dubai
• Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur
• Sunset Park, New York City
• Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro
• Frelard, Seattle
• Tooting, London
Indeed, Kuala Lumpur was the only Southeast Asian city to feature on the list. A locally based writer, Kong Wai Yeng, submitted the city to Lonely Planet, describing it as “One of the richest addresses in Kuala Lumpur,” adding that the essence and character of Bukit Damansara remains intact though there have been a lot of upgrades in the area, including the makeover of Plaza Batai along the street of the same name, which now features a slew of hip F&B outlets.
Another significant addition to the area is the newly-built Pusat Bandar Damansara Mass Rapid Transit (MRT), which started operating December 16, 2016, making the area even more easily accessible via public
The largest mixed development –
Pavilion Damansara Heights will be completed in 2022 and 2023. It is comprising luxury residential and office blocks that includes a lifestyle mall which is promise plenty of amenities are within walking distance to Pusat Bandar Damansara MRT station.
It is revealed that the famous badminton player Datuk Lee Chong Wei, Malaysian celebrities, consuls and so on also live in this area, which is also said to be the “Richest Area in Kuala Lumpur”, it is the local celebrities, politicians, domestic and foreign entrepreneurs preferred in the luxury residential area.
Damansara Heights is accessible from Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya. Jalan Maarof, in Bangsar, connects Jalan Damansara. Jalan Duta and Jalan Semantan can be used
for a drive into Damansara Heights from the North-South Expressway. Distance from Damansara Heights to KLCC City Centre is 7KM.
The largest mixed development — Pavilion Damansara Heights will be completed in 2022 and 2023.
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