Facts About Bangsar
Located southwest of Kuala Lumpur’s Central Business District, Bangsar is a modern residential, commercial, and entertainment area of the capital city. Easily accessible within a 10-15 minutes drive from the CBD, this neighborhood is an hour away from the International Airport. Bangsar is part of the Lembah Pantai parliamentary constituency and is administered by Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) unlike other townships which have their municipal council.
In the early 1900s, this area had huge rubber plantations, and the estate was owned by its plantation firm Société Financière des Caoutchoucs (Socfin).
In the 1950s, due to its convenient location, several companies housed their staff and families here, and slowly Bangsar started growing as a premium residential area.
Weather in Bangsar
Kuala Lumpur has hot and humid weather most months, so you can travel anytime during the year. The average temperature in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur is around 34°C during the day and 27.5°C at night. This place receives a lot of rainfall from October to January and March to April, so the tourism season here is from June to August.