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Mandarin Oriental KL and Leica Launch Cultural Photography Journey II

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Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur has launched  an interactive photography and accommodation package in partnership with Leica.

The Cultural Photography Journey II will allow guests to capture the sights of Kuala Lumpur in an exclusive chauffeur-driven excursion with a professional photographer from Leica Store Malaysia, who will demonstrate his skill and share tips in photography.

The journey encompasses some of the city’s cultural and iconic sites, including the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, Merdeka Square - where the Malayan flag were hoisted for the first time, Kuala Lumpur City Gallery which is located in a 116-year-old historical building, the National Textile Museum that showcases the origins and techniques of local textiles, Sultan Abdul Samad building which was built in 1894 were used to house the superior courts of the country, the beautiful architecture of The National Mosque and Jadi Batek Centre, one of Malaysia’s most prestigious handicraft centres.

Guests can gain valuable experience in the skills of photography in terms of colour, composition, lighting, texture, patterns and contrasts, and will be able to ‘take home’ a piece of Kuala Lumpur in the form of photographic memories.

Other photographic opportunities for guests to explore include views from the sky bridge that connects the iconic 88-storey twin towers, or an evening stroll through the tree-lined paths and flowering gardens of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre Park, or the nightly entertainment of the KLCC Lake Symphony Fountain at the Esplanade KLCC at 8, 9 and 10pm.

Priced at MYR 1,875++ for two consecutive nights’ stay, the package includes:

- Daily breakfast for two at Mosaic;
- Complimentary room upgrade to a Premium City View Room or Deluxe Park View Room;
- Personal photography excursion with Leica Store Malaysia for two from 9am to 1pm; and
- Chauffeur driven by a personal guide in a luxury MPV.

Children above 12 years of age will be charged at MYR 419++ per child including extra bed and all package benefits. Specialist photography tips and advice are included, but guests will need to bring their own camera equipment. This offer is subject to 10% service charge and 6% government tax. The offer is valid through 30 June 2015 and a minimum of two night’s stay is required. Other terms and conditions apply.

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