picture of wild boars was taken in Ampang, an eastern suburb of Kuala Lumpur.
Ampang has a rich history dating back to the Yap Ah Loy days of tin-mining in the mid-1800s. Ampang Road or Jalan Ampang locally called is sometimes referred to as Embassy Row due to the number of embassies and consulates located along this road and in the area.
Jalan Ampang is a long road. It starts from the junction at Jalan Raja Chulan in the city (where Muzium Telekom is) and ends at Ampang town where it is famous for its Yong Tau Foo, a local Hakka stuffed tofu dish. The world's tallest twin buildings, the Petronas Twin Towers are located along Jalan Ampang. Ampang is also home to Ampang Puteri Medical Center, Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre, Great Eastern Mall, Flamingo Hotel, DePalma Hotel, TESCO shopping centre, Ampang Point Shopping Complex, the International School of Kuala Lumpur as well as several other private colleges and international schools.
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