Best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur
The city of Kuala Lumpur is located in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur being its country’s capital is surrounded by the famous 451 m-tall Petronas Twin Towers, a pair of glass-and-steel-clad skyscrapers with Islamic motifs.
What to see in Kuala Lumpur is a question that pops up in the minds of people when they plan a vacation to this beautiful corner of the earth. So never be upset, they will provide you with a lot many of options to explore either on your wheel or feet. Kuala Lumpur offers a plenty of cuisines which drive the tourist to get a lick of them. When the winter is mild a trip to Malaysia is must rejoice the old British colonial-era.
Kuala Lumpur has a variety of things to do. The best way to summarise a city is culturally rich, the safest part of this era and highly fashionable with rich in art and culture. You cannot simply forget the amazing array of shopping that Kuala Lumpur has in store for you while roaming the streets of Orchard India or Little India.
Malaysia has lots of option on it when it comes to food. Whether it is a casual cafe brunch, great tex-mex, quality local coffee, enticing patisseries, and fresh seafood or affordable cocktails you need.
The best places to enjoy your holiday in the Country’s capital are:
Visiting Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
It doesn’t matter at what age you are this park has always been exciting with its uniqueness it has in it. This beautiful park is extended in a land of 88 acres built 150 ft below ground level on a tin mining wasteland. It has more than 90 attractions across its six parts. So it requires your whole day.
The park has been divided into six parts. Waterpark which is a home to The Vuvuzela, the world's largest water ride. Once you are done with the rides, don't forget to move to the Surf Beach, one of the World's largest man-made beach’ which stretched over 13000 square meters of sand.
Wildlife Park, another attraction for the people who love an animal. You can witness a number of animals from a range of birds, reptiles, and mammals.
The Amusement Park generally covers with basic two themes to visitors – walk into the life of Wild West and World of Adventure. Nickelodeon lost lagoon, another theme which leaves its visitors astonished by withstanding lush green and stone hills themed land.
Roll down your sleeves and get ready to walk into the rain forest with colossal water rides, and rich flora.
How can you miss the most amazing Scream Park? You can witness the world's first live interactive ghost attraction which will take you on a harrowing journey.
If you are a sports person how can you miss to walk to the Extreme Park to witness Archery range and many more?
Before going to such an exciting park you should know its timing very first. It opens at sharp 10 am and remains open till 6 in the evening.
Its Location: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya
Explore World’s famous Petronas Twin Towers
Petronas Twin Towers brings to its visitors the amazement of witnessing the world's tallest twin structure, the 88 floored building designed by Cesar Peli and Associates. Experiencing the Petronas Twin Towers is one of the ultimate Kuala Lumpur attractions.
Petronas Twin towers were completed in the year 1998. Today, Tower one is taken by the Malaysian State oil company Petronas, along with their subsidiaries and associates. The other tower has been taken by the multinational companies such as Barclays Capital, IBM, Microsoft, Mckinsey and Co, Accenture and many more.
Don't miss to enter the double-decked Sky Bridge at the tower. It will give you an amazing view of the whole city. It acts as an emergency exist and also allows people to move from one building to the other.
The Petronas Twin Towers has many more things to explore. One of the major attractions is its Art gallery and Convention center. You can witness and increase your knowledge regarding the petroleum industry.
It exhibits the origin of petroleum at the age when only the species that exist were the dinosaurs to the latest development.
How can you miss the most remarkable feature of the Petronas Twin Tower? Dewan Filharmonik Petronas concert hall which is the venue for classical music in Southeast Asia. It is built in between the two towers. It is honored as the World’s best concert hall.
Time: Visit it in between 9 am to 7 pm. It remains closed on Fridays for prayers in between 1 pm to 2:30 pm
It's Location: Jalan Ampang
Kuala Lumpur Destinations list has the Batu caves in its very first place. Batu caves which are a limestone hill having three caves along with a number of smaller caves. Interior formation of limestone in the temple is considered to be 400 million years ago. It is an important pilgrimage for the Hindus.
The largest cave in Batu cave is Cathedral Cave which is a house for several Hindu god and goddesses underneath its 100-meter high ceiling. There are two more caves- The Art Gallery Cave and Museum Cave. Both these caves featured a numerous Hindu sculpture and paintings.
One of the most amazing achievements is to watch the followers climbing up those 272 steps to the reach to the utmost top level of the cave. Reaching to the top of the cave is a difficult task as you need to work against the crowd. Priests sprinkle ash over the devotees at the top.
When to plan your visit: You can visit any day.The caves open at morning 6:00 am till 9:00 pm.
It's location: 13 km towards the north of Kuala Lumpur
You can either take a bus from the Central Market at Jalan Pudu to Batu Caves. You can also avail taxis which are also available all around.
What can be more fascinating to explore a world of 150 species of marine life? The major attraction of the aquarium is to witness scary tiger sharks, lethal sea snakes, blue rays and bright coral fish.
Your journey in the world of marine lays you out to different watery aspect from the highlands to the Amazon basin, then to the jungles of Malaysia, and then the open ocean.
Our journey starts at Level 1 where visitors can feel the live corals and starfish with the help of DNA Touch Pool. Once you walk 90 m through the tunnel at the aquaria you can see sand tiger sharks. The Jungle section takes you to the home to a number of reptiles, amphibians, and insects. Do watch the life cycle of butterflies inside.
Level 2 journey will take you to the Amazon Flooded forest where you can find the red tail catfish and many more other giant animals. We can also see the jellyfish, crab and many more. If you are lucky enough or plan your trip on Mondays, Wednesday or Saturday you can watch the fish feeding sessions. You can enjoy a diving along with the sharks in the aquarium.
It remains open in between 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
It's location: Kuala Lumpur convention center complex
Thean Hou Temple
If you are a religious person who can you miss affording the only oldest Buddhist temple in South Asia. It was build up in the year 1894 by the Chinese Hainanese Community when they made Kuala Lumpur as their home to dwell. “Goddess of Mercy,” Guar Yin lies here and thus making it a key place for worship.
Goddess sits on a top of a hill. The entire temple gives you an amazing view of the entire city. The architecture inside has always been breathtaking to all of us.
Its Location :- 65 Persiaran Endah, Tama Persiaran Desa
Strolling through Chinatown
How can you miss to explore China Town? It is also known as “Chee Cheong Kai" .It is one of the most popular spots in Malaysia for bargain hunters. This part of the city never sleeps and always remain colorful.You can find all kinds of things you want from Chinese herbs to other goods. It is more amazing to watch this market at night when it entirely transforms into a lively market with thousands of vendors offering you all types of stuff at a very cheap price.
One of the unique features of the market is that you can find rows and rows of stalls which sell all types of goods right from clothing to food at a very cheap rate. A perfect place for a shopaholic.
Chinatown offers its visitors an amazing nightlife. The entire Petaling street and its surrounding are lightened making it more colorful and vibrant.
Don't miss to relax in the best foot massage parlors and foot reflexology centers which are located in this market.A perfect place even for a foodie to enjoy all sorts of cuisine from steamed buns to seafood and even the best noodles it has for you.
It's Location: Petaling Street
Lets’ not ignore the history and visit Sultan Abdul Samad Building
The Sultan Abdul Samad building is a historic monument located in the city. It was built during the colonization rule of the British in the year 1897. The Building served as secretariat for the Britishers. After the Independence, the house served as superior courts for Malaysia for a very short period.
A visit to Sultan Abdul Samad building is just so that you can know about the 41-meter high clock tower. The best thing about the clock is the striking of the clock in each hour and a half- hour.
An amazing structure has two floors in it in the shape of letter F with an extended top bar which represents the frontage.
It's Location: Jalan Raja, City Centre,
It remains closed on Sunday and Saturday.