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Partha Sarathi Bhowal
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Published: Sep 19, 2018 | 89 Views

Top 16 things to do and see in kuala lumpur's golden triangle

The Golden Triangle is a vast shopping and entertainment hub in the commercial centre of Kuala Lumpur. The triangle is formed by the three arterial roads- Jalan Imbi, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Raja Chulan.

Besides being a shopping destination, the place also serves a great location for food lovers. Moreover the area has lots of entertainment avenues. You can spend your time by doing the top things in the Golden triangle which will make your experience more cherishable down the memory lane.

Bukit Bintang Street

Located in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, the street is a hub of shopping and entertainment. You will get here lots of shopping centre, nightclubs and restaurants along with 5-star hotels. Pavilion LK is a premium store which offers you some of international brands like Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, Coach and many more.

Here you will also find open rooftop bars and posh nightclubs which will give you the exact relaxation you deserve.

Petronas Towers

Petronas Towers is one of the unique things in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The towers dominates the view of Golden triangle and had been the world’s tallest structure till 2004. The 452 meters tower was built in 1998 and still remains the world’s tallest twin structures accessible to many visitors for its beauty.

The tower was designed by Argentine architect Cesar Pelli and the construction of the towers started in the year 1994.

It is around 1.4 km from the Tunku Memorial.

Opens:- All days from 10 am till 10 pm.

Suria KLCC

Suria KLCC which is a 140000 square meter supermarket offering various types of International Brands. The supermarket is also a part of KL City Centre Complex having shopping, entertainment and exhibition centres.

The supermarket is divided into three malls which are Ampang, Park and Ramlee and comprises of more than 320 high-end International and local retailers which include some of the well known brands like Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Versace and Banana Republic.

Menara KL Tower

It is the largest freestanding structure in the city just situated besides the Petronas Tower. The tower’s height is of 421 meters and much taller than the Petronas Towers giving a spectacular view of the city for the top.

The Tower has a revolving restaurant in the top where you would get some local and International food. It is one of the modern Islamic Heritage in Malaysia.

Opens: All days from 10 am till 11 pm.


Covered in a 7000 square meter area, Petrosains is located inside the Suria KLCC. It’s a science exhibition centre and a great source of attraction for the kids and teenagers.

The centre is run by Petronas, Malaysian oil making company and consist of a IMAX 3D cinemas and Iwerk theatre which gives a great source of information for the people.

Opens: All days from 10 am till 11 pm.

Aquaria KLCC

KLCC Aquaria covers half a million square meters area with over 150 species of marine lives. Here the visitors can explore the place through a variety of landscapes all filled with marine species like tiger sharks, stingrays and much more.

Opens: All days from 10am till 11 pm and serves as an excellent place for the kids to explore and learn.

Lake Gardens

This place is located just beside the National Monument and is beautifully decorated with botanical gardens, mosques, birds park and butterfly garden.

Lake Gardens or the Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park just beside the National Monument also offers various Fun activities. You can reach there You can reach in this place by taking shuttle train services between 9am to 6pm spending RM6 for adults and RM 2 for children. There are few places which will charm you in Lake Gardens:

  1. Perdana Botanical Gardens

It serves as a refuge for those who need a break from the hustles and bustles of the city life.The air is fresh and crisp and the place is excellent for joggers. The place is covered with Orchids, Lilies and Hibiscus flowers.

The Garden is open from 9am to 6pm and no admission fees during the weekdays but during the weekends , you need to spend RM1.

2. National Mosque of Malaysia

Known as masjid Negara is well located within the Lake Gardens of Kuala Lumpur. The blue hued building consist of 48 domes, 73 meter high minaret and 16 pointed star concrete main roof. The Mosque is covered with traditional Islamic art and calligraphies Non-muslim visitors are only allowed to visit during certain times of the day.

Opened from Monday to Sunday during 9am till 6:30 pm.

3.Islamic Arts Museum

It is one of the popular places in Kuala Lumpur located in the lake Gardens. Located within 30000 square meters it has a glass walls, blue huge dome, traditional Islamic arts and a huge exhibition space.

In the exhibition you will find clothings, weaponries and many other things which will adore you a lot.

Opened from 10am to 6pm costs RM17 for adults and RM 6 for children.

4.National Planetarium

Located in the extreme east of lake Gardens is an educational place for the kids to learn about planets and astronomical things. The planetarium has touch screen computers, interesting science games and many more educational items to excite the kids.

It is not much hi-tech but will adore your kids much to spend fun moments.

Opened from Tuesday till Sunday from 9am till 4:30 pm.

5.National Museum of Malaysia

Located in the Southern tip of Lake Gardens, this place gives you an excellent history, geography, arts, crafts, culture and many more nostalgic moments of Malaysia. Built in the year of 1963, the Museum portrays some of the great historical moments of Malaysia.

Opened form 9am till 6pm everyday where the admission fees is RM5 for adults and RM 2 for children.

6.Segway Tour by Ecoride Malaysia

For more excitement, take part in Segway Tour in Malaysia which is also located in Lake Gardens for eco friendly tour throughout the Lake Gardens. It's a fancy walk around the lake gardens. The tour can be arranged from your hotel.

Opened daily at 9:30 am, 1 pm and 4:30 pm and the cost of one ride is RM168. For more details you can contact +6017 882 3847

7.Kuala Lumpur Bird park

Located in the lake Gardens is one of the Largest Free Flight Walk in aviaries of the world. Lush green site and beautiful birds makes it an idle point to spent time.

Just remember to wear comfortable clothes since it may get hot while exploring this place.

Opened daily from 9am till 6pm and admission fees for adults is RM67 and children is RM 45.

8.Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park

Houses nearly 6000 butterflies, this park forms one of the major attractions of Lake Gardens. The place is covered with bushy garden and there are also beautiful flowers to attract the butterflies. You will be excited to see little butterfly larvae coming out form butterfly cocoons.

Opened form 9am till 6pm costs around costs RM 25 for adults and RM15 for children.

Jalan P Ramlee

Jalan P Ramlee is a local place where you get an opportunity to listen to local band and music and gives you a perfect night life moment. Here food and drinks are available in various flavours to excite you.There are lots of open beer joints to enjoy in this place.

Located near Wilayah Persekutuan street kuala lumpur, a fabulous attraction in the Golden triangle.

National Monument

The National Monument in Kuala Lampur also Known as Tugu Negara is located 50 meters near Jalan Tamingsabi at the Northern Parts of the Lake Garden of Jalan Parlimen. The Monument is made in the memory of the soldiers who have sacrificed their lives during the Malaysian Independence.

The Monument is having one of the largest Bronze statue in the World. The Bronze Statue is dedicated to those 11000 soldiers who have died during the First World War against Japan and against the Malayan Emergency.

The height of the Statue is of 15 meters built in the year of 1966 designed by Architect Felix de Weldon represents the General Freedom in Malaysia. The statue consist of 7 soldiers carrying the Malaysian flag. Each soldier represents one of the seven qualities of leadership: courage, command,unity, strength,wariness, suffering and sacrifice.

The National Anthem of the Country got a high resemblance with this Statue. The monument covers around 48562 square meter space with surrounding garden, fountains, war memorial and the pavilion.

The monument includes five major components covered in the vast area. It will take around 30 minutes to visit the place and relish its beauty. The components include surrounding garden, the fountain and three typical structure which are: Cenotaph, the Pavilion and the Bronze Sculpture.

Opens from 8am till 10pm daily and there is no admission charges.

Thus the Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle gives you a lifetime enjoyable experience that can be treasured in your Sundry Travel Diary.

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