Visit the Petronas Twin Towers
The Petronas Twin Towers are a remarkable icon of the Kuala Lumpur skyline. They are noticeable from almost everywhere in the city. The Petronas Towers are open 6 days a week and offer tours to the sky bridge on the 41st floor. Or you can stop at the observation deck on the 86th floor on tower 2. You can purchase a ticket to view the city or grab a camera and snap some beautiful photos with this magnificent skyscraper.
Visit Pavilion KL
This contemporary mall is located in the centre of the Bukit Bintang area and is made up of more than 450 stores spread over 7 levels. Besides the many well-known international brands you can also find popular local brands. When hungry you can dine at one of the many well-known restaurants, or visit the huge food court for some local delicacies. For the movie buffs you can catch a movie at the Golden Screen Cinema. In 2009 the mall won the Malaysia tourism award for most pioneering shopping centre. In total the mall has won more than 15 local and international awards.
Go for a walk in Central Market
Central Market is a very popular tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur. It was built in 1928 and it’s a short walk from Petaling Street. The area was used as a simple wet market back in the early 1980s but has since turned into a handicraft outlet. There you can find souvenirs, local merchandise, Malaysian batik prints and so on.
Marvel at the beautiful architecture of the National Mosque
The national mosque of Malaysia is a must see attraction when you live or are visiting this beautiful country. The mosque is surrounded by lush greenery which expands to a 13-acre land.
Today, the National Mosque is considered a piece of history among the city’s contemporary buildings. An underground passage connects the mosque to the KTM railway station making it easy to reach from different parts of the city.
Explore the iconic Batu Caves
The magnificent Batu Caves are one of the top tourist attractions in Malaysia. They are located close to the city and are easily accessible by train. There are 4 main attractions at Batu Caves which are; Temple Cave (or Cathedral Cave), Dark Cave, Cave Villa and Ramayana Cave. Also, when visiting the caves watch out for monkeys!
Visit Little India
Little India “also called Brickfields” is a wide street with many Indian stores which sell Indian goods such as saris, spices and local Indian food such as cadai, thosi and more. Little India has become a famous tourist attraction because of its colourful atmosphere and due to it being next to KL Central Station.
Visit China Town
Chinatown is made up of beautiful temples, art galleries and flea markets. It is easily accessible by train and is located close to Central Market. You can take a stroll in Petaling Street where you can find hundreds of stalls selling cheap goods.
View the city from Kuala Lumpur Tower
KL Tower is the 7th tallest telecommunications tower in the world. From its Observation Deck, which is situated on the lowest of the six levels in the head of the tower, you can get excellent views of Kuala Lumpur and surrounding areas.
Dive in a tank of sharks at KLCC Aquarium
The Aquaria KLCC is an oceanarium located underneath Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre within Kuala Lumpur City Centre. It is home to over 150 underwater creatures and marine life. Its main attractions include the scary tiger sharks, blue rays and the seahorses.
Visit the world’s largest covered bird park at KL Bird Park
The Bird Park houses more than 3,000 birds and 200 species from all over the world. Here you can see hornbills, parrots and the beautiful peacock.
Another place worth the visit is the Orchid Garden which is located just opposite the Bird Park.
Birds and nature lovers can have a wonderful day surrounded by colourful sights, and listening to the melodic sound of birds followed by the beautiful scenery at the Orchid Garden.