Kuala Lumpur Tower
Kuala Lumpur Tower is the tallest telecommunication tower in South East Asia. Standing at 421 metre, it offers not only the breath-taking views of Kuala Lumpur skyline from the observation deck, but also a list of kids friendly attractions such as mini zoo, blue coral aquarium, upside down house, XD Theatre and KL Forest Eco Park. Good for a half day visit, it is definitely one of the must see attractions at Kuala Lumpur.
Petronas Twin Towers/ Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC)
Majestic by day and dazzling at night, Petronas Twin Towers are the skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur. Visitors can ascend to the skybridge on Level 41 and the observation deck on Level 86. At the base of the Petronas Twin Towers, there is an upmarket mall named Suria KLCC that is very popular with tourist. Stretching out to the side of the towers is the 50 acres beautifully landscaped KLCC Park. Enjoy the lush greenery or the wide range of park amenities, from children’s playground and wading pool to jogging tracks.
Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka)
Merdeka Square, or known as Dataran Merdeka in Malay, is undoubtedly Kuala Lumpur's most recognizable landmark. This is the historical place where Malaysia proclaimed the freedom or independence on August 31, 1957. From then on, Merdeka Square has been the venue for the annual National Day parade. Located in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building (the former State Secretariat), the Royal Selangor Club and St. Mary’s Church, one of Malaysia’s oldest Anglican churches, the colonial surroundings makes Merdeka Square spell out the majestic charm of this destination.
Formerly the National Palace of the King and Queen of Malaysia, Royal Museum is a must-visit attraction in Kuala Lumpur for those who would like to see and experience the glamour and history associated with royal life in an Asian palace. The massive, Palladian style double-storey complex comprised of 22 interior palace spaces, including Balairung Seri (a room where the King meets his subjects), the sleeping chamber, the royal office, the dining hall and resting lounge of the nation’s King. Guests who visit the museum will be accompanied by a former palace guard for a full guided tour.
Batu Caves is one of Malaysia most distinctive and awe-inspiring natural cavern. Within the giant limestone caves, a more than 120-year-old temple features idols and statues erected inside and around it. It is considered an important religious landmarks by local Hindus where thousands of devotees will gather for the annual Thaipusam festival.
Thean Hou Temple
Built by Kuala Lumpur’s Hainanese community in 1894, Thean Hou Temple, or known as the Temple of the Goddess of Heaven, is one of the oldest and largest temples in Southeast Asia. Dedicated to Tian Hou, a goddess said to protect fishermen, the temple is also a shrine where many come to worship Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. During Chinese festivals such as Chinese New Year and Wesak Day, thousands of devotees from all around the country frequent the temple. It is also a popular wedding venue among local Chinese.
Royal Selangor Visitor's Centre
Malaysia as we know is famous for a rare metal alloy called Pewter. Located 8km away from Kuala Lumpur city centre, Royal Selangor, the world's largest pewter manufacturer offers visitors an opportunity to tour the factory, try your hand at creating a pewter dish at the School of Hard Knocks or making your own jewellery at The Foundry. As one of the country's premier tourist locations, visitors may purchase some appealing souvenirs made from this malleable alloy of tin and copper at the retail store too.
Alor Street (Jalan Alor)
When the sun goes down, saunter along Jalan Alor, a unique street food destination in the city centre, to search for amazing local flavours. There are a lot of street stalls and restaurants for your real culinary adventure.