Malaysia Travel Guide: Top 5 Attractions in Kuala Lumpur
This place has multiple skyscrapers that have it’s named carved in the record books; this place has multiple ethnics and races live together in a diversified culture; this place has probably the best food in the whole wide world. This place is none other than the capital city of Malaysia with a lot of attractions in Kuala Lumpur.
There is just a long list of things that you need to experience in Kuala Lumpur to fully explore what this city could give. But, we take the courtesy to simplify the work for you, by providing the Top 5 attractions in Kuala Lumpur that must visit on your vacation here.
Petronas Twin Towers
Being regarded as the most popular tourist destination in Kuala Lumpur, this unmistakable landmark and the world’s tallest twin towers in the world is definitely one of the must-visit locations in town.
This 88 storey, 459.1 metres tall twin building is connected by a Sky bridge on the 41st and 42nd floor which is open for the public to gaze on the amazing city of Kuala Lumpur. As this is a tourist hotspot, you might want to get tickets as early as a few days before the visit.
Admission ticket: RM 120++
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Kuala Lumpur Tower
This lone skyscraper is another iconic and famous landmark in Kuala Lumpur before there were even Petronas Twin Towers. It is located on top of a steep hill, and its viewpoint is much higher than Petronas Twin Towers (170m vs 276m) – a mere 100 metres higher, giving a more comprehensive sight of the city.
However, what’s more impressive is that it has a 360˚ revolving restaurant on top of the tower. It is the highest restaurant in the city. Imagine that, the view and the food on top of the city? That’s priceless!
Admission ticket: RM 35+
Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Batu Caves is also one of the famous tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur, giving that this place is perhaps the most popular Hindu shrines outside India. Batu Caves is a limestone hill that compromises a few caves and 272 steps of stairs.
What makes this place truly beautiful is that the stairs were recently painted in rainbow colours, making it more the reason to pay it a visit. Outside the cave also stood the world’s tallest Lord Murugan statue with 42.7 metres tall.
During some of the notorious Hindu festivals such as Thaipusam and Deepavali, this place will be packed and filled with tourists around the world for the celebrations.
Admission ticket: FREE
Opening Hours: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
It is a place that attracts 200,000 visitors per year to this tourist destination, presenting to you the finest pewter factory in Malaysia, the Royal Selangor Pewter Centre. The best part of Royal Selangor – its admission is FREE! Once arrived, you will also be assigned by a personal guide to take you through the exhibits and explaining the history and development of pewterware.
You will also witness the world’s largest pewter tankard, which can hold 2,796 litres, displayed right in front of the Setapak Headquarters. There are also a skill craftsmen workshop and a modern factory that produced pewter products for sale. You can get your own Petronas Twin Towers pewter statue here as a souvenir too!
Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
If you are into wildlife and nature adventure, this could just be the right place for you. The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is perhaps the world’s largest walk-in aviary, with over 3,000 local and foreign birds of approximately 200 different species.
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a part of the scenic and serene Lake Gardens, which also compromises the KL Butterfly Park, Deer Park, Botanical Garden, and the National Monument. It is definitely one of the famous tourist spot and top attractions of Kuala Lumpur.
Admission ticket: RM67
Opening Hours: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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