Editor’s Pick: Top 5 Must-Visit Attractions in Kuala Lumpur (Family Friendly)
Chinese New Year is coming soon and travelling is a great way to celebrate it. Want to know where to celebrate your Chinese New Year on February 5, 2019? Malaysia is a travel destination where you can also feel and enjoy it with your family. As a present, we give you this Malaysia travel guide featuring different attractions in Kuala Lumpur and where to stay in Malaysia!
Top 1 Must-Visit in KL: Petaling Street
This street market in the middle of Malaysia’s Chinatown will get crowded during the Chinese New Year as local Chinese will tend to buy food and flowers. You can go shopping during the day where you can find lots of knockoff stuff and try authentic Chinese-Malaysian food. The flavourful clay pot chicken rice, sugar cane juice, and other grilled foods are the things that must try out with your family.
Address: Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: 10:00 to 24:00 daily
How to get there: You can reach this attraction via cab, or take the MRT to Pasar Seni.
Top 2 Must-Visit in KL: Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
The Bird Park is one of the attractions in Kuala Lumpur which lets you bond with all kinds of bird species. It consists of 4 zones that let you encounter exotic, free-flying birds and even feed them during feeding sessions.
Address: 920 Jalan Cenderawasih, Taman Tasik Perdana 50480, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: 9:00 to 18:00 daily
How to get there: You can reach this attraction via cab, or take the Rapid KL Bus No.B115 from Kotaraya to Jalan Parlimen.
Top 3 Must-Visit in KL: Mid Valley City
The Mid Valley City where one of the largest malls in Kuala Lumpur is located – The Gardens Mall & Mid Valley Megamall is where you can shop, dine, and have fun! They got over 600 stores from fashion to food to game hubs, and more! Tourists can go to the concierge and they will give you a Tourism Card with cool discounts at selected merchant shops! How cool is that!
Address: LOT F-049&050,1ST, Mid Valley City, 58000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: 10:00 to 22:00 daily
How to get there: You can reach this attraction via cab, or ride a bus which goes directly to the mall.
Top 4 Must-Visit in KL: Jalan Alor Food Street
Now if you’re craving for more food paradise experience, The Jalan Alor street has a wide variety of food offers like curry mee, salted egg crab, giant fried squid, tom yam soup, and the famous durian fruit! There’s so much to try you’ll probably won’t even know where to start. After a long day of walking, you and your family can go for a foot massage at Bintang Relax, only two minutes away from Jalan Alor Food Street.
Address: Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: 17:00 until midnight
How to get there: You can reach this attraction via cab, or take the MRT to Bukit Bintang.
Top 5 Must-Visit in KL: Thean Hou Temple
Another Malaysia attraction for you to visit with your family is the Thean Hou Temple. This temple becomes more lively and photogenic during Chinese New Year with a great view of the city and eye-catching red lanterns that are light up at night. You can also have your fortune told inside with fortune sticks written in Chinese and English.
Address: 65 Persiaran Endah, Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50460
Operating hours: 9:00 to 18:00 daily
How to get there: The easiest way to get there is via cab.
Don’t miss seeing the attractions in Kuala Lumpur this Chinese New Year! With that, we created a Malaysia itinerary to help you enjoy these attractions:
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park – shopping at Mid Valley City – The Petaling Street – Thean Hou Temple – Jalan Alor Food Street – The Gardens A St Giles Hotel & Residences
Searching for great hotels in Malaysia can be easy but when it comes to high-class accommodation that you and your family deserve, only few hotels can top that.
The Gardens – A St Giles Hotel & Residences offers spacious enclave and state-of-the-art facilities that you and your family can enjoy. Read further and know more of what awaits you.
The Gardens – A St Giles Hotel & Residences located in the city of Kuala Lumpur will greet you with a warm Malaysian welcome. It consists of two distinctive wings: The Gardens Hotel which has 448 rooms and, The Gardens Residences which has 199 rooms. Each wing has individual lobby and check-in.
Each room at the Garden Hotel has a modern and stylish interior and has in-room amenities such as air conditioning with individual temperature control, complimentary coffee/tea making facilities, and more. The executive suites have complimentary access to the executive lounge where they can have a buffet breakfast, pre-dinner drinks and snacks, and more.
The fun never stops even when you’re in the hotel because of the facilities you can access as a guest. Get fit with your spouse at the fitness centre while your kids swim and play at the infinity pool and terrace both located at the level 5 of the hotel. You can also go on a shopping spree with your family at The Gardens Hotel where you can see a lot of specialty shops, game hub, food outlets, and cafés.
Want to chill and dine at the hotel instead? No problem! There are a lot of restaurants you can choose from. Enjoy a live-action cooking lunch buffet at The Spread which serves local and continental cuisines or you can indulge in Japanese food at the Ri-Yakitori. If you’re up for some exotic yet delightful cocktails, head to the Lobby Bar.
Book your stay at The Gardens – A St Giles Hotel & Residences and have the perfect Chinese New Year 2019 in Malaysia! Book directly to save more and for the best rate guaranteed.
Address: Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
How to get there: You can take a short 10-minute ride via grab/cab from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to the hotel, or a 28-minute ride via KLIA Express Rail.
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