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Top 10 things to do in Kuala Lumpur

KL, as the locals call their home, offers a great spectrum of activities. Shop til you drop in Bukit Bintang, gaze upon the city from the top of the Petronas Towers or find serenity in the parks. Day and night, Malaysia's capital has something for everyone.

Merdeka Square

The Sultan Abdul Samad Building, which dominates this Independence Square, reflects the influences of Mughal architecture, a mix of Indian, Persian and Islamic design.

KLCC Park

17 acres of lush greenery at the base of the Petronas Towers offer respite during a day of sightseeing. Don't miss the Lake Symphony water display of the two fountains.

Petronas Towers

At 1,483 feet these twin towers are the city's iconic symbols. The double-decker skybridge, which links the two buildings on the 41st and 42nd floors, is 558 feet above the ground.

Aquaria KLCC

Walk among the sea creatures down a 295-foot-long glass tunnel.Other aquarium exhibits include a shipwreck and piranha tank. Don't miss the sharks' feeding time at 3:00PM.

Kuala Lumpur Tower

While dining at the revolving restaurant 900 feet above the hustle and bustle of the capital city, this broadcasting tower offers a sweeping panorama of twinkling city lights.

Photo: Sham Hardy@flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Bukit Bintang

This central district, also known as Bintang Walk, is abuzz day and night, and locals and visitors alike will find all their shopping, dining and entertainment needs fulfilled.

Batu Caves

Mind the cheeky monkeys on the way up the 272 steps, which lead to the entrance of three caves. The Temple Cave has a 300-foot-high ceiling and houses sacred Hindu shrines.

National Mosque

The 18 points on the main, star-shaped dome represent Malaysia's 13 states and the five pillars of Islam. The grounds also contain wonderful gardens and white marble pools.

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

3,000 birds call this park home, where two areas allow them to come and go as they wish. Visitors have a unique experience to admire some 200 species in a natural habitat setting.

Genting Highland

Visitors will find an Asian-style Las Vegas at Genting Highland, complete with hotels, casinos and a theme park on a mountain peak above the rainforest.

Planning Your Kuala Lumpur Visit

Tickets and opening hours for Petronas Towers

The observation deck and skybridge are open from 9:00AM-9:00PM Tuesday - Sunday; closed Mondays and between 1:00PM-2:30PM on Fridays. Tickets cost RM 84.80 and are limited every day. Therefore, it's recommendable to purchase tickets in advance online.

Tickets and opening hours for Aquaria and Bird Park

The Aquaria is open daily from 10:30AM-8:00PM and costs RM 53.00. The Bird Park is open daily from 9:00AM-6:00PM and costs RM 50.00.

How do I get to Batu Caves?

There is direct KTM Komuter train service, which runs every 30 minutes from KL Sentral Train Station to the Batu Cave Komuter Station. A one-way ticket costs RM 2.00. Opening hours are daily from 6:00AM-9:00PM, admission is free.

How do I get to Genting Highland?

Buses from KL leave daily, and the trip takes approximately one hour. Some go directly to the resort area, while others stop at Genting Skyway; visitors can take a cable car from there. The theme park is open from 8:00AM-10:00PM, and admission for a day-pass is RM 38.00. Visitors can also purchase a two-day pass and express lane tickets.

Good to Know

  • Language
    English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Currency
    MYR (RM)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+08:00)
  • Country Code
    +60
  • Best time to visit
    Warm temperatures and unexpected rainstorms occur throughout the year, making one season no better than another for a visit.

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What People Are Saying About Kuala Lumpur

Very good and the guide lnew many things.

Very good tour and Malaca is very interesting. The guide Shanti knew many things and explained very well. So really we enjoyed very much and we recommend this tour.
Historical Malacca Tour from Kuala Lumpur Reviewed by Elizabeth, 09/15/2016

Our very kind and knowledgeable guide made our experience excellent!

We genuinely enjoyed seeing the pewter workshop and factory. The crafts persons were so amazingly skilled! The caves were worth the effort of the climb, and people were very kind about giving space for us when we needed to rest. Our driver made our outing first rate. Thanks for a wonderful day !
Batu Caves & Firefly Watching in Kuala Selangor Reviewed by Marilee, 08/27/2016

The best tour if you're only in Kuala Lumpur for a short time!

Really good tour covering all the main attractions of the city. We were lucky to have a private tour so we took it at the pace we wanted and our tour guide was great and informative! Would definitely recommend this tour.

Didn't know there was so much to see in KL!

I had a great time on this tour--went to the King's Palace; the Independence Memorial; the Botanical Gardens; the National Mosque; somewhere I'm not sure what the name is but that is sort of a Visitor's Bureau for KL with a very large model of the city, a gift shop, and a café; a market where I went to a store for that sold expensive leather goods and another store that sold delicious chocolate. We ended at the Petronas Towers where we made a quick stop so I could take a picture. My only surprise was that it was sort of a drop-off rather than a guided tour, but that was fine, the sites were great and Harry (the driver) was fun and friendly.
Half-Day Kuala Lumpur Exploration Tour Reviewed by Susan, 08/15/2016

Absolutly fantastic day on Cameron Highland

Our guide was fantastic! Big thank to him . He bought a lot of fruits to us and told how we can eat them. And told a lot of story about Malayzia what brought closer the people and the history to us.
Cameron Highlands Full-Day Tour from Kuala Lumpur Reviewed by Muzslai, 08/11/2016

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