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Petronas Towers: Skip-the-Line Ticket with Hotel Delivery

1. Petronas Towers: Skip-the-Line Ticket with Hotel Delivery

Standing at an incredible height of 451.9 meters, the Petronas Twin Towers have become the city’s top architectural landmark. Ascend 170 meters in a futuristic, high-speed elevator to Level 86, where the doors open on a breathtaking view of Malaysia’s capital city. Step onto the world’s highest 2-story bridge, linking the 2 towers on their 41st and 42nd floors. Learn about the history and construction of the Twin Towers and pick up a souvenir at the gift shop. With this service your tickets will be delivered to your Kuala Lumpur hotel, meaning you can get straight into the queue for your visit. Just be sure to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit.

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Kuala Lumpur Private Instagram Tour: Most Famous Spots

2. Kuala Lumpur Private Instagram Tour: Most Famous Spots

Discover the most Instagrammable spots in Kuala Lumpur on this photo tour of the city's highlights. Benefit from a private informative tour guide who will show you all the best photo opportunities in the city. The tour begins with pickup from your hotel at 10.30 AM. From there, make your way to your first stop at the famous street art of Bukit Bintang. Take photos in the colorful alley, then stop for lunch at a local Malaysian restaurant to fill your stomach and be ready for more shots. After lunch, head to the Batu Caves, another landmark of Kuala Lumpur. Next, have a coffee break to try out #pinklatte or cold-pressed juice at KettleBell cafe and get more likes from other #coffeelovers. Continue to other photo destinations and make sure your camera battery isn't running low because you will visit Thean Hou Chinese Temple and Kwai Chai Hong, "The Hidden Alley". Here comes the final highlight: a visit to the iconic Petronas Twin Towers, also known as#KLtwintowers, for some epic photos. You can't say you've really visited Kuala Lumpur without posting a photo of these giant twins. After a fun day out, you'll arrive back at your hotel around 6.30 PM.

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Private Batu Cave, National Mosque & Religious Tour w/ Lunch

3. Private Batu Cave, National Mosque & Religious Tour w/ Lunch

Enjoy a half-day tour that highlights the important religious and cultural sites in and around Kuala Lumpur. Your tour will begin at 9:00AM with a hotel pickup and then you drive to the Batu Caves in an air-conditioned vehicle with your driver/guide. The Batu Caves are a popular attraction located in Selangor. The site of a Hindu temple and shrine, the Caves attract thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. There are 3 main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines. A steep climb up 272 steps rewards you with views of the stunning skyline of Kuala Lumpur. Monkeys frolic around the caves, and it is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts. Paintings and representations of Hindu gods can be seen in the Ramayana Cave. Next, visit the National Mosque, or Masjid Negara. Built between 1963 and 1965, the idea was to commemorate Malaysia’s independence. The Mosque has a capacity of 15,000 people and is located on 13 acres of green space and beautiful gardens. Its design is bold and modern, and symbolic of the aspirations of the newly independent country. Next you’ll see Thean Hou Temple, one of the oldest and largest temples in South East Asia. Located to the southwest of the city, it is a popular tourist attraction. The 6-tiered Buddhist temple is also known as the Temple of the Goddess of Heaven, who is said to protect fishermen. There is also a shrine to Guan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy. Built by KL’s Hainanese community in 1894, which is set on a hill and offers wonderful views of the city. Enjoy a short stop at a Sikh gurdwara before visiting the Brickfield Church and returning to your hotel. Note that the tour includes not only religious sites but also other attractions such as the National Monument, the Old Railway station, Independence Square, and the Petronas Twin towers.

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Private Full Day Tour: 10 Wonders of Kuala Lumpur with Lunch

4. Private Full Day Tour: 10 Wonders of Kuala Lumpur with Lunch

Enjoy stunning views of the Klang River from the King’s Palace, and marvel at Merdeka (Independence) Square before heading to the Petronas Twin Towers to ride to the observation deck of the world’s tallest twin towers. Step onto the 2-story bridge to experience the city from a different perspective. Stop at the National Museum and then head to Lake Gardens for a bit of peace and quiet. Stroll to the National Monument before continuing to the National Mosque to look at its 73-meter-high minaret and mix of eastern and western architecture. Admire the Anglo-Asian design of Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, created by the talented English architect, Arthur Benison Hubback. Go to the 6-tiered Thean Hou Temple, dedicated to the goddess Tian Hou. Discover how Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism can exist in almost perfect harmony, with ornate carvings, elegant roofs, and intricate wall embellishments. Visit the world’s seventh-tallest tower and go to the top for panoramic views across the city. Admire stunning design features by the Iranian architects, Isfahan, who designed the domes in the form of Persian muqarnas. Enjoy a delicious authentic lunch and shop unique and authentic handicrafts.

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Kuala Lumpur: 4-Hour Tour & Petronas Twin Towers Visit

5. Kuala Lumpur: 4-Hour Tour & Petronas Twin Towers Visit

Perfect for first-time visitors, this 4-hour tour provides a comprehensive introduction to Kuala Lumpur's top sights, giving you a knowledge base for further exploration. Meet your local driver/guide when you’re picked up at your city hotel (in the morning or afternoon), and head out on the narrated tour in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. You’ll be taken to multiple Kuala Lumpur attractions, making photo stops at the King's Palace, a symbol of Malaysian sovereignty, and Merdeka (Independence) Square, which features a panorama of fascinating buildings in an array of architectural styles. Gaze up at the Islamic geometric patterns on the 88-story Petronas Twin Towers, whose multifaceted walls and twin spires contain thousands of steel and glass panels. Head up to the bridge and observation deck for magnificent city views. Your journey continues with a visit to the National Museum, where you’ll see a variety of Malaysian artifacts, from traditional weapons and costumes, to modern arts and crafts and musical instruments. Drive past the beautiful Lake Gardens on your way to see the National Monument, commemorating Malaysia's struggle for freedom during WWII. Nearby, you’ll see the modern National Mosque and the pleasant combination of Eastern and Western architecture embodied in the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. Visit the 6-tiered Chinese Thean Hou Temple, a grand structure that combines modern architectural styles with authentic traditional design. The final stop and drop off point of your sightseeing tour is the Kuala Lumpur Tower, where you will be provided with an admission ticket for the observation deck.

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Kuala Lumpur City Tour with KL Tower Ticket

6. Kuala Lumpur City Tour with KL Tower Ticket

See the landmarks of Kuala Lumpur in comfort on a guided tour by air-conditioned vehicle, and benefit from the local insights of your driver/guide. Stop to take souvenir photos at the locations of your choice, and get some free time to explore at leisure. Marvel at the majestic King's Palace, and the impressive National Mosque. Pass the Old Railway Station, and look at the world's tallest free-standing flagpole on Independence Square. Continue to KL City Gallery, where the past, present, and future is explored through photos, paintings, and miniature replicas. Enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee before moving on to the Petronas Twin Towers by Cesar Pelli. Head to KL Tower to get breathtaking views from the observation deck. Continue to the vibrant Bukit Bintang entertainment district. Pass through the Golden Triangle shopping district and enjoy an optional visit to the batik outlets and Beryl's Chocolate Kingdom before drop-off at your hotel or a shopping mall of your choice.

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Private Kuala Lumpur City Tour & Batu Caves

7. Private Kuala Lumpur City Tour & Batu Caves

Learn the story of the federal capital of Malaysia on a private half-day sightseeing tour of Kuala Lumpur by air-conditioned vehicle, and then transfer to the dramatic Batu Caves complex just north of the city center. Following a pick-up from your hotel, discover how Kuala Lumpur has developed from a modest tin mining town to the huge metropolis it is today. See some of the city’s futuristic structures, such as the towering Petronas Twin Towers (the world’s tallest twin-tower structure). Explore the “Golden Triangle” of the commercial and business sector, with its upscale shopping malls. Go to Independence Square to admire colonial buildings and the English-style cricket ground. See the Moorish-style Kuala Lumpur Railway Station, notable for its mix of eastern and western architectural motifs. Then, transfer to Batu Caves approximately 13 kilometers north of the city center. Marvel at the holiest of Hindu shrines carved into the limestone rocks. See the temples that have been drawing pilgrims for more than a century.

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Kuala Lumpur: Sightseeing by Private Vehicle with Driver

8. Kuala Lumpur: Sightseeing by Private Vehicle with Driver

Rent a private vehicle with driver for a half-day or full-day and discover Kuala Lumpur's must-see sights according to your own interests. Avoid the confusing public transportation system and save precious time as you explore the city more efficiently. Minivans are available for groups of up to 7 passengers and the service includes pickup and drop-off at your accommodation. Choose the 4-hour option and stay within the city limits to take cool photos of the Petronas Twin Towers and Central Market. Upgrade to the 8-hour option and visit the sacred site of Batu Caves and the beautiful Genting Highlands. Your driver will take you anywhere in the city you want to go and wait for you at every stop. If you love freedom of choice and having fun at your own pace, then this is the best way to discover the city.

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Kuala Lumpur: Half-Day City Tour

9. Kuala Lumpur: Half-Day City Tour

Discover the modern and colonial architecture of Kuala Lumpur on a half-day tour, and marvel at attractions from the upscale shopping mall of the Petronas Twin Towers to the on-of-a-kind street markets. Continue to the King's Palace (Istana Negara) and take pictures of the intricate royal residence. Contrast the glass and steel marvels of the city center with the manicured grounds of the National Mosque and its dome of blue and green tiles. Pay your respects to those who lost their lives in the struggle for independence at Tugu Negara. Visit the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and Cocoa Boutique, where you can purchase exquisite chocolates. 

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Kuala Lumpur: Self-Guided Audio Tour

10. Kuala Lumpur: Self-Guided Audio Tour

See the sights of Kuala Lumpur at your own pace and according to your schedule on this self-guided walking tour. Simply download the audio guide onto your MP3 player and receive a fully detailed map to help you explore. Enjoy the magical city of Kuala Lumpur, where many cultures and religions can be found. This self-guided audio tour will take you through the city where you will see the amazing Masjid Jamek Mosque and the impressive Sri Mahamariamman Temple. You will also see the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Bukit Bintang, the Lake Gardens, Chinatown, Chan See Shu Yuen Temple, Central Market, Petronas Twin Towers, Aquaria KLCC, the National Museum of Malaysia, the National Planetarium of Malaysia and the Royal Police Museum. This city rich in culture and vibrancy, making is a must visit during your time in south-east Asia. This tour provides an exciting overview of this bustling and vibrant city, and allows you to set your own pace and take it all in.

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Planning Your Visit

  • When to visit

    All year-round, except Mondays and national holidays.

  • Opening times

    Open from 9:00AM to 9:00PM. On Fridays, please note it's closed from 1:00PM to 2:30PM.

  • Getting there

    The nearest metro station is KLCC, on line KJ10. You can also ask a taxi driver to take you to Suria KLCC entrance.

  • Tour

    You can enjoy the Petronas Towers as part of a wider visit to Kuala Lumpur - the Batu Caves are well worth a visit, too!

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    Open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:00AM to 9:00PM. Closed on Fridays 1:00PM to 2:30PM and on national holidays.
  • Is it expensive?
    Free to view the building from outside, and to cross the Skybridge, but please note ticket restrictions and plan ahead!
  • Will I need a guide?
    It is not necessary to have a guide.
  • How to get there
    The closest metro station is KLCC on the KJ10 line, or a taxi can take you to the Suria KLCC entrance.
  • Additional information
    ** Plan ahead to get tickets, as early morning queueing may be necessary*

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What people are saying about Petronas Towers

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,885 reviews

The best tour guide we have ever received. Great tour, great team, very friendly, very competent, highly recommended. Any time! We will never forget. Thank you so much. We hope to see you again. Stay healthy

Punctual collection, clean, air-conditioned car, very nice guide! Great short first impression of the impressive city.

It was great experience. Chandra was giving details about the city as well as places

All was nicely organized with tickets waiting for us at our hotel.

Excellent guide. Very informative and interesting tour