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Kuala Lumpur: Half-Day City Tour

1. 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. 

Kuala Lumpur: Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. 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 is rich in culture and vibrancy, making it 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.

Kuala Lumpur: Private Half–Day City Tour

3. Kuala Lumpur: Private Half–Day City Tour

Kuala Lumpur is a busy city with ordered skyscrapers, six-lane highways, colonial architecture, and lots of greenery. Home to the Petronas Twin Towers, it is a shopping paradise with some of Southeast Asia's largest shopping malls, housing the world's top brands, and street markets selling one-of-a-kind items. Head to the world-famous Petronas Towers, for a glimpse at the structures, once claimed as the world's tallest buildings, and stop to take a photo in front of the towers. Continue on to the King's Palace, also known as the Istana Negara, and take pictures of the Malaysian monarch's intricate royal residence. Contrast your visit to the glass and steel architectural marvels by exploring the manicured grounds of Malaysia's National Mosque. Its spectacular main dome is covered in brilliant blue and green tile work. Cap off your trip by paying your respects to those who lost their lives in the Malaysian struggle for independence at the Tugu Negara, designed by American architect Felix de Weldon. Visit the Sultan the Abdul Samad Building and Cocoa Boutique, where you can purchase exquisite chocolates or other Malaysian specialties. 

Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Twin Cities Cultural Tour

4. Kuala Lumpur: Full-Day Twin Cities Cultural Tour

This tour will start at 09:00 from your hotel lobby in Kuala Lumpur. You will be picked up by a professional English-speaking driver/ guide in a clean air-conditioned vehicle. Upon pick-up, you will be provided a list of the top attractions of both cities to choose and to cover within this full-day tour. You will be given a choice to plan your itinerary according to your wish before boarding. You will have a tour at the Taman Warisan Agricultural Heritage Park, which is a living museum of fruit, rubber, cocoa, palm oil, herbs and more. Afterwards, you’ll continue on to see some of Putrajaya’s most famous landmarks, including the pink domed Putra Mosque. Fashioned from a beautiful rose granite, the monument rises 250 feet into the air and is one of the tallest landmarks in the region. Next, you’ll visit Perdana Putra, the prime minister’s office. Known as the White House of Malaysia, this imposing building is home to several key government agencies. Enjoy a short cruise across Putrajaya Lake and admire the beautiful scenery. During your tour in Kuala Lumpur, you will visit Batu Caves, which is one of the most visited attractions in Kuala Lumpur. A limestone hill with a series of caves has a one of the most popular Hindu Shirins outside of India. Thousands of pilgrimages visit here every year. If you have enough energy and you are an adventure lover, then get ready to climb 272 steps to reach the biggest cave. Petrons Twin Towers are still the tallest towers in the word and the top visited landmark in Kuala Lumpur. Walk on Sky Bridge and reach at observation deck to get amazed by panoramic views of this stunning city. After Petronas Twin Towers, you will visit Galeri Petronas (Petronas Gallery), which has displayed many beautiful paintings designed by local and foreign artists. Explore the National Museum, which provides an overview about Malaysian cultural and history. The displays range from free-standing tableaux showing cultural events like weddings, festivals and costumes, to traditional weapons, musical instruments, arts and crafts, ceramics and flora and fauna. You will then visit Thean Hou Temple and National Mosque. Both are gorgeous structures and have a wide range of capacity for the prayers. Observe the harmony and listen to the adorable stories from your driver/ guide about this nation. You will pass by the Old Railway Station and reach Independent Square. Take selfies around Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a significant building built during the British colonial era. The Malaysian government then used this building for government administrative offices as well. The well-planned and managed Independent Square will give you a clear expression about Malaysian care for old heritage and buildings. Batik Factory and Pewter Art Factory will also be a part of this tour if time allows. You will be dropped off back to your hotel in Kuala Lumpur after the tour.

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What people are saying about Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 104 reviews

It was a wonderful Experience with our Guide Mr. Edward at Half Day Kuala Lumpur City Tour - Malaysia - He Narrated the History of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia Along with the places background in an excellent way - Never came across such a knowledgeable Guide - Too much professional - you didn't get bore and his Brief review before reaching to a destination created more enthusiasm in us to see the place from angles he narrate the history. Amazing Guide he is. Must recommend him to every one who is visiting Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia - to contact him to make their Visit wonderful and memorable. Mr Edward can be reach +60-10-212-8699 - Thanks Mr Edward for such a nice memorable Guidance.

unfortunately the tour was totally rainy, so we couldn't get off at the hotspots. The driver made the trip very amusing and interesting because of his great stories.

The half day went well. We were able to visit quite a few places. Our guide Edward was very kind. I could learn more about this beautiful city

Our guide Avalee was brilliant. absolutely friendly guy.we had a good laugh. very knowledgeable. if you book ask for him

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