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Imagine a city boasting of gleaming skyscrapers, colonial architecture, charming locals, and a myriad of natural attractions. A city with food-stall-lined streets shaded by a leafy canopy of banyan trees. Kuala Lumpur - the capital city of Malaysia is that city.

Divided into numerous districts, its main hub is called the Golden Triangle which comprises Bukit Bintang, Aquaria KLCC and Chinatown. Kuala Lumpur is widely recognized for numerous landmarks, including Petronas Twin Towers (the world’s tallest twin skyscrapers), Petaling Street flea market, and Batu Caves, which is over 400 million years old, the Islamic Arts museum and the Royal Malaysian Police museum.

People from all areas within Malaysia come to Kuala Lumpur to find jobs or do business. Tourist love the city as it has numerous great sights & attractions. Apart from the architectural marvels, tourists can feel the ultimate adrenaline rush by engaging in several adventurous activities to choose from. Besides that there are simply too many choices when it comes to dining options. You can go shopping in one of the many modern shopping malls within the city center. Kuala Lumpur is the perfect destination for a short visit or stopover and many tourists are drawn back to the great city during their travels through Malaysia.

Kuala Lumpur is the multicultural melting pot for different cultures and traditions which is widely seen all across Asia. Beyond the traffic and malls there is a complex cultural patchwork formed of distinct, coexisting communities, united by the warm welcome extended to guests.

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Petronas Twin Towers
The twin skyscraper in Malaysia held the rank of the tallest building in the world from 1998 to 2004 and is currently known as the tallest twin tower in the world. The twin tower KL features diamond – faceted façade containing 83,500 stainless steel extrusions. The towers' interior highlights Malaysia's culture and inspires people through traditional aspects like carvings and fabric.
Sunway Pyramid Ice

When it comes to ice sports and entertainment, Sunway Pyramid Ice has set a new standard in Malaysia. It is perfectly placed within the internationally-recognized Sunway Pyramid mall, an integrated resort city. Sunway Pyramid Ice is a world-class ice skate park that is excellent for skaters of all skill levels. Sunway Pyramid's ice rink, with its contemporary styling, is a great place to learn to skate or hone your skills.

SKYTREX Adventure Sungai Congkak
SKYTREX Adventure Sungai Congkak is the first of its type in Malaysia which allows visitors to experience jungle trekking from a perspective that has never been possible before: high above the treetops. Hulu Langat, a mountainous and refreshing region, is where you'll find the newest and most modern park.
VAR LIVE Theme Park
If you like virtual reality games, you should definitely check out VAR LIVE, Malaysia's largest VR theme park. Here, you get to enjoy custom-made game environments and audio effects in virtual reality as vibration guns and an infrared locating method add realism to the games. Additionally, multiplayer virtual reality games put your social skills to the test by requiring you to work with other players as a team to succeed.
Windlab Indoor Skydiving

Indoor skydiving at Windlab gives a similar experience like a real outdoor skydive jump from 14,000 feet. The sport/leisure activity is all the rage right now, and anyone who has ever wanted to feel what it's like to soar can do so at 1 Utama, the 7th largest mall in the world. Flyers enter the round, all-glass wind tunnel, where they are lifted into the air by the tunnel's turbulence and then guided to a controlled landing by our world-class instructors.

Genting Cable Car

The Genting Cable Car is one of the most prominent highlights of Malaysia’s blend of the ultra-modern and nature, the Genting Highlands. The aerial gondola ride connects Awana SkyWay, which lies mid-slope, to the SkyAvenue Station at the peak, with an optional stop at Chin Swee Station. Witness an enthralling 360-degree view of the lush rainforest as you breathe in the fresh mountain air and rise to a height of more than 600 metres in ten minutes.

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Which are the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur?

1. Petronas Towers: Petronas Towers are the landmarks of Kuala Lumpur and are the world’s longest twin towers. Till 2004, they held the spot of the world’s tallest building at 508 meters tall till Taipei’s 101 took over the title. The Petronas Towers are a must-visit in Kuala Lumpur for its Islamic inspired architecture.

You must not miss the beautiful view of this magnificent building all lit up at night. Petronas Towers holds 88 storeys and makes for the most important skyscraper of Kuala Lumpur along with nearby Kuala Lumpur Tower. 

Location: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Entry Fee: 64 INR/ person

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2. Menara KL TowerMenara Kuala Lumpur Tower is the tallest telecommunication tower in the world at 421 meters. The building is situated inside a forest reserve in Kuala Lumpur near Petronas Tower. This tower is one of the most popular places to visit in Kuala Lumpur for its panoramic views of the city. Other than enjoying the stunning panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur, you can also dine at the revolving restaurant present on the top of this tower- an experience you will never forget!

Location: No. 2 Jalan Punchak Off, Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Entry Fee: 110 INR/ person
Timings: 9 am to 10 pm

Click Here to Book: KL Tower Tickets

3. Chinatown: Chinatown is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur. It is also the liveliest place in the city- be it for market or street food. A shopper’s (and bargainer’s) paradise, Chinatown has absolutely everything you’ll ever need- from the smallest spices to delicious street food. The market also has many small stalls selling clothes, scarves and other things at super cheap prices.
 
Location: Chinatown, Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Timings: 9 am to 10 pm

4. Batu Caves: Batu Caves lie north of Kuala Lumpur and are one of the major attractions in the city. The caves are limestone hills which are known to have 400 million old limestone formations. The Batu Caves houses many statues and sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses and is a very important place of worship for Hindus. The most important cave is the Cathedral cave which houses many Hindu shrines and is visited by thousands of tourists and devotees.  

Location: Batu Caves, Sri Subramaniam Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Entry Fee: 33 RM/ person
Timings: 6 am to 9 pm

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5. Sultan Abdul Samad BuildingSultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur is one of the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur. The building’s unique architecture and western influences make this building stand out. The gothic architecture and the exotic designs of the arches and porches of this building made entirely of bricks are worth seeing. Although this building does not serve a specific purpose anymore, it still is a very important part of the city. 

Location: Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

6. Sunway Lagoon Theme ParkSunway Lagoon Theme Park in Kuala Lumpur is the most popular theme park in Malaysia. The park consists of an amusement park, a water park, a wildlife park, a scream park, extreme park and Nickelodeon’s Lost Lagoon.

From these parks, some of the most popular rides and slides include Grand Canyon River Rapids, Surf beach, Vuvuzela, the White Lion Kingdom and Jungle Fury. If you’re visiting Kuala Lumpur with your family or friends, this place is a must-visit for a fun-filled day! 

Location: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Entry Fee: RM 219-449
Timings: 10 am to 6 pm

Click Here to Book: Sunway Lagoon Tickets

7. Jalan AlorJalan Alor is another colorful, vibrant and lively area of the city, especially during the evenings and nights. If you’re looking for authentic Malaysian street food, this is the place to be. Full of scrumptious meats, noodles, rice and desserts, this place is a foodie’s heaven.

The lit-up narrow road lined with food stalls on both sides and plastic chairs and tables oozing out with the mouth-watering smell of Malaysian street food is sure to leave you begging for more- so don’t miss out on this!

Location: Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Timings: 6 pm to 12 pm

8. Aquaria KLCC: Aquaria KLCC is the biggest Aquarium in southeast Asia and a major tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur. The Aquaria houses over 150 species of marine life and 5000 diverse aquatic and terrestrial species. A visit to this aquaria is going to be quite an experience- especially for your kids. Don’t miss out on the exclusive experiences in the aquarium-like Sleep with Shark, Dive with Shark, and Cage Rage. 

Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Entry Fee: RM 64/ person
Timings: 10:30 am to 8 pm (last admission at 7 pm) 

9. Central Market Chinatown: The Central market in Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur is one of the most popular places to visit for art lovers. It is the largest market for art, handicrafts and boutiques. You will also find many local shops and stalls in this market selling cheap merchandise and souvenirs. If you’re looking for authentic Malaysian art, handicrafts or batik prints, this place is a must-visit for you. 

Location: Jalan Hang Kasturi, City centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Timings:10 am to 9:30 pm

10. Perdana Botanical Gardens: Perdana Botanical Gardens are known to be Kuala Lumpur’s lungs because of being the greenest space in the middle of the city. The gardens are famous for its various gardens including the Hibiscus Garden, Sunken Garden, a Herbarium, and the Laman Perdana which is known for its unique design. The serene flora and lush green plants at this botanical garden make this place worth visiting for tourists. 
  
Location: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Timings: 9 am to 6 pm

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What are the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur?

Whether you enjoy spending time wandering in a park or shopping in a multi-storied mega mall, Kuala Lumpur wouldn’t disappoint you. It has something to suit all ages and budgets. Here are some of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur:

1. Visit the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur: It is one of the most iconic sights in the world. Visitors flock here to walk over the sky bridge that joins the two well known towers together and admire the breathtaking view that stretch across the enticing city.

2. Take in the history at Sri Mahamariamman Temple: This ravishing temple isn’t just a place of worship but here you can also explore the grounds and marvel at the architecture and blissful atmosphere it is known for.

3. Sample some local flavor with Nasi Kandar: Nasi Kandar, meaning ‘mixed rice’, is a cornerstone of Malaysian cuisine. Actually, customers are given a plate of plain rice and can choose a variety of toppings and sauces to accompany it.

4. Make some feathery friends at Kuala Lumpur Bird Park: Here, visitors can enjoy learning about the local flora and fauna. Popular for bird watching, Kuala Lumpur has one of the largest public aviaries in the world.

5. Enjoy the culture at the National Museum: You can visit the National Museum to learn all about the history and culture of Malaysia, take in the replicas of Malay houses as souvenirs, along with wedding scenes and hunting displays.

6. Feel the rush Sunway Lagoon Theme Park: To beat the heat Sunway Lagoon theme park is the best place. This place consists theme park rides, interactive games, wave and surf pools, and even a zoo. The park also has wonderful dining and shopping options.

7. Do some shopping at Central Market: The Central Market in Kuala Lumpur, also known as Pasar Seni, is a firm location on the tourist map and is the perfect place to shop and hog on to the finest local delicacies.

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What is Kuala Lumpur known for?

Kuala Lumpur City is most famous for the Petronas Towers which are the world’s tallest twin towers. It is also famous for the KL Tower, Batu Caves, Petaling Street Flea Market, and its mouth-watering Malaysian street food. Kuala Lumpur tourism typically runs on the urban architecture of the city, the rich culture and the colorful markets of the city.

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When is the best time to visit Kuala Lumpur?

Since weather stays hot and humid mostly, you can visit Kuala Lumpur all year round. Though wetter months like March-April and September-November isn’t the peak time to visit. Due to tropical climate, it experiences occasional rainfall, the intensity of which varies throughout the year.

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How to reach Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur has a well-developed transport network and is well connected to all the major cities and states by air, road and rail.
- By Air: Kuala Lumpur International Airport is the main airport having two different terminals. The airport is well-connected to various cities across the world,.
- By Rail: There are regular trains to and from various cities across Malaysia and international cities, such as Singapore, Hat Yai in Thailand, etc. The prices are reasonable and tickets can be booked online.
- By Road: Kuala Lumpur is connected to various cities in Peninsular Malaysia by road. North-South Expressway is a major expressway that passes through the city. There are several bus stations and terminals in the city, but the main ones are Pudu Sentral, Hentian Putra, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and Pekeliling Bus Terminal.

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Do I need a visa for visting Kuala Lumpur?

Indians do not need a VISA to visit Malaysia. Although, do carry your passport as the immigration officer would be putting a stamp on it for tourist visits up to 90 days.

Is Kuala Lumpur worth visiting?

Kuala Lumpur is a very beautiful city in Malaysia. It homes the tallest twin towers of the world- the Petronas Towers which is also the spotlight of Kuala Lumpur tourism. The city is also famous for its urban architecture and unique designs. The scrumptious delicacies and the Malaysian street food make this city a heaven for the foodies. Other than this, the city is culturally very rich and an absolute paradise in Malaysia.

What are the best public transport modes to commute around Kuala Lumpur?

- By rail and bus: If you're staying for an extended period in KL, consider the prepaid MyRapid card, valid on public buses and rail lines. It costs RM20 (including RM5 in credit) and can be bought at monorail and LRT stations.

- By Car:
Taxis and cabs are available round the clock in Kuala Lumpur. These cabs are metered and are available at an affordable fare.

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Is Kuala Lumpur expensive?

Depending on your budget, you can spend as much or as little in Kuala Lumpur City. On average, you should keep about 4000 INR budget for one day per person. This includes meals and local transportation around the city. This amounts to about 218 in Malaysian Ringgit.

What are the best things to take as a souvenir from Kuala Lumpur?

There are numerous things which you can buy from Kuala Lumpur, and some of them are:
- The traditional attire of Malaysia for women
- Kitchenette and Tepak sireh sets made of Pewter
- Handmade crafts like purses, bags and slippers made of bamboo and leaves
- Dodol - a local candy like sweet
- Songet - a local fabric
- Pua Kumbu - a common piece of cloth which is commonly used as a blanket
- Malaysian Batik - a fabric made by mixing silk and cotton
- Kerongsang - a brooch kind of jewellery made specifically for women
- Labu Sayong - a clay Jar
- Nyonya Beaded items like slippers and bags
- Sabah pearls
- Kong Kak - a board game
- Cucuk Sanggul - a traditional malay hairpin made of gold/silver and other precious metals.

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Which are the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur with family?

1. Petronas Tower: These big twin towers are a famous attraction of Kuala Lumpur and everyday loads of tourists visit here to click some memorable pictures.

Having a height of 452 metres, these are the tallest twin towers of the world and are designed in a chic islamic influenced architecture. From concert halls to museums and from restaurants to observation decks, this 88 stories high building consists of numerous entertainment options.

2. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park: If travelling with family, then the sunway lagoon is the best place to indulge in some adventurous and recreational activities. This theme park is a combination of multiple other parks, each of which is dedicated to some specific activity.

From a scream park where ghost houses and stunning rides are available to the Nickelodeon Park where you get to meet your favourite cartoon characters, here you will end up having loads of fun with your loved ones.

3. Kuala Lumpur Bird Park: One of the finest examples of beauty and a perfect spot to enjoy scenic vistas of nature, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park has been inviting nature lovers for ages.

From watching the colourful birds dancing in the woods to feeding them with your hands, this bird bark offers numerous once in a lifetime experiences. Some designated areas like Flamingo pond and world of parrots are set here where you can enjoy a blissful session of bird watching.

4. Batu Caves: An ancient wonder made naturally of limestone carvings, these caves are home to three large and many other small temples.  Finding its name in the list of one of the most frequently visited places, Batu Caves have been exhibiting the marvels of ancient crafts and architecture.

There are many Hindu shrines located in the caves which depict the mythological stories and sayings related to them. Dating back to over 400 million years, these caves are surely a must visit place when you are in Kuala Lumpur.

5. Aquaria KLCC: One of the biggest aquariums in the world, Aquaria KLCC provides you with a chance to marvel at marine life without touching the water.

From tunnels to the beautiful underwater restaurants, this aquarium is loaded with numerous spellbinding sceneries. What makes it a must visit place is the fact that it also consists of numerous theme parks like scream park, extreme park, amusement park and a coral discovery section.

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What are the best adventure activities one can experience in Kuala Lumpur?

1. Indoor Skydiving: Similar to the activity performed outside, in indoor skydiving you feel an adrenaline rushing descend and high winds while you take a dive from the sky.

However, in Indoor skydiving, you are taken to a tunnel whose atmosphere and surroundings are set according to your weight and a fast blow of wind is provided from the below. The best part about this activity is that you do not need to have any prior experience or training to attempt this.

2. Off Road Biking: What can be more thrilling than riding ATVs and competing with your friends and family in a race while offroading.

The ATV Adventure Park in Kuala Lumpur provides you with a chance to indulge in a session of this heart racing adventure activity and feel the speed as you ride a huge bike. From a scenic trail of the valleys to the adventurous trail of forests, they offer a plethora of racing tracks to choose from.

3. Scuba Diving with Sharks: In Kuala Lumpur, Aquaria KLCC is the best place to enjoy a sensational and thrilling session of diving with sharks in which a trainer accompanies you. In addition to the park, this underwater aquarium is home to around 5000 sea creatures which can be easily marvelled at by dunking in and diving towards the silence of the sea.

4. Whitewater Rafting: High rapid currents, cool breeze and beautiful white waters are what describe rafting in Kuala Kubu Baru River. Falling from a steep slope and getting drenched in cold water will surely provide you with much required thrill on any trip. The eye catching scenery of the valleys and the spectacular vistas of the mountains add more beauty to this adventurous activity.

5. Flyboarding: The beachside of Malaysia is a famous spot for indulging in water based activities, but Flyboarding is the most famous activity among all of them. In this activity, a better posture and balance is required and once you have that, you are ready to surf the air using the fast sprays of water.

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What are the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur for couples?

1. Port Dickson: This beautiful beach remains away from the hustle and bustle of the city life and is one of the cleanest beaches of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. The couples seeking to spend some time in solace and amidst the best of nature can spend a day in the blissful aura of Port Dickson and can spend their evenings marvelling at the beautiful sunset.

2. Malacca: A place known for its rich cultural heritage and a destination worth millions of pictures, Malacca is a small town which is loaded with many big surprises.

Exhibiting a perfect amalgamation of pre and post colonial architecture, the town is loaded with numerous places where you can click pictures with amazing backdrops. From riding a boat to enjoying a beautiful dinner besides the river, you can indulge in numerous activities in Malacca.

3. Cameron Highlands: Those who are looking for a secluded place away from the hustle bustle of the city and want to rest in some peaceful surroundings, then Cameron Highlands are the perfect spots to do so.

Located in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, this highland is filled with numerous tea plantations and resorts where you can have some recreational times with your other half. From enjoying a couples spa to going on walks towards the tea garden, here you will get to enjoy many activities.

4. Broga Hill: Adding a little thrill to your fun trip with your lover, a hike to Broga hill will take you towards the panoramic sceneries of the beautiful from high above. If you want to spend some quality “We time” with your other half, then there is no place other than this hill to enjoy solace and serenity, both at the same place.

5. Tamarind Springs: No couples trip is complete without visiting a chic cafe and enjoying a beautiful date. At tamarind springs, you will get to enjoy a blissful night while sipping tasteful cocktails and relishing local delicacies.

The interiors of this cafe are loaded with beautiful artwords and the outskirts are surrounded by beautiful natural vistas. A dinner date here will surely make you two new lovers closer.

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Where are the best water sports activities in Kuala Lumpur?

1. Scuba Diving: Quenching your thirst for adventure, a session of scuba diving in Kuala Lumpur comes to rescue and will take you towards the deep silence of the sea. Offering a chance to cool off and marvel at the underwater world, this activity is a must do when in Kuala Lumpur. The shores here are loaded with marines and one can easily spot many species swimming around them.

2. Jet Skiing: Riding a bike in water and racing with your friends and family adds the much required thrill in your trip to Kuala Lumpur. The shores here are dotted with numerous adventures but what catches the eye is a session of Jet Skiing.

However, to enjoy this activity, proper training is required, otherwise you will have to hire a driver who will ride the ski and you will be enjoying the beautiful scenery of the sea from the back.

3. Flyboarding: The activity of flyboarding is fun and thrilling and has been attracting loads of tourists from all over the world. In this activity you are attached to harnesses and pipes which pump water using high speed. Due to the flow of water, you are risen towards the air and you can experience flying above the sea.

4. Surfing: Conquering the high currents and traversing the rapids and tides have been a thrilling adventure for ages. The beaches of Kuala Lumpur receive numerous thrilling currents, perfect for enjoying an adrenaline session of surfing.

5. Snorkeling: The best way to marvel at marine life, snorkelling does not require you to know swimming, you just have to stay below water upto your neck. Usually performed around the shores and in shallow waters, this activity provides you with a chance to enjoy the beauty of colourful marines without diving deep into the waters.

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How is the nightlife of Kuala Lumpur?

The city of Kuala Lumpur is teeming with bars, pubs, and clubs on the streets, and swanky rooftop restaurants and bars situated within five-star hotels. Some of them are:

- Zouk KL- Jalan Tun Razak
Location: 436 Jalan Tun Razak
Timing: 22:00pm-4:00am

- Pisco Bar- Changkat Bukit Bintang
Location: 29 Jalan Mesui off Jalan Nagasari, Kuala Lumpur
Timing: 5:00pm to 2:00am

- Sky Bar -KLCC

Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Stall 7, Jalan Pinang
Timing: 10:00pm to 1:00 am

- Marini’s on 57-KLCC

Location: Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC
When : 7:00pm to 11:00pm

-TREC Kuala Lumpur- Jalan Tun Razak
Location: 436, Jalan Tun Razak, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor
Timing: 10:00pm to 3:00am

You must explore the Nightlife of Kuala Lumpur to add a new dimension to your exploration in Kuala Lumpur.

What are the famous museums in Kuala Lumpur?

1. National Museum of Malaysia: Established in 1963, this museum has an architecture resembling the Malay Minangkabau Gadang palace. The national museum of Malaysia consists of numerous fresco paintings and sculptures exhibiting the historical timeline of the country. Being one of the prominent locations in Kuala Lumpur tourism makes it a must visit location on your trip.

2. Islamic Arts Museum: Exhibiting the beauty of a religion like Islam, this museum is loaded with books and documentaries describing how and where this religion began and its purposes. The white coloured building is home to numerous items like artefacts and paintings dating back to many centuries.

3. Orang Asli Crafts Museum: Finding its name in the list of must visit places of Kuala Lumpur tourism, this small museum has been housing many big historical items and showcases the artefacts and belongings of those who were the first inhabitants of Malaysian Islands. From clothes to sculptures and from weapons to utensils, this museum is loaded with many ancient items.

4. Petrosians: Exhibiting history in a fun way, this museum is dedicated to technology and scientific advancements and hosts many shows describing how technology has changed human life. Curated for the kids, this museum is loaded with many interactive machinery.

Which are the best places to stay in Kuala Lumpur?

1. The Everly Putrajaya Hotel: Offering a pleasant stay filled with pleasurable activities and energetic aura, The Everly Putrajaya Hotel is undoubtedly the best stay in Kuala Lumpur.

This luxury hotel offers facilities for disabled guests like wheelchair accessible rooms and braille inscribed switches and buttons. The hotel also offers luxurious facilities like on site golf course and a huge swimming pool.

2. Komune Living: If you are looking for a place located in the middle of the city and has all the famous tourist attractions closer to it, then make sure you opt for Komume Living. This hotel not only is easily accessible but also offers loads of facilities required for enjoying a peaceful and effortless staycation. From a yoga room to a swimming pool, all basic amenities are provided here.

3. Sunway Velocity Hotel: This colourful hotel is located in Putu and is known for its hospitality and all the top notch facilities it offers. All the rooms offered here are fully furnished and air conditioned and you can also enjoy amenities like a telephone in the bathroom and desk to work on.

4. Corus Hotel: From saunas to steam rooms and from cozy interiors to a well equipped bar and restaurant, Corus Hotel aims to provide the best facilities to its guests.

The hotel also offers a mini bar so that you can enjoy some time at leisure in your own room too. The interiors of this hotel are chic and the architecture resembles like the floors are stacked together. From your room windows, you can easily marvel at the bustling streets of the city and the panoramic views of the setting sun.

5. Philea Mines Beach Resort: What can be more happening then staying on a beachside on your whole vacation. The philea Mines Beach Resort aims to offer you a staycation close to the breeze of the beach and the panoramic view of sea stays just a few steps away from you. From comfortable rooms to top class amenities, here you can avail every necessary amenity required for a tension free trip.

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What are the best local dishes of Kuala Lumpur and where we can try it?

A nation where up to six meals a day is not uncommon (breakfast, elevenses, lunch, afternoon noodles, dinner and a late night hawker snack), food courts located within malls are plentiful but street shops serve some the best authentic delicacies.
Some of the must try dishes along with the places you can try them at, are :
-Fish head curry: One of the things Malaysians love but hardly talk about, this delicious curry with the fragrance of aromatic spices goes best with a plate of steamed rice.
Try it at - Acapella Suite Hotel

-Char Kway Teow: Providing you one of the most authentic local hawker experiences, this dish, made with stringy rice noodles, fresh prawns, eggs, beans and sprouts fried to charred perfection, is a sinful delight in lunchtime as you can hardly stay awake after this hefty meal.
Try it at - Tiam Fatt Restaurant

-Chilli pan Mee: One of the newer staples, most popular among youngsters is comfort food for many. Made with minced meat, crispy shallots, a runny soft boiled egg, scallions crispy anchovies and thin flour noodles has the spicy kick everyone loves.
Try this at - Super Kitchen Chilli Pan Mee

-Satay: It is basically meat skewered and barbequed over flaming hot charcoal. With sweet honey and succulent meat dipped in spicy peanut sauce, It is every Malaysian’s side dish/appetizer. A DEFINITE MUST TRY WHEN IN KUALA LUMPUR.
Try it at - Pondok Satay

-Roti Canai:  Whether you like plain roti canai, roti with egg, roti with Milo, or banana or sugar, Malaysia got you covered with huge varieties of roti available at Mamak (Indian Muslim) stalls everywhere.
Try this at - Murni SS2

-Nasi Lemak: Of Course the epitome of Malaysian cuisine, it is one of the most favourites in Kuala Lumpur. It is actually a plate of hot steamed rice infused with coconut milk, served with peanuts, fried anchovies and chicken along with cooling slices of cucumber.
Try it at - Village park Restaurant

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Which are the best places for shopping in Kuala Lumpur?

There’s something for every taste and budget in Kuala Lumpur. Some of the best places to shop are :

- Mid Valley Megamall: Mid Valley has over 430 stores spreading across its five floors. This place is one stop for all your needs and visitors throng here in large number.

Berjaya Times SquareThe biggest shopping mall in Malaysia has over 600 shops, ranging from huge stores at the lower levels to numerous small shops at the higher levels. There is even an indoor rollercoaster, which makes it the perfect to visit if you are traveling with children.

- Pavilion: It is one of the grandest shopping malls in KL. It is especially exciting to visit this place during festive periods like Christmas, Easter, Diwali or Chinese New Year. Definitely even though it is decorated beautifully throughout the year.

- Petaling Street Market: The center of Kuala Lumpur’s original Chinatown is considered as shopper’s haven and Foodie’s Galore with hundreds of stalls selling all kinds of stuff along with Chinese food at cheap prices.

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Which are the famous wildlife sanctuaries and national parks near Kuala Lumpur?

Some of the must visit wildlife sanctuaries and national parks near Kuala Lumpur are:

- Buntal, Sarawak: In the shadow of Mount Santubong, about 35km north of Sarawak’s capital Kuching, you’ll find Santubong and Buntal, hotspots for the unusual-looking Irrawaddy dolphins.

- Kuala Gandah Wildlife Sanctuary: It is estimated that there are only 1,200 wild Asian Elephants left in Malaysia and this sanctuary, 150 km from Kuala Lumpur City, is the main conservation centre. Click here to Book: Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary Package

- Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre (SORC):
Malaysia’s most famous orangutan rehabilitation centre, it is in Sandakan, Sabah, where around 75% of the primates are allowed to roam as they wish all over the 4,300-hectare forest reserve.

- Talang-Satang National Park:
The largest Turtle Island, Pulau Satang Besar, is a 30-minute boat ride from Damai Beach. It is open to the public but you must travel in an organised manner.

What are the best destinations for road trips near Kuala Lumpur?

Life can be mundane and it’s always better to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. Here’s the list of road trips for a refreshing experience in Kuala Lumpur :

Kuala Lumpur to Taman Negara National Park
Kuala Lumpur to Belum Forest Reserve
Cameron Highlands to Penang
Johor Bahru to Malacca
Johor Bahru to Desaru

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What are some famous destinations for caving near Kuala Lumpur?

Some famous destinations to enjoy caving near Kuala Lumpur are:

- Batu Caves: One of Kuala Lumpur’s most frequented tourist attractions, it is a limestone hill comprising three major caves and a number of smaller ones. It is located approximately 11 kilometres to the north of Kuala Lumpur.

- Cathedral Cave: The largest and most popular cavern in Batu Caves – houses several Hindu shrines beneath its 100-metre-high arched ceiling. At the foot of Batu Hill are two other cave temples – the Art Gallery Cave and

- Museum Cave: which houses numerous Hindu statues and paintings.

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What are the famous architectural marvels in Kuala Lumpur?

The monuments that decorate the skyline and postcards of Kuala Lumpur have their own slice of profound history, which is rooted in their construction. From the widely recognizable Petronas Twin Towers to the Borneo Convention Center, here are just a few of the architectural wonders in Kuala Lumpur;

Petronas Twin Towers
Banguna Sultan Abdul Samad (Merdeka Square)
Lord Murugan Statue,Batu Caves
Istana Bundaya-Cultural Palace
Masjid Negara-National Mosque

Which are the best cruising destinations in Kuala Lumpur?

Cruising is one of the main attractions of Kuala Lumpur and there are so many places you can get on board at with your family and head for an amazing journey. There is a variety of tours to choose from as per your convenience. Some of the best cruising destinations in Kuala Lumpur are:

1. Kuala Selangor Boat Tour

Location:
Kuala Lumpur Port
Highlights: Enjoy a relaxing, scenic evening boat ride through the mangroves of Kuala Selangor followed by the finest wines and dines of Kuala Lumpur.
Duration: 8 Hours

2. Langkawi Sailing & Island Hopping Tour

Location: Langkawi island
Highlights: A relaxing boat ride through Langkawi lets you witness natural wildlife. You can enjoy long evening strolls and feast yourself with some of the most delicious barbeque and free flow of drinks.
Duration: 7 hours

3. Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour from Langkawi

Location:
 Langkawi
Highlights: You can enjoy pristine landscapes, coastal views and can head under the water for a closer look at coral, tropical fishes and other colorful marine life.
Duration: 8 hours

Which are the most famous temples in Kuala Lumpur?

Although Malaysia is a Muslim country, there are many great Buddhists and Chinese temples present in this area. Here’s a list of some of the famous temples :
Batu Caves Temple
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
Thean Hou Temple
Guan Di Temple
Shri Maha Shakti Temple
- Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

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Reviewed: 04 Feb 2023
4.0/5
Nice in the dark eve
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Reviewed: 19 Mar 2024
5.0/5
It was a very well organised trip and we had great experience in Malaysia 
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Reviewed: 18 Jun 2024
5.0/5
A fabulous work by the team had an amazing time and experience with Thrillophpolia 
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Reviewed: 21 May 2024
4.0/5
We crossed Singapore from thrillophilia. When I discussed with thrillophilia for the itinerary he delivered the itinerary very fast and they explained very well. and before we arrived In Singapore, thrillophilia communicated for everything day by day. and they provided everything on time. Hotel was ... Read More
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Kev Mc Coy
Reviewed: 27 Feb 2024
5.0/5
Great value for money. Glad I didn’t pay for the sky walk as it was actually quite low, height wise and the view wouldn’t have been great. But the views from the top of KL tower are fantastic and in my view are better than the Petronius Twin Towers experience and costs less. You actually get to go o... Read More
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Reviewed: 30 Apr 2024
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