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
2. Menara KL Tower
Menara 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
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
5. Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Sultan 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 Park
Sunway 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
7. Jalan Alor
Jalan 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