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Aquaria KLCC

The Aquaria KLCC is said to be the world’s largest aquarium, holding over 5000 freshwater and marine creatures, which include massive arapaimas, giant groupers, gar fishes and many more. Some of the major attractions of the aquarium are the scary tiger sharks, bright coral fishes, lethal sea snakes, seahorses, and blue rays. The Aquaria KLCC is one of the country’s foremost sightseeing attractions involving the real depth and complexity.

Location: The Aquaria KLCC is located on the concourse of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.

Price: The entry fee approximately starts from 64 MYR for an adult and 53 MYR for a child.


Islamic Arts Museum

History: An art is the best way to express a thought, idea or a solution. The Islamic Arts Museum was opened to the public on 12th December, 1998. The art museum is located in Perdana Botanical Garden which is at the heart of the city. You would be surprised to know that it is the largest Islamic Art Museum in South East Asia.

About: There are around seven thousand artefacts which throws a light on the Islamic world. Altogether there are 12 galleries in this museum and they are divided into groups based on their levels. The Quran and Manuscripts gallery is at Level 3 along with Chinese gallery, Indian gallery and Islamic architecture. There are jewellery, textile, ceramic work and armour at Level 4. The Islamic glassware is also displayed at Level 4. The museum is open from morning to evening and is a must visit tourist place.


Sin Sze Si Ya temple

History: This is a Chinese Temple in Kuala Lumpur and is dedicated to Sin Sze Ya and Si Sze Ya. It is said to be the oldest Chinese Temple. Beautiful objects are used to decorate the Temple. The Temple was inaugurated in 1864, where 10,000 people attended the ceremony.

Speciality: Want to know your fortune? Purchase the fortune sticks and find what the number says about your life. There are staff members to translate the meaning to the devotees. There are wooden chair which are used during religious processions to carry the deity statues. Witnessing these processions is said to be holy.

Location: The Temple is located at Jln Tun HS Lee. The nearest metro is Pasar Seni. The Temple is open between 7.00 am to 5.00 pm for all the devotees. You are sure to find it very peaceful inside the Temple.


Merdeka Square at night

Merdeka Square or the Dataran Merdeka is a very well known recreational park or the historical place situated in Kaula Lampur. In the year 1957, the Malayan flag was hoisted here. It has a wide and green field just close to the Merdeka Square. This makes it a great picnic spot with a very spacious playground for the kids.

Location: In close proximity to the Merdeka Square there are a number of historical building such as the Old KL Train Station, Galeri Kuala Lumpur, Royal Selangor Club Complex, and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

Highlights: The vicinity of the Merdeka Square is well lit and the cool nigh breeze there makes it an exceptionally ideal place to relax after a busy day.

Best Time: In order to actually enjoy the night life of the Merdeka Square, one must visit the place post mid night especially during the weekends.


Cooking Classes at Bayan Indah

Bayan Indah is a rustic two-storey bungalow that doubles up as a cooking school, located in the middle of idyllic lush greenery of a Malay village. If you’re looking to mix things up while you’re in Kuala Lumpur indulge in this unique experience at Bayan Indah, a culinary retreat that offers over 70 cooking classes all different in its own special way, ranging from your typical mouth-watering Malaysian dishes to more complicated ones such as pies and tarts. Rohani Jelani, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef heads the class, with impressive skills on the chopping board and enthusiasm to match.

Location: Kampung Penchala Indah, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Timings: Classes start as early as 9:30 AM

Price: Approximate price starts from 280 MYR onwards.


Changkat Bukit Bintang

Changkat Bukit Bintang is often associated with the London’s Piccadilly Circus and New York City’s Times Square. It is one avenue, where one can come across a number of KL’s most popular bars and restaurants. This trendy place is ideal for pub crawling. Jalan Alor happens to be an extremely busy area especially during the weekends and the public holidays.

Location: Nestled behind the Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is very easy to get to especially if you are staying near the Golden Triangle area.

Highlights: Buildings on the Jalan Alor Street are unique. Originally the buildings belong to the pre-war, colonial shop-houses that were later remodeled and converted into the up market pubs and restaurants that usually serve the Western food. There are a number of hawker stalls and Chinese seafood restaurants too. Dining options here are endless. This street has the most vibrant scene in the downtown of KL.

Best Time: 10 PM – 3 AM in the morning.

Petaling Street Night Market

Looking for a subtle Kuala Lumpur Chinatown nightlife experience? Head from the main road (Jalan Petaling) to the narrow side and get to the Petaling Street Night Market. The thriving street market with the stalls cluttered close to one another stock everything from the Hello Kitty watches to fake-label Gucci clutches. To get your stuff at the best price, you can stroll along doing ‘window-shopping’ first and then return back to the stall that gives you the best price. All the prices quoted by the seller are usually marked up by approx 50%.

Location: Situated along the Petaling Street at the intersection of the Jalan Hang Lekir

Highlights: Referred simply as the Petaling Street by locals this is your go to place to satiate your every need from the local handicrafts, souvenirs to batik-print shirts. You can also get a range of designer apparel, handbags, shoes, watches and even, pirated DVDs at a much cheaper price.

Best Time: 09:00 – 12:00 & 18:00 - late

Jalan P. Ramlee

Jalan P. Ramlee is the best and the most eccentric alternative to Changkat Bukit Bintang. Famous for its glitzy cocktail lounges, tropical-themed bars and pubs and the chic nightclubs adorning the streets of bustling Kuala Lumpur city centre, Jalan P. Ramlee is always packed with backpackers, business travellers, expats, and a handful of locals.

Location: The night life district of Jalan P. Ramlee is easily accessible within a 10-minute walk from the Petronas Twin Towers as well as the five star hotels such as the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Highlights: Night life is vibrant and lively. There are a number of venues here that host events like live bands playing radio-friendly covers and DJs spinning a medley of electro, hip-hop, and retro tunes. Jalan P. Ramlee os known to be the hottest locale as it is a great place to unwind with a pint of ice-cold beer.

Best Time: Visit after 21:00 to experience the active nightlife.

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Traveller Tales from Kuala Lumpur


Rimpi Bhardwaj

17 August 2019

Beautiful place to visit with children... And the Services provided by Thrillophilia are excellent... Very helpful driver came for our pick up.. he assisted us so well


Gaurav Saxena

19 July 2019

great experience amazing and thrilling experience


Gopaal Asan

08 July 2019

Best Way to travel in Kuala Lampur. Got Myself this pass for the most cost effective transfers


Aaditya Mehra

08 July 2019

The car was very well maintained. The driver was well imformed and made our ride an easy one.


Kin Naik

08 July 2019

Thank you very much to the driver. He got me to my hotel safe and sound. The ride was smooth and the driver is very friendly and drives really responsibly.


Chandrani Prajapat

08 July 2019

amazing connectivity got no issues using the sim card


Sumitra Nehru

08 July 2019

Good Experience. Good Guide. Good Transfer. Good Service. Beautiful City


Harita Achari

08 July 2019

Well worth a visit to this bird park. We stumbled on it by chance and then spent the next few hours wandering around.


Aditeya Varrier

08 July 2019

beautiful architecture and lovely views from top of the building

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What You Should Know More About Kuala Lumpur

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. What are the different things/activities 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/activities to do in Kuala Lumpur:
    -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.
    -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.
    -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.
    -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.

    -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.

    -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.

    -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.

  • Q. Which are the best places to experience local cuisine in Kuala Lumpur?

    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

  • Q. Which are the best resorts to stay in Kuala Lumpur?

    A variety of lavish hotels and resorts are present across Kuala Lumpur, apart from the finest hospitality these hotels have a number of tours to offer.
    Some the best resorts in Kuala Lumpur are:
    -Grand Hyatt
    -Mandarin Oriental
    -Shangri La Hotel
    -Le Meridien
    -Villa Samadhi
    -JW Marriott Hotel

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. 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 Square:The 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.

  • Q. 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.
    -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.

  • Q. Where can I enjoy water sports activities in Kuala Lumpur?

    Kuala Lumpur has amazing options to beat the tropical heat, with a coastline of nearly 4,700 kilometres, it’s an ideal place for water sports.
    You may enjoy following water sport activities at :
    -White Water Rafting: Sungai Selangor
    -Kayaking: Langkawi
    -Scuba Diving : Mabul Island and Mataking Islands
    -Sailing: Langkawi
    -Banana Boating: Langkawi
    -Parasailing & Jet Ski: Langkawi

  • Q. 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

  • Q. 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.

  • Q. How is the nightlife of Kuala Lumpur? And where can i enjoy it the most?

    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
    Where : 436 Jalan Tun Razak
    When : 22:00pm-4:00am

    -Pisco Bar- Changkat Bukit Bintang
    Where : 29 Jalan Mesui off Jalan Nagasari ,Kuala Lumpur
    When : 5:00pm to 2:00am
    -Sky Bar -KLCC
    Where : Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Stall 7, Jalan Pinang
    When : 10:00pm to 1:00 am
    -Marini’s on 57-KLCC
    Where : Level 57, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC
    When : 7:00pm to 11:00pm
    -TREC Kuala Lumpur- Jalan Tun Razak
    Where : 436, Jalan Tun Razak, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor
    When : 10:00pm to 3:00am

  • Q. What are the famous museums in Kuala Lumpur?

    The city of Kuala Lumpur might be relatively new but it’s rich in culture and heritage. Some of the famous museums are:
    -National Museum
    -National Visual Arts Gallery
    -National Textile Museum
    -Royal Malaysian Police Museum

  • Q. 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

  • Q. Where is the famous Petronas Twin Towers located? How do i reach there?

    Petronas Twin Towers were once the tallest buildings in the world and have now become world’s tallest twin structures. These towers are connected by a double-decker Skybridge.
    Where : Centrally located at 50088 Kuala Lumpur, in the Federal Territory of KL
    How to Reach : Being well connected by a network of Cabs and Railways, commuting here is not a problem. The integrated train system is the most convenient way to travel here.
    Visiting Days : Tuesday-Sunday (9:00am-9:00pm)

  • Q. 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:
    Kuala Selangor Boat Tour
    Where: 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

    Langkawi Sailing & Island Hopping Tour
    Where : 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
    Pulau Payar Marine Park Snorkeling Tour from Langkawi
    Where : 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

  • Q. What’s so special about ChinaTown in Kuala Lumpur? How can I reach there?

    Petaling Street aka ChinaTown has beautiful temples, sprawling flea markets and quirky art galleries, all of which are must-visits on a traveller’s sightseeing itinerary. It is a lively and vibrant night market with hundreds of stalls selling all kind of stuff at dirt cheap prices. For those who soak up the local culture, there are plenty of ornate Buddhist and Taoist temples. Visitors can’t help but be mesmerised by these well preserved landmarks.
    Location: Accessible within a five-minute walk Pasar Seni LRT Station, lies within Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur.
    How to reach: ChinaTown is easy accessible by car or by public buses. From Bukit Bintang, you can walk here in 15 min or take monorail from Maharajalela station. You can take an LRT and get off to Pasar Seni, which is just the west of Chinatown.

  • Q. Where is Sunway Lagoon theme park located? What’s so special about it?

    The Sunway Lagoon theme park is located in Petaling Jaya - a thriving satellite town - about 15km southwest of the Kuala Lumpur City Center.
    World’s largest man made sandy surf beach, water slides that whirl and twirl, a man made river ride, a wave pool, a 360 degree revolving pirate ship… the list of fun attractions here is endless.

    Having encompassed a total of 5 different zones, Sunway Lagoon provides an all in one experience of - water park , scream park, amusement park, extreme park and wildlife park.


  • Q. 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

  • Q. Which are the best places for adventure activities in Kuala Lumpur?

    Thrill seekers would love the city for various adrenaline-pumping adventure activities, like:
    -Rock Climbing at Batu Caves
    -White Water Rafting at Sungai Selangor
    -Stand Up Paddling at Tasik Biru (Blue Lake - Selangor)
    -Paragliding at Bukit Jugra

  • Q. What is the Genting skyway? Is it worth a ride?

    Genting Skyway is a gondola lift, cable car service connecting Gohtong Jaya and Resort World in Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia. Spanning over 3.38 km, It is known to be one of the longest cable car system in Southeast Asia.
    The thrilling ride up the mountain begins at Awana station. Passengers have the option of disembarking at two stops to explore the attractions around Resorts World Genting. They can alight at Chin Swee station to enjoy the panoramic views or they can remain in their gondola until the final stop at Sky Avenue station which connects directly to the Sky Avenue shopping mall. It is definitely worth a visit.