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  • While counting some of the best places in Kuala Lumpur, one cannot miss the chance to be totally mesmerized by one of the nice architecture of Petronas Twin Tower. If you have a fine taste of arts then it is best for you to visit the Islamic museum which will let you dig deeper into the history of Islamic arts.

    If the kids are getting bored then Kuala Lumpur is blessed to have a Natural Bird Park which has over 3000 birds inside ranging from both big to the small ones. A place which is well worth the visit will be Royal Selangor Visitor Centre where everything is handmade and is therefore quite expensive.

    Here are some of the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur:

  • 01Petronas Twin Towers

    The Petronas Twin Towers are one of the World’s famous and tallest architectural pieces and have visited by billions of people from around the world. The towers are the headquarters of Petronas, the national petroleum company of Malaysia.

    Both the towers are 88 stories high and are identical to each other with a pyramid-shaped top fitted with a slender steel spire. The 41st and 42nd floor of the towers are linked through a skybridge allowing people to travel within the towers. 

    Apart from the headquarters of Petronas, there are various shopping malls, complexes and food courts inside the tower for the common people. They can even enjoy the skyline of the city from the towers.

    Price: The entry fees to the Twin Towers starts approximately from 65 MYR and can be bought online from its official website.

  • 02Sightseeing at Cameron Highlands

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    Sightseeing at Cameron Highlands in Kuala Lumpur

    Sightseeing at Cameron Highlands in Kuala Lumpur

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  • 03Aquaria 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.

  • 04Chinatown on the Petaling Street

    Image Credit :  Khalzuri Yazid

    Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is the place which never sleeps and is always filled with colors and bustles all the time - Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. If ever visiting Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown must definitely be in your ‘to-visit’ list, especially if you are a true bargain hunter, as it is also famously known as the ‘Bargain Hunter’s Paradise.’

    You can find everything here, from the Chinese herbs to the imitation goods. Especially at night, the place is a shopper's’ paradise and turns into a lively and vibrant night market.

    Location: The Chinatown is located on the Petaling Street, also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai (Starch Factory Street.)

  • 05Menara KL Tower

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    The Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower is a 421m high broadcasting and telecommunication tower located amidst the city of Kuala Lumpur. The observation deck inside the Menara KL tower is the highest in the city and gives a clear and elegant birds eye view of the city of Kuala Lumpur.

    The tower also houses the highest McDonald’s outlet in the world. One more amazing fact about the Menara KL tower is that, it is ranked as the fourth highest telecommunication towers in the world.

    Location: The Menara Kuala Lumpur tower is located majestically on the top of Bukit Nanas, also known as the Pineapple Hill

    Price: The entry fees to the tower costs approximately 55 MYR for an adult and 45 MYR for a child.

  • 06Segway Ride in Lake Gardens

    One of the premier parks in the country, the Lake Gardens have a host of attractions, and there’s something for everyone, whether you’re a nature lover or an art enthusiast. This is a place you must visit if you have an afternoon to spare and fancy getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

    It is a sprawling 227-acre park located right in the middle of Kuala Lumpur. One of the main attractions at Lake Gardens is the Segway Ride. 

    If you don’t fancy walking all throughout the heat and humidity but still want to see all that Lake Gardens has to offer, take part in a Segway tour for a fun way to see the park! The tour starts at National Museum and will take you around the gardens and Deer Park, all in about one hour. 

    If you’re not familiar with a Segway, there are tour guides who will first teach you how to balance yourself on the cool transportation system, and you’ll be off before you know it!

    Location:  Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana

    Price: Approximate price starts from 255 MYR onwards.

  • 07SkyTrex Adventure at Langkawi

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    If you are always fueled up by the adrenaline rush inside your body and want some more - indulging in the SkyTrex adventure is a great idea. Malaysia is one of the best destinations to experience this newest sport. 

    It is a tree to tree ‘ sky-trekking’ activity, which allows you to experience the swing, dangle, glide and fly on various aerial obstacles, suspending above the lush, green and dense tropical rainforests of Malaysia. The SkyTrex is one of the best and most exciting forest adventure present in all over Malaysia.

    Location: There are three major places to enjoy the activity, namely, Langkawi, Shah Alam and Taman Botani Ayer Keroh, Shah Alam being the nearest from Kuala Lumpur. It just 40 minutes drive from the city center of Kuala Lumpur.

    Price: The cost approximately starts from 55 MYR.
  • 08Sultan Abdul Samad Building

    History: Longing for some Moorish-styled building in Kuala Lumpur? Sultan Abdul Samad Building is towards the east of Merdeka Square. It was named after Sultan of Selangor and was constructed in the year 1897.

    It was designed by AC Norman, one among the finest architect who has designed other historical buildings as well. The Sultan Abdul Samad Building serves as a home to the Ministry of Information, Communications, and Culture of Malaysia.

    Earlier, it was mainly considered for official purpose, but today it is mostly a historical place serving as a tourist spot. It is also used as a venue to host the Independence Day parade.


    Specialty:
    The building is entirely made out of brick and the arches are very graceful. There is a clock tower which is 41.2m- high.

    Location: It is located at Jalan Tun Perak which can be easily reached. There are several signages to guide the visitors.

  • 09Helicopter Tour

    Experience the beautiful scenery from high above while you cruise the skies in a helicopter. Discover the amazing views that Kuala Lumpur has to offer. The highlights of Kuala Lumpur city and its surroundings that will be observed from the helicopter offer excellent photo opportunities that can’t be missed.

    A well-trained pilot will navigate you safely throughout the entire flight. Your pilot will be an in-flight commentator as well.

    Highlights: You’ll get a certificate of completion of the activity.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 250 MYR onwards.


  • 10Butterfly Park

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    Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur is a secret paradise in where you can actually see the butterflies dancing nonchalantly in huge clumps of fern amidst the beautifully scented flowering vines and the colorful flowers.

    Highlights: It is the largest butterfly garden in the entire world. Spread over the garden spanning over 80,000 sq ft it is a home to 5,000 live butterflies, butterfly-host plants and ferns and exotic plants. The other attractions in the Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur are a museum filled with vivid collection of insects and the butterflies from across the world, Japanese koi fish, live insects, fresh water turtles.


    Location: Butterfly Park Kuala Lumpur is located within the Lake Gardens area. It has the main entrance along the Jalan Cenderasari. Being present within the city limit of Kaula Lumpur, the place is accessible and well connected by the road. Can be reached by bus, KTM Komuter and taxi.

    Best Time: 9 AM -6 PM

    Price: Adult RM20 and Child (2-11) RM10

  • 11Enjoy rides at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

    If you want to spend your day amidst the thrilling water rides, making whirl and twirl on the manmade river islands, a surf beach, a wave pool or on a 360 degrees revolving pirate ship, the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park in Malaysia is the place you must go. 

    The theme park is spread in the 80-acre land, which was the home for a tin mine and quarry. The theme park holds the world’s largest man-made surf beach. It has five different zones, means providing umpteen options for its visitors to spend the quality day with their family and loved ones. 

    The five zones include - a water park, Scream Park, Amusement park, Extreme Park and a Wildlife Park

    Location: The Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is just 15 KM from the Kuala Lumpur city center and is located in the South Western part of the same.

    Price: The entry fees to the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park costs approximately 150 MYR.

  • 12Batu Caves, Selangor

    Location: Batu Caves is located in Gombak, Selangor, Malaysia.

    It derives its name from Batu River which is said to flow past the hill. Batu Caves forms a series of caves and is a limestone

    History: This Temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan and is said to be Holy Shrine outside India. Do not be surprised to know that the Limestone is 400 years old. The entrance of the cave was earlier used by Temuan people. There are 3 major caves inside the Temples.

    The cathedral cave is also known as Temple cave and devotees must climb 272 stairs to reach the place. If you have always desired to see Hindu paintings and statues, do not miss to visit the Art gallery cave and the Museum cave. They are located at the base of the cave.

    Speciality: The speciality of the Temple is the 15 ft. tall Hanuman Temple and 140 ft tall Murugan Temple.

  • 13Jalan Alor

    Jalan Alor is one of the most famous nightlife spots in Kuala Lumpur. Housing a number of hawker stalls and seafood restaurants, the street is one of the most famous in KL for food. Jalan Alor is an ideal after clubbing dining spot in the Golden Triangle area.

    Location: Situated behind the Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is a small stroll away from the Changkat Bukit Bintang.

    Highlights: The variety of food available is huge. You can get everything from the barbecued meats, noodles to desserts at the best and the most cost-effective rates in the city. Hawker stalls at the Jalan Alor are the city’s favorite food joint. Largely different from the trendy Jalan Bukit Bintang and Changkat Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor has a traditional charm associated with it courtesy its atmospheric air-conditioned Chinese seafood restaurants, mini red Chinese lanterns and bright fluorescent restaurant signage lighting.

    Transportation: You can easily get here via monorail.

    Best Time: Hustle Bustle starts from 6 PM in the evening
  • 14Central Market

    History: Every country promotes its art and culture, and Kuala Lumpur cannot be left behind. The Central Market was built by Yap Ah Loy in the year 1888. It was acquired by Kha Seng Group in the year 2004 and from then it has a become a tourist attraction place. It represents the nation’s art and heritage culture.

    About: The Central Market serves as a shopping destination for most of the tourists. If you love antiques and keen about your collection, you cannot afford to miss the Central collection. It serves as a platform for the budding artists to display their work and present in the several art galleries.

    No longer you have to worry about your hunger desire as there are mouth watering cuisines served at various food stalls. There are kiosks that sell different products. The Kasturi walk was started in the year 2011 to add to the charm of the Central Market.

  • 15Islamic 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 artifacts which throw 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 jewelry, textile, ceramic work and armor 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.

  • 16KL Bird Park

    Location: No longer you have to wake-up in the wee hours of the day and hunt for the birds. Visit KL Bir which is located in Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens. You will hardly take 10 minutes to reach from the city centre of Kuala Lumpur.  

    About: There are more than 3,000 birds, out of which 200 species of local and foreign birds. It is spread over an area of 20.9 acres which makes it very spacious. KL Bird Park is divided into 4 zones. The free-flight zone is the Zone 1 and Zone 2. The Hornbill park is at Zone 3. If you want to see the birds very closely, have a look at the caged birds. The caged birds are placed in Zone 4.

    Speciality: The birds definitely longs for a natural home rather than cages. The birds are left in aviary in Zone 1, 2 and 3. A homely atmosphere is given to the birds here. Breeding takes place naturally here.

  • 17Sin Sze Si Ya temple

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    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 is wooden chair which is 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.

  • 18Genting Highlands Theme Park

    Genting Highlands is one of the reputed names in the hospitality and theme park industry in the world. It has been in this business for close to half a century, which explains the top quality found in the rides and activities here.

    Highlights
    – This is the world’s first indoor theme park and houses the Ripley’s Believe it or not Museum and Haunted Adventure parks inside, sending shrills across the spines of tourists coming here. Rides are clearly classified as family and kids’ rides, thereby ensuring the safety of kids.

    Location
    – Pahang, Malaysia.

    Activities
    -Mini train, Rio Float, Reindeer Cruiser, Circus Ride, Busy Bugs and various other indoor activities.

    Price
    – One-day ticket price of RM29.70 for adults, teens and senior citizens and RM31.80 per kid. Rides alone can be taken by paying RM8.50 per ride.

    Timings
    – 10 AM to 12 midnight from Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 1 AM on Saturdays, school holidays and public holidays, 9 AM to 12 midnight on Sundays and public holidays
  • 19National Mosque of Malaysia

    The majestic, National Mosque of Malaysia is also referred to as the Masjid Negara. Built in 1965, it was constructed to mark the celebration of Malaysia’s independence. Being, one of South East Asia’s largest mosque, it can accommodate about 15,000 people.

    The key features of the mosque include a 73-meter-high minaret and a 16-pointed star concrete main roof. Even Non-Muslims are welcomed to visit this beauty outside of the prayer time.

    Highlights: One can go inside but it is necessary to be careful about the dress code nothing shorter than long pants is allowed on the premises of the mosque. Ladies must cover their shoulders appropriately. Mosque generously lends robes for the visitors who are inappropriately dressed. Sarongs to cover the head are also provided.


    Location: The mosque is diagonal across the Kuala Lumpur railway station. There is a walkway made underground that goes via Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin.

    Best time: 06:30am - 01:00pm, 02:30pm - 04:00pm and 05:30pm - 07:00pm

    Price: Entry is free

  • 20Bukit Bintang

    Bukit Bintang is known to be the trendiest entertainment district as well as the shopping mall in Kaula Lumpur. From sleek shopping centers, vibrant nightclubs to all-day restaurants and five-star hotels, there is everything to keep you entertained.

    Accredited to its centralized location, it is easy to get there from anywhere in Kaula Lampur via public transportation such as monorail, taxis, and buses.

    Highlights: The most celebrated landmarks near Bukit Bintang is Pavilion KL. This is a high end shopping mall that houses European luxury retailers such as Coach, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Juicy Couture, MaxMara, Versace, and Yves Saint Laurent. Nightlife is exiting here particularly at the Changkat Bukit Bintang area. From a posh see-and-be-seen nightclub to an opulent rooftop bar and live music scene, there is just about everything here.


    Location: Situated within the Golden Triangle of Kaula Lumpur.

    Best Time: 9-wee hours in the morning

  • 21Little India or Brickfields

    Little India or Brickfields is a completely different world than the places situated in its proximity to the Bangsar. Known as Malaysia’s official Little India, it once used to be a small residential neighborhood just outside KL.

    Not too long ago, this residential town was metamorphosed into a wide street filled with Indian restaurants and stores that are run by the Indian community of the country. In the shops of Brickfields, you can get everything from the traditional Indian clothes to spices, Bollywood movies, spices and local delicacies such as vadai, thosai and so much more.

    Ever since the transformation of Brickfields to Little India, it has become a major tourist spot not just for the Indian stuff found here but also because of its proximity to the KL Sentral station.


    Location: Situated just outside the city center in Kaula Lumpur.

    Transport: To reach Brickfields you can take the KL monorail or the Putra LRT

    Best Time: 10.00hrs to 21:00 Hrs

  • 22Merdeka Square at night

    Merdeka Square or the Dataran Merdeka is a very well known recreational park or the historical place situated in Kaula Lumpur. 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 night breeze there makes it an exceptionally ideal place to relax after a busy day.

    Best Time: In order to actually enjoy the nightlife of the Merdeka Square, one must visit the place post-midnight especially during the weekends.

  • 23Troika Sky Dining

    If there was just one word to put forth the beauty of Troika Sky Dining, then it would be – Magnificent. The localities of Kuala Lumpur are becoming spoilt for choice courtesy the variety of fine dining restaurants with a view, however, the Troika Sky Dining stands out in every way possible.

     Location: Situated in the Tower B of The Troika along Persiaran KLCC.

     Highlights:
    Comprising of the Italian bistro Strato famous for its pizza and pasta, Claret wine bar known for its fine range of wines and the fusion focused Cantaloupe popular for its three-course meal here with truffled poached egg, Troika Sky Dining is extremely popular with the trendy urbanites and the young generation. It easily blends in with the rest of the city’s industrial skyline courtesy its steel and glass structure.

     Best time: 12:00 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 23:00 (Strato); 16:00 – 01:00 (Claret); 18:30 – 22:30 (Cantaloupe Dining Room)
  • 24Visit Rainforest Taman Negara

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  • 25Fish Spa at Cute Fish Spa

    A fish spa experience will be the most memorable one you will have at a spa in Kuala Lumpur, the process is quite simple, You will be asked to put your feet in a tub full of tiny little fish popularly called the Dr. Fish nibbling away at your dead and diseased skin. At first, it can feel a little uncomfortable but once you get used to it, it feels brilliant. 

    Fish spa works on your calluses and leave your skin feeling fresh and clean. Kuala Lumpur is filled with fish spas ranging from ones in high-end hotels to fish spa tubs at every local mall.

    Price: Approximate price ranges from 10 MYR to 40 MYR.


Attractions

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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.



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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.




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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.


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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.


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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.




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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.
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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
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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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Pisco Bar

The capital city of Malaysia is famous for its night life. There are a number of bars & night clubs which are tagged as the best in Asia. Pisco Bar in Kuala Lumpur has a poised ambience which is loved by the visitors. The dinner hours at Pisco Bar offer an exclusive range of Spanish Tapas and Peruvian cuisine. The interior of this bar is quite amusing that is best suited for social gatherings and cocktails.



Location: This bar is situated in Jalan Mesui, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

Highlights: Pisco Bar has become the main hub for international travellers and trendy locals. This place is known for live music performances which have attracted a lot of customers. Pisco Bar is home to the coolest DJs in town.

Best Time: Monday to Thursday 5pm-2am and Friday & Saturday 5pm-3am. Sunday Pisco Bar is closed.

Price: There is no fixed price for this place.
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Chinatown

Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is the place which never sleeps and is always filled with colors and bustles all the time - Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. If ever visiting Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown must definitely be in your ‘to-visit’ list, especially if you are a true bargain hunter, as it is also famously known as the ‘Bargain Hunter’s Paradise.’

You can find everything here, from the Chinese herbs to the imitation goods. Especially at night, the place is a shopper's’ paradise and turns into a lively and vibrant night market.

Location: The Chinatown is located on the Petaling Street, also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai (Starch Factory Street.)



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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

History: Longing for some Moorish-styled building in Kuala Lumpur? Sultan Abdul Samad Building is towards the east of Merdeka Square. It was named after sultan of Selangor and was constructed in the year 1897. It was designed by AC Norman, one among the finest architect who has designed other historical buildings as well. The Sultan Abdul Samad Building serves as a home to the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. Earlier, it was mainly considered for official purpose, but today it is mostly a historical place serving as a tourist spot. It is also used as avenue to host the Independence day parade.



Specialty: The building is entirely made out of brick and the arches are very graceful. There is a clock tower which is 41.2m- high.

Location: It is located at Jalan Tun Perak which can be easily reached. There are several signages to guide the visitors.



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Jalan Alor

Jalan Alor is one of the most famous nightlife spots in Kuala Lumpur. Housing a number of hawker stalls and seafood restaurants, the street is one of the most famous in KL for food. Jalan Alor is an ideal after clubbing dining spot in the Golden Triangle area.



Location: Situated behind the Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is a small stroll away from the Changkat Bukit Bintang.

Highlights: The variety of food available is huge. You can get everything from the barbecued meats, noodles to desserts at the best and the most cost effective rates in the city. Hawker stalls at the Jalan Alor are the city’s favorite food joint. Largely different from the trendy Jalan Bukit Bintang and Changkat Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor has a traditional charm associated with it courtesy its atmospheric air-conditioned Chinese seafood restaurants, mini red Chinese lanterns and bright fluorescent restaurant signage lighting.

Transportation: You can easily get here via monorail.

Best Time: Hustle Bustle starts from 6 PM in the evening
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Troika Sky Dining

If there was just one word to put forth the beauty of Troika Sky Dining, then it would be – Magnificent. The localites of Kuala Lumpur are becoming spoilt for choice courtesy the variety of fine dining restaurants with a view however the Troika Sky Dining stands out in every way possible.



 Location: Situated in the Tower B of The Troika along Persiaran KLCC.

 Highlights:
Comprising of the Italian bistro Strato famous for its pizza and pasta, Claret wine bar known for its fine range of wines and the fusion focused Cantaloupe popular for its three-course meal  here   with truffled poached egg , Troika Sky Dining is extremely popular with the trendy urbanites and the young generation. It easily blends in with the rest of the city’s industrial skyline courtesy its steel  and   glass structure.

 Best time: 12:00 – 15:00 and 18:00 – 23:00 (Strato); 16:00 – 01:00 (Claret); 18:30 – 22:30 (Cantaloupe Dining Room)
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Jalan Sultan Ismail

Jalan Sultan Ismail was once the key clubbing district of Kuala Lumpur. Today the nightlife in Jalan Sultan Ismail is restricted to a few nocturnal hangout spots which can be just a starting point for everyone who wishes to explore the nocturnal offerings of Kuala Lampur.



Location: Situated just a small stroll away from the Raja Chulan Monorail Station on a street lined up with a plethora of classy restaurants and cafes as well as the five-star luxury hotels such as ParkRoyal Kuala Lumpur, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, and Shangri-La Hotel.

Highlights: Of course there is a huge competition from the popular and happening locales like the Changkat Bukit Bintang and Bangsar there is still a range of activities as well as sights that one can enjoy in the nightlife scene of Jalan Sultan Ismail. Dip yourself in serenity by enjoying the breathtaking sunset views of Kuala Lumpur city with a class or two of champagne, cocktail or wine at the stylish rooftop bar located ahead of the iconic Hard Rock Café.

Best Time: Variable for different restaurants and bars
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Zouk KL

Zouk Club is the leading night club in Malaysia. This party destination is situated in Kuala Lumpur which makes it so popular. The architecture of this night club has won the hearts of thousands of people who have visited this place. The music along with the ambience is very attractive which makes Zouk the top-rated night club.



Location: Zouk is located at 113 Jalan Ampang, Federal Territory, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia.

Highlights: Many famous personalities from Malaysia and around the globe have visited this place. The drinks & cuisine is amazing that has helped attract more audience in the recent past. Zouk has maintained a certain standard which makes it a flashy party destination.

Best Time: Zouk is open from 5pm-5am on Friday & Saturday. The timings are 5pm-3am on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Wednesdayand Thursday Zouk closes at 4 am.
Price: There are different entry charges at Zouk.
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The Rabbit Hole Restobar

The Rabbit Hole Restobar is designed and inspired to emulate the much famous fantasy narratives of Alice in Wonderland and The Chronicles of Narnia. It is known to be the most hip and classy nocturnal establishments.



Location: Set in a 3 storey pre-colonial building, Rabbit Hole Restobar is strategically located across the infamous street of the Changkat Bukit Bintang.

Highlights: Dissected into several distinct concept environments with a relaxed atmosphere, the entrance of the Rabbit Hole Restobar is a spacious al fresco dining area that is famous as The Bamboo Forest. Besides, the bar has as elevated stage for the comedy shows, live music and the stage performances. Open area of the restro bar is embellished with the wild bamboos and beautiful trees that keeps you away from the hustle bustle of the city.

Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday – Thursday 16:00 - 02:00, Friday & Saturday 16:00 – 03:00

Prices: Variable

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