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Activities to Do in Kuala Lumpur at Night

Stroll Around Merdeka Square, Have a drink at The Skybar, Have Dinner at Menara KL Tower, Eat at Jalan Alor,  Enjoy at Bukit Bintang, Watch a show at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Night shopping at Petaling Street and many more.

Endless array of amazing things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night is surely going to leave every visitor to this beautiful city awestruck. One can roam around the city to witness its amazing night views or dine at one of the sky-high restaurants to indulge in completely tranquillizing culinary experiences.

If you wish to go for some adventurous and exciting activities to do in Kuala Lumpur at night, you can either take part in an escape game at Escape Room, enjoy a Laser Battle, or take a boat ride in the wilderness of the rainforest to enjoy its amazing fireflies.

If you love shopping and trying out authentic food preparations, some of the best Kuala Lumpur activities to do at night include visiting Chinatown, Petaling Street, or dining at one of the most exclusive restaurants of Petronas Tower. Apart from the above-mentioned, there are various other activities that one can indulge in Kuala Lumpur at night to make their visit even more memorable. 

Here is the list of best things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night:

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01

Stroll Around Merdeka Square

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This is the very place that symbolizes the independence of Malaysia from British rule on August 31st, 1957. The Malaysian flag was raised at this very place for the very first time officially. Take a stroll through this beautiful square and get to admire the beautiful historical buildings of the country and get a chance to capture the beautiful amalgamation of Islamic Architecture with British Colonial architecture.

One of the major attractions that will leave you amazed while exploring the square is the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

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

Timing:
Open 24 hours
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02

Have a Drink at The Skybar

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Dining at this exclusive restaurant situated on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel is surely one of the best Kuala Lumpur activities to do at night. Not only does this classic venue allow you to try out some of the finest cocktails and international food preparations but also allows you to capture some of the best views of the glittering night lights of the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur. The live DJ at the bar allows you to party hard all night long and pack a memorable time.

Location:
Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Stall 7, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. (Sunday-Thursday), 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. (Friday, Saturday)
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03

Have Dinner at Menara KL Tower

If you really wish to indulge in a unique and enjoyable dining experience in Kuala Lumpur, heading towards Atmosphere 360, situated within Menara KL Tower is one of the best activities to do in Kuala Lumpur at night for you.

This building is the tallest in Southeast Asia and allows you to admire some of the mesmerizing night views of the city along with gorging on their endless array of dinner buffets. The best time to visit the restaurant is during the dinner buffet from 9:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M. You may even stumble upon some celebrities at this beautiful venue.

Location:
No. 2 Jalan Punchak Off, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
9:30 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.
04

Eat at Jalan Alor

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One of the best Kuala Lumpur activities to do at night for every food lover in the world is visiting this food paradise. This is undoubtedly the best place in the city to try out the scrumptious Malaysian street food and enjoy its nightlife.

If you love trying exotic seafood preparations, this is a must-visit place for you. Some of the most unique food items that you can try out from the street food vendors at this market include marinated chicken wings, oyster omelet, and satay. Also, do not hesitate to ask for recommendations from the local vendors.

Location:
Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
Open 24 Hours
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Enjoy at Bukit Bintang

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If you wish to explore the amazing party scene of Malaysia and gorge on its endless array of street food items, visiting Bukit Bintang is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night.

All the restaurants at this place transform into amazing nightclubs with thumping music beats to dance away your night. If you wish to party with your friends or meet travelers from all across the world, head towards Bukit Bintang and spend a night at one of the nightclubs.

Location:
Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
Open 24 Hours
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06

Watch a Show at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

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If you love music and wish to explore the rich culture of Malaysia, watching a show at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night. This place hosts performances from local as well as international orchestras.

The high-quality acoustics of this venue and the lineup of the best orchestras from across the world will allow you to experience a completely different aura. Apart from the amazing shows, the world-class interiors, as well as the architecture of this beautiful venue, will also make you fall in love with it.

Location:
Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
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07

Night shopping at Petaling Street

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Situated in the heart of Chinatown in Malaysia, visiting this amazing market is one of the best Kuala Lumpur activities to do at night. Moreover, if you love shopping for bags, clothes, and accessories, this place is surely a paradise for you.

You can also buy souvenirs at this place at affordable prices to take back home for your loved ones. The glittering lights and the cheerfulness of this beautiful market are worth admiration and best enjoyed in the darkness of night. Apart from shopping, you can also try out classic Malaysian street food preparations.

Location:
Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
Open 24 Hours
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08

Visit Chinatown

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Visiting Chinatown is surely a must for every visitor to Malaysia, however, if you wish to further enhance your experience, visiting this place during late hours is surely one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night.

Not only can you try out some of the most amazing authentic as well as fusion Chinese dishes but also explore the rich history of immigrants to Malaysia. This area actually never sleeps and if you are a bargain expert, there could not be a place better for you to shop at. Hop on to your walking shoes and explore the hidden gems of Chinatown in its rusty lanes.

Location:
Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
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09

Escape Room: Malaysia’s First Real Life Escape Game

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One of the most interesting and unique things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night is visiting its very first escape room and trying out its mind-blasting escape game. You will be locked inside a room in this game with your colleagues, who will thrive to get out of the room by solving all the different mind roasting puzzles.

This not only allows you to brainstorm with your friends or family together but also allows you to build a very unique connection with all of them. Book a session with your colleagues or family and take back home a whole lot of amazing memories.

Location:
07-96, 7th Floor, Entertainment Podium Berjaya Times Square, No. 1, Jalan Imbi 55100 Kuala Lumpur
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10

Relaxing Body and Foot Massage Treatment

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You surely cannot leave Malaysia without getting yourself a relaxing and rejuvenating foot massage at one of its amazing foot spas. Moreover, there surely cannot be better activities to do in Kuala Lumpur at night to end off your tiring day.

It allows you to take away all your stress of the day and allows you to get recharged for the next day. Moreover, most of the spas in Malaysia are open all day and you can head towards one of the best ones before closing off your day.

Location:
73, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
Open 24 Hours
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11

Laser Battle Experience

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If you want to try out something unique and adventurous, apart from the glamorous nightlife of Malaysia, you can try out the amazing laser tag experience at Laser Battle in Kuala Lumpur. It is one of the best activities to do in Kuala Lumpur at night if you are visiting Malaysia with your friends or family.

If you are in the mood for some adventurous fun with your friends or family, trying out this laser tag experience is the best pick for you. Moreover, they have various locations in Kuala Lumpur where you can try laser battle, however, the one at Berjaya Times Square is the best!

Location:
Central Zone, Level 7 Berjaya Times Square, No.1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.
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12

Glittering Fireflies Boat Ride

One of the most amazing things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night is taking a boat ride at Kampung Kuantan Firefly Park in pitch darkness with glittering fireflies surrounding your ride. You can also opt for a dinner boat ride to make your evening even more exciting and memorable.

Adore this unique show of mother nature and take back home a bundle of joy and memories. If you are planning a trip with your loved one or your children, this trip is going to be one of the most special experiences of your lifetime.

Location:
Jalan Haji Omar, Kampung Bukit Belimbing, Kuala Selangor

Timing:
3:30 P.M. onwards
13

Visit Illusion 3D Art Museum

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Visiting the Illusion 3D Art Museum is one of the most exciting things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night. This museum allows you to interact with its interesting art pieces in a very unique way. The museum displays 36 hand paintings that are going to leave you baffled and confused.

One of the key attractions of this museum is its Inde’s Augmented Reality Video, which allows you to capture your very own unique 3D video. Whether you love exploring art or not, this very place is surely a must-visit for every traveller to Kuala Lumpur. 

Location:
Lot 4.01-4.03, Second Floor Central Market Annexe, Jalan Hang Kasturi, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

Timing:
10:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.
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14

Explore Batu Caves

This combination of 3 huge caves situated in the lap of a humongous limestone hill is one of the most special places to visit in Malaysia. These caves feature over a 100-year-old temple. The beauty of which is best admired with glittering lights of night.

Some of the most exciting activities to do in Kuala Lumpur at night include visiting the Museum Cave and the Art Gallery Cave situated within the mysterious limestone caves of Batu. Not only do these 400 million old caves allow you to capture a part of ancient history but also take you to a completely different side of humankind with its amazing beauty.

Location:
Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor

Timing:
6:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M.
15

Take Malay Food Cooking Class

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Indulging in a Malay cooking class is one of the most romantic and exciting things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night. If you and your partner or co-travelers love cooking and trying out unique food preparations, you surely cannot miss out on trying this amazing activity.

Bayan Indah is one of the best places, nestled beautifully in one of the lazy Malay villages which will allow you to explore the rich culture of Malaysia apart from indulging in a heart-warming cooking session and food tasting. This beautiful 2-story bungalow not only organizes Malay food cooking sessions but also allows you to indulge in various other exotic international cuisine preparations.

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

Timing:
9:30 A.M. onwards
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  1. Which are the best places to visit in Kuala Lumpur at night?

    1. Istana Budaya: If you are an Art and Theatre lover, no place else can rejuvenate your soul than visiting the art and theatre hub of Istana Budaya. This amazing opera house can easily accommodate over 1400 people and is one of the best places to explore Malaysia's rich culture and history uniquely.

    2. Cameron Highlands: Named after British explorer and geologist, Cameron Highlands is one of the most activities to do in Kuala Lumpur at night. The calmness and rich flora of this place make admiring the night sky even more special and beautiful. The beautiful views from this place, combined with the sweet aroma of tea gardens will make your visit worth it.

    3. Petronas Tower: Also known as one of the most prominent symbols of Malaysia, the Petronas Twin Towers allow the visitors to capture some of the most amazing views of Kuala Lumpur city at night. Walking on the connecting bridge of Petronas Tower is one of the must Kuala Lumpur activities to do at night.

    4. Brickfields: If you wish to feel like being in India when being in Malaysia, visiting the Brickfields, also termed as Little India is one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night. This amazing street is lined up with several amazing Indian restaurants, showcases Bollywood movies, and sells local Indian spices.

  2. What are the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur?

    1. Exploring Chinatown: The best way to peek into the rich history of Malaysia and to enjoy some of the most scrumptious local street food preparations is to explore the hidden lanes of Chinatown. Also, if you love shopping and bargaining, there could be no place better than this!

    2. Observe the underwater world at Aquaria KLCC: This is one of the biggest aquariums in the world that holds more than 5000 species of beautiful freshwater as well as marine creatures. The beauty of this amazing venue further boosts the glory of the night. Visiting this place is one of the most amazing things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night.

    3. Visiting Perdana Botanical Gardens: This amazing spot holds the biggest collection of beautiful flowers as well as animals in Malaysia. One of the most important attractions of this place is its beautiful orchid gardens. Further, visiting the Hibiscus Garden, to explore the beauty of Malaysia’s National flower is also a must.

    4. Taking a trip to Taman Negara Rainforest: If you love nature and wish to get up close with the rich flora and fauna of Malaysian rainforests, camping at Taman Negara is one of the best activities to do in Kuala Lumpur at night. The humongous trees of this forest paired with the sweet chirping of the birds early in the morning will surely make your day an amazing one.

  3. Which are the best places to eat in Kuala Lumpur at night?

    1. Marini’s on 57: Situated on the 57th floor of Petronas Tower, if you really wish to indulge in one of the most exclusive fine dining experiences of your life, this is the very place for you to be headed towards. Moreover, enjoying the views from the 57th floor is also one of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night.

    2. Nobu KL: This Michelin star restaurant is one of the best Japanese restaurants in Malaysia to dine at. It serves some of the best sushi, sashimi, as well as tempura preparations in the city. Moreover, the restaurant is situated on the 56th floor or Petronas tower, allowing the visitors some of the most exclusive 360 degrees views of Kuala Lumpur.

    3. Troika Sky Dining: Dining at one of the restaurants situated on the 23rd floor of Troika is one of the best Kuala Lumpur activities to do at night to indulge in an exclusive dining experience, paired with some of the best sky-touching views of the city. The venue is famous for its French, Italian, as well as Spanish food preparations.

    4. Maison Francaise Restaurant: Situated in a beautiful luxurious mansion along with Jalan Changkat Kia Peng, this is one of the most romantic restaurants in Kuala Lumpur to be done at. The restaurant allows you to dine next to the swimming pool, in the exclusive cigar lounge, and along with the beautiful gardens as well.

  4. What is the best time to visit Kuala Lumpur?

    The best time to visit Kuala Lumpur and explore it in the best way possible is from December to February, and May to June. Kuala Lumpur is a humid city and receives heavy rainfall almost throughout the year. However, these months receive the minimum amount of rainfall and allow the visitors to explore the beauty and modern marvels of the city in the best way possible.
  5. How to reach Kuala Lumpur?

    - By Air: The most efficient and quickest way to reach Kuala Lumpur is by Air. You can easily book a direct flight to Kuala Lumpur International Airport from any of the major cities of the world.

    - By Train: Kuala Lumpur has direct trains from Thailand as well as Singapore. Therefore, if you have planned to explore either one of these countries along with Malaysia, you can plan to book a ticket in one of the daily trains to Kuala Lumpur from Thailand or Singapore.

  6. What is Kuala Lumpur famous for?

    Kuala Lumpur is famous across the world for its legendary architectural structures, a rich cultural background, an interesting history, cheap shopping, and amazing food. Some of the most amazing places that one cannot miss out on their visit to Kuala Lumpur include Petronas Towers, Batu Caves, Chinatown, Petaling Street, and many others.

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