Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur or KL as it has been nicknamed, is not only the political capital of Malaysia, but also its tourist capital. A Kuala Lumpur travel is a pretty balanced one. You get to enjoy incredible architecture, explore nature, engage culturally, learn history, and take picturesque strolls all in a single KL trip. The city has been designed to engaged you with various tourist spot, each with its own unique experience. The Petronas Towers are on the top of places to visit in Kuala Lumpur list for most people. But, from then onwards you can customize your KL tour as per your taste.

The city and its surroundings have a lot of tourist attractions and places to see in Kuala Lumpur. One of the most unique aspects of Kuala Lumpur is the blend of cultures and religions within the city. Places to go in KL includes beautifully architecture mosques, temples, churches, and shrines. You also have museums, palaces, and art galleries to visit to learn and engage with the history and heritage of Malaysia when you visit KL. If you fancy to explore the nature, you will have plenty of options from Nature Parks and Zoos to scenic Forest Reserves and Cave Exploration tours.

There are many tourist places in Kuala Lumpur and even some hidden spots in each travel category. So you would have more fun if you mix and match these, say spent the morning exploring nature, spent afternoon pampering yourself in a spa, bask in the sunset from the Patronas Towers, take strolls in the city market for some street food and shopping and end the happening day at one of the many happening night life clubs; this way you have hit multiple interesting places in KL and have had a variety of incredible experiences.

Things to do in Kuala Lampur

Historical Places, Monuments & Museums to Visit in Kuala Lumpur

  1. Masjid Negara
  2. Batu Caves
  3. Masjid Jamek / Sultan Abdul Samad Jamek Mosque
  4. Islamic Arts Museum
  5. Shri Mahamariamman Temple
  6. National History Museum
  7. Istana Negara
  8. Maybank Numismatic Museum
  9. National Mosque of Malaysia
  10. Then Hou Temple
  11. Pusat Sains Negara / National Science Museum
  12. Tugu Negara / National Monument
  13. Muzium Negara / National Museum
  14. Royal Malaysia Police Museum
  15. Royal Selangor Visitor Center
  16. Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

Nature & Wildlife Tourist Spots in Kuala Lumpur

  1. Bukit Tabur
  2. Bukit Gasing
  3. KL Forest Eco Park
  4. Kanching Rainforest Waterfall
  5. Taman Orkid
  6. Bukit Kiara Park
  7. Taman Tugu
  8. Templer Park
  9. Forest Research Institute Malaysia

Entertainment & Leisure Tourist Spots in Kuala Lumpur

  1. Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
  2. Petronas Twin Towers
  3. KLCC Park
  4. Perdana Botanical Garden
  5. Butterfly Park
  6. Lake Gardens Park
  7. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
  8. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
  9. Aquaria KLCC
  10. Taman Burung / Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
  11. National Zoo of Malaysia
  12. KL Tower Mini Zoo
  13. Taman Tasik Titiwasanga
  14. Planetarium Negara / National Planetarium
  15. ASEAN Sculpture Garden
  16. Taman Rekreasi Bukit Jalil / Bukit Jalil Recreational Park
  17. Bukit Gambang Resort City
  18. Kidzania
  19. Lost World of Tambun
  20. Taman Tasik Ampang Hilir
  21. Istana Budaya
  22. National Visual Arts Gallery
  23. 20th Century Fox World Malaysia

 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur

  1. Jalan Bukit Bintang
  2. Petaling Street – Chinatown
  3. Kasturi Street
  4. Little India – Brickfeilds 
  5. KL Sentral
  6. Central Market – Chinatown
  7. Suria KLCC
  8. Pavilion KL
  9. Cheras Pasar Malam / Connaught Night Market

Sightseeing in Kuala Lumpur

  1. Merdeka Square
  2. KL Tower / Menara Kuala Lumpur
  3. Helipad Lounge – Menara KH
  4. Sultan Abdul Samad Building
  5. Kuala Lumpur Railway Station
  6. Parliament House
  7. Kampung Baru

Food, Dining, Restaurants, & Street Food in Kuala Lumpur

  1. Kampung Baru
  2. Golden Triangle
  3. Plane in the City
  4. The Row Kuala Lumpur
  5. Sky Bar
  6. Luna Bar Rooftop
  7. Pisco Bar
  8. Speakeasy Bar

How to Reach Kuala Lumpur?

By Air

You can fly into Kuala Lumpur International Airport to reach the city of Kuala Lumpur. It is also the most preferred Airport to reach Malaysia as well.

By Road

Kuala Lumpur is the Rome of Malaysia, so all roads lead to Kuala Lumpur and all roads from Kuala Lumpur can take you around Malaysia. You also have intercity and interstate bus services available to and from Kuala Lumpur.
Additionally train connectivity in Malaysia is equally excellent. You can also get to Kuala Lumpur from Thailand and Singapore via train and vice versa.

By Water

Kuala Lumpur is not a port, but you can get to Kuala Lumpur from Indonesia through port Klang. The ferry services take you between the countries at a very reasonable price.

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