Come to Kuala Lumpur, you may impress with some famous destinations in this city. The Petronas Twin Towers, Chinatown, Batu Caves or Sunway Lagoon Theme Park are interesting stops, not to be missed in this capital of Malaysia.
Petronas Twin Towers
Any visitors coming to Kuala Lumpur cannot forget to visit the famous twin towers and take some photos. In the daytime, you may not be impressive with the beauty of the towers, but when the night comes, you will know why the Petronas twin towers is the best place for everyone to take photos. This structure is designed by Argentina architect, César Pelli, and was completed in 1998. Each tower has 88 floors, with the height of 452m. They were the highest buildings in the world for 6 years until Taipei 101 building was completed in 2004. Nowadays, Petronas Twin Towers rank 5th in the highest buildings of the world.
Menara Kuala Lumpur (KL Tower)
Located in the center of Kuala Lumpur, the 421-meter high Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower (KL Tower) is the best place to view the whole city from the height of 360 degrees. From this height, you can easily zoom into the high-rise buildings. In addition, there are rotating restaurants, souvenir shops and cafes in the tower.
Situated on Petaling Street right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the Chinatown district is always eventful from morning to late night with numerous stalls. Chinese people in Malaysia are quite crowded. Especially in the evening, the stalls in the night market will almost fill the two sides of the street and visitors will find it difficult to walk despite the cramped. Although the items sold here are relatively soft prices, but travelers are still advised to bargain when buying goods.
Batu is a 400-million-year limestone mountain, about 13 km from Kuala Lumpur, the most sacred place of Hindus followers in Malaysia. To visit the main temple, where the Hindu temple is at 100m height, visitors must pass 272 stairs. At the top of the stairs, visitors will find three giant limestone caves with smaller, artistic caves. End of the cave is an ancient temple, with its characteristic Indian architecture.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is located in the Jalan Raja district, built in 1897 by British architect A. C Norman. Sultan Abdul Samad is based on the architecture of buildings in several Muslim countries. In the days before colonial rule, Sultan Abdul Samad was used as the British secretary’s office.
Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
If you like to mobilize, you should not miss the Sunway Lagoon, which is known as Asia’s premier theme park. Attractive water slides, exciting entertainment and endless explorations will bring you a memorable day. Come to the Sunway Lagoon, tourists will have the chance to explore the African wilderness with Congo Challenge, Cameroon Climb, African Pythons … or try standing on the highest bridge in the world and see the panorama of the park.
Located in Kuala Lumpur’s top 21 most visited destinations by TripAdvisor rating, Aquaria KLCC Aquarium is located in the basement of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, where visitors will have the chance to see the world of aquariums with about 150 species of special fish. In addition, you can walk through the 90-meter tunnel while the sharks swim suspended overhead.
Jalan Alor Food Street
Situated in the heart of Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is Kuala Lumpur’s most popular dining route. Jalan Alor is a long street with dozens of restaurants serving from Malaysian specialties to familiar dishes of other countries such as Thai Tom Yum Seafood Soup, BBQ, Hot Pot Chinese or Indian curry … The bustle and bustle of Jalan Alor is from 9pm. Besides the food, there are souvenir shops, fruit and soft drinks in the neighborhood. You will also have the opportunity to listen to free live music when there are many young people to Jalan Alor to sing, earning more income every night.
Kuala Lumpur is a beautiful city with many great destinations for visitors. If you have the chance to visit this Malaysia’s capital, you should not miss some attractions above.