Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is a bustling city with iconic views of skyscraper skylines, packed with shopping malls, historic monuments, street markets and more. With a strong food and shopping culture, alongside must see attractions there is plenty to satisfy any visitor.
What to do in Kuala Lumpur
Once the tallest buildings in the world, this 88 story twin structure coming in at 452 metres tall offers incredible city views from its two story Skybridge connecting to two towers. Or visit the observation deck on level 86 boasting an up close look at the tower’s spire and a historical overview of the buildings.
Perdana Botanical Gardens
The Perdana Botanical Gardens located in Heritage Park boasts a large collection of flower gardens and animal parks. Make sure to visit the Orchid Garden, a standout monument within the gardens housing 800 species of orchids, water fountains and pergolas.
As one of Kuala Lumpur’s most popular tourist attraction, the Batu Caves, an important religious landmark for Hindus, consists of three major caves and a multitude of smaller ones. Inside these limestone caves you’ll find the amazing sight of Hindu temples, mural, statues and idols making this a must see attraction.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Originally the secretariat for colonial British administration, this Kuala Lumpur landmark is now home to the offices of the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. Located in Merdeka Square, Malaysia’s annual independence day celebrations usually occur in front of this building.
This colourful district of Kuala Lumpur is famous for being a bargain hunter’s paradise. Not to be outshone by its neighbours KLCC and Bukit Bintang, this area represents Malaysia’s multicultural background.