Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and it is known for the fact that it never seems to be sleeping. The architecture amazes people, and the same thing is true for the unique cuisine of the country. It is considered to be a paradise for shoppers and for the people who like to party all night.
1. Shop, shop, shop
In case this happens to be a pleasant pastime activity for you, then you will find a lot of malls to spend some time in. There are the more expensive ones on Bukit Bintang Street, but you will find some cheaper places along the roadside in Chinatown.
2. Petaling Street
It is located in Chinatown and it is an outdoor market that has everything you could be thinking about, ranging from clothing to food. There is also the Central Market that is usually visited by people looking for handicraft. The best thing about these places is that you can bargain.
3. Petronas Twin Towers
These are considered the tallest towers of this kind in the entire world. There is a bridge between them at the 47th floor. Keep in mind that there is an entrance fee and to make sure that you will get a ticket you should be there before 8 a.m.
4. Bird Park
This is in the Lake Gardens and it is known for having a large aviary. You won’t find some birds that are here anywhere else in the world.
5. Historic landmarks
You should start a walk at the Old Railway Station and then pass by the National Mosque that has an electric blue color, all the way to Merdeka Square, meaning Independence Square. The flag mast that you will see there is the largest in the world. Go on walking until you reach the Gombak and Klang rivers that represent the birthplace of the city and you could visit Masjid Jamek that is located at the meeting point of the two rivers.
6. Kuala Lumpur Towers
To have a view of the city, this is the place for you. From this place, you will be able to see the twin towers. The best time to visit this place is before sunset so that you will see how the tops of the skyscrapers turn to gold and as the lights of the city are turned on.
7. Batu Caves
Although they aren’t exactly located in the city, for sure you will find them intriguing. These are Hindu temples carved out of massive limestone. They consist of carved temples and caves. In order to reach the main temple you have to climb 272 steps.
To have a preview of underwater world of the region, visit the Aquaria.
There are so many things to do in the city, so plan accordingly for the length of your stay.