Kuala Lumpur is a beautiful, dynamic and attractive city of Malaysia. The city is famous for its stunning beaches, the world well-known skyscrapers, ancient temples and modern amusement parks. If you are planning to travel this city with your children and don’t where should go, here are some the most popular destinations for you.
Aquaria KLCC (via Wikipedia)
- Opening hours: 10:30 – 20:00 daily
- Address: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur City Center
Located at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Aquaria KLCC is a world-class aquarium with over 5,000 marine species such as tiger sharks, sea snakes, corals, seahorses, etc. The large aquarium is divided into 8 areas where visitors of all ages can enjoy a variety of exciting activities like touching some marine species, diving with shark and relaxing on the simulated deck. After a day exploring the Aquaria KLCC, you can go shopping at Suria Shopping Center and admire the beauty of Petronas Twin Towers, both can be reached via walkway through the aquarium.
Petrosains Discovery Centre
Petrosains Discovery Centre (via The Westin Kuala Lumpur)
- Opening hours: 9:30 – 17:30 Tuesday to Friday and 9:30 – 18:30 Sunday and public holidays
- Address: Level 4, Suria KLCC, Petronas Twin Towers
Petrosains Discovery Centre is a fun and interactive approach to tell the story of the science and technology of the petroleum industry, located on the 4th floor of the Petronas Twin Towers. Arranged in an easy-to-navigate ‘museum-style’ concept with a collection of everything from space age exhibits to fossils, it is also a great place to learn more about other scientific issues. The center is divided into 11 interactive showcases which can be accessed in any order. Since its opening in 1999, the interactive science museum has become popular destination for children to learn about global science issues in Malaysia.
Sunway Lagoon Theme Park (via Sunway Lagoon)
- Opening hours: 11:00 – 18:00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 10:00 – 18:00 Saturday & Sunday
- Address: No.3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Petaling Jaya
With an area of over 80 hectares, the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is one of the most exciting amusement parks in Malaysia. The park is divided into three main areas: Wild West Wild, World of Adventure and Waters of Africa. Visitors will have the chance to experience a lot of thrilling games such as roller coaster, water slides that whirl and twirl, surf beach, 360° revolving private ship,… as well as visit some spectacular works. Because this is the place that suitable for both adults and children, the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is the favorite spot to visit of many tourists while traveling Malaysia.
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park (via Justgola)
- Opening hours: 12:00 – 22:00 Monday to Friday and 11:00 – 22:00 Saturday, Sunday and public holidays
- Address: Berjaya Times Square, 1 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park is the largest indoor amusement park in Kuala Lumpur. It is divided into 2 zones, one for adults and one for children. Thrill-seekers can enjoy over six adrenaline pumping rides at the Galaxy Station or take a leisurely stroll along the magical Fantasy Garden. Among these rides, the most thrilling one is the 800-meter long Supersonic Odyssey roller coaster. You will also find the 30-meter high Spinning Orbit, the Human DNA and the Space Attack that will definitely make your adrenaline pump at least two times faster. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park will guarantee a great time for families or friends travelling to Kuala Lumpur.
National Zoo & Aquarium Kuala Lumpur
National Zoo & Aquarium Kuala Lumpur (via Wisata Malaysia – Panduan Wisata)
- Opening hours: 9:00 – 17:00
- Address: Ulu Klang, Taman Melawati
The National Zoo & Aquarium has total area of 110 acres with 5137 specimens from 476 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish from Asia and Africa. Housing a forest, lake and 16 animal exhibits, visitors will need at least 3 hours to explore the zoo. Kuala Lumpur Zoo and Aquarium is accessible via a number of public transportation options. From Kuala Lumpur city centre, visitors can hail a taxi or hop on the Metrobus #16 from Central Market in Chinatown that takes them directly to the zoo.
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