10 interesting places that worth to visit while traveling to Kuala Lumpur

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Petronas Twin Towers, Chinatown, Batu caves or Sunway Lagoon Theme Park are some of interesting stops that should not be missed if you have chance to visit Kuala Lumpur – the capital of Malaysia.

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Petronas Twin Towers

There are no visitors coming to Kuala Lumpur without visiting the famous Petronas Twin Towers to see the city’s view and take some nice pictures. In the daytime, you may not be impressed by the beauty of the towers, but at night, you will definitely surprise and understand reason why it is known as the symbol of the capital city. This work was designed by an Argentinean architect, César Pelli, in 1998. The 88-storey twin-tower with 452m high were the tallest building in the world for six years until the Taipei 101 Tower was completed in 2004 and now it is the fifth tallest building in the world.

Petronas Twin Towers (via Planet Den | Interesting Travel Tidbits)

Menara KL Tower

Located in the center city, the 421-meter high Menara KL Tower is the best place to see the whole view of the city. From this height, you can easily see the high-rise buildings around. In addition, the tower also features revolving restaurant, souvenir shops and stylish coffee shops to meet the needs of travelers.

Chinatown

Situated in Petaling Street, right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the Chinatown area is always vibrant and crowded from early morning to late night with a lot of stalls and street vendors. It is the perfect destination to enjoy nightlife in Kuala Lumpur and taste delicious street food. Although the price of items in here is quite reasonable, you also don’t forget to bargain before buying.

Chinatown (via KLIA2)

Batu caves

About 13km from Kuala Lumpur, Batu is a 400-million-year-old limestone mountain as well as the most sacred place of Hindus in Malaysia. To visit the main temple, tourists have to pass 272 steps. You will have chance to visit the amazing caves and ancient temple with impressive 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 was inspired by the architecture of the buildings in Muslim countries. Previously, during the colonial period, Sultan Abdul Samad was used as the secretary’s office of the British.

Sultan Abdul Samad Building (via Wikipedia)

Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

If you are a fan of sports, do not miss the Sunway Lagoon – the premier theme park in Asia. Attractive water slides, exciting entertainment and endless expeditions will bring you a memorable day. Coming to Sunway Lagoon, tourists will be able to explore the African wilderness with the Congo Challenge, Cameroon Climb, African Pythons … or try to stand on the highest bridge in the world and enjoy the panoramic view of the park.

Aquaria KLCC

Listed in the top 21 most attractive destinations of Kuala Lumpur by TripAdvisor, the Aquaria KLCC is located in the basement of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, where visitors can admire the aquarium world with about 150 species of fish. You also can walk through the tunnel 90 meters long while the sharks swim on the head.

Aquaria KLCC (via Wikipedia)

Jalan Alor

Located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, Jalan Alor is the most popular dining route in Kuala Lumpur. Jalan Alor is a long street with dozens of eateries, serving from Malaysian specialties to familiar dishes from other countries such as Thai Tom Yum Seafood Soup, BBQ, Hot Pot Chinese or Indian curry … Besides the food, there are also shops selling souvenirs, fruits and soft drinks.

Central Market

Central Market, built in 1888, used to be the largest market in Kuala Lumpur, selling seafood, fish, vegetables and daily food. To present, it overcame many ups and downs of history. From the 1930s, the market was redesigned in Art Décor style. Today, Central Market is considered one of the precious heritages of Malaysia.

Central Market (via Jaw Wen & Fionie Wedding – blogger)

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is located in the Lake Gardens with an area of 21 hectares. It is home to more than 3,000 birds coming from 200 local areas and many countries in the world. Birds are nurtured and strictly protected. The park also offers services for visitors to take pictures with the birds here.

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