Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide


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    Kuala Lumpur is a good place for city breaks, family getaways, group adventures and beach holidays. Malaysia’s capital combines historical attractions, exotic beaches and contemporary attractions. For food lovers, Kuala Lumpur is one of the ultimate destinations for food tripping. Malaysian cuisine...

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Hotels in Kuala Lumpur (254 Hotels) See All Kuala Lumpur Hotels

  • Hilton Kuala Lumpur

    Hilton Kuala Lumpur is one of the best, premium places to remain in Kuala Lumpur. Beautifully positioned around The Spa, National Museum and SegKL, Hilton Kuala Lumpur is...

  • Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

    Seen within Kuala Lumpur, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is a premium hotel conveniently located in close proximity to Marini's on 57, Suria KLCC Mall and Kuala Lumpur Ci...

  • Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel

    While you visit Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel inside Kuala Lumpur you will be right next to Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, Semua House and Night Market. Sheraton Imper...

  • The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur

    The Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur is among the top, finest places to stay in Kuala Lumpur. Beautifully situated in close proximity to Rumah Penghulu, Kenko Fish Spa and Craf...

Things To Do in Kuala Lumpur See All Things To Do in Kuala Lumpur

  • Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

    Central Market Kuala Lumpur ( ; Tamil:மத்திய சந்தை) is a main attraction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Attractions, Local Stores and Services, Landmarks and Points Of Interest, Stores
  • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

    Kuala Lumpur Bird Pa...

    920 Jalan Lembah Tam...

    The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a public aviary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is a popular tourist at...

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  • Islamic Arts Museum

    Islamic Arts Museum

    Jalan Lembah Perdana

    Attractions, Arts and Culture
  • Petronas Twin Towers

    Petronas Twin Towers

    Jalan Ampang

    PETRONAS Twin Towers, World's Highest Twin Structures Soaring to a height of 451.9 metres, the 88-st...

    Attractions, Landmarks and Points Of Interest

About Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a good place for city breaks, family getaways, group adventures and beach holidays. Malaysia’s capital combines historical attractions, exotic beaches and contemporary attractions. For food lovers, Kuala Lumpur is one of the ultimate destinations for food tripping. Malaysian cuisine combines a little everything in Southeast Asia and that includes Javanese, Thai, Sumatran, Arabian, Indian, Chinese and Japanese.

Top Attractions

What can be more iconic than the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur? However, there is just so much to see in KL, a week would not be enough to cover everything. Apart from the Petronas Towers, some of the top attractions include the KL Tower, Batu Caves, Genting Highlands, National Museum and long list of other museums.

For families, you can visit Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, Berjaya Times Square Theme Park, KLCC Park, and the Legoland Malaysia.

There are also plenty of mosques and temples to visit such as the Thean Hou Temple, Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Sin Sze Si Ya Temple and As Syakirin Mosque. Just make sure to abide by their rules such as proper dressing and conduct inside the temple / mosque.

Food Tripping

If you are the adventurous type when it comes to food, then you should definitely visit Lot 10 Hutong, Bukit Bintang, Chow Kit and other corners of Kuala Lumpur. Some of these dishes, can be found in eateries, so be prepared to dine in various settings.

Hokkien Mee at Kim Lian Kee is actually yellow noodles made from pressed bamboo cane. It has some pork, prawn and squid slices in them and drizzled with a spicy sauce made from shrimp paste, pork lard and soy sauce.

In Chow Kit, you can find Restoran Kin Kin. They serve the best Pan Mee (egg noodle soup). Nasi Lemak, rice cooked in coconut milk and Pandan leaves. The best place to get this is at Mak Wnajor in Kampung Baru.

Beef Rendang is also a popular dish in Malaysia. The best place to eat is at Old China Café in KL’s Chinatown. Another dish worth trying is the Nyonya Laksa (noodles, tofu, boiled eggs and prawns in spicy coconut gravy.

If you have a sweet tooth, try Yut Kee Kopitiam’s dark coffee with condensed milk coupled with a slice of their marble cake. Yut Kee Kopitiam is located in Dang Wangi.

Festivals and Events

Kuala Lumpur celebrates various religious, arts and cultural festivals. Some of the most notable ones include Thaipusam, a Hindu festival held in late January.

In May, the Colors of Malaysia showcases the local art and crafts scene with exhibits and parades. In June or July, another colorful festival is held. The Night Floral Parade showcases the best horticultural and landscape exhibits in the country.

In August, Malaysians celebrate the Ghost Festival. During this time, food and “hell money” are offered to prevent the spirits from causing trouble in the living world.

In mid-September, the Lantern Parade Festival is celebrated to promote Malaysian culture. During this event, free lanterns are distributed to the public. Visitors and locals enjoy street parades, singing, dance performances, lion dance and fireworks.

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