As you hear Kuala Lumpur and the first thing that strike your mind is most probably KLCC, the most prominent 452 mt Petronas Twin Towers. But Do You Know that with an area of 245 square kilometers, there are so many things to do in Kuala Lumpur apart from shopping.
With this blogs, we would like to help you to explore the Kuala Lumpur that will make the entire trip unforgettable for you. Here are the few things to do in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
It is the world’s largest free-flight bird park, which means in this bird park, birds are allowed to fly freely. In this bird park, you will find around three thousand birds from more than two fifty species, feast your eyes on a soothing view of mother nature. Also, it’s a great place for families with kids.
This famous sky bridge is located on level 41 and 42, this double-deck sky bridge gives a scenic panoramic view of the entire city with lush greenery surrounded by the modern skyscrapers. One can easily observe the hustle of the everyday city life from the sky bridge, that stands approximately 170mt above the ground. Its arch forms a symbolic gateway into the city center. The view is breathtaking – literally, if you’re afraid of heights.
Thean Hou Temple
Thean Hou Temple is one of the largest and oldest temples across Southeast Asia, this Chinese temple is a major attraction due to its majestic architecture. In contrast, various recreational activities such as T’ai Chi, Wushu, and Qigong are conducted here during the day.
CityGolf, Bangsar Shopping Centre
If you are golf lover but hate the blazing heat outdoors, then CityGolf gives you full experience golf in real time with their full swing golf simulators running on the very precise E6 software. Here you can choose from more than fifty golf courses and select the weather condition to enhance your indoor golfing experience!
Flying Fox Park, KL Tower
If you’re bored of the ordinary through-the-wilderness treks, the Flying Fox Park will take you on a journey through a jungle – in the city! Be awed at the hustle and bustle of city life and then the beauty of the jungle at the base of the KL Tower, all while strapped safely in a harness and a helmet.
Jump Street Trampoline Park
If you’ve always wanted to bounce on a trampoline but never knew where to get one big enough, you’ll be delighted to know of Jump Street. It has finally arrived in Malaysia to bring you an exciting gravity-defying experience.
The next couple of items may be touristy but they are a part of Kuala Lumpur and worth the visit so we just can’t try to be different and leave them out. Touristy and proud!Walk through this oceanarium with a 90-meter transparent tunnel to come face-to-face with exotic marine creatures. Aquaria KLCC houses some 250 different species of marine life and 5,000 land and aquatic animals from Malaysia and around the world. This two-level oceanarium also houses interactive information kiosks on fish and turtle conservation.
Taman Connaught Night Market (Wednesdays)
As Malaysians, we’re all about food. Look, there’s a night market there. Let’s go eat!Taman Connaught’s night market is one of the longest night markets around, stretching 2.4 kilometers long. It has approximately 700 stalls for all your snacking needs so expect massive crowds!
Islamic Arts Museum
Located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the Islamic Arts Museum has over 7,000 artifacts and 12 main galleries specified to different kinds of artifacts. Besides that, they also have the Indian Galleries and Chinese Galleries so that tourists are able to understand and experience different cultural and religious habits of the Chinese and Indian communities.
As Masjid India is the oldest masjid in Kuala Lumpur, it is a major landmark here. Also known as Little India, this little enclave will delight you with the sounds and scents of India. Well known for its textiles and jewelry, you will also find Indian bread like chappati and prata as well as snacks like vaddai and string hoppers.
Located just 15 Km in the north of Kuala Lumpur, this famous 270 step climb-up trek will be worth enough for your every bit of effort. Being situated on the limestone hill with a series of caves, it is one of the most famous Hindu shrines situated outside of India, which is dedicated to the Lord Murugan. Every year during the Thaipusam festival, thousands of devotees come to Batu Caves to worship and pay their respect to the Gods.