The Federation of Malaysia is a richly cultured country, compromising of 11 states, 3 federal territories, as well as the states Sabah and Sarawak in Borneo. Its capital, Kuala Lumpur boasts many tourist attractions for visitors to visit, as well as activities to do and foods to try. Keep on reading below for some interesting things you’ll want to do when staying in or near the Malaysian capital.
Kuala Lumpur City Gallery
This is the first place you’ll want to visit in Kuala Lumpur. The official tourist information centre, it offers free walks and tours maps, directions and information, a fun souvenir shop to bring gifts home, as well as wonderful Malaysian delicacies to savour at the ARCH Cafe.
Islamic Arts Museum
This four level museum features broad, open floors with beautiful Islamic artifacts, intricate mosque models, and famous wood carvings.
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)
The Mosque openly welcomes non-Muslims to visit and take in the beautiful architecture during non-prayer hours. Grand domes, serene water features, towers and modern touches make it a different mosque to visit whether for faith or the view.
Petronas Twin Towers
Petronas Twin Towers offer tourists an impressive view from both inside and out. Open 6 days per week (Tuesday to Sunday), tours from the spectacular Skybridge are available on floor 41, as well a view to behold from the observation deck in tower 2.
Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC)
If you are looking for some great shopping and a chance to eat some delicious Malaysian cuisine, then the KLCC is where you want to be! The heart of the downtown core, the city features malls, markets and quaint local shops too.
Kuala Lumpur is a wonderful city to visit and stay in. Visitors often comment on the wonderful scenery, people and attractions. It is indeed a place to travel to if you love to visit great cities and see amazing architecture.
Below is a list of some of the more popular tourist destinations. However, if you want to find out more, please click here