Kuala Lumpur or KL is the must-visit largest city and capital of Malaysia. Interestingly Kuala Lumpur was never on my bucket list but now I became a fan of this modern and traditional city. There are so much to explore in Kuala Lumpur from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to the city. The best part is to capture the skyline of Kuala Lumpur, enjoy shopping, and eat a lot of street food. First time I got attracted truly by any city tour and so here are 10 photos to inspire you to visit Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Kuala Lumpur city tour is incomplete without a walking tour of the old city center or Chinatown. A walking tour from Merdeka Square to Petaling Street will take you explore many popular landmarks and things. Mostly tourists enjoy this old town or Chinatown for budget hotels and shopping. I loved the old Kuala Lumpur city for amazing traditional old buildings and architecture. And then Bukit Bintang for Petronas Twin Towers is the main attraction for all kind of travelers. But I truly amazed to see the extreme panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur city from the top of KL Tower or Menara Kuala Lumpur.
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- 1.1 Petronas Twin Towers View from Sky Box of KL Tower
- 1.2 Panoramic View of Kuala Lumpur City from Menara Kuala Lumpur
- 1.3 World’s Tallest Twin Towers, Petronas Towers
- 1.4 Popular Merdeka Square (Independence Square)
- 1.5 Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Merdeka Square
- 1.6 Masjid Negara, National Mosque of Malaysia
- 1.7 Batu Caves, Popular Shrine in Kuala Lumpur
- 1.8 Chinatown on Petaling Street
- 1.9 Street Food Tour on Jalan Alor in Kuala Lumpur
- 1.10 Berjaya Times Square, the Largest Shopping Mall in KL
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There are many places to visit and many things to do in Kuala Lumpur. I enjoyed to explore Kuala Lumpur in two days and captured photos with my Nikon Coolpix P600 and iPhone 6 Plus. The following 10 photos to explore the popular tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Petronas Twin Towers View from Sky Box of KL Tower
It was amazing to enjoy the Petronas Twin Towers view from Sky Box of KL Tower in Kuala Lumpur. There are two skyboxes to get the thrilling experiences from 300-meter above. You can take any photos with the backdrop of Petronas Towers. The glass bottom floor might have scared you but that’s the thrilling part of this Sky Box from Sky Deck of KL Tower. Tourists even enjoy standing in a long queue to take photos inside the box. There is one 300-meter height cafe ‘Skycafe’.
Panoramic View of Kuala Lumpur City from Menara Kuala Lumpur
The stunning 360-degree panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur city is possible to enjoy from the Sky Deck of Menara Kuala Lumpur or KL Tower. The whole city is possible to see from the roof (1,099 ft ) of KL Tower. Including the antenna, the height of this tower is 1,381ft. This is the tallest telecommunication tower in Southeast Asia and the 7th tallest in the world, established in 1996.
It is even possible to enjoy the city view from the Observation Deck, which will cost you less than Sky Deck. Many tourists enjoy skydiving from Menara Kuala Lumpur. The entrance fee per person is 100 MYR for Sky Deck and for Observation Deck it is 75 MYR.
World’s Tallest Twin Towers, Petronas Towers
Petronas Towers or Petronas Twin Towers established in 1998 and since then to 2004 was the tallest building in the world. Now, this is the world’s tallest twin towers. The most popular tourist attraction in Malaysia. Tower 1 (1,483 ft) and Tower 2 (1,483 ft) connected by one Sky Bridge from the 41st floor to 42nd floor. Visitors can enjoy the stunning cityscape from the top of the Petronas Towers. Also, can explore the view of Kuala Lumpur city from the Sky Bridge and Observation Deck with an entrance fee.
Popular Merdeka Square (Independence Square)
Merdeka Square is popular as Independence Square. This is the destination from where on 13 August 1957 Malaysia declared the independence from the British ruler. There is one tallest flagpole, 95-metre height. And also one fountain ‘Cop’s Fountain’ is there built during British time. This square became famous for many historical landmarks. The old Railway Station, Masjid Negara, Sultan Abdul Samad Building are located or nearby the Merdeka Square.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Merdeka Square
The architectural style of Sultan Abdul Samad Building is very eye catchy which established in 1897. It is located in front of Merdeka Square. This building used to be the administrative offices of the British government. Now, this building works as the offices of the Malaysian Ministry of Information, Communications, and Culture.
Masjid Negara, National Mosque of Malaysia
Masjid Negara in Kuala Lumpur is the national mosque of Malaysia. This beautiful mosque established in 1965. Negara mosque is located near the old railway station. There is one 73-meter high minaret of this mosque. The total area of this mosque is 13 acres and at a time 15,000 people can offer prayer.
Batu Caves, Popular Shrine in Kuala Lumpur
Batu Caves is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia and also known as Sri Subramaniar Temple. The picturesque limestone hill shrine located in Selangor and established in 1891. The statue of Murugan, God of War is located outside the Batu Caves. This is the world’s tallest statue of Murugan. No entrance fee requires visiting Batu Caves.
Chinatown on Petaling Street
Chinatown more popular as Petaling Street to all tourists. Petaling street is the haven of street shopping. There are many shops both sides of this street, the popular night market to shop any fake brand products. There are also many budget hotels and restaurants at Chinatown. The best destination for budget travelers.
Street Food Tour on Jalan Alor in Kuala Lumpur
Street food tour on Jalan Alor is a must-do thing in Kuala Lumpur. Jalan Alor is the popular food street in Bukit Bintang. There are many food stalls and open-air restaurants both sides of this street. From local food to many Asian foods are available to taste. All stalls start opening from the evening and till late night they serve many tourists every day.
Berjaya Times Square, the Largest Shopping Mall in KL
The largest shopping mall in KL or Kuala Lumpur is Berjaya Times Square. Berjaya shopping mall established in 2003. The total area of this mall is 3,400,000 sq ft. There are more than 1000 shops inside, including Theme Park, restaurants, Theatres. Berjaya is the 3rd largest shopping mall in Malaysia and located in Bukit Bintang. Berjaya Times Square shopping mall became a popular destination for tourists for quality shopping and great facilities and services.
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Nafisa Habib loves nature and often got fascinated by old beautiful architecture. Here she is with My Own Way To Travel to share her adventures on the road. To her nothing is so interesting than exploring new destinations around. And knowing a new culture and meeting new peoples on the road? Oh, yeah she just loves that too.