Kuala Lumpur may be considered as a small city but some visitors may need help exploring this multicultural country in Asia. Summarised below is a list of Kuala Lumpur‘s famous attractions, such as religious hotspots like Batu Caves,the popular PETRONAS Twin Towers as well as culturally enriching streets markets and temples.
Menara KL Tower
Strategically located at Jalan P.Ramlee, guarding atop the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, the 421m-high KL Tower (officially known as Menara KL) is popularly known as the world’s 5th tallest telecommunications tower. It is one of the important architectural marker which boasts beautiful views of the Kuala Lumpur city. Guest may get a free ticket to access into the viewing deck, which is at least 100 metres higher than the Petronas Tower’s Skybridge. Menara KL Tower’s architectural-style represents Malaysia’s vibrant Islamic heritage with Islamic tiles,Arabic scripts, and archetypal Islamic floral and abstract designs.
KLCC (or commonly known as Kuala Lumpur City Center) is a 100 acre development designed to be ‘a city within a city’. It is popular of variety of interesting landmarks and experiences. Some tourist might prefer shopping in Suria KLCC, or dining, drinking and partying the night away in some of the capital’s best rooftop bars, some might want just to have the best views of the city from the famous PETRONAS Twin Towers’ Sky Bridge KLCC (a 58m-long, double-decker Sky Bridge which connect the 88-storey chrome and steel towers at the 41st and 42nd floors (175m above street level).
Batu Caves is a 400-year old limestone hill which comprised of a series of caves and cave temples in the Gombak district. It is situated at the northern part of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Batu Caves is also the name of the nearby village. It takes its name from the Sungai Batu or Batu River, which flows past the hill.Batu Caves is best known as the main point of attractions to participate in the annual Hindu festival of Thaipusam. The celebration attracts alot of visitors who come to see this yearly Hindu festival.
Central Market Kuala Lumpur is located at Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (Foch Avenue) and the pedestrian-only section of Jalan Hang Kasturi (Rodger Street), a few minutes away from Petaling Street. It was founded in 1888 and originally used as a wet market, while the current building was completed in 1937. It has since been classified as a Heritage Site by the Malaysian Heritage Society and it is now a landmark for Malaysian culture and heritage.