Here are the top 32 tourist attractions to see in Kuala Lumpur:

1. Petronas Towers

4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Petronas Twin Towers located in KLCC, Kuala Lumpur are twin skyscrapers with each tower standing 451.9 meters proud. These towers held the title of being the world’s tallest buildings until 2004 when Taipei 101 transcended over them.

2. Batu caves

3.7 /5

11 km
from city center
2 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

It is a hill that has series of caves and cave temples.

3. Aquaria KLCC

Must visit

3 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Aquaria KLCC is an oceanarium that is located on the concourse level of Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. Sprawling more than 60,000 square feet over two levels, this is one of the largest aquariums in Southeast Asia housing more than 250 varied species of animals. The main highlight of Aquaria KLCC is the 90-meter underwater tunnel surrounded by tiger shark, seahorses, and the bright coral fish.

4. Menara Kuala Lumpur

2 km
from city center
4 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Menara KL, or Kuala Lumpur Tower, located within the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, is the tallest telecommunications tower in South East Asia and the 7th tallest in the world. The thrilling 360-degree view of this metropolitan city and the Kuala Lumpur skyline from the tower is the main attraction. The KL Tower is also popular for the revolving restaurant it houses, which offers dining with mind-stirring panoramic views.

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5. Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

8 km
from city center
5 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre of Kuala Lumpur, located in Setapak Jaya, provides guided tours of world’s foremost pewter crafts and manufacturing company. Royal Selangor introduces one to the world of pewter through sight, touch and sound.

6. KLCC Park

4 km
from city center
6 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Kuala Lumpur City Center Park, popularly known as KLCC Park, is a 50-acre garden located close to Suria KLCC Shopping Centre. Created by the renowned Brazilian architect- Roberto Burle Marx, it has been designed to add a touch of greenery for the iconic Petronas Towers. Lake Symphony, the As Syakirin Mosque and the children’s public pool are the major attractions.

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7. Sultan Abdul Samad Building

1 km
from city center
7 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The beautifully designed and maintained, 19th-century structure, Sultan Abdul Samad Building stands tall at the Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur in front of Merdeka Square and Royal Selangor Club, glorifying the history of Malaysia. It looks exceptionally beautiful when illuminated after sunset.

8. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

12 km
from city center
8 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Located at Petaling Jaya in Kuala Lumpur, the Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is a famous recreational park. It is popular for the Water Park, Scream Park, Wildlife Park, Amusement Park and Asia’s first ever Nickelodeon Theme Park located in its premise.

9. Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a 20.9-acre public aviary located adjacent to the Lake Gardens. Also known as Taman Burung Kuala Lumpur, this is the largest covered bird park in the world.

10. Bukit Bintang

4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
10 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Bintang is a must visit place and it is the most happening place in KL. This place just never sleeps.

11. KL Pavilion

3 km
from city center
11 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is a premiere shopping destination located in Central Bukit Bintang area. Spread over 7 levels, the mall has 8 shopping precincts and is split into a retail mall, office block and 2 residential towers. Pavilion Elite, being the mall's retail expansion, houses the largest Coach store in South-East Asia.

12. Jalan Alor

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
12 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Alor is 500-metre long food street meant not only for food lovers but also shutterbugs, cultural enthusiasts and art lovers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located in the heart of the city in Bukit Bintang Area and is one of the busiest food streets of the world. Jalan Alor was once a red light area with movie theatres and cabarets but now it has shed this character, although still, one can feel a tinge of this vibe.

13. Central Market Kuala Lumpur

1 km
from city center
13 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Central Market of Kuala Lumpur is handicrafts market clustered with diverse shops selling local arts and souvenirs. The bustling market is located in a building known as Pasar Seni, strategically placed one the side of Kasturi Walk. Also home to beautiful accessories that complement the culture of Malaysia, Central Market of Kuala Lumpur is often visited by tourists and is a major landmark of the city.

14. Merdeka Square

1 km
from city center
14 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Merdeka Square, also known as Dataran Merdeka, is the iconic landmark of Kuala Lumpur. Situated in front of the famous Sultan Abdul Samad Building, it is a popular sightseeing spot with with buildings like the National Textile Museum and City Gallery surrounding it.

15. Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Kuala Lumpur

15 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, located in Chinatown area of Kuala Lumpur, is the oldest temple of Goddess Mariamman, the manifestation of Goddess Parvati and the oldest Hindu temple in the city.

16. Genting highlands or Resorts world genting

4.5 /5

34 km
from city center
16 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

This place is really different from all the touristy places. It has five hotels inside.

17. Berjaya Times Square

3 km
from city center
17 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s largest inter-city shopping-cum-leisure mall-Berjaya Times Square (BTS) is located in the heart of the city of Kuala Lumpur. This 203 metre tall tower with 48 floors is a fascinating combination of a hotel, condominium and a shopping center complex with its very own indoor amusement park.

18. Pangkor Island

174 km
from city center
18 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Pangkor Island is a group of islands situated in Perak off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Pangkor being the main island of the cluster, other small islands include Pangkaur Laut, Mentagor Island and Giam Island. Most of the interior of this mountainous resort island is covered by a lush jungle.

19. Thean Hou Temple

2 km
from city center
19 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The 6-tiered Thean Hou Temple, located in Kuala Lumpur, is one of the largest and most beautiful temples in Southeast Asia. Dedicated to three Chinese Goddesses, it is extremely colourful and lies on top of Robson Hill, offering a spectacular view. What makes it popular is the melange of traditional practices with modern architecture.

20. KL Forest Eco Park

3 km
from city center
20 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The KL Forest Eco Park, formerly known as the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, is the only tropical rainforest in Kuala Lumpur. Strategically located near the iconic Kuala Lumpur Tower, the 9-hectare forest reserve is also one of the oldest forest reserves in Malaysia. The well maintained walking trails, diverse trees, and a kid's playground make KL Forest Eco Park a great respite from the urban jungle of the city.

21. Tugu Negara

1 km
from city center
21 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The National Monument of Malaysia, popularly known as Tugu Negara, is dedicated to the 11,000 brave souls who were martyred during the first and the second World War and the subsequent Emergency period of Malaysia's independence.

22. Suria KLCC

3 km
from city center
22 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Suria KLCC is a six storey premier shopping mall located at the foot of the towering Petronas Twin Towers overlooking the KLCC Park. Spread over more than 1.5 million square feet, it has become a beacon for the best shopping, dining and entertainment experience in Malaysia.

23. Planetarium Negara

0 km
from city center
23 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Situated on the hilltop to the east of Lake Garden in Kuala Lumpur, Planetarium Negara is the National Planetarium of Malaysia. Devoted to astronomical and scientific wonders, the planetarium is crowned with a blue dome and comprises of a Space Theatre, exhibition halls and provides hands-on experiments.

24. Muzium Negara

0 km
from city center
24 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The National Museum of Malaysia, popularly referred to as Muzium Negara, is located near the Southern tip of Lake Garden, past the National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur. It presents a combination of ethnology and natural history, and unveils the culture and history of Malaysia.

25. National Mosque of Malaysia

1 km
from city center
25 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

National Mosque of Malaysia, commonly known as Masjid Negara, is one of the largest Sunni affiliated mosques of this country located in Kuala Lumpur. It is a perfect reminiscent of the Grand Mosque in Mecca adorned with abstract shapes and intricate geometric lattices.

26. KL Butterfly Park

1 km
from city center
26 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, located adjacent to the Lake Gardens and the KL Bird Park, is one of the largest butterfly parks in the world. Spread over 80,000 square feet of landscaped garden it houses over 5,000 butterflies, exotic plants, butterfly-host plants and ferns.

27. Chow Kit Market

3 km
from city center
27 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Chow Kit Market of Kuala Lumpur, located at the Northern end of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, is a notorious landmark in the city . It is divided into two halves - one houses the unofficial red light district, while the other is home to largest wet market in the city

28. Zoo Negara

Must visit

11 km
from city center
28 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The National Zoo of Malaysia, commonly known as Zoo Negara, is spread over more than 100 acres and is home to more than 476 wildlife species. Located on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, the main highlight of this zoo is Malaysia’s famous giant pandas: Xing Xing and Liang Liang.

29. Masjid Jamek

Must visit

1 km
from city center
29 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Masjid Jamek, also known as Sultan Abdul Samak Jamek Mosque, is the oldest place of Islamic Worship in Kuala Lumpur. Also known as Friday Mosque, it is a melange of Mughal, Islam and Moorish style of architecture with pristine surrounding.

30. Kuala Lumpur City Gallery

1 km
from city center
30 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Kuala Lumpur City Gallery, located at Merdeka Square, is a tourist information centre. It exhibits the history of Kuala Lumpur through its collection of photographs, paintings, and miniature models.

31. Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

0 km
from city center
31 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Islamic Art Museum of Malaysia has an extensive collection of ancient Islamic artefacts and books from the Middle East, the birthplace of Islam. Located at the brink of Lake Gardens, this museum is the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia.

32. Rootz dance club

3.8 /5

3 km
from city center
32 out of 32
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The club is nice and music as well.

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