Here are the top 38 tourist attractions to see in Kuala Lumpur:

1. Petronas Towers

4.2 /5

3 km
from city center
1 out of 38
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. The tallest twin towers in the world, the major attraction at Petronas Towers is the double-decker sky bridge, and the observation deck, which provides a magical aerial view of Kuala Lumpur.
Timings
Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM,
Last Admission: 8:30 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Closed on Monday, Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Aidiladha

2. Menara Kuala Lumpur

2 km
from city center
2 out of 38
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 Kuala Lumpur skyline from the tower is the main attraction. The KL Tower is also popular for the revolving restaurant it houses.

Timings: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM every day

3. Sultan Abdul Samad Building

1 km
from city center
3 out of 38
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. It houses the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia. The main highlight is the stunning view of the building when illuminated at night.

Timings: 24 hours
Closed on Saturday and Sunday

4. Aquaria KLCC

4 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Located at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Aquaria KLCC is one of the largest aquariums in Southeast Asia housing more than 250 varied species of animals. Spread over 60,000 square feet over two levels, the main highlight is the 90-meter underwater tunnel.
Timings
Monday – Sunday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Last admission 7:00 PM

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5. Batu caves

3.7 /5

11 km
from city center
5 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Batu Caves is a series of limestone caves and temples located in Selangor, Malaysia.
Dedicated to Lord Murugan, this is one of the most famous Hindu shrines outside India. The 400 million years old attraction is the focal point of Thaipusam celebration in Malaysia.

6. Jalan Alor

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
6 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Alor is a 500-metre long food street in Kuala Lumpur. Located in the heart of the city in Bukit Bintang Area, it is one of the busiest food streets of the world.

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7. Suria KLCC

3 km
from city center
7 out of 38
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.

Timings: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM every day

8. Central Market Kuala Lumpur

1 km
from city center
8 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The Central Market of Kuala Lumpur is handicrafts market clustered with diverse shops selling local arts and souvenirs. Locally known as Pasar Seni, it serves as a major landmark of the city. The market is especially crowded for the festive shopping during Hari Raya, Deepavali and Chinese New Year.

Timings: 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM

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9. KLCC Park

4 km
from city center
9 out of 38
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. Lake Symphony, the As Syakirin Mosque and the children’s public pool are the major attractions.

Timings: 7:00 AM- 10:00 PM every day

10. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

12 km
from city center
10 out of 38
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.

Timings : 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

11. Bukit Bintang

4.3 /5

3 km
from city center
11 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Bukit Bintang is Kuala Lumpur's trendiest shopping and entertainment district housing shopping centres, five-star hotels and sleek nightclubs. Also known as Bintang Walk, the most iconic attraction here is Pavilion KL.

12. Zoo Negara

11 km
from city center
12 out of 38
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. The main highlight of this zoo is Malaysia’s famous giant pandas: Xing Xing and Liang Liang.

Timings: 9: 00 AM – 5:00 PM every day
Last Admission: 4:00 PM

13. Merdeka Square

1 km
from city center
13 out of 38
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.

Light Show: 9:00 PM every day

14. Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
14 out of 38
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. It houses more than 3,000 birds in enclosed aviaries of which almost 90% are local birds and the rest are imported. 

Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM every day

15. Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

8 km
from city center
15 out of 38
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. The visitor centre introduces one to the world of pewter through sight, touch and sound.

Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM every day

16. National Mosque of Malaysia

1 km
from city center
16 out of 38
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.

Timings:
Saturday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Friday: 2:45 AM - 6:00 PM

17. Tugu Negara

1 km
from city center
17 out of 38
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.

Timings: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM every day

18. KL Pavilion

3 km
from city center
18 out of 38
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. Pavilion Elite, being the mall's retail expansion, houses the largest Coach store in South-East Asia. The Pavilion Crystal Fountain at the entrance of KL Pavilion is Malaysia's tallest Liuli Crystal Fountain and is considered a national landmark.

Timings: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

19. Kuala Lumpur City Gallery

1 km
from city center
19 out of 38
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. Housed in a 115 year old Government Printing Office, the main highlight is the Spectacular City Model Show and the iconic I Love KL structure.

Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM every day

20. Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Kuala Lumpur

20 out of 38
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. It is beautifully crafted and designed in the Dravidian architecture, having a Raja Gopuram Tower at the entrance.

Timings: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM every day

21. Genting highlands or Resorts world genting

4.5 /5

34 km
from city center
21 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

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

22. Berjaya Times Square

3 km
from city center
22 out of 38
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.

23. Pangkor Island

174 km
from city center
23 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Pangkor Island is a group of resort island situated in Perak off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It has everything packed for a refreshing vacation right from a vibrant Chinatown to quiet lovely beaches. Trek lovers will find the uphill trek through the jungle quite overwhelming. 

24. Masjid Jamek

1 km
from city center
24 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Masjid Jamek, also known as Sultan Abdul Samad 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.

25. Thean Hou Temple

2 km
from city center
25 out of 38
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. The temple is a fusion of three beliefs - Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. It is extremely colourful and lies on top of Robson Hill, offering a spectacular view.

26. KL Forest Eco Park

3 km
from city center
26 out of 38
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. 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 are the main attractions.

27. Planetarium Negara

0 km
from city center
27 out of 38
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.

Timings: Tuesday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed on Monday

28. KL Butterfly Park

1 km
from city center
28 out of 38
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.

Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM every day

29. Muzium Negara

0 km
from city center
29 out of 38
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. The display here is an amalgamation of crafts, weapons, currency, tradition and culture. The three-story museum comprises of four exhibition galleries, each of which has a different theme.

Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM every day

30. Chow Kit Market

3 km
from city center
30 out of 38
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 selling meat, fruits, vegetables and tofu.

Timings: 6:00 AM - 6: 00 PM every day

31. Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

0 km
from city center
31 out of 38
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. Spanning 30,000 square meters, it is adorned with Islamic patterns and houses more than 7000 artefacts.

Timings: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM every day

32. Federal Territory Mosque

4 km
from city center
32 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Federal Territory Mosque, also known as Wilayah Mosque is one of the most artistically built mosques in Kuala Lumpur. Established in 2000, this secular mosque is designed in the Ottoman- Malay style. It can accommodate around 17,000 devotees at a time.

Timings:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

33. Masjid India

2 km
from city center
33 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

The ancient mosque of Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Masjid, also called India Mosque or Masjid India, was established in 1883 as a small wooden mosque. It was later renovated with red bricks in 1963. Located in the busy and chaotic streets of Jalan Masjid India Market, tourists also visit the retail shop surrounding the mosque for a lovely shopping experience.

34. Masjid Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah

14 km
from city center
34 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Built-in 1997, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Masjid rests inside the famous International Islamic University of Malaysia. With a capacity to accommodate 9000 devotees in the main prayer hall, it also acts as a centre of Ibadah. The mosque in the Garden of Knowledge and Virtue in IIUM has an exceptional design of the grand dome structure, floral art, and morocco visual art.

35. Saidina Abu Bakar As Siddiq Mosque

2 km
from city center
35 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Named after Abu Bakr, Mohammad’s successor, Saidina Abu Bakar As Siddiq Mosque was built in 1982. With exceptional architectural excellence, this mosque is situated close to Bangsar village of Kuala Lumpur with devotees crowding up the mosque every day. 

36. Masjid Al Bukhari

2 km
from city center
36 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Comparatively a compact and small mosque, Masjid Al Bukhari in Kuala Lumpur is adjacent to the famous Victoria Institution. The inviting atmosphere of Masjid Al Bukhari is open for both Muslim and non-muslim population. Any architecture lover will surely love the dome structure and its intricacies, along with perfect afternoon prayers at Masjid Al Bukhari.

37. Kampung Baru Jamek Mosque

3 km
from city center
37 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Established in the 1920s, Kampung Baru Jamek Mosque, was built upon the land contributed by Bachik Abdullah in the 1880s. The mosque is famous for the Bubur Lambuk cooking event which takes place on the mosque premises. Kampung Baru Jamek Mosque also holds regular renovations.

38. Masjid Jamek Abdullah Hukum

2 km
from city center
38 out of 38
places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Built by Abdullah Hukum, one of the pioneers in the development of Kuala Lumpur, this Masjid Jamek Abdullah Hukum is now a part of the heritage of Kuala Lumpur. Amidst the new residential place of KL Eco-city, the century-old Malay stilt house is now on the 7th floor of the building. Masjid Jamek Abdullah Hukum is also restored in the same place. It open for visitors to catch a glimpse of the history it inherits.

FAQs on Kuala Lumpur

What are the top shopping places in Kuala lumpur?

The top shopping places in Kuala lumpur are Central Market Kuala Lumpur, Suria KLCC, KL Pavilion.

How much does a package cost for Kuala lumpur?

The packages for Kuala lumpur start at INR 9035 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Kuala lumpur?

The top sightseeing places in Kuala lumpur are Petronas Towers, Batu caves, Menara Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park, Aquaria KLCC, Jalan Alor.

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Kuala Lumpur can be explored best by renting a car, though driving in KL is very confusing because of their one way systems. A lot of air conditioned taxis are available at the designated taxi stands. One can always use KTM Komuter trains, light trail transit and Kuala Lumpur monorail.
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