Everybody wants to witness the colonial architecture, gleaming skyscrapers, and natural attraction in the capital city of Malaysia, i.e. Kuala Lumpur. The city’s main hub is called Golden Triangle, which comprises of KLCC, Chinatown, and Bukit Bintang. Here, I would like to suggest you some of the incredible destinations in the city that will make you feel in a heavenly world.
Kuala Lumpur Tower
The Kuala Lumpur Tower is a tall tower located in Kuala Lumpur, which is used for communication purposes and features an antenna that reaches 421 meters (1,381 feet). On 1 March 1995, the construction of the tower was completed. The rest of the tower below has a stairwell and an elevator so that visitors can reach the upper area. Furthermore, the top area also contains a revolving restaurant that offers mouth-watering cuisines.
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
Located adjacent to the Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a popular tourist attraction in the country, receiving an annual average of 200,000 visitors. The Bird Park houses more than 3000 birds representing more than 200 species. In the park, 90% are local birds and 10% were imported from out of the country.
Lord Murugan Statue
Just half an hour drive away from the city of Kuala Lumpur, the Lord Murugan Statue is the tallest statue of Hindu deity in Malaysia and a second tallest statue of Hindu deity in the world. It stands at a great altitude of 42.7 m. It is located at the Sir Murugan Perumal Kovil at the foot of Batu Caves.
Sunway Lagoon is an amusement park in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia that features rides in both the water park and the adjacent dry park. On April 23, 1993, it was officially opened by the Prime Minister Tun Mahathir bin Mohamad. The park is home to the world’s largest wave pool, measuring impressive an area of 139,800 square feet.
Located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, The National Museum provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture. It is a palatial structure built in the style of Rumah Gadang, which was an aspect of Minangkabau architecture. Its facade comprises elements of traditional Malay and modern features. On 31 August 1963, it got opened and now it serves as a repository of Malaysia’s rich cultural and historical heritage.
Berjaya Hills Resort
Formerly known as Bukit Tinggi Resort, it is located in Bukit Tinggi, Pahang, Malaysia near the Genting Highlands. It is quite popular for its French-themed village, Colmar Tropicale.
The Coliseum Theatre is one of the oldest movie theatres in the country, which was built in 1920 by the Chua family led by Chua Cheng Bok. The building is capable of seating 900 people and also features a balcony. Just behind the theatre, the famed Coliseum Café and Hotel is located. Most of the movies premiering in the building are Indian movies.
Pusat Sains Negara
Pusat Sains Negara, also known as National Science Centre is a science centre in Kuala Lumpur. The main aim of the science centre is to promote greater understanding and interest in science and technology. The building resembles a truncated cone capped with a geodesic dome. Among the themes featured in the exhibition galleries are an environmental odyssey, thinking machines, pathways to discovery and future world. Moreover, the centre also has a new branch in Mount Keriang, Kedah.
Klang Gates Dam
Located in Taman Melawati Klang Gates Dam, it is a suburb of the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Opened in the year 1958, the dam is the first reservoir in Malaysia.
Central Market Kuala Lumpur is the main attraction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is one of the most popular destinations in the city which is visited by a large number of people across the world.
National Zoo of Malaysia
Opened on 14 November 1963, The National Zoo is located on 110 acres of land in Ulu Klang, near Taman Melawati, in north-east Kuala Lumpur. The park is managed by a non-governmental organization known as the Malaysian Zoological Society. Zoo Negara relies on gate collections and on support from donors and sponsors to carry out the funding process.
Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre
Located in Sentul West Kuala Lumpur, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre is one of the most established centers for the performing arts in Malaysia. KLPac was founded by Joe Hasham and Dato’ Faridah Merican. The main aim of the centre is to “cultivate and sustain the performing arts for the betterment and enrichment of communities within the Klang Valley and for the Nation as well.