Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s focal point of tourist activities and tourist attractions. Travelers really love this city. Nature and action, outdoor or indoor activities and just fun and exciting travel tours with the family, Kuala Lumpur offers it all. A lot of tourist attractions can be found within the city center. Transport is easily arranged for activities outside the city center.
A fast way to see an overview of the city is to take the KL Hop-on Hop-off glass roof double deck bus. While riding the bus a good glimpse of the diverse, contrasting and colorful scenes Kuala Lumpur has to offer can be viewed. The ride travels along 44 main attractions of the city. The traveler can hop on or off at any time. The bus stops close to all the main hotels in Kuala Lumpur.
Overview of The Main Tourist Attractions of Kuala Lumpur
This little museum shares the art of Jade, the fruits of nature.. Jewelry, artifacts, weapons and ornamental carvings are all on display
An ocean of discovery, located inside the KL Convention Center, next to the Petronas Towers. This highly interactive attraction focuses on edu-tainment. Learn more about our seas and marine life while walking through the 90 meter aquatic tunnel. Aquaria KLCC is a must see attraction in Kuala Lumpur, fun for he whole family.
Forestry Research Institute Malaysia
Malaysia’s geographic location offers lush rainforests and FRIM offers a close insight to the forest while still in the city center, even a tree top walk is part of the tour.
Kuala Lumpur Tower – Menara KL
The Menara KL or the KL Tower reaches 421 meters above sea level , the highest building on the peninsular. The panorama deck offers an incredible aerial view of the city. The Sri Angkasa restaurant offers the finest local foods with the best view ever.
Petronas Twin Towers
The Petronas Twin Towers are KL’s world wide trademark dominating the Kuala Lumpur skyline and overlooking the city like a giant cathedral. Suria KLCC is one of Malaysia’s largest shopping centers and is located inbetween the petronas Towers. The park behind the towers offers a brilliant and relaxing walk, with many features and art by local artists. The Malaysian Philharmonic hosts their concerts at the KLCC Towers, and the sky bridge offer a wide angle view of the city.
Petrosains Adventure Science
Petrosains is a hands-on museum focused on the young visitor and their parents. Once inside, a knowledge accumulating transformation will take place; the science of petroleum is fun…!
Batu Caves near Gombak
Batu Caves is a must see attraction, attracting hundreds of thousands religious Hindu pilgrims per year. The Batu Caves should not be missed, The 272 step staircase will lead the visitor to the main cave, surrounded by tranquility the breaths a lot of energy. Nut vendors will offer nuts to the tourist to feed the hundreds of monkeys visiting the site daily.
Petaling Street in China Town
Petaling Street the bustling heart of China Town, teeming with vendors offering their ware, however there is a warning for counterfeiting. Do bargain, before buying. This is the place where shopping is fun. Delicious traditional Chinese cuisine can be found all around this exciting area.
Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens
Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens or locally know as Taman Tasik Negara are all within walking distance of the city. The traveler can find, The Bird Park, Orchid Garden, Butterfly Park, Deer Park and Hibiscus Garden, a great district to roam around for nature lovers and walking enthusiasts alike. It really takes the toursit away from the big city and daily life, relax and enjoy nature at its best.
Among these main tourist attractions, many more activities can be found in and around the city. The National Museum, Jalan Buklit Bintang, Central Market, Merdeka Square, just to name a few. All around the city, small art galleries and handicraft shops, can be found and are all worthwhile visiting.
Kuala Lumpur will not bore the traveler for a second; a new activity is always around the corner.
Also check the following website – www.malaysia.com
Author: Frank Amptmeijer – www.frankamptmeijer.com
Research: Franklin-Paul Blake