What to do in Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur Attractions

Known as the "Garden City of Lights", Kuala Lumpur is a city rich with history, cultural diversity, and a vibrant nightlife. Because there are so many must see attractions in Kuala Lumpur for people of all ages, Expedia recommends that visitors have a map with them at all times.

Start your trip in Kuala Lumpur by visiting the Malaysia Heritage Walk. As one of the most popular things to do in Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysia Heritage Walk attracts millions of visitors each year. People come from all over the world to take part in this wonderful tour that takes them to temples, mosques, and other historically significant sites. This top tourist activity will open your eyes to a whole new way of life.

After visiting the Malaysia Heritage Walk, head to the Islamic Arts Museum to immerse yourself and your family in rich Malaysian history. The Islamic Arts Museum features artwork and artifacts dating back hundreds of years. A walk through this museum has been touted as one of the best Kuala Lumpur tours available, and should not be missed.

Take a break from your historical and cultural tour of the city and head towards the Kuala Lumpur City Center. As one of the best Kuala Lumpur excursions available, a trip to the City Center features a number of different architectural marvels, upscale eateries, and an abundance of nightlife everyone can enjoy. Head to some of the Center's famous hot spots after a long day of tours in KL.

There are so many places to visit in the great city of Kuala Lumpur. If you're unsure about what sites to visit and which Kuala Lumpur activities to take apart in, ask one of the friendly local citizens for some advice. Start the journey of a lifetime and book your Kuala Lumpur vacation today!

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Free Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur

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The Jade Museum - Bring the whole family and go on an adventure through history with one another.

Art Printing Works - Spend a few hours here and enjoy an insight into the cultural and artistic side of the area.

Kuala Lumpur Deer Park - See for yourself why animal lovers keep coming back here.

Titiwangsa Lake Garden - Make this your first stop if it's fun you're chasing during your stay.

Kuala Lumpur Tower - If you're a fan of modern design and architecture, add this landmark to your sightseeing list.

HELP College of Arts and Technology - If you're fascinated by the past, this is one stop you really should visit.

Berjaya Times Square - Wander down the sidewalks and appreciate the vibe of this buzzing location.

Gabai Waterfalls - Just being beside the water is sure to leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Prince Court Medical Centre - Strike up a conversation with a few locals and discover why many tourists call in at this place.

St. John's Cathedral - Do a bit of quiet reflection and find out a thing or two about this site's religious significance.

Gasing Hill - Contemplate the stark contrast between busy city life and nature's wonders at this awe-inspiring place.

KLCC Park - Whether you can tell your cacti from carnations, you're sure to find beauty in this picturesque display.

Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur with Kids

There are loads of amazing experiences in Kuala Lumpur that the whole gang will get a buzz out of. Here are some of the most popular family friendly experiences in the area.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Kuala Lumpur on a sunny day?
What to do in Kuala Lumpur on a rainy day?
What is Kuala Lumpur famous for?
With plenty of iconic attractions like these, your hardest decision will be where to begin:

  • Petronas Twin Towers
  • Batu Caves
  • Merdeka Square
  • Petaling Street

What should I not miss in Kuala Lumpur?
Put these attractions at the top of your must-see list to get the most out of your visit:

  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
  • Mid Valley Mega Mall
  • Kuala Lumpur Tower
  • Genting Highlands Theme Park

Are there cheap things to do in Kuala Lumpur?
What can you do in Kuala Lumpur for free?
Your break in Kuala Lumpur won’t cost an arm and a leg with free things like these to discover:

  • Merdeka Square
  • Petaling Street
  • Shah Alam Blue Mosque
  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

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