Being the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur has inhabitants from Tamil, Chinese, Malay, and India. Being this diverse, it is a great hub of activity and commerce and is spread over 200 square kilometers. Not only this it has also merged with the neighboring countries for commercial purposes.

Having a huge variety of attractions for visitors, tourism is its central focus. The attractions in Kuala Lumpur have a taste traditional to more modern. Because of diversity in the city, there are temples and mosques, street foods and local markets, skyscrapers, futuristic towers, and a lot more than you can imagine. From shopping in a multi-story mega-mall to enjoying a sunny day in a leafy park, it suits all budgets and ages well. Here we have listed some of the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia that you must add to your itinerary:

Visit the PETRONAS Towers

Being one of the most magnificent sights in the world, PETRONAS Tower is crowned as the tallest twin towers in the world. Due to the Muslim majority in Malaysia, the towers are craved with the postmodern architecture and style of Islamic designs. The main attraction for the visitors here is the walk over the sky bridge that connects the two towers together and marks my words that you will be mesmerized by the breathtaking views of the city Kuala Lumpur.

Acquaint yourself with the history at Sri Mahamariamman Temple       

Being built in the nineteenth century, it is one of the oldest Hindu temples in all of Kuala Lumpur. If you wish to learn about the diverse cultures and religions then Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the best place to go. The temple contains Hindu deities depicting famous legends in vibrant and colorful styles. The local Tamil community sees it as a working temple and place of worship but visitors can also bless their eyes by seeing the beautiful architecture and atmosphere.

Try some local flavor with Nasi Kandar

It is best to taste from Malaysian cuisine, Nasi Kandar is nothing else but mixed rice in which customers can choose the toppings and sauces of the plain plate of rice they have ordered. Mostly the sauces and the gravies are rich in curry powder and chilly because of high south Indian immigrants. They also contain vegetable components such as okra or Asian Cabbage and also curried meat or seafood. Tasting local dishes is one of the top 10 things to do in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia all around the year.

Make friends at Kuala Lumpur Bird Park 

Home for almost 3000 birds, it is spread in 20 acres their aim is to promote local species to visitors. It also has a variety of imported species of birds in the park. They make visitors enjoy the local flora and fauna. The park also offers breeding programs and scientific studies of the birds in their natural habitat and lays down more emphasis on conversation and education. 

Enjoy National Museum’s Culture

National Museum is known for its fashion- traditional shaped house with decorations and contemporary and traditional designs. It is located near the Lake Gardens. If you have a strong urge to know about Malaysia’s history and culture and replicas of Malay houses, hunting displays, and wedding scenes. They also showcase local instruments and national costumes thereby making it one of the Kuala Lumpur things to do.

Enjoy at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

Sunway Lagoon Theme park is one of the family fun offering places and is a must to visit. It was built in 1997 and serving fun to the visitors since then. They are just right on their slogans “Come Feel The Fun”. This park is a combination of various fun gathering activities such as wildlife and extreme park, water rides, and many other adventurous events. They also offer theme park rides, interactive games, zoo, surf pools, etc. If you want to grab some souvenirs this park also provides you with shopping and dining facilities. If you are searching for fun things to do in Kuala Lumpur in 3 days then you must take a tour of this park.

Scan Aquaria KLCC depths

It is an oceanarium that is housed in the Kuala Lumpur Convention center, Aquaria KLCC spans over a 300-foot tunnel In the center and 60,000 square feet. Visitors can explore the depts. As they are surrounded by the three sides of the water. It aims at educating the visitors on the aquatic life of Malaysia and the experience is set up as land to sea journey. It aims at educating the visitors from the freshwater rivers, swamps to the vast ocean. Visitors here can enjoy over 5,000 aquatic creatures in Aquaria KLCC. They also emphasize the importance of conservation because of their educational and interactive exhibits.

Enjoy shopping at Central Market 

Want to enjoy shopping being in Kuala Lumpur, then there can be no other place than Central Market, mark my words. Also known as Pasar Seni, it is a firm location on the tourist map selling fruit, vegetables, and meat. This area shows various influences and ethnic backgrounds of Malaysia such as Malay, Indian, and Chinese areas selling local products like souvenirs and arts and crafts. There are street performance areas in front of the market and musical shows as well as and food court selling local delicacies on the upper floor.

Kuala Lumpur Railways 

Kuala Lumpur’s main railway station is a railway museum housed inside full of British and Asian architecture. It was completed in 1886, under the British colonial period. it is a great mixture of Asian and European styles. It also features antique exhibits such as fire engines and steam trains in the great hall. Visitors can learn about the history of the locomotive in Malaysia by strolling around the platforms and exploring the replicas and the models of the trains and carriages.

Taste the deliciousness of street food at Hutong

No doubt there are a lot of food courts in the malls located in Kuala Lumpur but Hutong has the best business among all of them. It is housed inside Lot 10 Mall. Being selected on the basis of their dishes, these street vendors make the food court and sell their dishes at Hutong. The best thing is that the taste is housed under one roof serving authentic and delicious flavors, hence you need not go to pound the pavements in hunt of the feast.

It is one of the best places to visit in Malaysia where you can find local cuisine as it serves a wide range of local dishes such as oyster omelets, fried noodles, noodles soups, dumplings, meatballs, and roasted meats, etc. You can book here the ‘Off The Eaten Track’ street food tour as well.

Visit Working Pewter Museum

Visiting Working Pewter Museum at the Royal Selangor Visitor Center is a must. They showcase the history, factory, and products of the Royal Selangor since they started producing in 1885. If you want to stock up on the pewter jewelry and ornaments then it offers you that as well. No wonder it one of the unique and amazing things to do in Kuala Lumpur with your friends or family.

Views at Kuala Lumpur Tower

This tower stands at 335, meters and has an observation deck that offers really stunning views of the city. The tower mark as an observation tower for a sighting of the moon to mark the beginning of Ramadan. It takes fifty-four seconds for the lift to ascend to the site. And the best thing to note is that the visitor desk is at the highest point of the city and is open to the public. The best time to visit is dusk to see the night falling time of the city.

Your Journey Doesn’t End Here

Hence are these top things to do in Kuala Lumpur that can start your trip and joy both. Doing these things can make your trip worth taking without regretting exploring the place to the full. Now you know what to do in Kuala Lumpur, go ahead and plan your journey with total enthusiasm.

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