Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur
From futuristic skyscrapers to ancient mosques, sightseeing, shopping and more - visit Kuala Lumpur and immerse yourself in the diverse world of Malaysian culture.

Kuala Lumpur is a vibrant and bustling city that is crammed full of exciting attractions, and with entertainment options to suit all tastes and budgets, there really is something for everyone.

Families will love the National Zoo which is home to more than 459 animal species. Bargain hunters can source unusual souvenirs before grabbing a bite to eat from any of the hawker stalls on Petaling Street. If it’s a bit of culture you’re after, wander around Merdeka Square and admire the architectural heritage of the buildings that surround the city’s main civic space. Historically, this is a site of enormous national significance as it was here that Malaysia declared its independence from Britain in 1957.

Visit the Jamek Mosque (Masjid Jamek), one of the oldest and most venerable mosques in Kuala Lumpur and a wonderful example of soft Moorish architecture. In contrast, the sharp minaret of the National Mosque of Malaysia stands stark against the city skyline, in a nod to modernity.

Take time out to relax in the Lake Gardens. This oasis of calm was created during the colonial era and offers a wonderful escape from the hubbub of the city. This sculpted park is rich with native plants, trees and shrubs and is only a stone’s throw away from the noisy and colourful Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. For an alternative urban retreat, head to the KLCC Park and enjoy the spectacle of the Lake Symphony as synchronised water fountains create dazzling displays.

Looking for that perfect snapshot of the city? The Kuala Lumpur Tower (Menara Kuala Lumpur) stands at a healthy 421 metres above street level and offers incredible panoramic views. However, there is some strong competition in the form of the magnificent Petronas Twin Towers, which punch up into the sky at an incredible 452 metres. Their highlight is the observation deck on the 86th floor, which offers a stunning vista that spectacularly sweeps across the city.

Finally, take time out to recharge your spiritual batteries and soak up some Hindu culture at the inspiring Batu Caves. Marvel at the ornate statues and artwork in the awe-inspiring temples. This sacred site offers a welcome respite from the city’s main tourist attractions and is a must on any Malaysian itinerary.

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088
The price is S$131 per night from 22 Jul to 23 Jul
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (984 reviews)
"GREAT LOCATION, QUIET ENVIRONMENT."

Reviewed on 27 Jun,2022

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088
The price is S$220 per night from 4 Jul to 5 Jul
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (983 reviews)
"One of the best hotels i have ever stayed in."

Reviewed on 27 Jun,2022

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
183 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, 55100
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is S$148 per night from 1 Aug to 2 Aug
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (975 reviews)
"Good customer service. Though take longer for items to be sent to room when requesting through the Reception."

Reviewed on 26 Jun,2022

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
No. 1, Jalan Nagasari, Off Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50200
The price is S$91 per night from 18 Jul to 19 Jul
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,775 reviews)
"Very nice place for short or extended stays. Clean, lots of room."

Reviewed on 28 Jun,2022

PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
The Face Suites Kuala Lumpur
The Face Suites Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
1020, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250
The price is S$136 per night from 7 Jul to 8 Jul
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,403 reviews)
"Walkability to nearby attractions and ammemities were excellent. Just about 5 mins walk to Bukit Nanas monorail, 7 mins to Hard Rock Cafe, 15 to 20 mins walk to Suria KLCC, 10 mins walk to Quill Mall for cinemas and Eco to buy bottles of water. With the monorail, it's just about 20 to 30 mins to ..."

Reviewed on 9 Jun,2022

The Face Suites Kuala Lumpur
Capri by Fraser Bukit Bintang
Capri by Fraser Bukit Bintang
4 out of 5
160 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, 55100
The price is S$113 per night from 3 Jul to 4 Jul
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a children's pool. Popular attractions Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Berjaya Times ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (5 reviews)
"I will stay at this hotel again if I visit KL Malaysia again"

Reviewed on 9 Jun,2022

Capri by Fraser Bukit Bintang
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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