Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar attractions

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Lake Gardens – Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park

This 173-hectare lush, landscaped park is most commonly known by its colonial-era moniker: the Lake Gardens (Tasik Perdana in Malay). This is KL's largest green space, and you can spend the better part of a day expl…
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National Museum

This excellent modern museum offers a good primer on Malaysia's history, from prehistoric to present-day. The country's geological features and prehistory are tackled in one gallery (which features a replica of the …
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Islamic Arts Museum

Inhabiting a building every bit as impressive as its collection, this museum showcases Islamic decorative arts from around the globe. Scale models of the world's best Islamic buildings, fabulous textiles, carpets, j…
Top Choice Wildlife Reserve in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

KL Bird Park

More than 3000 birds flutter and soar through this 21-hectare aviary. Some 200 species of (mostly) Asian birds can be spotted here, from strutting flamingos to parakeets. The park is divided into four sections: in t…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Thean Hou Temple

Sitting atop leafy Robson Heights, this vividly decorated multistorey Chinese temple, dedicated to Thean Hou, the heavenly queen, affords wonderful views over Kuala Lumpur. Opened in 1989 by the Selangor and Federal…
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Taman Tugu

The first stage of this major new 66-acre park opened in September 2018. Explore 1.5km of naturally landscaped trails through lush secondary forest that includes soaring old-growth trees, rattan, oil palms and speci…
Monument in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

National Monument

On a palm-fringed plaza with fine views of KL's skyscrapers stands this bombastic monument. Commemorating military sacrifices in the name of Malaysian freedom, the National Monument's centrepiece is a bronze sculptu…
Museum in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Royal Museum

You can tour the first two floors of this grand mansion, originally built as a family home in 1928 by Chinese tin tycoon Chan Wing. From 1957 it served as the official KL residence of Malaysia's head of state, until…
Historic Building in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Old KL Train Station

One of KL's most distinctive colonial buildings, this grand 1910 train station (replaced as a transit hub by KL Sentral in 2001) was designed by British architect AB Hubback in the Mogul (or Indo-Saracenic) style. T…
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Perdana Botanical Garden

Strolling around KL's oldest public park, established in the 1880s, you'll admire native and introduced flora, including 800 species of orchid, mahogany trees more than 300 years old, and countless hibiscus blooms (…