Attractions

Top Choice Area in Masjid India, Kampung Baru & Northern KL

Kampung Baru

In this neighbourhood of traditional Malay wooden houses, village life unfolds despite the surrounding skyscrapers. Gazetted by the British in 1899, Kampung Baru's low-slung charms are best revealed by simply wander…
Top Choice Temple in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

Kuala Lumpur's oldest Chinese temple (1864) was built on the instructions of Kapitan Yap Ah Loy and is dedicated to Sin Sze Ya and Si Sze Ya, two Chinese deities believed instrumental in Yap's ascension to Kapitan s…
Top Choice Park in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park

This 173-hectare lush, landscaped park is also known, and more aptly described, by its colonial-era moniker: the Lake Gardens. This is KL's largest green space, and you can spend hours exploring the rolling terrain.…
Top Choice Museum in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

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 Park in Masjid India, Kampung Baru & Northern KL

Titiwangsa Lake Gardens

For a postcard-perfect view of the city skyline, head to Lake Titiwangsa and the relaxing tree-filled park that surrounds it. If you’re feeling energetic, hire a motor boat, go for a jog, hire a bike, play some tenn…
Top Choice Tower in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

Petronas Towers

Resembling twin silver rockets plucked from an episode of Flash Gordon, the Petronas Towers are the perfect allegory for the meteoric rise of the city from tin-miners' hovel to 21st-century metropolis. Half of the 1…
Top Choice Tower in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

Menara Kuala Lumpur

Although the Petronas Towers are taller, the 421m Menara KL, rising from the crest of Bukit Nanas, offers the best city views. The bulb at the top contains a revolving restaurant, an interior observation deck at 276…
Top Choice Temple in Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

Thean Hou Temple

Sitting atop leafy Robson Heights, this imposing multistorey Chinese temple, dedicated to Thean Hou, the heavenly queen, affords wonderful views over Kuala Lumpur. Opened in 1989 by the Selangor and Federal Territor…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

KL Forest Eco Park

KL's urban roar is replaced by buzzing insects and cackling birdlife at this forest of tropical hardwoods, covering 9.37 hectares in the heart of the city. One of the oldest protected jungles in Malaysia (gazetted i…
Top Choice Gallery in Bukit Bintang & KLCC

ILHAM

This thought-provoking contemporary-art gallery is an excellent excuse to step inside the glossy, 60-storey ILHAM Tower. The artwork selected for ILHAM's rotating exhibitions spans various media and is curated to pr…