We’ve been there: you’ve booked a flight without having thought through what you would like to do in the area – in Kuala Lumpur, for this instance.
You are limited to the usual photos you see that speak of the city. However, there’s more than just the twin towering infrastructure and the monkey-inhabited cave that typically define Kuala Lumpur as a tourist destination. Look deeper and you will see vibrant markets, tasteful art installations and lush green nature that will change the way you describe the city that’s fondly addressed as KL.
Whether you are travelling solo, with friends or with family, Kuala Lumpur has attractions that cater to all niche market, making it a tourist-friendly destination. The city is quite popular to those embarking on a solo journey for the first time, as its points of interest are easy to explore even on your own. Kuala Lumpur is also home to a lot of entertainment centers and animal farms that welcome groups of all ages all year round. Its ‘very Asian’ cuisine is inviting as well, serving up dishes that give comfort, fullness and flavor all at the same time.
If you fancy having a steady stroll and doing photo walks, the city boasts of its beauty day and night. Head to the different manmade wonders in the area that speak of the city’s architectural strengths. Marvel at Kuala Lumpur’s monorail and how its colourful cars break the monotony of the city. If you fancy usual icons and the likes, pass by the I Love KL sign at the city gallery.
Preparing your itinerary for your trip to Kuala Lumpur varies largely to the length of your stay in the city. Longer stays permit more activities, of course, however one-day trips and quick transits are most welcome too. With various things to do that’s waiting for the taking, surely you will find something suitable for your itinerary. We have collected for you below a list of things to do in Kuala Lumpur — enjoy planning!
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