Nestled within the verdant Klang Valley, Kualalumpur is a unique metropolis where you witness skyscrapers elevating their shiny necks out of the lush landscape of Klang Valley. You cannot imagine seeing a better amalgamate of modern and nature, because there is something extremely tranquil about the capital of Malaysia.
Therefore, it comes as no surprise that this city is visited by myriad tourists hailing from different parts of the world because this city has modernized keeping its culture and values intact. Malaysia houses natives from different ethnic backgrounds, and this is why when you land on Kualalumpur International Airport, the first tagline you see is ‘Harmony in Diversity.’ Therefore, it sums it all, and also you would not have to break the bank while visiting Kualalumpur if money-saving tricks.
Here we have compiled five things you must do in Kualalumpur whenever you happen to visit it.
1)Visit the Petronas Towers
With so many happening skyscrapers around the world, it gets difficult not to get overwhelmed. Still, Petronas towers are unique in their vintage value, and the iconic sky bridge makes them stand out even more.
The tallest skyscraper in the world when constructed, Petronas has an awe-inspiring Islamic architecture with spires, and visiting the level eighty-six gives a breathtaking view of the city.
Petronas towers are linked to beautiful KLCC park and high-end shopping mall Suria KLCC, which offer a lot of attractions like dancing fountains, Petronas Art Gallery, Aquaria KLCC, and some others.
2)Take a walk to Bukit Bintang
Also known as the times square of Malaysia, Bukit Bintang offers some of the most famous retail brands for shopping enthusiasts. Take a walk along the square and also enjoy the views of the old city along the way. You can get a caffeine kick from the Starbucks located very strategically, and it tastes as good as the one coming from Coffee Roasters Sydney.
If you are foodie then you are in luck because Bukit Bintang is home to Jalan Alor, which serves the best hawker food of Kualalumpur. You will experience some great local and cross over street food here.
3)Visit the Observation Deck at Menara KL Tower
If you happen to enjoy the view from Petronas towers, you can have a better one from the glass observation deck in Menara KL tower, which is at least 100 meters higher than the Petronas sky bridge and is the seventh-highest telecommunication tower in the world. It can be seen from any part of the city.
4)Climb your way to the Batu Caves
Housing the biggest statue of Hindy deity Lord Murugan, Batu Caves is visited by hordes of people ranging from religious to travel enthusiasts. But be ready to climb the 272 steps stairway to the Batu Caves, but be assured that it is worth it.
5)Visit the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kualalumpur
If you wish to experience the oriental and colonial remnants of Kualalumpur, walk your way to the Sultan Abdul Samad building in Kualalumpur, which was built in 1897. It is now home to the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia.
There is a beautiful view behind this building where you find Klang and Gombak river merging into each other. This place is called the River of Life, and it is worth visiting, especially at sunset.
There are also many other things that you can visit in Kualalumpur like Petaling Street and Chinatown, but if you want to capture the essence of Kualalumpur in a short time, do visit the places mentioned above.