Attractions in Kuala Lumpur 

Attractions in Kuala Lumpur the popular holiday spots visited by tourist around the world. Tourist visit Kuala Lumpur city will experience wonderful time and enjoy their vacations in Malaysia.  

Independence Square Kuala Lumpur the popular tourist attractions spot in Kuala Lumpur- Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the leading Malaysia tourist attractions.  It is the capital of Malaysia and the commercial hub of the country.  It has fair share of famous landmarks, historical relics and heritage building and a pulsating nightlife to keep visitors occupied day and night.  Couple with this, there is the excitement of shopping within the cool comfort of ultra-modern, one-stop shopping complexes and the thrill of browsing among antiques and curious in the old part of the city.   

Kuala Lumpur Climate

Kuala Lumpur has a tropical climate with temperatures ranging around 20 to 30'C. Kuala Lumpur is located at the west coast of the Peninsular of Malaysia where monsoon rains usually takes place around November to February. During non-monsoon season, Kuala Lumpur is usually hot and dry during the day and rather cooling at night.

For the safety and comfort of tourists that travel to Kuala Lumpur, here is the Weather Forecast for Major Towns/Tourist Destinations issued by Malaysian Meteorological Department Official Portal to check on the city weather.

There are limitless of attractions in Kuala Lumpur as well as in other states. This is why Malaysia is the 11th most visited country in the world. 

The most visited area of Kuala Lumpur is Bukit Bintang as there are many shopping malls and eateries in the area. 

The city centre also includes Kuala Lumpur’s old Chinese commercial centre which locals refers as Chinatown (Petaling Street).  Tourist visit Petaling Street to eat local street foods, drinks and shopping some cheap goods. 

Shopping can also be done at the Central Market Kuala Lumpur, Chow Kit Market, Ain Arabia Kuala Lumpur and Little India Kuala Lumpur. 

City Centre is where tourist will find the traditional core of Kuala Lumpur where they will find the former colonial administrative centre, with the Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square), Sultan Abdul Samad Building and Royal Selangor Club.   

To the north-east of the city centre is an area called Golden Triangle.  This area is where you will find the city’s shopping malls, five-star hotels, KLCC Park, Petronas Twin Towers the most popular attractions in Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur Tower (Menara Kuala Lumpur) 

Menara Kuala Lumpur is located within Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, one of the oldest forest reserves in the country and the only tower in the world located within a forest!  To get there tourist can take the public transportation such as the LRT or Monorail.  It is the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the tallest in Southeast Asia. Standing at 421m and located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia.  The tower is a transmission station for telecommunications networks, radio and television. 

Kuala Lumpur Railway Station

One of Kuala Lumpur's most famous landmarks is the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station.  The railway station, together with the Sultan Abdul Samad building, was among the most photographed symbols of the city until the Petronas Twin Towers was built. The Kuala Lumpur Railway Station built in 1910 was extensively renovated in 1988.  The station served as the city's main rail hub until the modern KL Sentral station took over in 2001.  The Railway Station and Malayan Railway Administration Building was inspired designs by a British architect, A.B. Hubbock’s based on Moorish architecture.  

address: Kuala Lumpur Railway Station (Stesyen Keretapi Kuala Lumpur), Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia Tourism Centre (MATIC) 

The Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) one of the most popular tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur is located within a building in Kuala  Lumpur, which is both an architectural and historical landmark of Kuala Lumpur city.  MaTiC offered a wide range of facilities and services to assist tourists in planning unforgettable holidays in Malaysia. It also enabled them to experience the essence of Malaysia within the Complex through the various cultural shows and demonstrations. It is a one-stop tourist centre, MaTiC is driven by the vision to place Malaysia on the global map as one of the finest tourist destinations in the world. The various services and facilities offered by MaTiC include the Tourist Information Counter, Tourist Police Counter, Internet access to its tourism e-portal, Saloma Bistro & Theatre Restaurant, Saloma Retail Centre, ATM Machine, Money Changer, Karyaneka and Hop On and Hop Off Ticket Counter and others. 

Address:  Malaysia Tourism Centre 109, Jalan Ampang, 50450, Kuala Lumpur.  Tel: 03 9235 4800 / 4900, Fax: 03 2162 1149

Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport 

Tourist who wants to travel out from Kuala Lumpur to other tourist attractions in Malaysia by air they can get flight at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SAAS).  The airport is also known as Subang Airport or Subang Skypark.  The airport situated 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur city centre.  It connected via main highways to the city centre.  There are multiple modes of transportation to get to Subang Airport such as Rapid KL bus and taxis.  The airport is the base for budget airline service in the country and to neighbor countries such as Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore.

Kuala Lumpur Things To Do 

Among the activities you can do is to go around for Kuala Lumpur sightseeing tour by the KL Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus Service.  The service is very popular to see the popular attractions in Kuala Lumpur.  It offers tourist an efficient linkage between major Kuala Lumpur landmarks within the city. It covers a circular route that allows tourists to start the tour and end at the same location. 

Other things to do in Kuala Lumpur go for theme park experience at Sunway Lagoon.  It is multi-park which covers 88 acres of land.  It is ultimate theme park offers adults and children non-stop fun and entertainment all in one spot.  Enjoy this theme park to experience over 80 attractions entertainment and fund. 

Accommodation in Kuala Lumpur 

Are there any cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur? One is never at a loss for a place to stay in Malaysia.  There is accommodation to suit every visitor.  The capital city of Kuala Lumpur and the main towns in each state have a number of international class hotels ranging from two star right up to luxury five star.  There are also resort hotels, motel, inns, rest houses, home stay and guest houses.  Long stay guests may appreciate the apartment hotels situated within Kuala Lumpur.  

Transport in Kuala Lumpur

The public transport system to any attractions in Kuala Lumpur city is fast and comfortable. The city has a good network of expressways and rail network. Buses, taxis, city trains, LRT and monorail help you to get to your destination very quick. Commuter trains leave from KL Sentral and mostly service suburban areas. 

Map of Kuala Lumpur

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