Kuala Lumpur Tourism

Kuala Lumpur Tourism  is the most  popular  Malaysia holiday destinations. As the city is the most tourist attractions in Malaysia there are a lot of attractions in Kuala Lumpur to explore by tourist. The city also famous for it business, shopping, sightseeing, culture, the history and a lot more by this Malaysia Tourism gateway.

101 storey skyscraper of Petronas Twin Towers -  courtesy Tourism Malaysia Office, Kuala Lumpur

You must first travel in Kuala Lumpur to get a big picture about the beat and breath of this multiracial green city before depart to other part of Malaysia states. Take an ample time to ride to touch the bridge that divided both 101 storey skyscraper of Petronas Twin Towers, the world tallest Twin Tower Building and the most Kuala Lumpur Tourism attractions.

Malaysia Tourism Centre (MATIC) 

The Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) one of the most popular Kuala Lumpur Tourism attractions in Kuala Lumpur is located in Kuala  Lumpur.  It is 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

Popular Attractions

Here are some popular attractions site waiting for you namely Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka), St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kuala Lumpur Memorial Library, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Memorial, Jame Mosque (Masjid Jamek), Bintang Walk, Malaysia Tourism Centre (MTC), National Planetarium (Planetarium Negara);

National Art Gallery, Taman Tasik Perdana, Orchid and Hibiscus Gardens, klbirdpark.com, Deer Park, Tun Abdul Razak Memorial, National Monument, ASEAN Sculpture Garden and National Mosque (Masjid Negara).

Other attractions such as Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and Malayan Railway Administration Building, Central Market, Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur Tower (Menara Kuala Lumpur), National Museum, Armed Forces Museum, Bank Negara Money Museum, Maybank Numismatic Museum, Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman;

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, P. Ramlee Memorial, Taman Tasik Permaisuri, National Science Centre, The National Theatre (Istana Budaya), National Sports Complex, National Library, Galeria Seri Perdana, Royal Selangor Visitor Centre, Museum of Asian Arts and KL Sentral.

Getting to Kuala Lumpur

Air

It is incomplete not to visit Kuala Lumpur for holiday in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is accessible easily from within and outside Malaysia by air. The KL International Airport (KLIA) located 75km south of the city center is the main point of entry feeding into Kuala Lumpur.

The low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) located close to KLIA airport is the base for budget airline such as AirAsia.

Train

 From the KLIA terminal the KLIA speed rail service, the ERL (Express Rail Link), will get you to KL Sentral the main transportation hub in Kuala Lumpur, it just spent your time about 30 minutes. KL Sentral (Central Station), also the hub of Malaysia’s national railway system, the Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM).

Rail services are also available to and from KL all the way north to Thailand and to the south to Singapore.

Express Rail Link (ERL) KLIA to KL Sentral - Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur

Bus and Taxi

There are ample buses and taxis service available at both terminals. Regular bus services are also available to and from KL all the way north to Thailand and to the south to Singapore. KL’s main bus terminal, Puduraya, is just east of Chinatown. Buses also run out of KL Sentral (Central Station) to KLIA and to the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) located close to KLIA airport.

Transportation in Kuala Lumpur

The public transport system within KL is speedy and comfortable. The city has a good network of expressways and rail network. Buses such as Rapid KL and city trains and the fast and frequest Light Rail (LRT) and monorail systems help you to get to your destination within the city center with minimum fuss. Commuter trains leave from KL Sentral and mostly service suburban areas. Taxis are another cheap and useful way to get around the city.

Eat

In addition eating out not a problem, there are a lot of open air hawkers stalls serving up all kinds of local foods and cuisine, such as South Indian dosas, wadas, Malay Nonya food and Chinese dumplings. A variety of Western foods are also available in KL especially in Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang that the famous tourist hanging out place. There are ranging from coffee shops, pizzerias to all kind of western restaurants at any corner of the city. To go to these eating places, Kuala Lumpur offer you with convenient network of public transport such as trains and light rail, buses or taxis.

Sleep

There are plenty of hotels in KL to stay. Among the short list here such as Prince Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Tel: 0321708888, JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Tel: 0327159000, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Tel: 0327152233 and Federal Hotel Malaysia, Tel: 0321489166.

Palace Of The Golden Horses Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur

KL Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus 

The KL Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Bus Service offers and 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. The driver is assisted by a tour assistant on the bus which also has pre-recorded commentary in eight different languages to guide tourists through the major attraction.

Kuala Lumpur Tourism Map

Below is Kuala Lumpur Tourism Map. You can simply scroll through the map with your mouse. Use the markers on the left to zoom in or out of the city map.


View Kuala Lumpur Tourism in a larger map

Don’t forget to buy map of Kuala Lumpur Tourism. Maps are available in the airport. Map is very important to travel in Malaysia. Malaysia truly Asia, that is the fact you will normally see while you come for Kuala Lumpur vacation. Get ready with you Malaysia Vacation Guide.

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