Petronas Twin Towers
Towering at almost half a kilometer above street level, the 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers is one of Malaysia´s most famous icons and Kuala Lumpur City Center´s (KLCC) most recognizable shape. Currently Petronas Twin Towers holds the title of the world’s tallest twin structure and fifth tallest skyscraper. The skybridge on the 41st floor functions as an unforgettable viewing platform of the KL skyline. Featuring futuristic glass-steel exterior and traditionally-inspired interior, the majestic building reflects Malaysia´s aspirations in moving forward while preserving its national identity.
Located in the KL Lake Garden, the National Museum is the principle museum in the country. Built in 1963, the museum acts as a prime information hub on the nation´s culture and history, art and handicraft, flora and fauna.
Kuala Lumpur Tower
The Kuala Lumpur Tower is one of the city´s most significant landmarks, and also the highest tower in Asia and the fourth highest in the world. Its observation tower offers a view of the city from the bird perspective. Savour sumptuous cuisine while enjoying a 360´ view of the city´s skyline.
Chinatown and Little India
Jalan Petaling is the centre of Kuala Lumpur’s original Chinatown, and also known as the busiest street in KL. Shoppers enjoy this lively street 24 hours a day.
Officially launched in 2009, Little India is quickly becoming one of the city´s most popular spots for tourists. This colorful, lively ethnic enclave features a brick-paved street, decorative streetlights and arches.
Spend a morning wandering through what was once a busy “wet market” Here you can shop for souvenirs and Asian articrafts as well as meet local artists presenting their work.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Kuala Lumpur’s most photographed building, designed by architect A.C. Norman.
“The Palace of Culture”, the site of many international shows and concerts.
8.2 hectare area of historical interest. A 100 metre-high flagpole marks the spot where the Malayan Flag was hoisted on August 1957, signifying the independence of the country.
Site of a Hindu temple and shrine. Approximately 13 km north from Kuala Lumpur.
The oldest and most popular park in Kuala Lumpur.
For sights outside Kuala Lumpur, head for Ipoh where you can find the famous colonial-era buildings. History enthusiasts will find Malacca interesting. Penang is known for its food, and Kota Bharu for its strong Islamic influence.