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Kuala Lumpur has a bit for everybody. Plenty of great food,5 star to backpacker hotels and some great history, Coming from the airports to the city get the KLIA Express.It services both airports for approx $10 US. Runs from right inside the airport, porters to help. It is the quickest way to KL CEntral. 30 mins.Fast, clean, comfortable. Indeed when in KL there is plenty of different trains, a good way to get around. The hop on/off bus runs al day and will take you right around KL

Good for
  • History Buff
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Art and Architecture Lover
  • Nightlife Seeker
  • Luxury Traveller
  • Thrifty Traveller
  • Like a Local

17 Places

8 City Tips

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17 Places

My Hotel @ Bukit Bintang

Hotels

Kasmir Valley

Restaurants

Batu Caves

Sacred & Religious Sites, Caverns & Caves

Menara Kuala Lumpur

Observation Decks & Towers

Merdeka Square

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park

Parks

National Museum

Speciality Museums

Petrosains Science Discovery Centre

Science Museums

National Monument

Monuments & Statues

Railway Station and Administration Building

Architectural Buildings

Royal Malaysia Police Museum

Speciality Museums

Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

Neighbourhoods, Flea & Street Markets

Central Market

Shopping Malls

Betel Leaf

Restaurants

Passage Thru India

Restaurants

Pavilion KL

Shopping Malls

Putrajaya

Destinations

roego's City Tips

  • The Bird Park and botanical gardens are good, but always try and make sure you dress for the sultry climate and hats , umbrella, and sunscreen are a must.
  • Putra Jaya is the government centre, a littleway out but worth a visit. The buldings areall diiferent styles and a lot of DIFFERENT bridges over the lakes.. Worth a trip.
  • A different area to vist is Little India again packed with smaller shops(100's) and Indian food. 2 of the best indian restaurants are The Betel Leaf near china Town and Passage Through India(near Bukit Bintang.,
  • Bukit Bintang is to me the number one area to stay in KL.The hotels range acroos all classes and some great prices also. The shopping centres Pavillion, Sungai Wang, Times Square. The computer/phones/camera centre is Low Yat Plaza. Are all close together. The food around here is also tops. And a pleasant, airconditioned , overhead walkway runs from the Pavillion down to KLLCC. Another absolutely tremendous shoppung centre and the what is now a becoming a legend, Twin Towers. This walk is about 15 minutes but as said aircon all the way..
  • Chinatown is a cramped but good shopping attraction and just nearby not crowded is Central Market.
  • Beware of the taxi drivers who park around off the rank. They charge savagely. Always check how much first.
  • Make sure you try the hawker food
  • Most of the hotels already ad a 10% service charge but the smaller restaurants do not and do not expect tips. Indeed many smaller just tell you a total.
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    My Hotel @ Bukit Bintang
    Hotels
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    roego Says:

    Price is good, position is great.3 minutes walk and you are in the middle of Bukit Bintang.\15 nutes to Chianatown. 10 minutes to Puda Raya bus dstation.Busses from here go all over Malaysia and also interstate. Get the VIP busses, only 3 seats across and very cheap.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Most places casual dress.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #133 of 349 Hotels in Kuala Lumpur
    • Soothing experience in My Hotel in Kualalumpur, Malaysia. 29/10/2017
    • Had to change hotel 29/10/2017
    • My Hotel @ Bukit Bintang
    Address:
    No 120 Jalan Pudu
    Bukit Bintang
    Kuala Lumpur 55100
    Malaysia
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    Kasmir Valley
    Restaurants (Indian)
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    roego Says:

    Not really hard to get to Monorail is good way and is really good Indian Vegetarian.This is a very busy restaurant and the food tends to be spicy. Make sure you say if you do not want too spicy

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • no real tips except from Bukit bintang get the mono rail to the end of the line.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2,586 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    • Very good Indian food 22/04/2016
    • Authentic Punjabi food 15/04/2015
    • Kasmir Valley
    Address:
    65 Jalan Thambi Pillai
    Off Jalan Tun Sambathan, Brickfield
    Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia
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    Batu Caves
    Sacred & Religious Sites, Caverns & Caves
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    roego Says:

    One of the must go tourist trips.And again wear verycoolest clothes you have. In case you decisede to climb the stairs.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    Tips
    • all the taxi know the way.make sureaskat your hotel how much it should be. Or technically in KL they should run on the meter.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 4 things to do in Batu Caves
    • Indian Temple in the Cave 17/11/2017
    • Spirital sight seeing 17/11/2017
    • Batu Caves
    Other:
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    Menara Kuala Lumpur
    Observation Decks & Towers
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    roego Says:

    Apart from the view it has a good restaurant.Also souveneirs stc

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • well worth the vist. virtually built on one giant slab of concrete.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #8 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Nice View 18/11/2017
    • Great 360 view 17/11/2017
    • Menara Kuala Lumpur
    Address:
    No. 2 Jalan Punchak
    Off Jalan P Ramlee
    Kuala Lumpur 50250
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2020 5444
    Price range:
    US$52 - US$52
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Merdeka Square
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
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    roego Says:

    This is a nistoric reminder of the British times. Beautifully maintained buildings. Plenty of pictures to take hers.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • look on the buildings for the dedication paltes and on the manhole covers
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #30 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    • Open park/meeting place. 08/11/2017
    • A large open space in old town. 06/11/2017
    • Merdeka Square
    Phone:
    +60 3-2698 3333
    Other:
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    Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park
    Parks
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    roego Says:

    All the colours of the rainbow. If yew stand still not unusual to have butterflies land on you

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Tips
    • make sure you have plenty of camera space.
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #43 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    • A Hidden Gem 16/11/2017
    • Worth a visit 12/11/2017
    • Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park
    Address:
    Jalan Cenderasari
    Kuala Lumpur 50480
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2693 4799
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    National Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    roego Says:

    Malaysia has had a varied history and this is well maintained and well presented.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • with tourists casual dress is okay
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #31 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Excellent tour guide 14/11/2017
    • Zero historical accuracy in a history museum 12/11/2017
    • National Museum
    Address:
    Jalan Damansara
    Kuala Lumpur 50566
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2282 6255
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    09:00 - 18:00
    Other:
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    Petrosains Science Discovery Centre
    Science Museums
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    roego Says:

    This is in the KLCC and has something for all ages.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • don't think this just for the kids.Much of it is quite educational
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #11 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Have Fun!!! 12/11/2017
    • Great place to spend the day! 09/11/2017
    • Petrosains Science Discovery Centre
    Address:
    The Discovery Centre, Level 4, Suria KLCC
    Petronas Towers
    Kuala Lumpur 50088
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2331 8181
    Other:
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    National Monument
    Monuments & Statues
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    roego Says:

    Hard to give a description but just say go and see.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • These monuments are very well done
    Plan to stay:/
    Less than 1 hour
    From the community
    Ranked #33 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Dose of history 11/11/2017
    • Malaysia History 10/11/2017
    • National Monument
    Address:
    Jalan Tamingsari
    Lake Gardens
    Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia
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    Railway Station and Administration Building
    Architectural Buildings
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    roego Says:

    This used to be the mainstaion for KL, but with the increasing number of trains and people it was retired. Trains do dtill go through and stp here. But the attraction is the building itself.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • A great building with lots to appreciate. Close to Chinatown
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #37 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    • Modern Railway in Historic Home. 03/11/2017
    • Tood bad you cannot get in, but outside is worth the look ! 18/10/2017
    • Railway Station and Administration Building
    Address:
    Jalan Hishamuddin
    Kuala Lumpur 53800
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2267 1200
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    Royal Malaysia Police Museum
    Speciality Museums
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    roego Says:

    great for the sherlock Holmes followers.goes way back to British days.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • History Buff
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • No real tips, just go there
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #50 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Pleasant surprise. 18/10/2017
    • Unique and well-set up museum 12/10/2017
    • Royal Malaysia Police Museum
    Address:
    No. 5 Jalan Perdana, Bukit Persekutuan
    Kuala Lumpur 50480
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2272 5689
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    Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
    Neighbourhoods, Flea & Street Markets
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    roego Says:

    Very close to Bukit Bintang. 16 minutes walk.Really old buildings and poley hotels and lots to eat.

    Good for
    • Must See
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • best to go nights as most sellers do not set up till evening.Though still a lot during daytime.Be prepared to bargain.Usualy from half to 2 third of original price.Good food here also
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #39 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    • Great place to pick up some genuinely bad fakes! 17/11/2017
    • Just for a Laugh and a phony phone, watch, bag 16/11/2017
    • Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
    Address:
    Jalan Petaling
    Kuala Lumpur
    Malaysia
    Other:
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    Central Market
    Shopping Malls
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    roego Says:

    This is a well laid out market both in and outside. Inside is air conditioned and plent of sellers and a liitle different to Chinatown. Outside stalls also.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • A very good indian cafe here. Some of the best Tandoori Chicke and naan around
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    • Old and Traditional 17/11/2017
    • Local Handicraft 16/11/2017
    • Central Market
    Address:
    Jalan Hang Kasturi
    Kuala Lumpur 50050
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2031 0399
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 21:30
    Other:
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    Betel Leaf
    Restaurants (Indian, Asian)
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    roego Says:

    Just about 10 minutes walk from Chinatown ..upstairs and aircon. Owner is generally always there. Food great. Has his own farm and has his own lamb.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • a very popular spot and reasonable prices.if you like indin food u will like here.
    From the community
    Ranked #35 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great ambiance and interesting food 17/11/2017
    • Delicious South Indian Food 10/11/2017
    • Betel Leaf
    Address:
    Lebuh Ampang
    Kuala Lumpur 50100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2032 5932
    Price range:
    US$5 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:00 - 23:00
    Other:
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    Passage Thru India
    Restaurants (Indian, Asian)
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    roego Says:

    This is authentic Indian. Time has taken a little toll on some of the exhibots here But nnot on the service. A valet to welcome you in gthe carpark and it gets better,Comfortable seating and sometimes music. Good englis spoken here.Seek help with the menu. This is disfferent to many as the menus spans a plthora of food. Some some expensive, but If you combine, quality, service, decor???

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    Tips
    • Don't go there to have a quick meal .Allow some time(tell them ) between courses. It is a gourmets'delight.
    • get teh address written down from here on Trip Advisor. make sure your taxi takes you to the right place.Again close to Bukit Bintang.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #89 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Getting bad to worse 18/11/2017
    • Bad service 10/10/2017
    • Passage Thru India
    Address:
    No. 4 Jalan Delima
    Off Jalan Bukit Bintang
    Kuala Lumpur 55100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2145 0366
    Price range:
    US$11 - US$14
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    11:30 - 14:45
    18:30 - 22:30
    Other:
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    Pavilion KL
    Shopping Malls
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    roego Says:

    This is only a few years old. Basically circular. Big wide walkways and has something for everyone.

    Good for
    • Trendsetter
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Tips
    • there are 3 ding areas here..The walkway packed with restaurants and bars. Top floor with some fine dining restaurants. The basement food court. This is really good value with domething for all tastes.
    • If you happen to be looking for groceries or fruit and vegetables the supermarket is also basement. Exoensive but good.
    • Someone said something about weird.I go there often and the Pavillion staff ver helpful.Often something happening here for the kids.
    Plan to stay:/
    2-3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #6 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Lots of great places to eat 15/11/2017
    • The biggest Mall 15/11/2017
    • Pavilion KL
    Address:
    168 Jalan Bukit Bintang
    Kuala Lumpur 55100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-9205 7618
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Putrajaya
    Destinations
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    roego Says:

    This was a very well planned government centre a billion or more ringitt spen on this virtual city. All the buildings are different and an attempt has been made to copy different bridges from around the world over the lake.

    Good for
    • Solo
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Senior
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    Tips
    • Take tour out there..or go under your own steam.If you can handle the sultry weather and you are in to this the you will spend a half day at least. Boat trips and all.
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    • Putrajaya
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