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Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide

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Kuala Lumpur's guide for everyone. It is easy to get around in Kuala Lumpur via public transportation. Kuala Lumpur is known for the local food and there are plenty of shopping mall as well.

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  • History Buff
  • Shopping Fanatic
  • Nature Lover
  • Foodie
  • Like a Local

18 Places

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18 Places

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Hotels

The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Hotels

Shang Palace

Restaurants

Five Sen5es

Restaurants

Lot 10 Hutong

Restaurants

KLCC Park

Parks

Aquaria KLCC

Aquariums

Perdana Botanical Garden

Gardens

Merdeka Square

Points of Interest & Landmarks

Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

Neighbourhoods, Flea & Street Markets

Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur

Shopping Malls

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park

Nature & Wildlife Areas, Parks

Overseas Restaurant

Restaurants

Madam Kwan's

Restaurants

National Museum

Speciality Museums

Petrosains Science Discovery Centre

Science Museums

National Monument

Monuments & Statues

Pavilion KL

Shopping Malls

AK2726's City Tips

  • KL Sentral terminal is the main transportation hub in Kuala Lumpur.
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    Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral
    Hotels
    AK2726 Says:

    The hotel location is very strategic - just across the KL Sentral transportation hub and it is connected to Nu Sentral Mall.

    Good for
    • Friends
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    Tips
    • Very cool rooftop pool and bar.
    From the community
    Ranked #15 of 349 Hotels in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Good Business Hotel in KL Sentral District 16/11/2017
    • Excellent Hotel 13/11/2017
    • Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral
    Address:
    No 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral
    Kuala Lumpur Sentral
    Kuala Lumpur 50470
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    011 60 3-2723 1000
    Other:
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    The Westin Kuala Lumpur
    Hotels
    AK2726 Says:

    This hotel is located at the famous Bukit Bintang shopping area such as Pavillion, Lot 10, Starhill Gallery are all within walking distance

    Good for
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #27 of 349 Hotels in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Great stay! 18/11/2017
    • Always comfortable!! 16/11/2017
    • The Westin Kuala Lumpur
    Address:
    The Westin Kuala Lumpur Jalan Bukit Bintang
    Kuala Lumpur 55100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    011 60 3-2731 8333
    Other:
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    Shang Palace
    Restaurants (Chinese, Asian)
    AK2726 Says:

    One of the best hotel Chinese restaurant in town. Converted to a halal status Chinese restaurant recently.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #48 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    • Family Dinner 15/11/2017
    • Excellent Food 06/11/2017
    • Shang Palace
    Address:
    11 Jalan Sultan Ismail
    Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
    Kuala Lumpur 50250
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2074 3904
    Price range:
    US$15 - US$30
    Hours:
    Sun
    10:30 - 14:30
    Sun - Sat
    18:30 - 22:30
    Mon - Sat
    12:00 - 14:30
    Other:
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    Five Sen5es
    Restaurants (Chinese, Asian)
    AK2726 Says:

    Located inside Westin hotel, this is one of the few non halal hotel Chinese restaurant in Kuala Lumpur.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Family
    Tips
    • Their roast pork is worth a try
    From the community
    Ranked #389 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    • Best 5 Star Hotel - All-You-Can-Eat dim sum in KL 06/11/2017
    • Dinner 05/11/2017
    • Five Sen5es
    Address:
    199 Jalan Bukit Bintang
    The Westin Hotel
    Kuala Lumpur 55100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    (60)(3)(2773-8338)
    Other:
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    Lot 10 Hutong
    Restaurants (Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Taiwanese, Singaporean, Malaysian)
    AK2726 Says:

    In this food court, you basically find all the famous hawker and street food in Malaysia. Must visit for all food lovers!

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    From the community
    Ranked #36 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Some gluten free options 14/11/2017
    • Food everywhere! 12/11/2017
    • Lot 10 Hutong
    Address:
    Lot 10 Shopping Centre
    50 Jalan Sultan Ismail
    Kuala Lumpur 50250
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2782 3500
    Other:
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    KLCC Park
    Parks
    AK2726 Says:

    The famous Petronas Twin Tower is located at KLCC. There is a shopping mall, outdoor garden and a convention centre at this area.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Must See
    • Friends
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #2 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Refreshing park 18/11/2017
    • KLCC PARK 17/11/2017
    • KLCC Park
    Address:
    Jalan Ampang
    Kuala Lumpur 50450
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2380 9032
    Other:
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    Aquaria KLCC
    Aquariums
    AK2726 Says:

    The one and only aquarium in Kuala Lumpur. Check their feeding show time schedule from their website.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Must See
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #14 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    • Feeding the Sharks 16/11/2017
    • Visited twice! 16/11/2017
    • Aquaria KLCC
    Phone:
    +60 3-2333 1888
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 20:00
    Other:
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    Perdana Botanical Garden
    Gardens
    AK2726 Says:

    This garden is one of the best in Kuala Lumpur. The bird park, butterfly park and national monument is located within the vicinity of this park.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #16 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • Not worth to visit 14/11/2017
    • Green lung in the city 09/11/2017
    • Perdana Botanical Garden
    Address:
    Jalan Kebun Bunga
    Tasik Perdana
    Kuala Lumpur 55300
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2617 6404
    Hours:
    Mon - Fri
    08:30 - 17:00
    Other:
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    Merdeka Square
    Points of Interest & Landmarks
    AK2726 Says:

    This is one of the famous landmark in Kuala Lumpur and the famous Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad is located opposite the Merdeka square. One of the tallest flag pole in the world is located here.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Must See
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 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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    Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur
    Neighbourhoods, Flea & Street Markets
    AK2726 Says:

    Chinatown or Petaling Street if one of the famous street markets in Kuala Lumpur. Polite haggling is encourage to get the best price from the stall.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Thrifty Traveller
    • Like a Local
    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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    Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur
    Shopping Malls
    AK2726 Says:

    One of the biggest shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. Inside this mall, there is a indoor theme park and one of the biggest cinema hall in Kuala Lumpur.

    Good for
    • Thrill Seeker
    • Shopping Fanatic
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #28 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    • Gadgets world 15/11/2017
    • A SQUARE THAT MAKES YOUR HOLIDAYS A BEAUTIFUL CIRCLE 14/11/2017
    • Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur
    Address:
    1 Jalan Imbi
    Kuala Lumpur 55100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2117 3111
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
    Nature & Wildlife Areas, Parks
    AK2726 Says:

    The bird park is part of the Perdana Botanical Garden and it is also reputed to be the largest walk-in free-flight aviary in the world.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Hidden Gems
    • Nature Lover
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 3 hours
    From the community
    Ranked #7 of 297 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
    Certificate of Excellence 2014
    • The Best Kept Zoo In Malaysia 17/11/2017
    • Good place with no safety 15/11/2017
    • Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
    Address:
    920 Jalan Cenderawasih
    Taman Tasik Perdana
    Kuala Lumpur 50480
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2272 1010
    Other:
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    Overseas Restaurant
    Restaurants (Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian)
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    AK2726 Says:

    This restaurant is widely known for offering exquisite contemporary Chinese cuisine with special emphasis on unique Cantonese themed restaurant

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Family
    From the community
    Ranked #140 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    • Great reputation, poor dining experience 22/10/2017
    • A bit disappointed 07/10/2017
    • Overseas Restaurant
    Address:
    84-88 Jalan Imbi
    Golden Triangle
    Kuala Lumpur 55100
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2144 9911
    Price range:
    US$15 - US$20
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    12:00 - 22:30
    Other:
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    Madam Kwan's
    Restaurants (Chinese, Asian, Malaysian)
    AK2726 Says:

    One of the famous Malaysian cuisine chain restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. This restaurant can be found in most of the major shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur. On of the famous item is Nasi Bojari.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Family
    • Like a Local
    From the community
    Ranked #54 of 3,442 restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
    • DINNER AS USUAL 16/11/2017
    • Amazing yummy food 15/11/2017
    • Madam Kwan's
    Address:
    Lot 420/421 Level 4 Suria
    Suria KLCC
    Kuala Lumpur 50088
    Malaysia
    Phone:
    +60 3-2026 2297
    Hours:
    Sun - Sat
    10:00 - 22:00
    Other:
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    National Museum
    Speciality Museums
    AK2726 Says:

    The National Museum is a palatial structure built in the style of Rumah Gadang, an aspect of Minangkabau architecture. Its facade comprises elements of traditional Malay and modern features. It serves as a repository of Malaysia’s rich cultural and historical heritage. There are a total of 4 galleries in the museum - from prehistory to the current day exhibits.

    Good for
    • History Buff
    • Family
    • Art and Architecture Lover
    • Hidden Gems
    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
    AK2726 Says:

    Located at the 4th floor in KLCC, this is perfect place for family to explore and there are special workshop during Malaysia school holidays.

    Good for
    • Family
    • Thrill Seeker
    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
    AK2726 Says:

    Located in the vicinity of Perdana Botanical Gardens, it is the world's tallest bronze freestanding sculpture grouping. The National Monument is a sculpture that commemorates those who died in Malaysia's struggle for freedom, principally against the Japanese occupation during World War II and the Malayan Emergency.

    Good for
    • Family
    • History Buff
    Plan to stay:/
    1-2 hours
    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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    Pavilion KL
    Shopping Malls
    AK2726 Says:

    There are a lot of well known international and local brands boutiques in the mall. The mall is segregated into different category on each level. One of the best decorated mall in Kuala Lumpur during major festival.

    Good for
    • Foodie
    • Luxury Traveller
    • Shopping Fanatic
    Plan to stay:/
    More than 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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