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Travel Guide of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia by Influencers

Kuala Lumpur, is a federal territory and the capital city of Malaysia. It is the largest city in Malaysia, covering an area of 243 km² with an estimated population of 1.73 million as of 2016.

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Discover our travel guide of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Kuala Lumpur:

  🌆 Skyline     🗼 Landmark     🤿 Underwater     🛣️ Road trip     🏘️ Town     🌲 Forest  

Travel Tips for visiting Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a cosmopolitan city

A city where a full day is just enough to discover the many Chinese and Indian influences that punctuate its districts.
Populated by skyscrapers and apartment blocks, with neatly cleaned and densely populated streets, it's hard to tell that Kuala Lumpur was once a swamp in the middle of the jungle.
The cultural mix is very pronounced, you can visit the Hindu temple Sri Mahamariammam, take the skytrain, admire the Petronas towers, visit the Indian market in Bricksfield...

Kuala Lumpur is a bustling city that can be admired from its easily accessible coastline.

You will love Kuala Lumpur

Discover the streets of Kuala Lumpur where a unique atmosphere reigns.
The capital of Malaysia is constantly modernizing with many buildings with daring architecture such as the Petronas twin towers or the telecommunication tower.
The city does not forget its traditions. The brand new buildings are next to the typical and lively market stalls.

While exploring Kuala Lumpur, you will also appreciate its great cultural and religious diversity.
Temples in honor of Buddha, mosques, Taoist temples, Catholic churches cohabit here in the best conditions.

Kuala Lumpur is also a commercial paradise.
Luxury stores are opening in beautiful districts. Little India and the local Chinatown consist of a maze of alleys with a myriad of colorful stalls where Malaysians like to shop and eat.

5 good reasons to visit Kuala Lumpur

1. Batu Caves

This 200-million-year-old limestone caves, some of which are converted into temples, is an impressive Hindu sanctuary.
A 42.7-meter high golden statue of Murugan stands at the entrance of this complex.

2. The temple of shopping

With its ultramodern shopping malls such as the Pavilion and its 450 stores but also thanks to its street vendors and their products sold at unbeatable prices.
The capital of Malaysia satisfies all desires whatever your budget.

3. A delicious gastronomy

Kuala Lumpur is a culinary crossroads, offering a wide variety of refined and fragrant cuisine. What to seduce gourmands and gourmets.

4. Take in the sights

By discovering the imposing Petronas Towers, you will explore a city within a city with stores, a mosque, offices, and a concert hall. If you can't reach one of the two highest points, 452 meters high, a footbridge open to the public at 170 meters offers a unique view of the capital.

5. Getting lost in Jalan Alor

Atmosphere guaranteed in this popular place in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The whole city meets here to enjoy its street food.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Kuala Lumpur

What to do in Kuala Lumpur?

  • Independence Square: at the heart of history
It was in this main square of Kuala Lumpur that the flag of Malaysia was raised for the first time in 1957.
Today, it is In this square commemorating the independence that the national holiday is celebrated every year.

  • Perdana Botanical Gardens: The Lake Gardens
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and stroll through the lush 92-hectare gardens designed during the colonial era. Don't miss the sublime colorful orchid garden, the butterfly park, and the deer park.

  • Thean Hou: Temple with a view
Dedicated to the goddess of paradise, the Thean Hou temple is distinguished by its beautiful colorful ornaments. This place dedicated to Buddha but also to Taoism and Confucianism offers a spectacular view of the Kuala Lumpur skyline.

  • Berjaya Times Square: out of time
On 11 floors, 700,000 square meters are dedicated to shopping and entertainment. There are luxury hotels, more than 1,000 stores, as well as a hundred restaurants and even a theme park.

  • Aquaria: an aquatic paradise
For the greatest pleasure of young and old, a 90-meter long tunnel runs through truly giant aquariums in which a multitude of fish of all sizes live

  • Plane
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is a hub for all international and domestic flights.
To reach the city center of Kuala Lumpur located a little less than 60 kilometers away, cabs are available. The fare is around 100 ringgit and should be paid before departure.

  • Train
The train station of Kuala Lumpur is located 6 km from the hyper center, on Jalan Damansara.
From the airport, the KLIA Ekspres trains are the best way to get to the center of the capital. The journey takes 55 minutes and costs only 55 ringgit.

  • Car
If you rent a car from the airport, simply take the E6 highway, continue on the AH2, and then the E20 to get to Kuala Lumpur.

If you want to be close to all the attractive sights, opt for a hotel in the Bukit Bintang area of Kuala Lumpur.
Five-star establishments like the Lanson Place Bukit Ceylon Serviced Residences or the charming three-star Sarang Mas Bed & Breakfast are ideal for your needs. 

If you're looking for budget accommodation, head to the Tune Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

Popular neighborhoods in Kuala Lumpur

  • Bukit Bintang: Despite the heavy traffic, you can get around easily on foot. Trendy and full of nightlife, the streets of Bukit Bintang offer the best in shopping near an amusement park. The pubs and nightclubs offer a great night out.

  • Chinatown: This is the ideal district to discover the rich history of Kuala Lumpur. With the presence of its stalls and stores, it is also a delight for bargain hunters and street food lovers.

  • KL Sentral: KL Sentral is home to many international companies, restaurants, and shopping centers. You can also discover places like Little India or Buddhist temples.

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