Kuala Lumpur is fairly a small city as compared to others, but the multicultural haven can bestow you with the most memorable experiences and memories.
So, for the love of travel fervour, here are some of the most popular attractions in Kuala Lumpur that you must visit.
1. Batu Caves
When in Kuala Lumpur, you certainly cannot miss out on visiting the suspended bliss of Batu Caves which is a 400 million years old limestone hill. Batu Caves come into spotlight as an important attraction during the annual Hindu festival of Thaipusam.
One of the largest and most popular caverns in the hill is Cathedral cave. The Cathedral Cave has a high-arched ceiling which measures almost 100 meters and houses several Hindu shrines. Batu Caves is located 13km north of Kuala Lumpur, and you can take local bus/taxis to get there.
2. Central Market
You certainly don’t want to miss out on one of the most popular landmarks of Kuala Lumpur – central market, which is also a heritage site. Central market is almost 120 years old and is much like Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco.
There are countless merchandise stores in central market where you can splurge wholeheartedly. Also, all major transportation links are located close to central market. So, you can get easy access to all the major destinations in Kuala Lumpur.
3. Jalan Alor
Jalan Alor is a must-visit place in Kuala Lumpur if you are a foodie. Jalan Alor is one of the most popular after-club dining spots in the Golden Triangle area and hosts a myriad of seafood restaurants and hawker stalls.
As the food out there is good and inexpensive, you can gourmandise with all your might. Although Jalan Alor is popular mainly because of food, the place comes to life with fluorescent signage lighting.
4. Aquaria KLCC
One of the definite reasons as to why you should visit Kuala Lumpur is Aquaria KLCC. The world-class aquarium is spread over 464,515 square km and is home to over 150 different marine life including seahorses, coral fish, blue rays, sea snakes and tiger sharks.
The aquarium offers an immersive viewing experience is definitely worth exploring. If you an adrenaline junkie, then you can try out diving with the sharks. It’s totally safe as the sharks have been domesticated.
5. Petronas Tower
And finally! Your trip to Kuala Lumpur will be incomplete if you don’t witness the grandeur of the Petronas Twin Towers – the jewel of Kuala Lumpur. Although the majestic twin towers have a contemporary approach, they even integrate Islamic influences.