Kuala Lumpur

Batu Cave
Located 13 km north of KL, this popular Hindu temple draws hundreds of thousands of visitor during Thaipusam. It consists of three grand caves: the Dark Cave, the Musuem Cave and Temple Cave. Dark Cave contains brilliant rock formation, the Museum Cave at the foothills has interesting display of Indian mythology and to reach the main Temple Cave, one has to climb 272 steps.

Bintang Walk
A leisure concept with alfresco cafe and entertainment outlets, stretching from Marriott Hotel to Lot 10 Shopping Centre.

Butterfly Park
Located in the Lake Gardens. A fascinating walk through the netted park enclosure, there are over 120 species of butterflies here. Admission is RM9 for adults and RM2 for children under 12 years old.
*Opens 9am to 6pm daily.

Bukit Nanas Forest Recreational Park
Located in the heart of KL, the virgin forest clad hill is a 10.5 hec park offering a 10 minutes and a 20 minutes walk trails from the Forest Information Centre at Jalan Raja Chulan to KL Tower.

Central Market
Once the city’s biggest wet market, today it is a centre for food and cultural activities. Cultural performances are staged free during weekends at the river side amphitheatre. A variety of goods and services including handicraft, souveniers, art, potrait paintings are sold at bargain prices.
*Opens 10am to 10pm daily.

Chinatown / Petaling Street
Experience the colour, sights and sound of Petaling Street where goods including clothings, accessories, watches, bags, flowers, foods and local delicacies can be purchased at bargain price.

Heritage Centre
Showcases Malaysia’s architectural heritage, the Centre also conducts 2 guided tours a day (11am & 3pm) of the Rumah Penghulu or Village Head’s abode which has been furnished to reflect a house in early thirties.

Istana Negara
Official residence of Malaysia’s King, visitors can witness the changing of the royal guards daily. The Rulers Conference, various royal and national ceremonies, investitures and official banquets are held at this palace.

Little India
Jalan Masjid India is a colourful street which is reminiscent of a Middle Eastern Bazzar, takes its name from the Indian Muslim mosque here. An interesting place selling Indian brass oil lamps, jewellery, sarees and Indian handcrafts and good.

Jamek Mosque
Situated at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak rivers, this grand old mosque was designed by British architect AB Hubbock in 1909, it incorporates many features of Moghul architecture and is one of the most photographed buildings in Kuala Lumpur.
*Opens 8am to 1.30pm , 2.30pm to 6pm daily.

Merdeka Square
Merdeka Square is the site where the independence of Malaya was declared on 31 August 1957. The 100 metres high flagpole is the tallest in the world. Live entertainment and cultural shows are staged at the amphitheatre on festival occations. The Royal Selangor Club and St. Mary’s Cathedral are two famous landmarks nearby.

Museum Orang Asli
Displays a collection of over 3,000 artifacts showcasing the history, culture and lifestyle of indigenous tribes of Peninsular Malaysia.
*Opens 9am to 5pm daily.

National Library
This 7 storey building blends traditional designwith modern architectural techniques houses more than 1.5 million books, some of them extremely rare.
Address: 232, Jalan Tun Razak, 50572 Kuala Lumpur.
*Monday: 12pm to 6pm, Tuesday – Thursday:10am to 6pm, Friday: 10am to 8pm
*Saturday: 9am to 8pm, Sunday: 10am to 5pm.

National Mosque
The unique modern design of the mosque embodies contemporary designs, together with traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation. The main dome with its 18-point star, represents the 13 states in Malaysia unified by the FivePillars of Islam. Visitors must to dress conservatively and remove their shoes before entering the mosque.
*Opens 9am to 12pm , 3pm to 4pm , 5.30pm to 6.30pm daily.

National Museum
Displays an extensive collection of local and aboriginal artifacts which provide an insight into the country’s past. Admission is RM2 for adults and free for children below 12 years old.
Address: Jalan Damansara, 50566 Kuala Lumpur.
*Opens 9am to 6pm daily.

National Zoo
Located at Hulu Kelang, 12km from the city centre, the zoo is home to 400 species of animals, local birds, mammals reptiles and fishes. Admission is RM10 for adults and RM5 for children under 12 years old.
Address: Ulu Kelang, Ampang, 68000 Selangor.
*Opens 9am to 5pm daily.

Sultan Abdul Samad Building
This historical landmark and heritage building is well known for its Moghul architecture dating back to 1897. Originally the offices of the Colonial Secretariat, today it houses the Supreme Courts. The 40 metres high clock tower is a popular gathering point for New Year and National Day countdown celebrations and parades.

Thean Hou Temple
A popular tourist spot, it is one of the largest and most ornate Buddhist temples in the region and attracts great number of devotees during major religious festivals.
*Opens 9am to 9pm daily.