Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

The sprawling capital city of Kuala Lumpur, known colloquially as KL, is a metropolis of cultural treasures, amazing architecture and tropical outdoor spaces, just waiting to be explored. Geography-wise, KL was once part of, and is today surrounded by, the state of Selangor. There are plenty of things to do in Kuala Lumpur, and for those who wish to venture further out, Selangor is just nearby.

Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square)

The birthplace of the nation, Dataran Merdeka or Independence Square is surrounded by beautiful heritage buildings. Contact +603 2617 9000 …

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Masjid Jamek (Jamek Mosque)

With its white and vermilion-coloured minarets and domes, open arcades surrounded by coconut palms and a unique location at the …

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Islamic Arts Museum

The Islamic Arts Museum, or Muzium Kesenian Islam, houses magnificent artifacts from all corners of the Islamic world, including the …

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Masjid Negara (National Mosque)

The design of Masjid Negara, or the National Mosque of Malaysia, combines elements from modern architecture and traditional Islamic art, …

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Muzium Negara

The National Museum’s priceless collection of exhibits include weaponry, coins, national costumes, nobility’s headwear, artwork, musical instruments, jewelry, Shadow Theatre …

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National Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negara)

Founded by Malaysia’s first prime minister in 1958, the National Art Gallery (Balai Seni Negara) houses the most complete collection …

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Panggung Bandaraya (City Theatre)

More than 100 years old, Panggung Bandaraya is a heritage building gazetted under Malaysia’s National Heritage Act. Contact +603 2602 …

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Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park

Over 5,000 exotic butterflies of various sizes and colors roam the Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, where a massive net stretched …

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Istana Budaya (National Theatre)

Inaugurated in 1999, Istana Budaya is widely regarded as one of Kuala Lumpur’s first architectural attractions due to its sophisticated …

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