Do you ask yourself what can I do in Kuala Lumpur? Read our article and inspire yourself with 10 things to do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

10. Kuala Lumpur Bird park

Relax in this quiet part of Kuala Lumpur (also called “KL”). Stroll around in this beautiful park and admire more than 200 species of birds in this huge aviary. You can also buy food from a vending machine and feed birds from your hand 🙂 Take some pictures with various birds standing on your shoulders (for a fee). The cool thing is that you can avoid the sun in the shades of majestic trees.


9. Chinatown at Jalan Petaling street

Find here tons and tons of various goods. Feel the atmosphere of this busy street. Buy something to eat from mobile stalls or a T-shirt as a souvenir. Don’t forget to bargain 🙂

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Jalan Petaling, Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

8. Sri Maha Mariamman temple

Take off your shoes, enter and admire this amazing colorful hindu temple near Chinatown. If you get lucky you can experience hindu wedding 🙂

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Sri Maha Mariamman, Kuala Lumpur

7. Buy a drink or two at best bars in KL

If you are wondering what things to do in Kuala Lumpur at night enjoy the best views on Petronas Twin Towers from the 33th floor of Traders hotel with a drink in your hand. Welcome to Skybar, the No. 1 Nightlife site on TripAdvisor  🙂 Best time to come here is on Saturdays when the music is in full force. Or you can visit Marini’s on 57 and enjoy the views from here 🙂

In SkyBar, Kuala Lumpur

In SkyBar, Kuala Lumpur

6. Merdeka square (Independence square) 

Located right in front of beautiful Kuala Lumpur landmark – Sultan Abdul Samad building. The independence of Malaysia from the crown was declared here by lowering down the Union flag and hoisting the Malaysian flag on the 31st of August 1957. In certain days the traffic is excluded and the place is full of kids with skateboards or just sitting on the grass and enjoying the day. Not far from here is Masjid Jamek – one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur located on the confluence of Gombak river and Klang river.

Sultan Abdul Samad building, Kuala Lumpur

In certain days the traffic is excluded from Merdeka square

Merdeka square

Merdeka square

5. Kuala Lumpur Tower (KL Tower or KL Menara)

Admire the whole city of Kuala Lumpur and its surroundings from this 7th tallest free standing tower in the world (421 meter tall). Buy a souvenir or two on the observation deck and enjoy 5D cinema near the entrance to the tower.

KL Tower, Kuala Lumpur

View on KL from KL Tower

4. Shop till you drop in Kuala Lumpur and eat at Jalan Alor

Kuala Lumpur is the shopping city. You can find here various brands, even the most expensive. If you want to shop, go to Suria KLCC – under Petronas Twin Towers. Or head to the main shopping district Bukit Bintang where you find Pavilion KL, Starhill and Fahrenheit 88. Make sure you visit Jalan Alor where you can chose from many options to eat as this is the famous street food in KL.

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Starhill, Kuala Lumpur

Pavillion KL

Shopping centre, Kuala Lumpur

3. Luxury accommodation in Kuala Lumpur for competitive prices

KL offers the number of options for accommodation. From hostels, guesthouses, apartments to quality hotels. Book 5star hotel from 100 EUR. We can recommend you to spend at least one night at Traders hotel. It is connected to Suria KLCC so you can get there avoiding rain or high temperatures. Room with the view on Petronas Twin Towers is simply amazing.

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Traders Hotel

2.Batu caves

Some of the things to do in Kuala Lumpur are off the track and you have to travel a little to get to them. Don’t miss these amazing caves which serve as hindu temples. Climb 272 steps to the cave and admire colorful temples. There’s a huge gold statue of god Murugan in front of the caves. Be careful, the monkeys are rude and hungry (but rather don’t feed them) 🙂

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Batu Caves

1. Petronas Twin Towers

This iconic 451,9 m tall building was designed by argentinian architect Césare Pelli. Petronas Twin Towers were the tallest buildings in the world until 2004. Make sure you reserve tickets to Petronas Twin Towers in advance via internet. Be aware that on Mondays twin towers are closed. There are many thing to do in Kuala Lumpur City Centre where Petronas Twin Towers are located. You can stroll through beautiful botanical park under twin towers with flora typical for Southeast Asia, shop in Suria KLCC shopping centre or go to Aquarium KLCC.

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Petronas Twin Towers

Make sure you choose right things to do in Kuala Lumpur for you whether you stay one day or a week . We hope that we inspired you and we wish you a pleasant stay 🙂