Uniquely Kuala Lumpur
There is a lot to love about Kuala Lumpur – boasting crazy sales, intermix of glittering skyscrapers and cultural sites, scrumptious food, and picturesque green lungs. Which is your favourite pick? Whatever your choice may be, Kuala Lumpur is bound to leave an affectionate imprint on your memory. If you are having difficulty narrowing down the list, don’t worry! we’ve got you covered with these unique activities.
Shop till you drop
Love to shop? You’ll find Kuala Lumpur is a shopper’s paradise, with all your favourite leading designer labels plus fashionable boutiques and bustling street markets. Bangsar is a wonderful place to find local boutiques and upcoming designers. Bukit Bintang sets the pace for sensational shopping experience from top international brands to high street fashion. While for irresistible discounts and bargains, visit shopping spots such as Little India, China Town, Masjid India, and Central Market.
A trip to Kuala Lumpur is not complete without a visit to the world’s tallest twin towers. The Petronas Twin Towers are an architectural marvel. We encourage you to be creative with your posing and try out as many spots until you get the perfect selfie. When illumined at night, the towers dazzle the entire Kuala Lumpur skyline. The synchronised water fountain and light display at night are not to be missed too!
Are you a frequent base jumper? Kuala Lumpur Tower plays host to KL Tower BASE Jump. This would be the ultimate extreme sports event for thrill seekers. It’s best to verify the dates and requirement criteria ahead of time. If that’s too extreme, the observation deck in KL Tower offers the best views in town.
Recently the Malaysian art scene has seen a renaissance, with budding talents nurtured under Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. The city is filled with an incredible selection of entertainment, whether its traditional Malay art scenes, cultural shows, orchestras, plays, or contemporary performances. There will always be something that peaks your interest. Istana Budaya, Malaysia Philharmonic Orchestra, and Sutra House offer a slice of Malaysian culture in each performance. Spend a fun evening immersing yourself in the art scene and support Malaysia’s theatrical performing arts scene.
You’ll find that Kuala Lumpur has a charming array of colonial historical buildings, and natural wonders await the intrepid adventurer. What better way to begin a guided walking tour than at Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square)? /The two-and-a-half-hour walk covers century-old structures like the copper-domed Sultan Abdul Samad building, St Mary’s Cathedral, the Victorian Fountain, and eight other famous sites surrounding Dataran Merdeka. History is revitalised through the Old KL and Nature Walk as it takes you from Loke Chow Kit mansion through Chinatown as well as Central Market, Jamek Mosque, Sin Sze Si Ya Temple and the KL Forest EcoPark at Bukit Nanas: tropical rainforest reserve covering 9.37 hectares in the heart of the city.
We bet all these activities have got you hungry! Kuala Lumpur is a big city with an even bigger appetite. As a melting pot of various Asian heritage and culture, Kuala Lumpur offers an array of scrumptious local delicacies namely nasi lemak, roti canai, char keow teow, and cendol. You can choose to dine in high-end restaurants or humble hawker stalls, and you will not be disappointed with the burst of flavour Malaysian cuisine has to offer.