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The Top 10 Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, when translated to English, means Muddy Estuary but when you really look at the place as a whole, its moniker doesn’t do the place justice.

You will find plenty of tourist attractions in Malaysia’s capital city and whether you decide to have an adventure alone or with a gorgeous girl escort, it is entirely up to you.

Today, I am going to go over some of the top places to visit in Kuala Lumpur.

1. Suria KLCC

For those of you who do not know, the abbreviation, KLCC, actually stands for
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Anyway, the Suria KLCC is located at the feet of the Petronas Towers and is considered as one of the premier shopping complexes in Malaysia.

It contains a lot of boutique shops, restaurants, and designer brands, one could consider this a haven for shopaholics.

2. KLCC Park

Kuala Lumpur is home to a lot of high-rise structures, but if you want to take a temporary respite from the bustling city life, you can head on over to the KLCC park.

This 20-hectare land is filled with greenery and within the area, you can find waterfalls, fountains, play pools, and even a fully-equipped children’s playground as well.

3. Royal Selangor Visitor Centre

This is one of the only places in Malaysia that manufactures Pewter, which is an alloy that is built mostly of copper and tin.

That being said, the Royal Selangor
Visitor Centre
is a hidden gem in the busy city because you can actually buy pieces of pewter jewelry here which is perfect for souvenirs.

4. Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang is a place where you can find a lot of different tourist destinations. If you want to find some eateries, this is the place to be. If you want to go shopping, you can head on over here as well.

Some of the shopping centers and food courts that you can find include the Pavilion Mall, Low Yat Plaza, and Lot 10, and the Berjaya Times Square.

5. Thean Hou Temple

This Taoist and Buddhist temple was established in 1989 by Malaysia’s local Chinese community and it is dedicated to the Goddess Tian Hou, which is considered to be the Queen of Heaven.

The temple ground and the temple itself is an architectural marvel as you can see that both modern and traditional styles are meld together to form one unified design.

6. Pavilion

Located in Bukit Bintang, the Pavilion Mall is definitely one of the most premier shopping malls in the city.

It is home to more than 450 retail outlets, cinemas, food courts, restaurants, and designer brands.

7. Chan See Shu Yuen Temple

Located just at the end of Petaling Street, the Chan See Shu Yuen Temple was established in the 1900s and what I like about the temple is that it is made of ceramic sculptures. On the inside, you can find many paintings and carvings that are perfect for your social media accounts.

8. National Monument

This amazing bronze monument was built to commemorate the brave soldiers that have died for the country’s independence. Sculpted by Felix de Weldon in 1966, this monument is one of the biggest bronze monuments in the world.

9. Muzium Negara

Otherwise known simply as the National Museum, Muzium Negara was built in 1898 and is home to Malaysia’s historical exhibits.

10. KL Forest Eco Park

Previously called the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, the forest Eco-park remains to be one of the best forest reserves in the entire Asian continent.

You can find many walkways that you can traverse at your leisure, but what I really love about the place is that you can definitely feel that you are one with nature.