1. Petronas Twin Towers

Location: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Price online is MYR 120 per person. Includes skip-the-line ticket to the observation deck on the 86th floor, SkyBridge on the 41st/42nd floor and hotel pick-up/one-way transfer.

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Opening hours: 9 am to 9 pm
Nearest station: KLCC (KJ10 on KJL/LRT Kelana Jaya Line)

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More travel tips coming up! In the meantine, enjoy this quick list of attractions and tourist spots in Kuala Lumpur. To help with your trip planning, I’ve added links to the locations on Google Maps. Feel free to click/tap on the links posted. Then, use the “save” feature on the Google Maps app for easy reference. I’ve also shared photos from my Instagram feed. Use Instagram’s save feature for quick access to your travel/feed goals.

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2. KL Tower

Location: No. 2 Jalan Punchak Off, Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Discount price online is MYR 40 per adult for the observation deck entry ticket. Regular price is MYR 52 per adult. Observation Deck + Sky Deck + Sky Box discounted combo tickets cost MYR 91 per person.

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Opening hours: 9 am to 10 pm
Nearest stations: Bukit Nanas (MR8 on MRL/KL Monorail Line) and Dang Wangi (KJ12 on KJL/LRT Kelana Jaya Line)

3. Batu Caves

Location: Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Entry to the main temple is free.

Opening hours: 6 am to 9 pm
Nearest station: KC05 on KMUTER/KTM Port Klang Line

4. Merdeka Square

Location: Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free (Public space)

Opening hours: 24 hours
Nearest station: Masjid Jamek (KJ13 on KJL/LRT Kelana Jaya Line; S12 on AGL/LRT Ampang Line; SPL/LRT Sri Petaling Line)

5. Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Location: Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free to take pictures from the outside.

Opening hours: Open 24 hours except Saturday and Sunday
Nearest station: Masjid Jamek

Location: Dataran Merdeka, 27, Jalan Raja, 50050 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 9 am to 6:30 pm
Nearest station: Masjid Jamek

7. Thean Hou Temple

Location: 65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 9 am to 6 pm
Nearest station: Bangsar (KJ16 on KJL/LRT Kelana Jaya Line) and Mid Valley (KB01 on KMUTER/KTM Seremban Line). None of the stations are within easy walking distance to Thean Hou Temple, better go by taxi or Grab.

8. Central Market

Location: Central Market, Kasturi Walk @, 50050, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 10 am to 9:30 pm
Nearest station: Pasar Seni

9. Chinatown

Location: Petaling Street and surrounding areas. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free to walk around the public areas.

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm. Street vendors usually open at 3 pm onwards.
Nearest station: Pasar Seni (KJ14 on KJL/LRT Kelana Jaya Line)

10. Jalan Alor (Food Street)

Location: Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free (public space)

Opening hours: Usually 5pm to early morning.
Nearest station: Bukit Bintang (MR6 on MRL/KL Monorail Line)

11. Perdana Botanical Gardens (Lake Gardens)

Location: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free (public space)

Opening hours: 7 am to 8 pm
Nearest station: KL Sentral and Kuala Lumpur (KA02 on KMUTER/KTM Port Klang and Seremban Line)

12. National Mosque of Malaysia

Location: Jalan Perdana, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: From Mondays to Sundays (except Fridays), 9 am to 12 pm, 3 pm to 4 pm & 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. On Fridays, 3 pm to 4pm, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Nearest station: Pasar Seni (KJ14) and Kuala Lumpur (KA02)

13. Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Location: Perdana, Jalan Lembah, Perdana Botanical Gardens, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: MYR 14 per adult.

Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm
Nearest station: Pasar Seni (KJ14) and Kuala Lumpur (KA02)

14. KL Bird Park

Location: 920, Jalan Cenderawasih, Perdana Botanical Gardens, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Discount price online is MYR 29 per adult for the entry ticket with hotel pick-up (one-way transfer).

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Opening hours: 9 am to 6 pm
Nearest station: None within easy walking distance.

15. National Palace (Istana Negara)

Location: Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim, Bukit Damansara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free to take pictures outside the main gate.

Nearest station: None within easy walking distance.

16. National Museum of Malaysia

Location: Jabatan Muzium Malaysia, Jalan Damansara, Tasik Perdana, 50566 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: MYR 5 per adult

Opening hours: 9 am to 6 pm
Nearest station: KL Sentral and Kuala Lumpur

17. National Monument of Malaysia

Location: Jalan Parlimen, Kuala Lumpur, 50480. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 7 am to 6 pm
Nearest station: None within easy walking distance.

18. Sunway Lagoon

Location: 3, Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Discount price online is MYR 110 per adult for the 1-day entry ticket. Regular price is MYR 120 per adult.

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Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm
Jump-off stations: Subang Jaya (KD09) and Kelana Jaya (KJ24)

19. Lake Titiwangsa

Location: 6, Lorong Titiwangsa, Titiwangsa, 53200 Kuala Lumpur. Save on Google Maps.

Admission/Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 24/7
Nearest station: Titiwangsa (S16 on AGL/LRT Ampang and Sri Petaling Line)

Putrajaya

Location: Putrajaya, Malaysia. Save on Google Maps.

What places have you added to your bucketlist? Have you been to beautiful places in Kuala Lumpur that should be on this list? Feel free to share your thoughts!

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Where to Stay in Kuala Lumpur

KLCC offers the best location for travelers set on a splurge. Book your stay at a hotel with a grand view of the Petronas Towers & KL Tower.

For more budget-friendly options, head to Bukit Bintang, KL Sentral or Chinatown. These areas are also within the city center & offer a convenient location for sightseeing and shopping. Choose a hotel/hostel within easy walking distance from an MRT/LRT/Monorail station.

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Splurge / KLCC

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Ahyu Hotel

Budget / Chinatown

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Backhome KL

Budget / Chinatown

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Amethyst Love Guesthouse

Budget Backpacker / Bukit Bintang

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KLBackpacker.com

Budget Backpacker / Bukit Bintang

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