Posted on Oct 13th, 2017
The Top Five things to do at KL Tower
When you're visiting Malaysia's capital city, you simply cannot miss the Kuala Lumpur Tower. This is something that tourists, expats and locals all agree on.
As one of the city’s most distinguishing landmarks, this is the ultimate tourist destination. The KL Tower’s height rises to almost 1,400 feet, making it the seventh-tallest freestanding tower in the world. Whether you're a food connoisseur, a thrill-seeker or even a nature fan, the KL Tower has surprisingly plenty to offer.
The Atmosphere 360 Revolving Restaurant
Don't miss an opportunity to eat amongst the clouds! Atmosphere 360 is located at the upper levels of KL Tower Malaysia and is the highest restaurant in the country. It offers spectacular views to go with the delicious fare at the restaurant. Just imagine taking photos of yourself dining at the top of the city!
Blue Coral Aquarium
From the soaring heights of the restaurant to deep down below sea level, you can't miss this fantastic aquarium. Discover colorful and exotic marine animals to in breathtaking surroundings of the aquarium. The faint-hearted should be warned though, as you are likely to catch sight of a few sharks!
XD Motion Theater
This ride simulator located at the tower base proves you do not have to go far to have the ride of your life! Take a seat on a ride with 6D screen, fast motion seating and simulated 2G gravity, and go through a journey filled with interactive light and surreal wind effects. Fasten your seatbelts, because this attraction will ambush all of your senses for maximum enjoyment.
An Ancient Tree
Who says man’s achievements can't exist in harmony with nature? Kuala Lumpur is best known as a modern city that coexists with culture and heritage. This unique, century-old jelutong tree is located in the grounds of the KL Tower. The tower is famously built around the tree to ensure the tree’s magnificent life and history is beautifully preserved and respected.
KL Forest Eco-Park
The Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve can be reached directly from the tower. Make sure to try out the famous Canopy Walk for an exhilarating experience. The canopy walk takes you as high as 21 meters and if you’re feeling particularly hungry, you can organize a small picnic at the Bamboo Walk and campsite areas. The trails are fairly easy to trek, which makes it perfect for families!
KL Tower Observation Deck
Get your heart pumping with these panoramic views, likely to be the best you will ever witness! Adrenaline junkies should head to the even higher Sky Deck. Once a year, the tower hosts a base-jump event at the top, attracting thrill-seekers from around the world. For regular visitors, you can achieve the same thrill from the safe confines of the observation deck.
KL Tower Ticket Price
Ticket prices vary. For more accurate and up-to-date prices, please go here.
KL Tower Opening Times
The deck opens from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
For more information on tours and activities in Kuala Lumpur, contact the friendly concierge desk at Sunway Putra Hotel. Book online now!
Posted on Sep 25th, 2017
Kuala Lumpur Attractions: Top Things To Do in KLCC Malaysia
The Kuala Lumpur City Centre or simply KLCC is a 100-acre site that serves as a multi-purpose development area in Malaysia's capital city. With a large number of commercial centers, office buildings, and hotels within the vicinity, it goes without saying that there is nothing you cannot find on this site.
There is no doubt why it's called as a city within the city. If you are planning to travel here soon, here are five of the best things you can do:
1. Get a Spectacular 360° View of Kuala Lumpur
The KLCC tower is the perfect place to do this. Dubbed as the Twin Jewels of Kuala Lumpur, the Petronas Twin Towers still own the record as the world's tallest twin towers.
2. Shop at the KLCC Mall
The Suria KLCC Shopping Mall is the best place to go if you want to buy from high-end brands and designer stores. But just in case you are on a tight budget, you can still find mid-range brands inside the mall.
3. Visit the Interactive Science Museum
The Petrosains is located on the fourth floor of Suria KLCC. It features a real museum, an IMAX 3D Cinema, and an iWerks Theatre that will help you entertainingly learn about science and technology.
4. Take Part in Events at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
The huge convention center is loaded with regular events. In fact, it serves as one of the competition venues of the 2017 Southeast Asian Games. Check out KLCC's official website to see which upcoming events grab your attention.
5. Watch the Dancing Water Fountain at the Park
Just next to the convention center lies the KLCC park in Kuala Lumpur. You could swim at the public pool, jog in the morning, and take your kids to the playground. Not to mention, watch the spectacular dancing water fountain.
KLCC opening hours
10.00am to 10.00pm 7 days a week (Open on public holidays)
Kuala Lumpur 50088, Malaysia
After exploring the Kuala Lumpur City Centre, head to the Sunway Putra Hotels for a five-star hotel experience. The Sunway Putra Hotels is located in Jalan Putra, just a 10-minute drive away from the KLCC. Contact us for more info and book a room. We offer a free shuttle service to KLCC to our beloved guests.
Posted on Sep 15th, 2017
Quench Your Shopping Thirst at Pavilion KL, A Shopping Paradise
If you’re itching for a shopping fix while in Kuala Lumpur, then there should only be one name on your mind: Pavilion!
Pavilion KL is a mall with eight different shopping precincts, located in Bukit Bintang. The 7-level complex has more than 450 stores, from international fashion brands to gourmet selections! The vast array of choices it offers has made Pavilion Shopping Mall into one of the most famous spots for both tourists and locals.
From Fashion to Furniture: a Shopping Paradise
Are you looking for a Rolex watch or Prada heels? How about a Lacoste or an Esprit? Big-name brands converge in the premises of Pavilion! One of its sections, the Couture Pavilion, serves as the go-to place for all the fashionistas of KL. Another, Fashion Avenue, hosts several shops that cater to trendy clothing finds.
Of course, the mall doesn’t exist solely for fashion. One of the most famous stores in Pavilion is the Times Bookstore, where you can find your next great read. There are also different art stores that go hand-in-hand with art exhibitions that are open to the public. The upper floors house the furniture stores, which would make any home as fashionable as its occupants.
Mercato, a huge supermarket brand, has also opened its doors on the first floor. You can do all your grocery shopping here! Want to get dolled up? Go to the Beauty Hall, where several spas and salons are lined up.
Food Options to Refill Energy while Shopping
Of course, there are various food-stops for those who need to fill up while shopping. The Food Republic food court is located on the first floor, and the Dining Loft is on the seventh. There’s also an al-fresco option at Connection, where the Golden Screen Cinemas are also located! Convenience is a priority in this shopping mall, and should you ever need assistance you can ring up the Pavilion contact number (+60 3-2118 8833) to get help.
Pavilion KL Address
Pavilion address: 168, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
All Roads Lead to Pavilion
You can’t miss the Pavilion Architecture with its iconic post-modern look. You can pretty much walk to it from any hotel in Bukit Bintang!
But we’re all for convenience, and the best route is to take the free shuttle that runs between Sunway Putra Hotels and Pavilion every 11:30 AM, 4 PM, 7 PM, and 9:30 PM! So you can shop till you drop and go back to one of KL’s best hotels with ease. Contact Sunway Putra Hotels to book a room and make your KL shopping experience your best one yet!