Discover the fascinating sights and sounds of Kuala Lumpur, all within easy access from Sunway Putra Hotel.
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Petronas Twin Towers
Currently the world’s tallest two freestanding towers, the 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers soars to a dizzying height of 452m above the city skyline. Situated within the towers is a shopping centre (Suria KLCC), Petronas Philharmonic Hall, home of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Petronas Performing Arts Group.
Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) Park
The 20-hectare park outside the Petronas Twin Towers offers visitors a reprieve from the city’s hustle and bustle. It is a popular spot with tourists and locals alike especially during weekends.
Menara Kuala Lumpur
Situated atop Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve in the heart of KL district, this 421m high concrete tower is Asia’s tallest and the forth tallest in the world
Located on the fringe of the Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens, the National Museum serves as the principal museum in the country providing interesting insights into the history, political development, culture, economy, arts, sports as well as flora and fauna of the country.
Malaysia Tourist Information Complex (MATIC)
Built in 1935 as the residence of Eu Tong Seng, a wealthy tin miner, this historical landmark served as the war office of the British Army and the headquarters of the Japanese Army during World War II. It was renovated in 1988 for its present use as a one-stop tourist information complex.
The National Theatre (Istana Budaya)
Designed as a functional building which not only reflects the beauty of form, the National Theatre is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment while retaining the national heritage and traditional Malay design. Drama, dance and musical performances are held regularly.
Situated at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak Rivers in downtown KL, the mosque forms a startling contrast against city skyline.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
This Moorish-inspired landmark with a shiny copper dome and 40m high clock tower serves as the backdrop for major events such as the National Day Parade on August 31.
Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka)
Facing the Sultan Abdul Samad Building is Dataran Merdeka or Merdeka Square, an immaculately tufted 8.2 hectare area of historical interest with the world’s tallest flagpole.
KL’s very own Chinatown is a hive of sounds and activities located in the heart of KualaLumpur It is a popular place for bargain hunters offering a variety of goods from dresses and shoes to fabrics, costume jewellery and more. There are also a number of restaurants serving authentic local Chinese cuisine.
Located along Jalan Hang Kasturi, a few minutes away from Petaling Street (Chinatown), Central Market was built in 1888 as a wet market. The Malaysian Heritage Society has since classified it as a heritage site and is now a tourist landmark displaying a wide variety of Malaysian arts, crafts and attractive souvenirs.
National Art Gallery
Located at Jalan Temerloh, the National Art Gallery is flanked by the National Theatre and the National Library. Facilities include creative centre, a sculpture garden, a photography and graphics studio, an auditorium, a library, a restoration space bookshop and a café.
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
One of the largest bird parks in the region, the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park houses over 5,000 birds has a 3.2 hectare free flight aviary and a 0.5 hectare specially devoted to the hornbills.
National Mosque (Masjid Negara)
This uniquely designed mosque embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation. Standing prominently against the skyline is the sleek and stylish 73m minaret.
National Monument (Tugu Negara)
Designed by the famous sculptor, Felix de Weldon, this 15.54m high bronze monument was constructed in 1966 to honor the country’s fallen heroes during the Communist insurgency. It is one of the largest freestanding sculptures in the world and located within the tranquil Lake Gardens and close to Parliament House.
This blue-domed structure situated on a hill in KL Lake Gardens has a space theatre, space shows, movies and space science exhibits.
Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens
KL’s most popular park, located at Jalan Perdana is built around two lakes .Spread across 91.6 hectares of tropical garden,it is a pleasant oasis within the city providing a cool and soothing environment as one walks through a vista of exotic blooms and foliage, imposing sculptures, creative theme parks and majestic rain trees.