Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia is a tourist’s paradise, thanks for the fabulous beaches, the blue sea, the food culture and also the shopping corners. Kuala Lumpur is house to citizens from all across the world, specially Indians, from various part of the country. This makes the city a beautiful milieu of cultural mixes, and thus have a lot to offer to the tourists.
The six best things that every tourist must visit in Kuala Lumpur are both man-made and natural, and must be included in every visitor’s itinerary. So, let’s check on what the city has to offer-
>> Menara Kuala Lumpur Tower- Speaking of towers in Kuala Lumpur, we automatically think of the Petronas Towers. However, another one that is equally majestic and probably more beautiful is the Menara KL Tower. Standing atop the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve, the Menara KL Tower has a height of 421 mtrs and is the world’s 5th tallest structure. The tower has glass flooring, which It gives a spectacular view of the city.
>> Sunway Lagoon Theme Park- A water theme park, a wildlife resort and a complex for adventurous sports, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park has all in one. Located in Petaling Jaya, this park offers theme park rides, interactive games, wave and surf pools, a zoo and also features dining and shopping options for those who want to grab some souvenirs.
>> Sultan Abdul Samad building- Built in 1897, this building is among one Kuala Lumpur’s oldest Moorish- style building, featuring gothic western influences in the architecture. It houses a 41.2 m high clock tower and is now used as the office of Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. It is one of the city’s most important tourist attractions and a historical landmark.
>> Jamek Mosque- Jamek Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Malaysia, and like the Sultan Abdul Samad building, it also sports a Moorish architectural style. Behind the mosque, the Klang and the Gombak rivers meet, which gives the place a beautiful view.
>> Butterfly Park- Butterfly Park is home to thousands of different colors of beautiful butterflies, with over 150 species. The park is designed to resemble a forest and features walkways, footpaths, lakes, ponds and gazebos for the tourists to enjoy the view. Also, there is an abundance of local flora and fauna to enjoy as well.
>> Istana Negara- Istana Negara is the former palace of the Malaysian king, which has been turned into a museum post 2011. Tourists can learn about the history of the royal kings of Malaysia, the artefact of which are well stored in the museum. Visitors can also the changing of the guard ceremony to witness Malaysia’s royal and official ceremonial traditions.
Kuala Lumpur doesn’t disappoint anyone and has something to everyone, irrespective of ages and budgets.
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