collaborative post | Get a Malaysia visit visa from Dubai and enjoy a seamless trip to Kuala Lumpur, the largest city in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is a city full of diversity in culture, religion, and cuisine.
Here are the top 8 things to do in Kuala Lumpur:
1. Embark on a culinary adventure at Lot 10 Hutong
Kuala Lumpur lives to eat. The food here is a blend of Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisine, thus the endless varieties and flavors. At Lot 10 Hutong, you will have the best of the local Chinese cuisine; Lim Liam Kee offers the best Hokkien and Penang Famous Fried Koay Teow for stir-fried rice noodles. For other food adventures, visit the Sri Nirwana Maju for banana-leaf rice, an Indian cuisine,
Madam Kwan’s for signature local dishes, and Wong Ah Wah in Jalan Alor for street food.
2. Shopping spree at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
Pavilion KL is a sprawling mall packed with shops and bistros with luxury fashion houses as well as local brands. Suria KLCC is also a 15-minute walk from Pavilion and offers more shopping options.
The perfect time to shop is during the holiday season, as you can easily snag a bargain.
3. Stand at the pinnacle of Kuala Lumpur: The Petronas Twin Towers
A trip to Kuala Lumpur is incomplete until you go to the Petronas Twin Towers, which was once the tallest building in the world. From the top, you get a view of the city or purchase tickets online for a guided tour.
Capture photos of the towers from KLCC Park or the Pavilion Mall. For dynamic photos of the city with the towers in the background, take photos from the Sky Deck at KL Tower.
If traveling with children, visit the Petrosains, a science museum inside Suria KLCC. The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra at the twin towers will also entertain you more.
4. Experience the local art culture by visiting the independent galleries in the city
the KL art scene is one to look up to. Here traditional fort art meets modern design; you get to chat with local artists, watch performances, and get souvenirs to take home with you.
Check out GMBB KL for independent creative exhibits in the middle of the city and Gerimis for a glance at indigenous art and culture.
Join a workshop at the Godown to interact with the locals and meet creatives showcasing art, writing, music, or cooking at Temu House.
5. Party at Changkat Bukit Bintang
Kuala Lumpur’s premier party sport, Changkat Bukit Bintang, comes to life with bright lights and thumping music as the sun sets. Old Shanghai, a structure after the early Chinese city in the 1900s, allows you to pair trademark cocktails with dim sum.
For refreshing cocktails, you can also go to Rabbit Hole, which is a café by day and a bar by night.
Jazz fanatics can go to No Black Tie or Jao Tim for KL jazz live. Other fun places to let loose and party include the Pahit, PS150, and Merdekayra.
6. Eat as you bargain for merchandise the Petaling Street
Commonly known as KL’s Chinatown, Petaling Street has grown to be more diverse, with merchandise-packed shops and food stalls on every corner. Famous dishes include Bak Kwa and Vermicelli with clams served at Lai Foong Lala Noodles.
Prices of merchandise vary greatly in Petaling Street, so check out several shops and try bargaining before purchasing.
7. Applaud the Many Religious sites
Despite Islam being the primary religion in Ma Malaysia, the multiple ethnic groups in the country mean there will be churches and temples dotted around the city.
Jamek Mosque has been a prominent landmark in Kuala Lumpur for the longest time, while Thean Hou Temple amazes many with its outstanding architecture. There are Hindu shrines positioned in the middle of limestone caves at the Bantu Caves.
8. Dine betwixt skyscrapers at Troika Sky Dining
Dine at either of the six restaurants, including the Fuego and Bar Trigona at the Four Seasons Hotel. Thanks to the good weather all year round, it’s always a perfect time for a rooftop bar or restaurant in Kuala Lumpur.