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Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide

Everything You Need to Know about Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia, boasting gleaming skyscrapers, colonial architecture, charming locals, and a myriad of natural attractions. Divided into numerous districts, its main hub is called the Golden Triangle which comprises Bukit Bintang, KLCC and Chinatown. KL is widely recognised for numerous landmarks, including Petronas Twin Towers (the world’s tallest twin skyscrapers), Petaling Street flea market, and Batu Caves, which is over 400 million years old.

With frequent sales events throughout the year, expansive shopping malls like Pavilion KL and Suria KLCC are also among the biggest tourist attractions in the city, hosting a wide range of upmarket labels from all over the world. Plus, if you need more reason to love Kuala Lumpur, there is the abundance of gastronomic delights – with thousands of hawker stalls, cafes, and restaurants serving every imaginable type of delicacies. Not convinced yet? Read our 10 Must See and Do list!

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Where to Stay in Kuala Lumpur

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Hotels in Kuala Lumpur cater to a wide range of budget, style, and preference, boasting spacious guestrooms with impressive city views, impeccable service, and quality facilities for a truly enjoyable stay experience. From stylish boutique hotels for backpackers to exquisite five-star properties for affluent travellers, these accommodation options are strategically set within prominent KL districts where you’re never too far from the city’s must-visit attractions, shopping, nightlife and dining venues.

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    10 Best Luxury Hotels

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    10 Best Affordable Hotels

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    Top 10 Hotels in Bukit Bintang

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    Top 10 Hotels in KLCC

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    10 Best Centrally Located Hotels in KL

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10 Must See in Kuala Lumpur

Top 10 Must See in KL

There’s so much to see and do and unless you’re spending more than a fortnight here or you’ve got a local guide, you’re Read More...

Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC)

Petronas Twin Towers

Built in 1998 and standing at 452 meters-high. The towers' design and architecture are inspired by Islamic art with a Read More...

Menara KL Tower

Menara KL Tower

Menara Kuala Lumpur is easily Malaysia’s most recognizable and popular landmark. Constructed in 1994, this gleaming Read More...

KL Top 10 Tours

Top 10 Kuala Lumpur Tours

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KL City Tours

Kuala Lumpur City Tours

These tours take you to explore fascinating sights in and around the city. Enjoy visits to historical monuments, Read More...

Airport Transfer

KL Airport Transfers (KLIA)

Enjoy convenient transport from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to the city via our efficient transfer Read More...

Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang

This area is so popular simply because it caters for almost every taste and budget when it comes to shopping. You'll be Read More...

KLCC

KLCC

Shopping is KLCC's main feature and the most popular mall in the area is the Suria KLCC nestled between the Petronas Read More...

Chinatown

Chinatown

KL's Chinatown is not just known as a stronghold of Chinese culture, but what really makes it popular is the fantastic Read More...

KL Sentral

KL Sentral

KL Sentral houses an impressive array of luxury hotels, local and international eateries with easy access to Malaysia’s Read More...

Bangsar

Bangsar

 The streets of Bangsar, mainly in Telawi and Maarof, are littered with night clubs, pubs and bistros, making it Read More...

Jalan Ampang

Ampang

The old mansions belonging to the tin tycoons at the turn of the century, these old ancestral homes line the streets in Read More...

Chow Kit

Chow Kit

Chow Kit is an atmospheric, localised area of Kuala Lumpur city centre, filled with rows and rows of long-established Read More...

Petaling Jaya

Petaling Jaya

Petaling Jaya, known as 'PJ', declared as a city, but it is still mainly an urban area to accommodate the large Read More...

Putrajaya

Putrajaya Attractions A-Z

Putrajaya is Malaysia's third and latest Federal Territory. Much organisation and planning have gone into the Read More...

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  • Holy Rosary Church

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Top 10 Shoppings

10 Best KL Shopping Malls

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5 Best Street Markets in Kuala Lumpur

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Suria KLCC

Suria KLCC

At the foot of the Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC is a six-storey mall that houses top international brands, a Read More...

What To Buy in Kuala Lumpur

What To Buy in KL

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Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Shopping Mall

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Housing over 450 stores, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is the city’s haute couture shopping Mecca: brands available here range Read More...

Publika, Solaris Dutamas

Publika Shopping Mall

Publika is an upscale neighbourhood shopping mall located in Solaris Dutamas, Sri Hartamas, a sprawling up-and-coming Read More...

Top 10 Restaurants in KL

KL 10 Best Restaurants

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10 Best Romantic Restaurants in KL

10 Best Romantic Restaurants in KL

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10 Best Cafes in Kuala Lumpur

Our 10 Best Cafes in Kuala Lumpur offer tantalising all-day brunch fare, quality coffee and tea, as well as sinfully Read More...

Jalan Alor

Jalan Alor

One of KL's most iconic attractions, Jalan Alor is well-loved not just for its diverse and affordable food offerings but Read More...

Top 10 Trendy Restaurants

Top 10 Trendy Restaurants

Our Top 10 Trendy Kuala Lumpur Restaurants list is a guide to Kuala Lumpur’s most fashionable yet reasonably-priced Read More...

10 Great Local Restaurants in KL

10 Great Local Restaurants in KL

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10 Best Nightlife in KL

Top 10 KL Nightlife

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10 Great Rooftop Bars

10 Great Rooftop Bars

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Changkat Bukit Bintang Nightlife

Changkat Bukit Bintang Nightlife

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5 KL Bazaar Ramadan

5 KL Bazaar Ramadan

Come Ramadhan, Kuala Lumpur’s streets turn into massive street food fiestas called Bazaar Ramadan, when all the stops Read More...

Hari Raya Aidifitri

Hari Raya Aidilfitri, more known as Eid-ul-fitr, is an annual celebration marking the end of fasting month for Muslims. Read More...

Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur

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Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands has moderate climate with daytime temperatures at 25°C and 18°C at night - conducive for growing Read More...

Genting Highlands

Genting Highlands

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Fraser's Hill

Fraser's Hill

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KL Monorail

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Kuala Lumpur Airports

KL Airports Information

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Kuala Lumpur Maps

Kuala Lumpur Maps

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Getting Around in Kuala Lumpur

Getting Around in KL

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Airport Transfer

KL Airport Transfers (KLIA)

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KL Light Rail Transit (LRT)

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