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Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur’s top attractions

  • Head to the top of the Petronas Twin Towers, once recognized as the tallest buildings in the world.
  • Visit the Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve and KL Bird Park. These urban jungles are home to local flora and fauna and easily accessible via public transportation.
  • Shop at more than 60 malls in this fashion destination. Some popular spots are in the Golden Triangle area, including Suria KLCC and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
  • Explore Kuala Lumpur’s many neighborhoods, which reflect the region’s ethnic, religious and cultural diversity.

Best time to travel to Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia’s diversity is reflected in different events throughout the year, including the Chinese New Year in February, the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations to close the Muslim holy month of Ramadan and a Christmas Festival in December. Another popular holiday is Hari Merdeka, Malaysia's Independence Day, on August 31, celebrated with parades and open-air concerts.