Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. With massive skyscrapers, high-end shopping and a culture fueled by technology, Kuala Lumpur is a haven for trendsetters and trendsetters. More importantly, despite its rapid development, Kuala Lumpur still retains a connection with its roots.
Kuala Lumpur is full of popular tourist attractions and When you visit the city you will find a place that is always open to visitors, and there are so many things to do and places to see in Kuala Lumpur! If you had 48 hours in Kuala Lumpur, what would you do? Here are some great suggestions for you to refer to during your excursions.
Visit Petronas Tower
Located right in the city, the Petronas Twin Towers are one of the most important symbols in Malaysia. When you stand underneath the famous twin towers, it’s hard to believe they aren’t the tallest buildings in the world. Though that title disappeared in 2004, this impressive 88-story building is still a sight to behold.
There is much to see in the Petronas Towers. The ground floor of this famous tower is free to visit, but to visit more you will need to purchase a ticket. Two outstanding experiences at Petronas are the visit to the Skybridge connecting the two buildings and the Observation Deck on the 86th floor of the tower, where you will see a panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur.
Because the number of visitors here is very large and the observatory is also limited in the number of people in the time frame, you should buy online to be sure to have tickets to visit the Petronas tower.
Explore the city’s historic sites
Merdeka . Square
The square was once used as a baseball field during British colonial times. This was also on August 31, 1957, the first Prime Minister of Malaysia declared independence. The square is surrounded by heritage buildings in the center of Kuala Lumpur.
From Merdeka Square, you will see the Sultan Abdul Samad building, a building imbued with Islamic architecture. This used to be the Government Office when Malaysia was a British colony.
When you’re bored with Merdeka Square and the Sultan Abdul Samad building, walk to Masjid Jamek, the city’s oldest mosque. Surely you will be surprised by the architecture of this church.
Sri Mahamariamman Temple
Don’t forget to visit Sri Mahamariamman temple. This is the oldest Hindu temple and one of the must-visit places in Kuala Lumpur. The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is a huge, colorful structure and a great place to learn about the cross-cultural and religious mix that makes Kuala Lumpur so special.
Eat and drink at Bukit Bintang
When your stomach starts rumbling, head to Bukit Bintang and take a stroll at Jalan Alor’s “alcohol mecca”. The food here is very diverse, choose Malay, Thai and Chinese food to enjoy a great evening. Then pass by nearby Changkat Bukit Bintang, KL’s hottest nightlife area, to cap off your great day.
Visit Batu tu . cave
Get up early to depart for Batu Caves, one of Kuala Lumpur’s iconic tourist attractions. Here you’ll discover colorful Tamil-style temples, and see a 42-meter-tall golden statue of the Hindu god Lord Muruga guarding the entrance. And finally you will need to climb 272 steps to reach the main temple.
However, do not be discouraged, the main temple is located in the heart of a large cave that makes you feel really worthy for getting up early, climbing the stairs by the majestic beauty of nature combined with the hand-made architecture. created by humans.
A small note is that it is best not to bring food because the resident monkeys here are famous for stealing food from tourists’ backpacks.
Back in the city, spend some time exploring Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown to see a completely different culture than you saw the day before. People come here to immerse themselves in Chinese culture and eat some delicious street food. If you love shopping, head to Petaling Street in Chinatown! It’s a bustling place with lots of stalls where you can bargain everything. From colorful fabrics, souvenirs, clothes, handbags, shoes and even electronic items…
Enjoy the evening at an elevated restaurant or bar
End of next trip Kuala Lumpur at one of the restaurants and rooftop bars is quite interesting suggestion. If that’s your thing, head to the Helipad Lounge Bar, where you can literally drink cocktails on the helipad, with stunning 360° views.
If you’re up for a hearty dinner of wine and Italian cuisine, head to Troika Sky Dining, where you can enjoy gourmet delights while looking out over the city.
For a great nightclub scene, stop by Luna Bar (at the top of Pacific Recency Suites), one of the most luxurious nightclubs in Kuala Lumpur. The rooftop bar has two levels of play, with a pool, lounge and restaurant.