Kuala Lumpur and its wonderful secrets

Kuala Lumpur, the largest city in Malaysia, hides many secrets and adventures. Join us for this tour through this magnificent city and discover everything you can do and know in this wonderful place.

Kuala Lumpur it's absolutely fascinating and, in short, there are many reasons we have to visit this magnificent city, would you like to meet them?

The secrets of Kuala Lumpur

1. The Petronas Towers

These gigantic towers still retain the title of tallest twins in the world, and it was not until 2003 when they were surpassed as the tallest buildings by the Taipei 101 tower in Taiwan.

Petronas Towers - Anton Akhmatov

These impressive towers have a height of 452 meters. With its 88 floors and the walkway that connects both skyscrapers, they have become one of the best known symbols of Kuala Lumpur.

«Architecture is the unbearable witness of history, because you cannot speak of a large building without recognizing in it the witness of an era, its culture, its society, its intentions ...»

-Octavio Paz-

2. Merdeka Square

Merdeka Square - f11photo

Merdeka Square is one of the most emblematic tourist spots in Kuala Lumpur, and it was in that precise place where the flag of Malaysia was raised for the first time in 1957. Since then it is the favorite place to celebrate some important dates and events, in fact, it is in this square where it takes place the Merdeka parade or national day parade.

3. Batu Caves

To the north of Kuala Lumpur we can find these magnificent caves that house impressive temples. This is one of the most popular sanctuaries outside India of such culture. Even if you are not very spiritual or a believer, knowing them is one of the best experiences you can have.

Batu Caves - Crystal Image

Outside the Batu caves are some small Hindu mausoleums, as well as a large 10-story statue. Another interesting aspect of the place is to be able to observe first-hand the wildlife in all its splendor, and that is that both outside and inside the temple you will find numerous monkeys that run and jump freely around the place.

4. The Kuala Lumpur Tower

This tower built in 1995 is also one of the most popular points in the city, is 421 meters high and is used for telecommunications. The Kuala Lumpur Tower is one of the highest of its kind, only surpassed by the CN Tower of Canada.

Kuala Lumpur Tower - Lukas Hlavac

If you want a different evening, you can dine at the heights in the revolving restaurant of this impressive tower. In addition to enjoying an exquisite meal, we can guarantee you will have the most incredible views of the city, do you dare?

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5. The National Palace of Malaysia

This grand building was one of the official residences of the King of Malaysia. The palace is built on an area of ​​50,000 square meters and from it you can see the most incredible views of the place.

National Palace of Malaysia - InavanHateren

At first this palace was a large two-story house, built by a Chinese millionaire named Chan Wing in 1928. Later it was replaced by this new and bigger building that would become one of the king's main residences.

6. Aquaria KLCC

Knowing this underwater park is ideal, especially if you travel with children. The Aquaria KLCC is located below the city's convention center, more specifically under the famous Petronas Towers.

7. Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang - Sham Hardy / Flickr.com

If you are looking for fun you should visit Bukit Bintang. This district is synonymous with nightlife, restaurants, shopping and much more., not surprisingly, it is the favorite of the local youth, as well as of the tourists who visit this splendid city.

8. National Mosque of Malaysia

The National Mosque of Malaysia is one of the largest temples in the world; in fact, it has a capacity to house 15,000 people. It is built on land with an area of ​​more than 53,000 square meters, which include spectacular and peaceful gardens, ideal for relaxation and meditation.

National Mosque of Malaysia - Nadezda Murmakova

When Malaysia finally got its freedom in 1957, it was proposed to build this impressive building as a symbol of triumph and independence. Visiting the National Mosque of Malaysia is an almost obligatory stop that you can not miss.

Kuala Lumpur is a fascinating city that every person should know. In it you will find the ideal balance between modernity, culture, history, gastronomy and much more. Would you like to meet her?