Kuala Lumpur Attractions

Once a quiet Chinese tin-mining town, the illustrious metropolis that homes some 6.5 million residents is renowned for its expansive residential suburbs, affordable five-star hotels, choice retail options, large assortment of appetising fare, and wondrous natural attractions. It is made up of ethnicities such as Malay, Chinese, and Indian that all exist in harmony despite the differences in language, customs, and religions, and is an important commercial hub both in the country and the region.

Skytrax has listed Kuala Lumpur International Airport as one of the world’s top 10 airports for the past four years, and the airport’s continual development is a reflection of the country’s expanding tourism. As the main gateway to the country, the capital city of Malaysia plays a crucial role in receiving visitors and supporting their arrivals with first-class infrastructure and facilities.

Last October, Malaysian news source The Star reported that there will be an influx of upscale hotels of international brands in the city within the next few years. St. Regis Hotel at KL Sentral will be operational in December this year, and Regent  Hotel Kuala Lumpur is ready to open up within the 2nd quarter of 2015. Other hotels that will be taking root in Kuala Lumpur including W Hotel Kuala Lumpur and Four Seasons, both of which are managed by big players of the industry. A seven-star Harrods Hotel Kuala Lumpur that has serviced residences, an office tower, a retail mall, and a direct link to Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is anticipated to be completed in 2018.

For now, the city’s existing range of select hotels continue to keep visitors well taken care of, and prominent shopping and entertainment districts such as Bukit Bintang, part of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle and the counterpart of Singapore’s Orchard Road, continue to draw the numbers in with their ever-changing enhancements.

Recommend Hotels

IMPIANA KLCC

Bordered by the city’s most distinguished landmarks such as Petronas Twin Towers and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the elegant hotel allows guests easy access to both a key business district and Bukit Bintang. Its 519 rooms that are spruced up with warm colours and plush furniture will enable guests to wind down comfortably with the signature impiana pillow, and they all offer free Wi-Fi connection so           that your business and personal needs will continue to be met. Five restaurants and bars, including a Tonka Bean Cafe that will serve you round-the-clock, are available to meet varying tastes, and the gym and swimming pool will keep fitness buffs in sync with their routines. If looking to host a conference or a wedding, the hotel has three halls to choose from and will cater a choice array of food and even a limousine service to heighten your event experience. For coming new hotel in KLCC , you can try to book Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur which is opening in Sept 2018.

BERJAYA TIMES SQUARE HOTEL

The deluxe hotel of 650 tastefully furnished rooms and suites is known for its generosity with space, views and amenities, and features impressive floor-to-ceiling windows in all of them. Guests may pursue activities at the two squash courts, fitness centre and swimming pool, the latter of which is flanked by a gazebo serving up beverages and snacks. Thereafter, end your sessions with a relaxing moment in the steam room before having       a therapeutic massage at Bunga Raya Spa. If hosting an event, the pillarless Manhattan Ballroom will make sure classy  grandeur andstyle ; It’s among the biggest ballrooms in the Kuala Lumpur city that can accommodate 2,000 people with theatre-style seating and 1,400 people during banquet-style dining. The five-star property that rises from the city’s charming skyline is set in the heart of the entertainment and retail districts and is only 15 minutes away from the Petronas Twin Towers.

PICCOLO HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR

Founded by a man with great passion for the oceans and the enthralling creatures they home, the hotel of 168 rooms and suites hangs a large photograph of a coral reef above every bed so that guests may partake of the owner’s delight. A premiere deluxe room boasts wooden flooring and finishings    in neutral sand-coloured tones, a 32-inch LCD TV, and a separate shower, while an executive studio suite comes with all that and more room for a cosy living area complete with a carpet. Entertain clients or pamper a paramour with fine Italian meats and seafood at Ristorante L’Opera’s flagship outlet and have a tipple after dinner at the chic Clique Lounge. Get only the best rubdowns at Morino Kaze Aromatherapy       Spa as staff have to undergo four years of intensive training in order to qualify as Morino Kaze masseuses. Shopping will be a breeze as Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is located just opposite the hotel, and other famed retain points such as Starhill Gallery, Fahrenheit, Lot 10, Sungei Wang, and Berjaya Times Square are short walks away.

The Nomad Serviced Residence

Look no further for a home away from home in the city for its 66 fully furnished suites are modern and roomy and all come with Wi-Fi access, a washer and a dryer, cooking facilities, and housekeeping services. Ease the senses after a day of work at the gym, swimming pool, and sauna and keep the children cheerful and entertained at the on-site playground. The homely establishment is rooted in Bangsar, the city’s expat area, and neighbours a host of top-notch restaurants, supermarkets, medical facilities, and sfiopoing destinations like Bangsar Village, Bangsar Shopping Centre, and Mid Valley Megamall. Whether a short-term stay or a relocation, you can be assured that your time at The Nomad will be infused with privacy, comfort, and impeccable hospitality.

For those coming new hotel , you can book citizenM Hotel Kuala Lumpur which is open in End of 2018 .

Sightseeing

CENTRAL MARKET KUALA LUMPUR

A major attraction of the city, the bustling bazaar that started off as a wet market during the 1940s now comprises strips of stalls hawking a wide variety of garments, handicrafts, accessories, and scrumptious street food. It is housed in a building that has been standing since 1888, and a decade ago underwent a high-cost revamp to launch more shopping zones. The market is often referenced as a symbol of the country’s culture, heritage, and art, and is especially popular for its Annexe Central Building that is imbued with art galleries, performances spaces for theatre and music acts, and craft stores.

Istana Budaya

Malaysia’s main venue for all theatrical performances – including musicals, operas, operettas, and classical concerts -has a unique exterior that was modelled after a traditional arrangement of betel leaves. Its architecture has fascinated many design experts, and the base of the theatre was shaped after a traditional Malay kite. Panggung Sari, the main auditorium, can seat 1,386 while Lambang Sari, the black box auditorium, can seat 281. The iconic property has attained its goals in raising the standards of performance arts in the city with its showcase of class international and local productions.

NATIONAL VISUAL ARTS GALLERY

Established in 1958 under the patronage of Malaysia’s first Prime Minister at Jalan Tun Razak, the gallery aims to generate awareness and appreciation of the arts and to preserve the artistic elements of the national heritage. It is recognised as one of the most comprehensive of its type in Southeast Asia as it hosts the best of both Malaysian and international contemporary art in two large buildings. Art enthusiasts will be happy to know that it is conveniently located next to the Istana Budaya.

THRILLS AND SPILLS AT SUNWAY LAGOON

One of Malaysia’s largest amusement parks and winner of multiple accolades including the title of ‘Asia’s Best Amusement Attraction’ .Sunway Lagoon is a premier destination for fun seekers and leisure tourists.

Located in Petaling Jaya in Selangor, Sunway Lagoon offers five different parks in one location, each intuitively named for the types of rides they provide: the Water Park, the Amusement Park, the Extreme Park, the Wildlife Park and the Scream Park. The water Park houses the world’s largest waterRide, the new Vuvuzela slide – with an 11-storey tall dive – as well as the world’s first Waterplexx 5D where guests are treated to a 3D movie in motion seating that includes water and light effects.

Sunway Lagoon has also played host to some of the largest international lifestyle, music and sporting events such as the MTV World Stage and Quiksilver Revolution Tour. West End productions are also held at the amusement park’s amphitheatre on a regular basis.

Visitors intending to stay for a longer duration may opt to check-in at either the Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa, or the Sunway Pyramid Hotel which have a total of 975 rooms combined. Both hotels are conveniently located close to the amusement park and the Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall. They are also a short 35 minutes away from Kuala Lumpur 丨international Airport and 25 minutes away from the city centre.

Sunway Lagoon, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa and Sunway Pyramid Hotel are properties under the Sunway Hotels & Resorts brand owned by the larger Sunway International Hotels & Resorts hospitality group.