The Top Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur – A Getaway Like No Other

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From cultural adventures and retail therapy to family fun and theme park thrills, Kuala Lumpur has it all. Here are some of the top things to do on your holiday to the Malaysian capital.

Explore the Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Popularly known as KLCC, this area has something for everyone and is a must visit from your budget or luxury hotel. Kuala Lumpur attractions that can be found here include the iconic PETRONAS Twin Towers, the Suria KLCC mall, a museum called Petrosains, The Discovery Centre and the Aquaria KLCC aquarium.

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Visit Brickfields (Little India)

The city’s Little India is known as Brickfields and offers a captivating day out. Near the KL Sentral Station and Alila Bangsar Kuala Lumpur, this colourful locale features an eclectic mix of everything from jewellery and saris stores to restaurants serving typical Indian cuisine. The Sri Kandaswamy Kovil Temple and the Buddhist Maha Vihara are amongst the attractions here too.

Spend time at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

The ultimate family attraction, Sunway Lagoon Theme Park features the Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, Asia’s very first Nickelodeon-themed land. There are plenty of attractions and rides at its other zones too namely the Wildlife Park, Scream Park, Water Park, Amusement Park and Extreme Park.

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Shop at the Central Market

Listed as a Heritage Site, the historic Central Market is a great place for shopping and taking in street performances as well. Locally known as “Pasar Seni”, it offers arts & crafts, sculptures, souvenirs and a range of fine Malaysian batik items be it bags, clothes or shoes.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+

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