Attractions in Kuala Lumpur

A city is only as cool as its Chinatown is. In Kuala Lumpar's Chinatown, the cool-factor is incredibly high. The Malasian city of Kuala Lumpur is a splendid blend of ancient Asia and progressive innovation that blends China, Singapore and Thailand together. This stylish little section of town is the perfect place to shop for the best prices on clothing, souvenirs, food and authentic Chinese produce and goods. There's a large array of items that are especially close to the Chinese heart such as Chinese herbs, natural medicines, tapioca products and the ever-infamous street foods.

Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
Located just ten minutes from the center of town in the breathtaking Kuala Lumpur Lake Garden, this fantastic oasis of tropical birds is truly a sight to behold. Meet over 3,000 bird species as they live in natural and protective environments. This center is responsible for the survival of many endangered species through their world-renowned breeding program.

Petronas Towers
See one of the first examples of twin towers here in Kuala Lumpur. These fantastic representations of Asian architectural feats were once the tallest towers in the world. The two towers are connected by a bridge that meets at the forty-second floor where the views are breathtaking. Tours are given daily here in the buildings that Malaysians call the 'Twin Jewels of Kuala Lumpur.'

Batu Caves
Some attractions are so great that only Mother Nature can be credited with their beauty. Kuala Lumpur's Batu Caves are a prime example of this. There are three main caves naturally appearing in this limestone hill that is located in the north end of town. The Batu Caves are especially important to the Hindus whom regard this area as a religious landmark and a sacred land. Cathedral Cave is the most visited cave in all of Batu Caves where visitors can also enjoy art galleries full of Hindu statues and artwork.

Thean Hou Temple
Take the chance to visit the oldest and largest temple in Southeast Asia. The Thean Hou Temple is a place of majesty, mysticism and a wealth of historical riches. This Buddhist temple is also known as the 'Temple of the Goddess of Heaven' and its walls are considered some of the holiest on earth by Buddhists. Since its opening in 1894, the Thean Hou Temple has been considered one of the most important landmarks in Kuala Lumpur.