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14 Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur for 3D2N

Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur
Places to visit in Kuala Lumpur
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School holiday is around the corner, let’s have a short getaway in Kuala Lumpur to relax and have a good time with family and friends! To avoid traffic jams that might drag our precious travelling time, places that are reachable by public transport would be the best spot to travel. Let us have a look on where are the places to visit in Kuala Lumpur in 2020 ~


Consider retail therapy that fulfill your needs while travelling in Kuala Lumpur! More than 8 major malls can be found in the heart of the city and they are the most places to visit for many tourists.

Pavilion – Bukit Bintang

Image Source: Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

A Shopping paradise that combines mid-range brands like Forever 21, Mango, Cotton On, to the like Coach, Guess, Jimmy Choo and Chanel. For girls, there is a row of branded skincare and cosmetics retail stores, including Estee Lauder, M.A.C, Nars and CPB . Opposite the building, there is also a large Sephora outlet that you could find any brand of skincare and cosmetics.  

Operation Hours: All days 10am – 10pm

Location: 3.1489312,101.7109155

Berjaya Times Square – Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang

Berjaya Times Square
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The biggest building in Kuala Lumpur consists of more than 700 retail outlets that you could find different styles of outfits at a cheaper price and an indoor theme park that includes Roller Coaster, Galaxy Station, and other 14 types of specially-designed rides. 

Operation Hours: All days 10am – 10pm

Location: 3.1422038,101.7083625

Sungei Wang – Bukit Bintang

Sungei Wang
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Sungei Wang is one of the oldest institutions in the Bukit Bintang area but has a brand new look after its renovation in 2019. It houses more than 500 outlets that sell everything from foods to clothes, with a variety of home-grown brands that are dedicated to fashion for youth. If you want to replace something for your trip like baggage or a cloth, you could find the cheapest one here! And don’t forget to try bargains to get a lower price!

Operation Hours: All days 10am – 10pm

Location: 3.144806,101.7087621

2. Culture 

To feel the unique mixed culture in Malaysia, here are the places that you will never want to miss! 

Petaling Street – Jalan Petaling

Petaling Street
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Petaling Street is Kuala Lumpur’s Original Chinatown, also known as Tapioca Street by the local Chinese. You could find a variety of bargain-priced products including toys, electronics, clothes and accessories here. Inside Petaling street there are also some hidden mouth watering delicacies such as noodles, porridge, taufufa and pau to discover here. The street market is suitable for adventurous visitors to search for bargain items and everything under the sun, remember to haggle the best price and you will walk away with some great deals!

Operation Hours: Open 24 hours

Location: 3.1451432,101.6952409

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Little India – Brickfields

Little India
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In Little India, you will get to experience the South Indian Culture. Located in one long street, Little India has a high population of Indian residents, businesses and stores along the road. There is a very busy place with everyone shopping and store owners or employees are busy showing the fares of their products.  One of the outstanding points that you should not miss out would be the burst of colours from flowers, fabrics, restaurants and jewelry. You could also try traditional South Indian foods there like the banana leaf cuisine. 

Location: 3.1291606,101.68201

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National Mosque of Malaysia – Jalan Perdana

National Mosque
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The National Mosque of Malaysia (Masjid Negara Malaysia) was built in 1965, which has a capacity of 15,000 people and is situated among 13 acres of gardens. It was a perfect photo shooting place where you can find some places that are insta-worthy. Wear appropriately while visiting any mosque, do not wear shorts or sleeveless shirts to avoid any conflict! But if you are not well prepared, you could borrow robes and headscarves from the counter at the mosque’s entrance. Do check for the time available for visiting, visitors can only access while the prayers are over. Usually the prayer time would start at 4 pm – 5 pm.  

Visiting Hours for Non Muslim from Monday -Sunday.

09.00 am – 12.00 pm 

03.00 pm – 04.00 pm 

05.30 pm – 06.30 pm 


03.00 pm – 04.00 pm 

05.30 pm – 06.30 pm 

Location: 3.1420992,101.6895852

3. Museum 

To have a play-to-learn trip, museums are the one place that you must go to gain some new and interesting knowledge through fun playing. 

National Science Centre – Persiaran Bukit Kiara 

National Science Center
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The National Science Centre is worth visiting with your children or if you have time to spare. Not only is the section of science activities, it also has a small aquarium that is located at the main entrance. Not only indoor activities, the National Science Centre contains an outdoor playground and butterfly park that is worthy for families to spend time there.

Operation Hours: All days 9am – 5pm (Closed on Friday)

Location: 3.1494566,101.6426654

Islamic Art Museum

Islamic Art Museum

The Islamic Art Museum is one of the most attractions in Kuala Lumpur, also known as Southeast Asia’s biggest museum for Islamic art. Contains extensive collections of Islamic art from all over the world. It is located near the national mosque with a few minutes walking distance, you could have a short tour at the Islamic Art Museum to have more understanding on Islamic Culture.

Operation Hours: 9.30am – 5pm

Location: 3.141476,101.6875435

4. Nature 

Wonder a short escape from busy city life? Check out these nature parks in the center of the city.

KL Forest Eco Park

KL Forest Eco Park
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The KL Forest Eco Park is one of the oldest permanent forest reserves and one out of 3 forests that are located in Kuala Lumpur. The most attractive spot is the 200m canopy walk that provides visitors with a wonderful aerial view of the treetops and the city. As well as bringing fresh air to the city centre, the park is a sanctuary for bird life and animals, mainly monkeys and small mammals.  

Contact: 03 2026 4741 / 03 2616 4488

Operation Hours: Daily 7 am – 7 pm

Location: 3.1509192,101.6999003

Perdana Botanical Garden

Perdana Botanical Garden
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The Perdana Botanical Garden is a tranquil, green environment hidden away from the noise and concrete in Kuala Lumpur. You can easily access the garden by walking, train or bus. The Perdana Botanical Garden is located southwest of Chinatown near the National Mosque. The park contains many interesting and free attractions to escape city life for a day and also the best place for photo shooting.

Opening hours: Daily 7 am – 8 pm 

Location: 3.143,101.6824713

KL Bird Park – World’s Largest Bird Park

KL Bird Park
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The World’s Largest Bird Park that you must visit when you are travelling in Kuala Lumpur! More than 3000 birds and 200 species, you could find many rare species here and have close interaction with them! Feel the fluffy with your hands’ touch when they pass through your side. Feeding session that visitors can join would make your trip unforgettable.

Adult (Standard)                    RM 63.00

Child (Standard)                    RM 42.00

Adult (with MyKad)                RM 25.00

Senior Citizen (with Mykad)  RM 6.00

Child (with MyKid)                 RM 6.00

*Senior Citizen (with Mykad) from 60 years old and above.

*Child from 3 – 11 years old. 

Operations Hours: Daily 9am – 6pm

Location: 3.143453,101.683809

5. Food

Food is essential for a trip. Without good food, the trip is not perfect.

Hon Kee – Petaling Street

Hon Kee Porridge
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Hon Kee served Cantonese Porridge as their signature dishes and Chee Cheong Fun is also very famous among locals. It is located in the middle of Petaling Street and has served dishes since 1949. The most recommended dishes would be the porridge with sliced raw fish. The fish served separately with spring onion, ginger and coriander. Then, they are mixed with the hot porridge until the fish is almost cooked. This makes the porridge mouth-watering with the freshness of the fish.

Operation Hours: Daily 4am – 2.30pm

Location: 3.1443794,101.6955333

Lot 10 Hutong Food Street – Bukit Bintang

Lot 10 Hutong
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Lot 10 Hutong is Malaysia’s first and only heritage destination that combines all the good foods and the art of local cuisine. Lot 10 Hutong contains various types of Malaysian hawker food, which some brands are also very famous. You can find Kim Lian Kee, Ho Weng Kee, Penang famous Char Kuey Teow and also other local dishes that could surprise your taste bud here. Lot 10 Hutong are located opposite to the Pavilion, you could have your lunch here.

Operation Hours: Daily 10am – 10pm

Location: 3.1467095,101.7097496

The Tokyo Restaurant – Lot 10 

The Tokyo Restaurant
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If you are a cheese lover or want to have some nice dessert for your day, you probably wont like to miss out the most burnt cheese cake in Kuala Lumpur. Other than cheesecake, The Tokyo Restaurant also serves delicious Japanese cuisine and a variety of desserts. The Tokyo Restaurant is located on the 4th floor in Lot 10 shopping mall. There are also other restaurants and Japanese stores on the ground floor that are worth a look. 

Operation Hours: Daily 11am – 11pm

Location: 3.146612,101.7096303

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