Kuala Lumpur is not only renowned for being the capital of Malaysia but also the country’s largest city. Once known as a shanty town that focus mainly on tin mining, Kuala Lumpur has grown into one of the most beautiful cities in Southeast Asia that draws several thousands of tourists and expatriates from different corners of the world. If you are planning a trip to this magnificent city which feaures an eclectic mix of ancient and modernity, here are fun things not to miss out on while exploring Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s most visited tourist destination
Savor the eastern delicacies
Kuala Lumpur is home to an array of ethnic groups which is evident in its delicious cuisines. Here visitors can enjoy a blend of Malay, Indian, Chinese and Western delicacies. One of the places worth visiting especially for food enthusiasts is the Chow Kit area where you will find an array of food choices to satisfy your taste bud.
Exploring religious buildings
Malaysia is known the world all over as a Muslim country. As a result, the country is home to several beautiful mosques featuring state of the art architectures that will take your breath away. A must visit is the National Mosque. The highlight is the umbrella like dome which will definitely leave you in awe. Religious differences is no barrier when it comes to taking a stroll around the mosque. For temple lovers, the place to be is definitely the Batu Caves. Standing at about 43 meters from ground level, the statue is the world’s tallest statue of Murugan. Don’t forget to bring your camera as plenty of photography opportunities awaits you.
Enjoy panoramic views of the city
Kuala Lumpur is home to the Petronas Twin Tower, once proclaimed the tallest tower in the world. Petronas Twin Tower is 452 meters tall and is considered as a symbol of national pride in Malaysia. For a chance to catch stunning views of the city, climb to the 88th floor.