Incredible colonial architecture, modern skyline, street feast and shopping extravaganza –Kuala Lumpur is all this and much more! Read on to learn about some of the top experiences for families in Kuala Lumpur.
Discover Marine Life at Aquaria KLCC
Experience the best of underwater world at the Aquaria KLCC, home to more than 5000 salt and freshwater animals and a wonderful oceanarium where you can reach through a 90 metre-long tunnel on a moving travellator. Indulge in exciting snorkelling and diving experiences and discover magnificent predators such as giant moray eels, shark and blue spine unicorn. The aquarium hosts a signature programme for kids where they can enjoy hands-on night activities, feeding sessions and night educational tours.
Go shopping and dining at Chinatown
Chinatown is a holiday haven with a lot to offer to the whole family! Apart from exploring the very visible influences of the Chinese culture, you can discover some beautiful temples, amazing eating spots and sprawling flea markets. There are all kinds of shops and stalls selling an array of cheap wares, local delicacies, herbs, souvenirs etc. Foodies can try noodles and curry offered at the stalls at nearby Central Market whereas shopaholics would love to explore the Petaling Street, a lively night market with hundreds of stalls selling all kinds of items at discount prices.
Take in the thrills at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
A perfect adventure spot for travellers, Sunway Theme Park invites fun lovers from different corners of the world. It is one of the finest water theme parks in Malaysia with a number of water slides, wave and surf pools, a manmade river ride and a zoo. While there is a lot for beach bums and thrill seekers to enjoy, the zoo appeals to wildlife lovers with over 150 species of animals. Besides, this place is home to some lovely restaurants and shopping spots.
Spend a day at Perdana Botanical Gardens
Formerly known as Lake Gardens or Taman Tasik, Botanical Gardens is a beautiful holiday spot for families where they can have an exciting as well as relaxing times. It is the first large-scale and the oldest recreational park in the city situated in the Heritage Park. Spend an ideal day with your family and friends picnicking and exploring over 800 species of orchid and hibiscus blooms. Besides, there are multiple other attractions, such as landscaped gardens, a lake and a miniature Stonehenge replica.
Take delight in the beauty of Petronas Towers
Known to be the crown jewel of Kuala Lumpur, Petronas Towers are the tallest twin skyscrapers in the world and are home to the national petroleum company. This 88-storey twin structure soaring to a height of 451.9 metres is an architectural delight appealing to the visitors with its ultra modern exterior and unique Islamic interiors. Enjoy a walk over the sky bridge that joins the towers and take in the wonderful views of the city.