1- The Petronas Twin Towers
The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur where the world’s tallest buildings before being surpassed in 2004 by Taipei 101. However, the towers are still the tallest twin buildings in the world. The 88-floor towers are constructed largely of reinforced concrete, with a steel and glass facade designed to resemble motifs found in Islamic art, a reflection of Malaysia’s Muslim religion. The Petronas Twin Towers feature a sky bridge between the two towers on the 41st and 42nd floors.
Travelers who like to shop til they drop will have a field day at Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur’s main shopping district. Bukit Bintang has several malls, including Benaya Times Square, one of the largest malls in the world. This mall houses an indoor theme park. The district is filled with upscale malls and malls that specialize in electronics. After a day of shopping, visitors can unwind at a sidewalk café or nightclub, since Bukit Bintang also is Kuala Lumpur’s trendiest entertainment district.
3- Batu Caves
Travelers who make their way to Batu Caves near Kuala Lumpur will be rewarded with some pretty awesome Hindu art. The three main caves that makeup Batu Caves make it the most popular Hindu shrine outside of India, and attract thousands of worshippers at Thaipusam, an annual Hindu festival. The highlight of the site is a giant statue of a Hindu god, reached by climbing 272 steps to the Cathedral Cave. Monkeys also enjoy the site and can be seen playing there.
4- Genting Highlands
Genting Highlands is an integrated resort development comprising hotels, casinos, shopping malls and a theme park in Pahang, perched on the peak of Gunung Ulu Kali at 1,800 meters high. Nestled near the border of Selangor within an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur (about 35km), Genting represents a popular weekend getaway from the city heat, connected by major highways, trunk roads and cable car service from Gohtong Jaya.
On a clear day, the peak overlooks lush valleys of rainforest stretching towards KL, a breathtaking view for visitors as they enjoy the cooling weather and serene mountain environment. Also located around Genting in the surrounding valley are many tourist attractions including rustic villages, culinary hotspots, homestay retreats, nature destinations and more.
5- Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia is Southeast Asia’s largest museum devoted to Islamic art. Opening in 1998, the museum is home to more than 7,000 artifacts, ranging from jewelry to a replica of the mosque in Mecca. The collection features not just artifacts from the Middle East and Malaysia, but also from China and India. The museum has 12 galleries, most of which display items by type rather than geographic region. An on-site restaurant serves Middle Eastern cuisine. The museum is located near Lake Gardens and not too far from a mosque.
6- KL Bird Park
Located in the serene Lake Gardens, KL Bird Park is an eco-tourism site that it home to more than 3,000 birds belonging to 200 species. Birds are divided into four zones; three of the zones are called free-flight, because birds are free to fly wherever they want in surroundings that resemble their native, natural habitat. Park operators say their bird park is the largest free-flight park in the world. Visitors can walk among the birds in these zones, making for a different experience. Caged birds are in the fourth zone.