The capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur (or KL), is a must visit destination. We have been many times and love it.
Located somewhat centrally in Peninsular Malaysia and with a big international airport, it’s easy to get here and to use KL as a springboard to visit the rest of Malaysia.
The greater Kuala Lumpur area has a popular of about 7.6 million people and you definitely won’t lack things to do! There is a great range of attractions and things to do in Kuala Lumpur from walking around one of the cultural areas, like Chinatown, to heading to the top of the world’s tallest twin towers at the iconic Petronas Twin Towers to seeing the rainforest at KL Forest Eco Park.
Kuala Lumpur is also home to the biggest shopping centres in the country and some of the best food. Try everything you can! As a big, international city, there is a great range of hotels including many luxury and solid midrange options.
Kuala Lumpur is a must visit destination in Malaysia. Read our best guides below!
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Kuala Lumpur Attractions
Kuala Lumpur has some great places to visit from temples to the massive KL Bird Park to the centre at KLCC and more. Read about them below.
Kuala Lumpur Food Tours
The best way to explore both KL’s history and culture AND its fabulous food is with a food tour.
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Kuala Lumpur Accommodation
There is a great range of accommodation in Kuala Lumpur from luxury resorts to cheaper options. Find our guides below.
Kuala Lumpur Travel
Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and centrally located on the Malaysian peninsula with a big international airport so it is generally easy to reach from everywhere.
However, once you get into Kuala Lumpur, getting around can seem more difficult as there are so many options!
Below, read our detailed guides on how to travel around Kuala Lumpur.
You can find more information on other destinations in Malaysia across this site.