Places to visit Kuala Lumpur
There is a plethora of popular and iconic attractions in Kuala Lumpur which define the city as a tourist destination. On one hand there are the twin Petronas towers and on the other there is colossal standing image of Buddha outside the Batu caves. There is a lot more to the attractions in Kuala Lumpur for people who want to enjoy the fascinating city to the fullest. There is a lot of greenery in the city with the lake gardens which are home to the famous bird and deer parks or the colorful LED displays of the I-city Shah Alam. There are many traditional, popular and unconventional attractions in Kuala Lumpur which you can choose according to your preference.
Petronas Towers: It is difficult to miss the soaring skyscrapers of the Petronas towers in Kuala Lumpur. A constant stream of photographing tourists visits and there is a reason why so many of them come here every year. A picture of yourself standing in front of the towers and then enjoying the adjoining park is a must when you visit the city. The sunset occurs at 7 pm in this city and it is a good idea to book your tickets online especially if you want to enjoy a sunset tour. There are many good eateries and hotels around this area so that you can enjoy yourself at the towers and the park and then grab a hearty meal to finish off your day.
Batu Caves: This is a Hindu temple and shrine and is one of the best known tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur. It is located about 10 km north of the city and is known for its giant golden statue of Buddha along with the 272 steps which reach you to the top. You can easily reach Batu caves by bus or train from KL Central. The busiest day is during the Thaipusam festival which is during the months of January or February. This is the time when around one million pilgrims visit the shrine. When you visit this shrine, you need to watch out for the monkeys which are notorious for stealing food and even giving a nip to the foolhardy visitors.
Fraser's Hill: Fraser's Hill is located at a distance of two hours from the city of Kuala Lumpur and is in the state of Selangor. It was a British hill station formerly because of the cooler altitude. Nowadays the main attraction of this place is the beautiful nature reserve in the Pahang mountains which has brilliant cycling and walking trails. If you are the adventurous kind then a dip in the Jeriau waterfalls is advisable or you can even stock up on strawberries which are locally grown in the Fraser's hill garden center. The best part is that good accommodation is easily available in this area which will help you enjoy the cool place in comfort.