Kuala Lumpur Travel Guide
"Start Your Journey in the Capital City"
The Kuala Lumpur travel guide gives you the skinny on what to see and how to move around in Malaysia's capital.
One of the most interesting cities in Southeast Asia, explore the rich history, architecture, cuisine, and hodgepodge of cultures that make Kuala Lumpur a unique attraction.
From the tall skyscrapers of modern Malaysia to the colonial era buildings, wander through this city and discover the sights of an Asian classic.
Get used to saying KL instead of Kuala Lumpur ... because most of us here prefer the shorter version. And for anyone traveling outside the capital city, check out the Malaysia Traveller for information on historical and interesting city trails to be found in Ipoh, Seremban, Shah Alam and other Malaysian towns.
Kuala Lumpur Landmarks
Find some of the unique architecture that characterizes the city's historical influences besides its modern day towers.
The KL landscape blends eastern and western styles with the art of Asian traditions.
And enjoy some of KL's national monuments, shopping centres and nature-oriented parks.
Kuala Lumpur Tower
One of two towers that dominate the KL skyline, the KL Tower stands like a solitary sentinel protecting the city.
The high view from the enclosed observation deck gives you the best panoramas of the city surroundings.
After a visit to the top of the tower, check out the trail to Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve for a quick urban rainforest walk.
Go To KL Tower
As one of the world's tallest buildings, the Petronas Towers doubles your delight when viewing the most dominant structure in Kuala Lumpur.
Whether from afar or close-up, the design and details of this engineering marvel live up to its worldly status.
Find out how to get tickets for a visit to the skybridge on the 41st floor.
Go To Petronas Towers
KL Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour
With over 40 attractions, 22 bus stops and 8 languages, the KL Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus provides a double decker view of the city's best attractions.
Buy a 24-hour or 48-hour day pass and explore all the sights on your own pace without the hassles of trying to read a map or find a taxi.
Kuala Lumpur International Airport and LCCT
The gateway to Malaysia and Southeast Asia, there are actually two airports next to each other.
KLIA remains the hub for most international arrivals and departures, while the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) caters to Air Asia flights, both domestic and in the region.
Photo: Akira Mitsuda
KL Sentral Transport Hub
Get to know this key transport hub to find the right link to KTM communter trains, the LRT, taxis, the express train to KLIA or buses to the LCCT.
There is also an easy check-in service for Malaysia Airlines passengers and an Air Asia ticket office.
Rapid KL Bus Services
As the main citywide bus service, Rapid KL gets you into the city, into the neighbourhoods and around the town as cheap as possible.
KL Transport Hot Links
Use these direct links to many of the transportation services located in Kuala Lumpur to buy train or bus tour tickets, check your flight schedule or find a location map:
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