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Talking about the most iconic landscape in Kuala Lumpur, Petronas Towers are the answer. The twin skycrapers are crowned as one of the tallest skycrapers in the world, the 452m towers look 88-storey towers look much more beautiful when the night falls. While the buildings were designed by Argentinian architect, he also included Islamic teachings which you can see from its 5 pillars, representing the five pillars of Islam. Watch the beautiful landscape of Kuala Lumpur from the observation deck located in 86th tower of the building. You can also fawns over the beautiful scenery below you from the Skybridge connecting the two towers on the 41st floor. Below the building is KLCC Park, which is a perfect park to chill with your family (and pets!).
Marvel at the natural beauty of granite mountains, and dive deeper into Malaysia's Las Vegas in Genting Highlands. Everything about the nature attraction is just marvellous. Genting Highlands is much well-known for its casinos, nightbars, and also luxurious hotels. However, there are more to see here as you hop into the Genting and Awana Skyway, two cable-car transportation systems which will takes you to explore the highlands from above the land. You'll get to see stunning view of green terraces grown with pine trees and enjoy delicious and fresh strawberries in Genting Strawberry Leisure Farm. Let's not forget to visit the most iconic landscape building on the site, Chin Swee Caves Temple. The Taoist temple was built in honor of Master Chin Swee, a Buddhist monk which was known for his ability to drive away evil spirits and also to summon rain. There are also theme parks, horse ranch, Butterfly Wonderland Genting, and more!
Malaysia might be a muslim-majority country, but even the minor religions are cherished there. Batu Caves in Selangor is not only an important Hindu heritage but also Malaysia's national treasure. The beautiful natural limestone caves were founded in 1878 by William Hornaday, though it is later converted into a worshipping site by an Indian merchant and Hindu pilgrim named K. Thamboosamy in the early 19th century. The temple is guarded by a majestic 42-feet golden statue of Lord Murugan, and right behind it is a 272 stairs which connects you to the hill's viewpoint where you can see breath-taking view of the city from above. Head to the caves where you're not only can interact with mischevious, cheeky troops of monkeys, you will be mesmerized with various mural paintings adorning the stalactites. Head to the Cathedral Cave to learn more about the history of the statue.
Kuala Lumpur Tower
Visiting Kuala Lumpur won't be complete if you haven't visit Kuala Lumpur Tower yet. Other than Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur Tower is a 421 metres-tall communication tower which also becomes Malaysia's icon. It offers 360-degree bird view of the whole city, including the surrounding Genting Highlands and the Klang Valley which you can enjoy from its observation deck. Kuala Lumpur Tower is also the most important tower in Malaysia as it house Islamic Falak Observatory where the muslim researchers will observe crescent moon in the sky as it marks the beginning of three biggest Islamic events, such as Ramadhan month, Aidil Fitri, and Aidil Adha. There are also fast food restaurants and souvenir shops, a theatre, and many other attractions to keep you entertained.
National Mosque of Malaysia
National Mosque of Malaysia, or best known as Masjid Negara is a majestic mosque built in 13-acre land to commemorate Malaysia's independence. Since 1965, the mosque has accomodate 15,000 muslim pilgrims who come everyday to do their daily prayers. The grand architecture of the mosque featuring 73 metres high minarets complete with its unique pointed star concrete roof. The prayer hall is spacious, and when you look up, you'll notice some Quranic verses adorning the roof's centre. It is said that the architects were inspired by Blue Mosque in Instanbul. The mosque is strategically placed with only some meters away from Kuala Lumpur's main attractions such as Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, and Deer Park.
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a home for more than 3000 birds from 200 species from all over the world, with most of them are indigenous bird species of Malaysia. Built in 1888, this part of Lake Gardens is a perfect place to you to stroll among the green trees while listening songs of various birds in many colors and sizes. Explore many sections of the park such as World of Parrots, Flamingo Pond, Hornbill Park, and many others to learn more about different birds species and observing their behaviour as they fly freely from one tree to another. The World of Parrots for example, houses more than 20 species of parrots, while Flamingo Pond is a place where you can see the exotic pink birds chilling with their flocks. You can also get to interact with eagles and hornbills, might as well you enjoy the bird show which is held regularly at the park.
Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur is a real proof of how Malaysia governments improving the country's economy from time to time, since their independence given by British colonials. From then on, Kuala Lumpur has develop steadily into the country's busiest metropolitan city. Even so, Kuala Lumpur is far from boring. You can immerse yourself in the middle of hustling city and enjoying the grand architecture of modern buildings, but Kuala Lumpur also have several more charming attractions you ought to see with your own eyes.
How to Get Tickets?
The palace is open all year, except for December 25 (Christmas) and January 1 (New Years Day).
How To Get Around?
Public transport (line C3) will take you right to the ticket office. Alternatively, you can walk
What Should I Wear?
There is no certain dresscode, but be considerate when visiting the shrines.
Best Time to Visit
From March to May are the best time to visit Tokyo. Not only the temperatures are friendly, you will get to enjoy all the attractions without being bothered by overwhelming crowds. It is also recommended because you'll get to see cherry blossoms, and also attend festivals being held. Such as Bunkyo Ume Matsuri (Plum Festival), Fire-walking Festival (Hiwatari-sai), Edo Nagashibina (Floating Ceremony of Paper Hina Dolls), and many others.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and you can find anything on this site.
How To Get There?
Make sure you bring plenty of cash because most food stalls only accept cash as a means of payment.If you run out of cash, head to a 7-eleven or other convenience store to use their ATM, as most of them are open 24/7. Please be aware of these 3 things that considerate to be very rude in Japan: pointing at people with fingers, eating in public, and taking candid pictures.