Things To Do In KLCC
Looking for a fun adventure right at the heart of Kuala Lumpur? Look no further – we’ve come up with a list of the best things to do in KLCC! Day or night, there’s something to occupy yourselves within the city centre. Who says city life is all about tall buildings?
Experience the best sight-seeing views and nature-filled activities from the list below, specially curated by us at The Kind Helper!
1. View the entire city of Kuala Lumpur at the Petronas Twin Towers
Without a doubt, the Twin Towers is known to be an iconic landmark for tourists (including Malaysians) visiting Kuala Lumpur.
Overlooking the beautiful KLCC park located right in front of the towers, at a height of 360 meters high, you’ll be able to get a magnificent view of the city centre.
At the Twin Towers, there are 4 different places to drop by:
- SkyBridge (41st floor)
- Observation Deck (86th floor)
- Digital Displays (83rd floor)
- The Petronas Twin Towers Gift Shop (Concourse Level)
You could either choose to explore the Twin Towers yourself or join a 45-minute guided tour.
Location: Lower Ground (Concourse) Level, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: +603 2331 8080
Tuesday to Sunday – 9am to 9pm (including holidays)
Closed on Mondays and 1pm to 2.30pm every Friday
Adults – RM80 (Non-MyKad) RM28 (MyKad)
Child – RM33 (Non-MyKad) RM14 (MyKad)
Senior Citizen – RM42 (Non-MyKad) RM14 (MyKad)
Infant – Free
2. Stroll along the KLCC Park
You can’t miss this 50-acre park when you’re visiting KLCC! A park would be the perfect spot for families, with many facilities catered to every age group.
Aside from the waterfalls, fountains and all around the park, enjoy the many facilities of the KLCC park:
- Two-acre children’s playground
- 1.3km-long jogging track
- Children’s swimming pool (open to the public)
Not forgetting the Lake Symphony, two musical fountains displaying a performance of sound and water during the night.
When you’re looking for things to do in KLCC for free, make sure not to leave out the KLCC park!
Location: Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +03-2382 2828
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 10pm
Entrance Ticket: Free
3. Shop til you drop at Suria KLCC
For those who love to shop, you’ll be spoilt for choice with over 340 stores to visit, including designer brands such as Gucci, Alexander McQueen and more!
The outlets you should check out in Suria KLCC are:
- Kinokuniya (Largest bookstore)
- Food Courts (Signature Food Court @ Level 2, Rasa Food Arena @ Level 4)
- Supermarkets (Cold Storage and ISetan Food Market)
Location: 241, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: 10am to 10pm daily
4. Experience the nightlife at Jalan P. Ramlee
If nightclubs and bars are something you fancy, then Jalan P Ramlee should definitely be on your list. Watch many local live band performances from indie-rock to jazz!
The best bars and clubs you could pay a visit are:
- Beach Club Café
- Retro Club
- Aloha Club
- Bar Ibiza
Though, that’s not all you can find!
There are many eateries ranging from western cuisine such as Maredo’s Steakhouse, The Grand Modesto, to Japanese cuisines such as Ozeki Tokyo Cuisine.
Location: Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
5. Hit Your 10k Steps A Day at KLCC – Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway
From KLCC, you could head over to Bukit Bintang, another part of KL that you should explore aside from KLCC.
Throughout the entire walkway, you’ll be able to view the many eateries and buildings nearby that you could consider going to. Plus point – it’s even air-conditioned!
Location: 21, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Daily 6am to 11pm
6. Be surrounded by sea creatures at Aquaria KLCC
From watching piranhas swim to witnessing the live feeding of sharks and fishes, you bet this aquarium would be one of the top things to do in KLCC.
The highlight of Aquaria KLCC is the 90-meter tunnel that takes visitors along a travelator where you could see all the sea creatures swimming around through the transparent glass!
Plus, if you’re an adventure junkie, they also provide other special activities such as:
- Diving with the sharks (RM424/pax)
- Underwater cage (RM211/pax)
- Sleeping with the sharks (for kids)
Location: Aquaria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603 2333 1888
Opening Hours: Daily 10am to 8pm
Adults – RM75 (Non-MyKad) RM52 (MyKad)
Child – RM65 (Non-MyKad) RM42 (MyKad)
Senior Citizen – RM65 (Non-MyKad) RM42 (MyKad)
Disabled/Handicapped – RM17
7. Brush up your science knowledge at Petrosains, The Discovery Centre
Visiting KL armed with kids by your side left, and right? Petrosains is a must-visit for all families looking for things to do in KLCC.
They will surely enjoy their time here learning about science and petroleum. Not only that, but your child will also get to know all about space, and explore the history of Earth!
The highlight of the museum is the Dark Ride which takes you to and out of the centre, while being surrounded by Malaysia’s very own rainforests.
Experience natural disasters such as an earthquake on the Earthquake bench, or tropical storm on a Helicopter Simulator!
Location: Level 4, Suria KLCC, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088, Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +603-2331 8787
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday – 9:30am to 5:30pm
Adults – RM28 (Non-MyKad) RM18.50 (MyKad)
Child – RM16.50 (Non-MyKad) RM7.50 (MyKad)
Senior Citizen – RM14 (Non-MyKad) RM9 (MyKad)
Infant (Below 3 years) – Free
8. Take in the beauty of art at Petronas Art Gallery
After visiting Aquaria KLCC and Petrosains, complete the list of the best things to do in KLCC and visit an art gallery!
There’s just something about art that makes them visually pleasing to our eyes. Housing over 1,000 artworks, be exposed to both local and international artists.
Location: 341-43, Suria KLCC PETRONAS Twin Towers, Persiaran Petronas, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +03-2051 7770
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday – 10am to 8pm
Entrance Ticket: Free
9. Catch a concert at Petronas Philharmonic Hall
Are you a fan of classical music? Head over to the Philharmonic Concert Hall and witness a world-class Philharmonic Orchestra performing right in front of your eyes!
From movie soundtracks to jazz, and even traditional Malay pieces, you’ll be in awe watching these musicians perform.
Plus, if you’re lucky enough, you’ll be able to catch international musicians performing as well, such as Andrea Bocelli, Chris Botti, to name a few.
Location: Level Two, Tower Two, PETRONAS Twin Tower, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact: +03-2331 7007
Tuesday to Saturday – 10.30am to 6.30pm
Performance nights – 10.30am to 9pm
Performance Sundays – 12noon to concert time
Closed on Mondays
10. Chill at the Sky Bar Kuala Lumpur
Located on the 33rd floor of Traders Hotel KL, if you feel like taking a break, end your night at the Sky Bar, known for its’ relaxing ambience and an amazing view of the city, overlooking
the Twin Towers.
With the Twin Towers insight, enjoy your cocktails and mouth-watering titbits over a conversation with your loved ones.
Recommended Finger Food:
- Buffalo Inferno Wings
- BBQ Beef Ribs
- Selangor Sling
- Mata D’ Or
Although the Sky Bar isn’t something that you should add to the list of things to do in KLCC when you have kids around, you could always visit it the next time!
Location: Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Stall 7, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +03-2332 9888
Sunday to Thursday – 10am to 1am
Friday and Saturday – 10am to 3am
11. Enjoy panoramic views of the city at KL Tower (Menara Kuala Lumpur)
Want an even better view of the city centre other than from the Twin Towers? From a height of 276m, experience a panoramic 360 view at the Observation Deck!
If you think that’s the only view you can get, you’re wrong! There’s also a Sky Deck standing at 300 meters high. Right next to the Sky Deck, you can find the Sky Box, a see-through glass box.
Location: No. 2 Jalan Punchak Off Jalan P.Ramlee 50250 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday – 9am to 11pm
Entrance Ticket for Observation Deck:
Adults – RM49 (Non-MyKad) RM30 (MyKad)
Child – RM29 (Non-MyKad) RM20 (MyKad)
Entrance Ticket for Observation Deck + Sky Deck/Sky Box:
Adults – RM105(Non-MyKad) RM75 (MyKad)
Child – RM55 (Non-MyKad) RM39 (MyKad)
12. Play With Animals At KL Tower Mini Zoo
Once you’re done taking in the views of the city, head over to the KL Tower Mini Zoo where you can meet a variety of exotic animals!
With over 60 animal species including parrots, snakes and guinea pigs, you could pet and feed the animals, or take pictures with them.
Location: Ground Floor, Menara Kuala Lumpur, WP, Jalan Puncak, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +03-2022 3943
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday – 10am to 9pm
Adult – RM32
Child – RM27
Senior Citizen – RM27
Children body height below 90cm – Free
13. Be One With Nature And Trek At KL Forest Eco Park
Can’t get enough of these fun family activities? Take a walk in a forest and explore the unique nature trails, trekking or jogging routes and even a herbal garden!
Do take note you might encounter monkeys as you are walking around.
Make sure not to miss the 200-meter long canopy walkway which stands 30m above the ground!
Location: Bukit Nanas, Jalan Puncak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur
Contact: +60 3-2230 6342
Opening Hours: Daily 7am to 6pm
Adults – RM40 (Non-MyKad) RM12 (MyKad)
Child – RM18 (Non-MyKad) RM4 (MyKad)
14. Superpark KLCC
SuperPark, which is located directly opposite KLCC, is one of the best things to do in KLCC! You will have a safe and exciting experience in the indoor SuperPark, which features pedal cars, a tube slide, and many other attractions. Don’t be concerned if you plan to bring your children; they will be kept safe and sound by the experienced staff on site!
Some activities that you do not want to miss:
- Tube Slide
- Pedal Cars
- Augmented Climbing Wall
Location: Unit 4-1, Level 4 Avenue K Shopping Mall, 156, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 012-301 1040
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am to 7:30pm
- 2-hour Session for 1 pax: RM53 (Add-on RM6 for Grip Socks)
- 2-hour Session for 4 pax: RM212
- 4-hour Session Walk-In for 1 pax: RM95 (Without Grip Socks)
15. Escape Breakout at Avenue K
This is the place to be if you ever wish to be a detective. The Breakout & Spy Game rooms each contain their own storyline with tasks to complete.
Through the use of superpowers, unique hints, and a support system to improve analytical skills, time management, decision-making, and strategizing among the participants, players must combine wit, talent, and teamwork to complete the game and win.
List of available Breakout rooms at Avenue K:
- Post Mortem
- Project Fallout
- Chamber of Hocus
- Mr Oswald’s Greatest Show
Make sure to bring your best team to escape these breakout rooms!
Location:Avenue K, Jalan Ampang, Kampung Baru, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 011-3335 2628
Opening Hours: Daily 10:00am to 10:00pm
- 2 players: RM50/pax
- 3-4 players: RM45/pax
- 5-6 players: RM39/pax
- 7-8 players: RM38/pax (Not applicable to Spy Game)
16. River of Life
Photo: Sunway Hotels
The River of Life, regarded as one of the top ten waterfronts in the world, is also one of Kuala Lumpur’s most recognisable landmarks. Visit at night to see the river with its fascinating lights. Also, don’t miss the nightly light show, during which the river turns a dazzling cobalt blue and water and lights dance to different musical tracks. This is definitely one of the best things to do in KLCC at night!
Showtimes are listed below:
- Asma-ul-husna: 9:15pm
- Warisan (Sudirman): 9:30pm
- Jambatan Tamparuli: 9:45pm
- Star Wars Theme Song: 10:00pm
- Rolling in the Deep (Adele): 10:15pm
- Negaraku (Faizal Tahir): 10:30m
Location: Jalan Benteng, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Open 24 hours
17. Petaling Street
Petaling Street is a well-known iconic market in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is regarded as the local Chinatown, and it is alive with numerous activities that take place both during the day and at night. As it is primarily a market, it is always teeming with people, both locals and tourists, as well as traders and merchants.
Things to explore at Petaling Street:
Location: Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday & Sunday, 8:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am – 10:00pm
18. KL Bird Park
Photo: Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
The KL Bird Park, which is tucked away in the Perdana Botanical Gardens, is a haven for all bird watchers and bird lovers. This bird park has a wonderful tropical setting that makes you feel like you’re in wonderland.
It draws a large number of bird watchers, both novice and expert, into its grounds since it is home to more than 3000 different animal and migratory bird species.
There are four zones in the park:
- Zone 1 & 2: Free-flight zones
- Zone 3: Hornbill Park
- Zone 4: Birds in Mini Aviaries and Separate Cages
Location: 920, Jalan Cenderawasih, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-2272 1010
Opening Hours: Daily 9:00am to 5:30pm
Adults – RM80 (Non-MyKad) RM35 (MyKad)
3 to 11 years old – RM60 (Non-MyKad) RM14 (MyKad)
Senior Citizen Mykad Ticket *60 years old and above – RM15
19. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
Photo: Malaysian Tickets
Berjaya Times Square Theme Park, located in central KL, is Malaysia’s largest indoor theme park, measuring 133,000 square feet and packed with entertaining attractions and activities that are all-age-friendly. One thing you do not want to miss is the Asia Pacific’s longest multiple-inverted roller coaster, Supersonic Odyssey.
The massive indoor theme park, encompassing 133,000 square feet, is divided into two fascinating sections:
- Galaxy Station for thrill seekers
- Fantasy Garden for the little ones
Take note that most rides require a minimum height of 120cm, while some require a minimum height of 140cm!
Location: Berjaya Times Square, 5th and 7th Floor, 1, Jln Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-2117 3118
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00am – 8:00pm
Adult (13 years old and above) – RM75 (Non-MyKad) RM60 (MyKad)
Child (3 years old and above) – RM70 (Non-MyKad) RM50 (MyKad)
Senior (55 years old and above) & OKU – RM32 (Non-MyKad) RM22 (MyKad)
20. Thean Hou Temple
Thean Hou Temple is one of Southeast Asia’s biggest and oldest Buddhist temples. The temple is still among the most well-known tourist attractions in the city.
It is situated along Jalan Klang Lama on the southwest side of Kuala Lumpur. Also, it is only a short drive from Bukit Bintang. The Hainanese community, whose ancestors were seafaring fishermen with roots in China’s Hainan Province, is in charge of managing it.
Besides the beautiful structure of the temple, you’ll also get to experience:
- The Deity Thean Hou between the Goddess of the Waterfront and the Goddess of Mercy
- Elements of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism
- Chinese Medicinal Herb Garden, Tortoise Pond And Wishing Well
Once you’re at the temple, you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city from its hilltop location.
Location: 65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03-2274 7088
Opening Hours: Daily 8:00am to 10:00pm
21. Jalan Alor Food Street
Jalan Alor Food Street is a unique culinary experience in the centre of Kuala Lumpur. Once you step into the street, you’ll feel like you’re in an entirely different city. No city’s modern shopping malls but only something from the old era. There aren’t many things going on during the day, but when the sun goes down, the street comes alive with so much food you can try.
Make sure to bring your appetite along and keep some space for your tummy!
Location: Jln Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Opening Hours: Monday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday to Sunday, 10:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday, 10:00am to 12:00am