Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia is the most populated city in Malaysia and also the centre of entertainment and financial activity. The myriad of places to visit, entertainment centres, shopping malls and eateries makes it a favourite choice among tourists and locals alike. Now lets see the 10 things you should do whenever in Kuala Lumpur.
1. Play Laser Tag : Laser Battle
Looking for something fun and exciting to do in KL? Why not try Laser Tag challenge with your friends! Laser tag is a very exhausting yet fun activity you can play at Laser Battle – Asia’s largest laser tag operator. They provide over 40 different games you can choose from. To make the game realistic the phasers and vest provided to you to play the game are equipped with sensors that vibrate every time you ar tagged. You can definitely experience laser tag at its very best.
Operating Hours: 11:00 – 22:00
Address:Berjaya Times Square, Jalan Imbi, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
2. Solve a mystery: Breakout Real Escape Game
Escape room games now can be found all over the place and are pretty much based on the same idea of being locked in a room with a group of people, find clues to solve the puzzle before time runs out. But what makes Breakout Real Escape Game stand out? Breakout has set individual story lines according level of difficulty and all the clues are set out systematically so you can solve the one by one in order. Characters are also given to each in the group which has its own perks. Fascinating isn’t it? Then you should definitely challenge you skills by trying out the game.
Operating Hours: Open everyday 10:00 – 22:00
Address: L4-09A, Level 4, Nu Sentral, Sambathan,, 201, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2276 3705
3. Shop til You Drop: Mid Valley Megamall
Mid Valley Megamall is probably one of the best places to shop in KL. The building has over 430 shops spread across 5 floors. The mall also houses major stores such as Jusco, Carrefour, Metrojaya and Harvey Norman. Truly a shoppers haven you can get the best deals on things and shop for high end brands as well. The mall also has a movie theater (Golden Screen Cinemas), a bowling alley and a bookstore (MPH bookstore) as well.
Operating Hours: Open everyday 10:00 – 22:00
Address: Mid Valley Megamall, Mid Valley City, 58000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
4. Laugh out loud: Crack House Comedy Club
Crack House Comedy Club is the first dedicated comedy house in KL. This is a place where you can enjoy stress free time and laugh your hearts out as you’re being entertained by comedians from all over Malaysia and also from other countries. They have weekly open mic nights, comedy death races, specials shows and improv nights. If your one to enjoy some good comedy and laid back ambiance then this is definitely your kind of a place.
Operating Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 20:00 – 00:00
Address: Rahim Kajai 14, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
5. Bewildered by Sea Life: Aquaria KLCC
Located on the concourse level of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is Aquaria KLCC. Aquaria KLCC is the home of over 150 species of sea life ranging from menacing electric eels, beautiful seahorses to the magnificent sharks. Compared to other large aquariums concepts, Aquaria KLCC has different levels of aquariums that feature different types of sea life according to landscapes – highlands, Malaysian water landscapes, coral reefs, Amazon basin and the open ocean. There also interactive activities set out for visitor that allow them to interact with the sea life such as DNA touch pool that allows them to feel the texture of corals and starfish. This is a perfect place to bring children and family along.
Opening Hours: Open daily 10:00 – 20:00
Address: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Complex, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
6. Drink Some Good Coffee: Common Man Coffee Roasters
Coffee culture is big in KL and one of the best places to try it would be Common Man Coffee Roasters located in TTDI. The cafe sports a contemporary architecture with minimalistic furnitures such rattan chair and stools.The coffee bar is the main attraction as baristas concoct various coffee and coffee-infused cocktails for customers. They have a cycle for their coffee beans which means you can get a different coffee experience every time you stop by. Their food is no lesser being made from only organic and fresh ingredient filled with a lot of nutrients. Some of their famous dishes would be the Common Man Full Breakfast and Turkish Common Man Breakfast.
Opening Hours:Open everyday 8:30 – 17:00
Address: 1, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-7731 7095
7. Taste Some Local Delicacies: Jalan Alor
Get swept in a whole different world when you go to Jalan Alor away from the skyscrapers and building that align the KL sky. By day Jalan Alor doesn’t look like much but the night activity is the highlight. It is truly a unique culinary experience as by sun down the streets will be littered with stalls and shops serving the local delights that we love so much. You wouldn’t run out of choices on what to eat in Jalan Alor.
Address: Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur
8. Stretch Your Legs and Marvel at Nature’s Beauty : Batu Caves
One of the most famous tourist attraction in KL would be the Batu Caves. The hill is made of 500 million year old limestone formation and contains 3 major caves. The main cavern holds the 100 year old Hindu idols making it very significant among the Hindus. Reaching the main cavern take a lot of triumph as it involves climbing 272 steps and often among bustling masses of people especially during Hindus festivals such as Thaipusam. There is also an Art Gallery Cave and Museum Cave that houses many Hindu idols and is a perfect place to learn about Hindu stories. Visitors can visit the caves and experience the nature’s marvel. Rock climbing expeditions is also available. Batu Caves is a perfect place for both the religious and the adventurer.
Address: Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor
9. Enjoy the KL Nightlife: KL Golden Triangle
The Golden Triangle comprises of the most famous section of Kuala Lumpur that has the nightclubs, bars, restaurants and hotels. The Golden Triangle consists of Bukit Bintang, Imbi, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Raja Chulan. Visitors can have many places to drink and party to choose from. The Golden Triangle also has many shopping centers for those whom are looking to shop for things and souvenirs.