Enthralling Kuala Lumpur – Part II

Tourist attractions

Kuala Lumpur Bird park:

This extensive tropical bird park sits in the sprawling scenic and tranquil land of Lake Gardens. This 60-hectare park is popularly known as “Free-flight Walk-in aviary,’ and houses a wide-ranging species ranging from lovely peacocks to the unusual birds from the entire globe. It is home to nearly 200 diverse species and 5000 birds. Also, this lush verdure landscape forms a part of the green belt of Kuala Lumpur. However, the Lake Gardens were built up in the year 1888 and are an artificial one.

Tourists can grab fun and catch scenic views of the entire garden by taking a boat ride in the lake waters. The verdure garden bequeaths great picturesque views; one can grab some beautiful views while meandering in the walkways alongside green landscapes. This is an amusing park as it is open for picnic. This is a paradise for tourists as it offers everything for everyone, children will enjoy in the children’s playground, and adults can soothe themselves in the jogging trails, exercise stations and rowing boats. Apart from all these enchanting things, the Lake Gardens comprise of National Monument, Butterfly House, Bird Park, Orchid and Hibiscus Garden.

Kuala Lumpur Bird park

China Town:

The core of China Town is the Petaling Street which is ever filled with hustle and bustle, it never sleeps. Tourists who wish to explore the city should definitely tour in the Petaling Street as it offers great deals at cheap prices, only if you are a good bargainer. Even in day time, it offers for great bargains. Truly, it is an exhilarating spot which proffers merchandise at cheap prices and will stay a lifelong experience in their memories.

It is popular for its reputation as a premier shopping spot in the city. In the Petaling street, reclines a distinct and unusual ambiance, however visit during the night as the atmosphere is excellent. The street offers wide variety, so get there and catch up handful of excellent potpourris. To reach in Petaling Street, take a taxi ride or catch the bus ride which is offered by various bus companies.

The Petronas Twin towers:

The world’s tallest building was actually intended to be distinctive and unique, and not to be the tallest with an original height of 427m – 16 m short of Sears. This breath-taking marvel was designed by Argentinian architect Cesar Pelli. However, later in 1994, after a casual meeting between Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad and Cesar Pelli the Petronas Twin Tower was revamped to its peaking height of 452m. Today, the Twin Tower has an 88 storey office building. This 1.8 billion Ringgit project was officially opened on 31st August, 1999 by Malaysia’s fourth Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad.


The skybridge links the twin towers and facilitates swift flow between the twin towers. It is 192 feet long (58.4m) double-decker skybridge and links the Twin Tower at the 41st and the 42nd floor. This gigantic twin tower shelters Dewan Filharmonik Petronas- an 864-seat acoustic concert hall.

Suria KLCC:

Adjacent to the Petronas Twin Towers, lies Suria KLCC, the leading shopping mall of Kuala Lumpur City Center- KLCC. The mall is built in such a way that it gets maximum sunlight for spacious center court and therefore it is appropriately tagged as ‘Suria’ KLCC where ‘Suria’ denotes sunshine. This is a massive 6-level crescent shaped mall which is incorporated with over 200 shops of specialty stores, 3 departmental stores and a 300 local seat food court and theme restaurants on the fourth floor. At its base, there are numerous cafes that face the KLCC Park.

KL tower

KL tower:

The KL Tower is actually a 421m high Telecommunications and Broadcasting Tower, which apparently seems to be taller than Petronas Twin Tower, because it is built over a hill.

Menara Kuala Lumpur:

In the city of Kuala Lumpur, there is another tower called Menara Kuala Lumpur which claims that it stands at a height of 515m, however this is not true as everyone are aware that the Petronas Twin Tower is the tallest in the world. This tower also claims to store the highest Mc Donald’s allover the world. However, going by the actual truth, says that Menara Kuala Lumpur stands fourth amidst tallest telecommunications towers in the world. This tower was erected over a time of 4 years and got complete in May 1996. It was created for the purpose of withstanding wind pressures up to 90 mph. get in the observation deck of this tower, from where you can grab a panoramic view of the entire city.

Batu Caves

Batu Caves:

Located at a distance of 13 km to the north of the city Kuala Lumpur, this is a spiritual spot for the Hindus. It contains three major caves and numerous small caves. This limestone cave is 400m long and 100m high and was actually found in 1892. To reach the sacred and religious Batu Caves, you have to climb 272 steps. While your visit, you can view lots of monkeys which are spread in the caves and are desperately looking tourists for getting peanuts and bananas. Don’t worry, beneath the caves there are many shops.

Enthralling Kuala Lumpur – Part I

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