Leisure Activities in Kuala Lumpur

All year round, leisure activities in Kuala Lumpur provide a wide range of options for every age group. Kuala Lumpur is loaded with lavish shopping areas, resorts, restaurants, and spas that ensure that your trip to Kuala Lumpur is hassle-free. From a convincing landscape and outdoor to some world-class stay options and facilities, Kuala Lumpur packs an incredible amount of diversity in the luxury activities it offers. So be it a family vacation, a friends reunion or a solo trip to feed your wanderlust, these activities in Kuala Lumpur are a must try for a leisurely vacation!

Let's explore our list of recreational & leisure places in Kuala Lumpur:

  1. China Town

    Bar, Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    At China town you will experience like small China in Kuala Lumpur. The most popular Jalan Petaling market street in Chinatown has the best products in inexpensive rates. The market is generally closed late in the night. Chinatown has the best nightlife with vibrant lights. You can buy all sorts of Chinese herbs here. It also has Kuan Ti temple devoted to Chinese idol. There are some bargains ...Read more
  2. Aquaria K L C C

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    Aquaria K L C C

    Aquarium, Entertainment, Leisure

    There are over 5000 animals, land and water-based, here. The aquarium is very cleverly designed - you basically just walked through in one line. It takes you through different kinds of marine or water worlds - jungle, coral reef and open-ocean. These cover animals such as piranhas, sharks, electric eels, starfish, otters, stingrays. There are three major sections – Level 1, the tunnel, a...Read more
  3. Batu Caves

    Temple, Cave, Walking Area, Historical Site

    The 400 million year old limestone caves (but only about 100 year old temples) are the most sacred Hindu location in the country, and definitely one of the most sacred Hindi locations in the world outside of India. The main attraction at the limestone caves is the 42.7 metres high statue of Lord Murugan, a Hindu deity. This is also the largest known statue of Lord Murugan. During the Thaipusam...Read more
  4. Sunway Lagoon

    Outdoors, Amusement Park, Garden, Park

    This massive theme and Water Park, spread out over 80 acres. Though it’s technically part of the city of Petaling Jaya, practically everyone treats it as a Kuala Lumpur attraction. The park now has five major sections. These are: Extreme Park: Adrenaline and sports junkies test their mettle at paintball, archery, rock-climbing, go-karting and G-Force X (Asia’s highest slingshot rid...Read more
  5. KLCC-Bukit Bintang Walkway

    Outdoors, Landmark, Walking Area, Broadway

    Tunnels are fun. This 1.173 kilometres covered walkway and bridge connects three major landmarks Pavilion KL to Impiana KLCC Hotel and the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The 20 minute walk is very popular with tourists. This is mostly for the good views. The Petronas oil company built this walkway ostensibly as a way to give pedestrians a safe way to cross the Bukit Bintang. In reality, it wa...Read more
  6. Jalan Alor

    Walking Area, Entertainment, Street Market, Street Food

    Walk through this happening street which is a culinary display of the awesome food served in Malaysia. The roadside stalls and small eateries adorn the street and are so good, that you just can’t get enough of the taste they offer! Thai, Chinese, Seafood, food on the stick, BBQ and many more varieties that will blow away your mind. Be here and pamper yourself with budget friendly gastron...Read more
  7. Central Market

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    Central Market

    Art And Culture, Market, Exhibition , Specialty Shop

    A major landmark, a popular tourist attraction, a beautiful building, and a historical heritage - this market is all of these. Formed 120 years ago, it used to be a wet market. It has since evolved into a much more cultured scene. Today it is filled with boutiques, handicraft stalls, arts and crafts stalls. That’s on the first floor. The second floor has a collection of delicious restaur...Read more
  8. Pavilion Kl

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    Pavilion Kl

    Mall, Shopping Center

    Kuala Lumpur of them is simply the Mecca of shopping in Malaysia. And this may well be the Kaaba of that Mecca. It is the pinnacle of the city’s upscale shopping. Altogether it’s composed of six shopping zones and a row of boutiques at the street level. For fashionistas, the areas of interest are Couture Pavilion (the best local and international designers), Fashion Avenue (standar...Read more
  9. Pavilion Mall

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    Pavilion Mall

    Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Shopping Center

    Located in the happening set of entertainment, Bukit Bintang is Kuala Lumpur’s favourite getaway with jam-packed fun. Pavilion Mall is not just a shopping mall, but also an excuse to indulge into leisure, shopping and going on a culinary tour of the world by tasting food from the variety of restaurants it offers. Fashion labels all around the world serve here with finest of their designs...Read more
  10. No Black Tie

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    No Black Tie

    Hotel, Bar, Outdoors, Landmark

    No Black tie is an awesome nightlife attraction in KL.The Jazz bar is said to be one of the hippest and coolest places to be in the city. The ambience of this club is super sleek and modern and the crowd is always coming back for more. There is also an eating area which offers amazing regional food while you enjoy the music and the lights. Youngsters as well as old lovers of music love this pl...Read more
  11. Suria KLCC Mall

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    Suria KLCC Mall

    Outdoors, View Point, Restaurant, Entertainment

    This six-storey shopping mall at the foot of the Petronas Twin Towers has over 400 stores. It may quite possibly be one of the most visited malls in the world. It’s not just the shopping that draws peoples, but also the Aquaria KLCC, Petrosains, the DewanFilharmonikOrkestra and the Petronas Art Gallery (each of which have their own attraction pages on TripHobo.com). Upmarket brands, fash...Read more
  12. Jalan Petaling

    Street Market, Shopping Center

    Kuala Lumpur’s shopping experience isn’t complete without a visit to this place. Leave away the glitz of Bukit Bintang and KLCC; Chinatown is where the best hard bargaining in the city is to be done. As soon as its dark, hundreds of little stalls are set up to ply a wide variety of wares. It used to be run down place, but now has been given quite the makeover. It is a covered stree...Read more
  13. Orchid Park

    4.1 (5267 Votes)
    Orchid Park

    Park, Nature

    Located just across the Bird Park is this little park of bliss. The orchid park is pretty and displays nice collection of colourful orchids. The serene environment and the little breeze add up to the pleasure of the visit.  Also, visit nearby attractions in the city which are covered in Kuala Lumpur itinerary 3 days.
  14. KLCC Park

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    KLCC Park

    Outdoors, Park, Walking Area, Leisure

    Landscape artist Roberto Burle Marx’s last work – the KLCC Park – is that thought to be his best. It was built to prettify the land around the Petronas towers, and at that task, it has succeeded brilliantly. The 20 hectares park is nearly a botanic garden, with 1900 trees and 66 different types of palm, some of which are endangered species. Its highlights are: Laky Symphony: ...Read more
  15. Perdana Botanical Gardens

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    Perdana Botanical Gardens

    Outdoors, Garden, Park, Landmark

    Perdana botanical garden also known as Taman Tasik Perdana or Lake Gardens. Botanical garden kuala lumpur is oldest park, established in 1888 and located at Heritage Park of Kuala Lumpur. It is one of the city’s favourite green spaces. It’s prettily landscaped, verdantly green, and covers about 92 hectares. Though most of the locals come here to jog, there are plenty of to...Read more