Kuala Lumpur is the vibrant capital city of Malaysia home to lots of colourful cultures, architectural marvels, world heritage sites, cosmopolitan neighbourhoods, mouth-watering local street food, glistening temples and urban parks. Beyond the city bustle of Kuala Lumpur are plenty of natural wonders, from tropical rainforests with flora and fauna to botanical gardens, lush paddy fields and tea plantations. Kuala Lumpur is such a diverse destination with many great attractions and landmarks to explore; no trip to this city is complete without visiting the world’s tallest twin towers - the Petronas Twin Towers. Standing at 88 stories high, these towers have a great observation deck offering panoramic city views. Another captivating landmark in Kuala Lumpur is the man-made Batu Caves, comprising of an ancient limestone tower dotted with caves, Hindu shrines, paintings and a gold statue of Lord Murugan. Then there’s the Thean Hou Temple; this iconic Buddhist site offers great views of the city, and it features a combination of traditional and modern architectural styles, a Buddhist pagoda, traditional red pillars and ornate carvings. Brightsun Travel offers various cheap flight deals to Kuala Lumpur, allowing you to explore this fascinating Far East city.
Kuala Lumpur is one of the world’s most exciting shopping hubs, filled to the brim with mega shopping malls, flagship designer stores, dynamic shopping streets and bustling local markets. There’s something for every budget and taste in this city. For the ultimate shopping spree, spend the day at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur mall in Bukit Bintang; this premium mall has over 550 retail and food outlets, featuring both international designer brands and local retailers. For a more authentic shopping experience, head to Central Market; this heritage site is set in an art deco building, really reflecting Malaysian cultures with over 300 shops selling unique local items. There’s also a food court at Central Market offering a variety of mouth-watering Malaysian cuisines, plus an outdoor stage which hosts cultural performances. Once you’re done hitting the shops, you just have to experience Kuala Lumpur’s eclectic night scene. Every night is a party in this city, with a host of 24 hour restaurants, cosy pubs, karaoke lounges, fancy roof-top bars and chic night clubs. Book cheap air tickets to Kuala Lumpur with Brightsun and start planning the ultimate getaway!