The Petronas Twin Towers are one of the tallest twin towers in the world. It is has 88 stories and is 170 meters above street level. The towers consist of a number of conference halls, office buildings and a shopping complex where many people are willing to spend money on the diverse range of goods available here as these are sold at good and reasonable prices.
The Batu Caves (also known as the Holy Temple of the Hindus) are located 13 kilometers north of Kuala Lampur. These comprise of a limestone hill with a number of caves and cave temples which vary in size. It is said that the limestone in the caves are 400 million years old and many Hindus come here and climb the 272 rock stairs to the main cave. Upon reaching here homage is paid to Lord Murugan at a festival known as Thaipusam. The statue of Lord Murugan, standing at 42 meters, is the tallest statue in the world.
The Kampung Kuantan Fireflies tour is an interesting one. Kuala Kuantan is an hour away from Kuala Lampur and participants are taken to a mangrove swamp on a boat to see a large number of fireflies come together here. The sight of so many shining fireflies at night is truly beautiful and a sight worth watching. Kuala Kuantan is one of the two places in the world where so many fireflies come together at the same time.
Nature lovers and those interested in rain forests would love the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia. The Canopy Walkway here is actually a canopy 30 meters from the ground and you can get a clear and breath-taking view of the city from here. Other activities that one can get involved in include camping, picnics near the waterfall and jogging. The Kuala Lampur Bird Park would allow nature lovers to see birds in their natural habitat. A large variety of birds can be found here such as flamingoes, parrots, owls, horn bills, etc. The Butterfly Park is home to different species (120) of butterflies and a breeding area is available for butterflies here, too.
If you are willing to spend money on food and love shopping the Kuala Lampur Convention Centre is just the place for you. A large number of shops, retail stores and foods are available here which would leave you confused as to where to go because of the diverse foods and goods offered by stores in the KLCC.
Kuala Lampur also has its very own Chinatown known as the Petaling Street where one can find any souvenirs and Chinese foods that are available at cheap prices. A number of stalls can be found here with a wide range of items and Malaysian and Chinese foods which tourists can indulge in.
If one is interested in the cultural handicrafts of Malaysia, they would really enjoy visiting the Cultural Craft Complex. The complex is styled in a way that it depicts Malaysian villages and handicraft shops. Here one can find silk batik paintings, pottery, silk kaftan and other Malaysian handicrafts of the sort.