Giles Guide: Top 10 Things To Do in Kuala Lumpur

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The St Giles London hotel is just one of seven hotels within the St Giles brand. Explore the other hotels located across the globe during your travels. Find out more about the other hotels at https://www.stgileshotels.com/our-hotels. We have created a list of the top 10 things to do in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, all of which you can enjoy while staying at either ‘The Gardens Hotel and Residences’ or the ‘St Giles Boulevard’. 

 

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MALAYSIA

Starting off with the best place to experience and learn about the history and culture of Malaysia. The National Museum of Malaysia was established by the First Prime Minister of Malaysia and built in 1945. Explore the exciting exhibitions or even take a tour to learn more. 

BATU CAVES 

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Batu Caves is made up of four main limestone caves, which are also frequently visited by long-tailed grey macaques. Don’t forget to visit the 47 metre statue of the golden Lord Murugan during your trip. 

THEAN HOU TEMPLE

The six tiered temple of Mazu, the Chinese Sea goddess. This temple is one of the largest and oldest Buddhist temples in South East Asia. Delight in the incredible design and stunning colours of this iconic historic landmark. 

ISLAMIC ART MUSEUM MALAYSIA

Housing over ten thousand artefacts of Islamic art, this museum is one not to miss during your next trip to Kuala Lumpur. The Museum also holds an incredible library of Islamic Art books for you to enjoy and explore the Islamic culture through art. 

CAMERON HIGHLANDS

For a refreshing and scenic getaway during your trip, the Cameron Highlands offers beautiful green valleys and hills, complete with bright and colourful displays of flowers and butterfly farms. Enjoy this piece of tranquillity amongst the city of Malaysia.

NATIONAL PLANETARIUM

An interesting and educational place to enjoy a visit with the kids, to learn all about the planet and the universe. The Planetarium is dedicated to all things science and astronomy, so if that’s your thing, this is the perfect trip out for you. 

KUALA LUMPUR BIRD PARK

Within the stunning and serene setting of the Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens, there is a tropical paradise filled with spectacular birds native to Malaysia. A beautiful world within the city, not to be missed during your visit. 

MID VALLEY MEGAMALL

If shopping is your thing, then this is perfect for you. The famous Mid Valley Megamall is home to a huge amount of retail experiences with international and local brands. Enter the grand gateways into this shopper’s paradise.

SRI MAHAMARIAMMAN TEMPLE

The oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, featuring the ornate Raja Gopuram tower in the South Indian temple style. This stunning temple is covered with bright and colourful Hindu figures. 

PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS

The World's tallest twin towers standing tall in 452 metres in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and have remained unchallenged in their height since 1996. Enjoy the view of the towers from the ground or make your way to the Skybridge to enjoy a spectacular view of the city. 

 

We hope you enjoy your stay in one of our St Giles Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!