Kuala Lumpur

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Kuala Lumpur
This diverse capital city is a vibrant mix of old and new, boasting some of Malaysia's most treasured cultural and historical gems and remarkable architecture.

After Malaysia gained its independence in 1957, Kuala Lumpur continued the central role it had played under British rule, becoming the country's administrative and economic centre. Its five million inhabitants live in a city of incredible diversity, a sophisticated metropolis that is home to sites of great historical, cultural and religious importance. Merdeka Square sits at the heart of Kuala Lumpur geographically and historically. It is located among impressive colonial buildings, museums and the city gallery and it was here that Malaysia declared its independence.For a bird's eye view of the city's landmarks head up one of its famous skyscrapers. The viewing deck of the iconic Kuala Lumpur Tower (Menara Kuala Lumpur) offers a breathtaking 360 degree panorama of the city, including the famous Petronas Twin Towers. There are few buildings in the world taller than these downtown giants, which dominates the skyline. Head towards the towers themselves to catch the Lake Symphony water and light show at KLCC Park. Then pop up to the 86th floor, where the views are worth every penny of the ticket price.The Petronas towers may dominate the skyline, but the city boasts other great buildings. Foremost among these are city's stunning Moorish-influenced Jamek Mosque (Masjid Jamek), built at the turn of the 20th century, and the strikingly modern mid-60s National Mosque.From there, walk to the nearby Lake Gardens, where you can relax among formal gardens and a variety of flora and fauna. If wildlife is your thing, the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park, with its beautiful peacocks and peckish parrots, is just next door. Larger creatures can be found at the National Zoo, and they don't come much bigger than the country's native tigers and elephants. The Zoo isn't just home to local wildlife though - its animals have come from as far away as Australia and South America.Get the best deals on watches and handbags in the Chinatown on Petaling Street before refuelling with some mouth-watering traditional food. Then it's just a short trip to the Batu Caves for a unique glimpse into the history and culture of the city's Hindu population. At its highest, this sacred network of caves reaches almost 100 metres, and contains a vast number of statues and temples.Mosques, temples, towering buildings, Chinese markets: Kuala Lumpur mixes ancient and modern, religious and secular, seamlessly. This multicultural metropolis, with its rich history and dynamic atmosphere, is unmissable.

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088
The price is NZ$149 per night from 16 Jul. to 17 Jul.
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (984 reviews)
"Proximity to park & shopping mall."

Reviewed on 7 May 2022

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088
The price is NZ$250 per night from 3 Jul. to 4 Jul.
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (986 reviews)
"We had a pleasant stay at Mandarin Oriental hotel in KL. The concierge staff was excellent. Daily breakfast was delicious with so many variety. We will definitely stay at this hotel again. Love it."

Reviewed on 23 Jun. 2022

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
183 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, 55100
The price is NZ$169 per night from 17 Jul. to 18 Jul.
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, 4 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (978 reviews)
"location is awesome. theres plenty of dining options too. would recommend this hotel for sure."

Reviewed on 6 Jun. 2022

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
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PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
No. 1, Jalan Nagasari, Off Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50200
The price is NZ$104 per night from 4 Jul. to 5 Jul.
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Our guests praise the WiFi and the helpful staff in ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,773 reviews)
"good"

Reviewed on 7 Jun. 2022

PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur
Capri by Fraser Bukit Bintang
Capri by Fraser Bukit Bintang
4 out of 5
160 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, 55100
The price is NZ$131 per night from 17 Jul. to 18 Jul.
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a children's pool. Popular attractions Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Berjaya Times ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (5 reviews)
"I will stay at this hotel again if I visit KL Malaysia again"

Reviewed on 9 Jun. 2022

Capri by Fraser Bukit Bintang
The Face Suites Kuala Lumpur
The Face Suites Kuala Lumpur
5 out of 5
1020, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250
The price is NZ$135 per night from 3 Jul. to 4 Jul.
Stay at this 5-star luxury aparthotel in Kuala Lumpur. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,403 reviews)
"Walkability to nearby attractions and ammemities were excellent. Just about 5 mins walk to Bukit Nanas monorail, 7 mins to Hard Rock Cafe, 15 to 20 mins walk to Suria KLCC, 10 mins walk to Quill Mall for cinemas and Eco to buy bottles of water. With the monorail, it's just about 20 to 30 mins to ..."

Reviewed on 9 Jun. 2022

The Face Suites Kuala Lumpur
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