3 Urban Adventures for your next Kuala Lumpur Trip
The Kuala Lumpur city centre is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia due to the endless attractions around. The proximity of these places also makes it convenient for first-time visitors and those travelling in groups. The theme parks, fancy restaurants, shopping mall and entertainment centre around the city centre is enough to fill an entire week’s vacation that is perfect for the whole family. It is easy to be overwhelmed with the sheer number of attractions around Kuala Lumpur. Here are some activities you should try on your next visit.
- Explore a theme park
The Sunway Lagoon is a collection of 5 different parks: the Water Park, Amusement Park, Extreme Park, Wildlife Park, and the Scream Park. Kids will surely love this place because it offers more than 80 rides and attractions. The Water Park is famous for its man-made beach, boasting a total of 18000 square feet of sandy beach. Even though it is a man-made beach, the palm trees and huts make it naturally beautiful. For tourists who crave adventure and excitement, try their newest addition to the theme park: the permanent bungee jump, and a surf simulator, both the first time to be introduced to Malaysia.
- Go on a Malaysian Food Trip
Tourists can explore many types of local flavours in Kuala Lumpur, from street food to fancy high-end restaurants. Within the centre of the city, there are a lot of restaurants that are known for Malay delicacies. First-time tourists should try the spicy beef rending, chicken satay, and oxtail soup. Tourists in Kuala Lumpur city centre can enjoy traditional Malaysian cuisine and live performances in Songket Restaurant. For those that are new to Malaysian cuisine, Songket Restaurant in known for their rending daging, which is served with a plate of hot rice. For fine dining options, 39 Restaurant is famous for their signature diches such as rusuk kambing kurma, ghee rice, ayam golek perchik, and dagung kerutup. What makes it even more memorable is the panoramic view of the Kuala Lumpur city that completes this modern style of fine dining.
- Shop at Sunway Pyramid Mall
Tourists on their way to the city centre will not miss this world-renowned shopping centre in Klang Valley, with its very noticeable giant sphinx standing guard at its entrance, the pyramid-inspired shopping complex, decorative hieroglyphics, and Pharaoh Statues. This complex was only recently renovated, which is why there are now two sections: the old wing and the new wing. It is very difficult to think of something that cannot be found in this shopping complex; it is practically complete, from exclusively middle-eastern stores and boutiques to fast food chains and even an ice-skating rink, the Sunway Pyramid Mall has everything to satisfy every tourists’ impulse for retail therapy. After an entire day of fun-filled adventures, you can take a quiet walk along the city centre and observe its colourful nightlife. To make your stay in Kuala Lumpur even more memorable and convenient, make sure to choose an accommodation that provides big hotels rooms for families. Most hotels have access to public transportation and have a wide range of facilities that is perfect for couples traveling with their kids. There are a lot of activities to choose from if you decide on Kuala Lumpur as your next travel destination. Even within the city centre, there are a lot of attractions that will capture the attention of kids and adults alike.