4. MERDEKA SQUARE ( Independent square)
The Kuala Lumpur Chinatown is within the most visited tourist destination due to its vibrant economic and cultural activities including the famous Petaling Street Market.
Petaling Street (Malay: Jalan Petaling, Simplified Chinese: 茨厂街, Traditional Chinese: 茨廠街, pinyin: Cíchǎng Jiē, Cantonese: Chee Cheong Kai) is a Chinatown located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is infamous for pirated clothes and accessories along with bootleg DVDs and CDs.
Petaling Street however does not exclusively offer pirated products. Haggling is a common sight here and the place is usually crowded with locals as well as tourists.
The area has dozens of restaurants and food stalls, serving local favourites such as Hokkien mee, ikan bakar (barbecued fish), asam laksaand curry noodles. Traders here are mainly Chinese but there are alsoIndian, Malay, and Bangladeshi traders.
At night it is also known as a haven for prostitution. Petaling street offers a large number of nationalities of prostitutes whom ply their trade along the street and the back alleys. Most of these woman are Indonesian foreign workers and maids who have left their legal employment in Malaysia to become prostitutes. These women are usually controlled by the Chinese Triads who usually own and operate the cheap hotels in the area via their proxies. However prostitution is illegal in Malaysia and procuring these women's services is an offence.
The Chinatown also encompasses other historically rich heritages such as the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Chan See Shu Yuen Temple, Sze Ya Temple, a Sikh temple, a Gospel church as well as the famous Islamic mosque, Masjid Jamek.
6. Little India
If you are planning to get to know more about the multi-culture society of Malaysia, the Little India is definitely the place that cannot be excluded in the best tourist destinations in Kuala Lumpur. This vibrant Indian enclave is a living heritage that can be dated as far back as 100 years old. Some famous attractions at Little India are the Masjid India and the neighborhood of Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman.
you can find a tonnes textiles and fabrics from around the world here. but for a cheaper price, recommended to have the ability of bargains...During the festival period, the roads are blocked for cars and there are hawker stalls setup by the government. So, it looks very festive here. The Eid eve was exteremely crowded and felt it was difficult even to walk on the street
7. Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex
The Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex or Kompleks Budaya Kraft is listed in the most visited tourist destination in Kuala Lumpur because it’s one of the rare places in Malaysia that showcases authentic locally made handicrafts. Moreover, the complex acts as a center that collects all the fine arts and handicrafts from all over the country including those from the Borneo Island. Therefore, it’s definitely a must-go place for serious art and handicraft lovers.
Located south of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya has been gaining momentum as the new tourist attractions due to its well-developed, organized and most livable city in the state of Selangor. Attractions of Putrajaya include a host of government buildings, artificial lakes and bridges and not excluding the greenery that has made Putrajaya an “intelligent garden city”. For the rest of the tourist attractions in Putrajaya, please follow the link here, Putrajaya Tourist Attractions.
*10 attraction to do at putrajaya
1. Putrajaya's Parks
2. Putra Mosque
3. Prime Minister's Office Perdana Putra
9. Seri Perdana
*and the lattest is the panda house ......all the bus at Putrajaya is free and easy to reach. Traveller also can take the airport transit train to get to Putrajaya .
9. Tasik Perdana
The Lake Garden is listed within the most visited tourist destinations of Kuala Lumpur because of its popularity as the city’s biggest and most visited park, with a large lake at its center where boats can be hired. Attractions of the Lake Gardens include the Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Orchid Garden, National Planetarium, National Monument and the Carcosa Seri Negara.
The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park (Malay: Taman Burung Kuala Lumpur) is a 20.9-acre (8.5 ha) public aviary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is a popular tourist attraction in the country, receiving an annual average of 200,000 visitors. It is located adjacent to the Lake Gardens. The Bird Park houses more than 3000 birds representing more than 200 species in an enclosed aviary. 90% are local birds and 10% were imported from overseas.
The bird park is part of the 60-hectare (150-acre) Lake Gardens, which were established in 1888. In addition to the 20.9-acre (8.5 ha) bird park, which was created in 1991, the gardens include an artificial lake, the National Monument, a Butterfly House, Orchid and Hibiscus gardens, and the former Malaysia Parliament House.
Don't for get to bring a nice camera for picture .....