LIFESTYLE By: Attiqah Mohd December 7, 2017 @ 12:22pm

5 MUST-VISIT PLACES AROUND KL TOWER

Perfect spots to explore this school holiday!

It’s the end of the year and we all know that this is the season for shopping and meandering. Seeing as many of us are too broke to go overseas, why not explore our very own capital?

It is amazing what our city has to offer. Just when we think that we’ve seen it all, Kuala Lumpur just pops out yet another interesting thing to see.

Check out some of these fascinating places to explore this holidays.

1. KL Upside Down House

Image via Menara KL

Ever since the upside down house craze started in Gettorf, Germany, many countries around the world have taken to build their own too. But who would have known Kuala Lumpur would have this epic structure?

Not only do they have furniture bolted to the ‘floor’, they even stuck those little items such as toys, cups, bowls and plates the other way around.

Now, that’s called attention to detail.

Image via Integrated Info

Image via Gulf News

Worried about finding this modern art museum? No worries because there’s a FREE shuttle service between the Upside Down House and KL Tower. The transportation service is available everyday from 8am until 9.30pm.

Address: Off, Jalan P Ramlee & Jalan Puncak, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 9am – 7pm, daily

Admission Fees

  MyKad Holder Non-MyKad Holder
Adult RM19 RM29
Child RM15 RM20

 

Get more information here

Image via Aspirants SG

 

2.  KL Tower Mini Zoo

Image via LuvFeelin

We all love going to zoos and checking out animals. Unfortunately, we can’t touch them or even get up close because they’re truly wild ones who could harm us. Dangerous, lah…

So, why not visit a petting zoo instead where you can actually play with those fluffy creatures? There’s one located right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Over here, we get to touch, carry and even hug all sorts of animals such as llamas, rabbits, guinea pigs, turtles and more!

Image via LuvFeelin

Image via MTravel

Being able to interact with difference species will help increase our knowledge of animals and also amp up our EQ. By learning to care for animals, we can develop and hone our nurturing skills.

Address: Ground Floor, Menara Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Punchak, 50250, Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: 10am – 9pm, Mondays to Fridays

Admission Fees

Adult RM32
Child RM27
Senior Citizen RM27

 

Get more information here

 

3. Sky Box @ Sky Deck

Image via Hype

Warning: This spot isn’t for the faint of heart!

This fully transparent viewing box poking out of the Sky Deck at the top of KL Tower will make anyone’s heart race. Many daredevils have even sat there while seemingly relaxing too!

Such brave men…

Image via The Hive.Asia

Aside from this sky-high glass box, there are many other captivating attractions on the Observation Deck as well. You also have to bring your best cameras to this spot because you can take some of the most breathtaking shots of Kuala Lumpur from here.

Address: KL Tower, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 10am – 10pm, daily

Admission Fees: (inclusive of all attractions within the Observation Deck)

  MyKad Holder Non-MyKad Holder
Adult RM75 RM105
Child RM39 RM75

 

Get more information here

 

4. KL Forest Eco Park 

Image via The Rakyat Post

What’s more refreshing than a walk in one of Malaysia’s oldest reserved forests? A nice stroll and perhaps even a picnic in the lush Taman Eko Rimba KL will reset your body.

Being exposed to too much radiation offsets our body clocks and ultimately causes us to easily feel tired. A dash with nature can help your body rejuvenate!

It is also a great spot for the younger generation to explore, be adventurous, and get down and dirty at.

Image via Kaki Sini

Image via Kolej KAGC

Exercise is the best prevention to all sorts of illnesses but to enjoy it with your loved ones is the best. 

Address: Taman Eko Rimba KL, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 7am – 6pm

Admission Fees: FREE!

Get more information here 

 

5. Heli Lounge Bar 

Image via GoodNight KL

How often do we get to go up onto a helipad? Usually, we think that only the rich people or those working in the airforce would get to go up onto one.

However, Malaysians totally get to go up to one whenever they visit the Heli Lounge Bar. Over here, you can indulge in the scenic view of the Petronas Twin Towers and the rest of Kuala Lumpur.

Image via TripAdvisor

Image via TripAdvisor

Also, this is a great spot for a romantic evening with your partner.

Address: Bukit Bintang 34th Floor, Menara KH, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: 5pm – 12am, daily

Admission Fees: FREE!

Get more information here

 

Who would have guessed there are hidden gems in the middle of the city eh?

Do you know any other awesome place worth exploring in KL? Let us know! 

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