Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Kuala Lumpur is the type of city where the first things that come to mind when you talk of doing anything are eating and shopping. Those activities aside, Kuala Lumpur has its fair share of sporting opportunities including golf, cycling, running, jogging and even equestrian. If you’re into rock climbing, Batu Caves is a popular weekend spot for those wanting to scale some heights.

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Playing golf

Playing golf

Food Tours
For food lovers, check out Food Tour Malaysia, a food adventure tour. The organizer organizes excursions to popular and not so popular local food fares in Kuala Lumpur and nearby Petaling Jaya. The tour gives you the opportunity to sample some of Malaysia's popular foods as well as some that may not be available in other parts of Malaysia. The tour cost MYR160 per person (food and transport included)
and lasts from 7.00 p.m. to 10.30p.m., targeting tourists wanting to sample authentic Malaysian foods.

Arts & Culture
Malaysia is trying to encourage greater cultural expression with Kuala Lumpur having several good theatres and places for performances. A well-known and major venue is the National Theatre (Istana Budaya) located nearby the National Art Gallery in Jalan Tun Razak, in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Another venue is the KL Performing Arts Centre (Pentas Seni Kuala Lumpur) in Jalan Strachan. Other venues in the city include the Petronas Philharmonic Theatre in Suria KLCC and the Actors Studio in Bangsar.

Spas & Heath Centres
You can get a good dosage of pampering in Kuala Lumpur. Those searching for spas, there are several five-star hotels and independent treatment centres in the Golden Triangle. You will also find many nail parlours and beauty salons offering manicures, facials, pedicures and facials. These are generally not very expensive although you can find upscale ones offering the same type of treatment for a premium. You will also find heaps of reflexology and foot massage centres especially in Bukit Bintang and Chinatown.

Theme Parks
There are a number of theme parks within and nearby Kuala Lumpur. Among the well-known theme parks is Sunway Lagoon, located in neighbouring Subang Jaya. The theme park has rides, a huge waterpark, extreme park for adventure junkies, a scream park for those wanting a good scare and a petting zoo for children. Sunway Lagoon is a 40 minute drive from central Kuala Lumpur (in good traffic) and reachable by bus or taxi.
Another is Berjaya Times Square Theme Park located nearby Kuala Lumpur Monorail's Imbi Station. The indoor theme park is home to several rides especially for young kids.

Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur

Berjaya Times Square

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