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12 Top Tourist Attractions in Kuala Lumpur

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There is quite a number of tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur. For busy travelers, I am assembled this list showing my recommendation of the 12 top tourist attractions there. If you don't have enough time to spend in Kuala Lumpur, I would recommend these places as the ones to consider.

KL Tower

KL Tower

GPS: 3.1528, 101.70375
One of the tallest telecommunication towers in the world.

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KLCC

KLCC

GPS: 3.15622, 101.7143
This massive urban redevelopment in the heart of Kuala Lumpur is home to many attractions including KLCC Park, Aquaria KLCC and Suria KLCC.

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Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

GPS: 3.14172, 101.68982
One of the best museums to showcase Islamic arts in the world.

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Istana Negara

Istana Negara

GPS: 3.159492, 101.668158
The National Palace of Malaysia, official residence of the Supreme Ruler of the country.

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Jamek Mosque

Jamek Mosque

GPS: 3.159492, 101.668158
The Friday Mosque of Kuala Lumpur, sited on the confluence of the Gombak and Klang rivers, where the city was first established.

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National Mosque

National Mosque

GPS: 3.159492, 101.668158
The main mosque of Malaysia.

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Royal Museum

Royal Museum

GPS: 3.13182, 101.69907
The old National Palace, now preserved as the Royal Museum, offers a glimpse at the lifestyle of the Malaysian ruler.

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Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman

Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman

GPS: 3.15028, 101.71644
A traditional Malay house that has been restored and relocated from Kedah to Kuala Lumpur.

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Petaling Street

Petaling Street

Pedestrianised shopping street in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur Chinatown.

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Petronas Twin Towers

Petronas Twin Towers

GPS: 3.15806, 101.71161
The tallest pair of buildings in the world from 1994 to 2003.

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Perdana Botanical Gardens

Perdana Botanical Gardens

GPS: 3.1446, 101.68347
A large recreational park and botanical gardens with various features including the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park.

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Perdana Botanical Gardens

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

GPS: 3.14871, 101.69433
Historic building in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, and one of its most well recognised landmarks.

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