The iconic Petronas Towers resembling twin silver rockets are a perfect example of modern architecture in Malaysia. Situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the towers offer visitors a bird’s eye view of the capital city below. Your ticket to explore this stunning masterpiece includes a 45-minute guided tours, walking over the Skybridge connection on the 41st floor, and time on the 86th floor’s observation deck. Built in 1998, the towers have become one of Malaysia’s top tourist attractions.
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia
Officially opened in 1998, the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia is located in Kuala Lumpur’s tourist belt amidst the lush greenery of Perdana Botanical Gardens. Being the largest museum of Islamic arts in South East Asia, it is home to more than seven thousands artifacts from the Islamic world which are showcased over 12 main galleries. The galleries include the Quran and Manuscripts Gallery, the Islamic Architecture Gallery, the India Gallery, the Chinese Gallery, the Ancient Malay World Gallery and the Ottoman Syrian Room dating back to the 19th Century.
Kek Lok Si
Also known as the Temple of Supreme Bliss, Kek Lok Si is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia. A popular stop for many tourists, the temple was built by an immigrant Chinese Buddhist in 1890. Located in Air Itam, eight kilometres from the centre of George Town, the temple provides tourists with access to the Ban Po Thar – a seven-tier, 30m-high tower. There is also a cable car that whisks you to the highest level, and is presided over by an awesome 36.5m-high bronze statue of Kuan Yin, goddess of mercy. Perfect for a family day out, Kek Lok Si is well supplied with numerous vegetarian restaurants.