Kuala Lumpur Off The Beaten Path

  • Malacca
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  • Malacca
    by machomikemd
  • Malacca
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  • Malacca, Kuala Lumpur

    1. Malacca

    A Famosa (or The Famous in portuguese) is one of the remnants of Portuguese History of Melaka. Together with St. Paul's Hill, they are the remains of the portuguese legacy of the portuguese occupation...

  • Melawati Hill (Bukit Tabur), Kuala Lumpur

    2. Melawati Hill (Bukit Tabur)

    Bukit (hill) Tabur (sprinkle) (or Bukit Taboh(fistfight), to some people) offers a chance for any climbers to see KL view. In fact, it is an ideal spot to enjoy fireworks play during new year or...

  • Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur

    3. Batu Caves

    This is an active religious site. At the entrance to the stairs leading to the cave opening, is the huge statue dedicated to Lord Murugan, a Hindu diety popular with Tamil Hindis. He is prayed to...

  • Genting Highlands, Kuala Lumpur

    4. Genting Highlands

    A day trip 2 hrs east to Genting Highlands is one of the popular things to do in KL. We promised to take our young son Jesse to the massive Theme Park that we had heard so much about. On the way up...

  • Sunway Lagoon, Kuala Lumpur

    5. Sunway Lagoon

    we took a taxi from Ampang Park to Sunway, cost R30. Loved the waterpark, not busy, and lovely to cool off. Bought tickets online as works out cheaper that way. HOWEVER..once in you cannot get out and...

  • St. John's Cathedral, Kuala Lumpur

    6. St. John's Cathedral

    Everytime I set foot for the first time in a certain place, I always find time to at least visit a church where I can say my thanksgiving prayer – for the blessing to travel and the safety of my...

  • Kuala Selangor, Kuala Lumpur

    7. Kuala Selangor

    Kuala Selangor is the place where you could have seafood, purchase fresh seafood products fishball and not forgetting the famous Firefly Park. We brought fishball, fishcake, dried noodles, prawn...

  • National Zoo, Kuala Lumpur

    8. National Zoo

    Patting Zoo is quite a common feature in many countries but most people in Malaysia haven't heard of one operating in Malaysia. Yes, there is one near Kuala Ganda. In fact, on a road that branches off...

  • Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur

    9. Putrajaya

    Putrajaya is where all the new federal administrative capital buildings are. The buildings are innovative designed and in harmony with the surrounding. Putra Mosque and Putra Square, The Prime...

  • Ampang Temple, Kuala Lumpur

    10. Ampang Temple

    At the Ampang old town centre has one eminent old Chinese-Buddhism temple which has these hanging joss-sticks in spiral shapes. I found it very attractive as photogenic subject especially to portray...

  • Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur

    11. Merdeka Square

    National Day. I returned from Penang and 11:30pm just in time to see the crowds getting ready for the midnight fireworks near the Merderka Square. The lights and the mix of people near the Square &...

  • Reflexology, Kuala Lumpur

    12. Reflexology

    Around Bukit Bintang there are lots of reflexology and massage places. I have read a bit about reflexology but up until now I have been disappointed with my experiences with it, which just amounted to...

  • Railway Stations, Kuala Lumpur

    13. Railway Stations

    This is the locotion for the finale of the film Entrapment (1999, starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta Jones). In the film, the station was refered to as Pudu Station but actually it was shooted...

  • Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

    14. Chinatown

    This fresh market is located on Jalan Hang Lekir next to Hotel Malaya. The entrance is in between two florists. The best thing about this wet market is that you can find some local food in the hawker...

  • National Museum, Kuala Lumpur

    15. National Museum

    The National History Museum or Muzium Sejarah Nasional is the second national museum in Malaysia after Muzium Negara. It is located opposite Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur. Originally a small...

  • National Mosque, Kuala Lumpur

    16. National Mosque

    if you are a guy, you can actually go into the cool mosque hall to chill in the middle of the hot day and take a nap!!! all you need to do is leave you shoes outside and find a cozy spot in the shade...

  • Grand Prix Formula 1, Kuala Lumpur

    17. Grand Prix Formula 1

    Oh Boy! You know when you watch F1 on TV; maybe sometimes you lower the volume? Well raise the volume at most then imagine the sound 70 times worse... Now maybe you can get the grip out of it ;o) It...

  • Bird Park, Kuala Lumpur
  • Menara Telecommunications Tower, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ride the KLIA Aerotrain, Kuala Lumpur

    20. Ride the KLIA Aerotrain

    Although the KLIA Aerotrain only shuttles back and forth the Contact Pier and the Satellite Terminal of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the ride here is...

  • Pulau Ketam - Crab Island Day Trip, Kuala Lumpur

    21. Pulau Ketam - Crab Island Day Trip

    If you like adventure travel and enjoy seeing something different then Pulau Ketam could be a suitable day trip. If you love fresh seafood and photography...

  • Pudu pillayar (Ganesha) Temple., Kuala Lumpur

    22. Pudu pillayar (Ganesha) Temple.

    A very interesting temple which most visitors to KL misses, is the Pudu pillayar, or Ganesha temple in Jalan Pudu Lama. It is very close to the Maybank office...

  • Relaxing Seaside Town Port Dickson, Kuala Lumpur

    23. Relaxing Seaside Town Port Dickson

    Half way between KL and Melaka, about 1 hour south of Kuala Lumpur is the lovely fishing town of Port Dickson. It is the beachside getaway for the locals and...

  • Kelong Mamod - Quaint Fishing Village KL, Kuala Lumpur

    24. Kelong Mamod - Quaint Fishing Village KL

    If you love to discover secret off the beaten path places, maybe even something that the local city people don't even know about. A place that is natural and...

  • A Jungle Incident., Kuala Lumpur

    25. A Jungle Incident.

    When I was younger and more adventurous than today, I travelled through Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, en route to Australia........... It was at a time of...

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