Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s capital and largest city is a wonderful holiday destination packed with a wealth of family-friendly attractions. From lively theme parks and interesting museums to abundant shopping opportunities, there are plenty of things to do and see for families flocking to Kuala Lumpur. Here, we have compiled a list of five of the most enthralling family-friendly attractions in the Malaysian metropolis.

Sunway Lagoon

Probably the most famous theme park in Malaysia, Sunway Lagoon enthrals visitors with an array of exciting rides, a huge water park, a petting zoo and much more. The park is located in the neighbouring city of Subang Jaya and offers ample attractions for kids and adults alike. For adrenaline junkies, there is the “Extreme Park”, brimming with exhilarating rides and challenging activities like kayaking and bungee trampoline. At the Wildlife Park, you can spot many exotic wild animals, birds and reptiles.

KL Bird Park

If you love bird watching, this is definitely the place for you. The park is home to more than thousands of colourful birds and many of these winged denizens have been housed in specially made natural looking habitats. Kids would love to walk through these special zones and learn about the intriguing habits of the birds. The facility is situated in the serene Lake Gardens.

Aquaria KLCC

Aquaria KLCC

Love Marine life? Do visit Aquaria KLCC at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to behold an array of exotic marine creatures ranging from scary sharks to friendly dolphins. Take a guided tour to know about the different species of aquatic animals brought here from all around the world. Unique learning programs and experiences such as Sleep with Sharks and Cage Rage are also offered to enthrall the guests.

Batu Caves

Batu Caves Kuala Lumpur

Batu Cave is a very scared site for Hindus. Visit here to experience interesting examples of Hindu arts and culture. There are three huge limestone caves and a few smaller ones that can be accessed after climbing 272 stairs. These caves are considered sacred and are filled with statues and paintings of Hindu deities. The place is about 13kms north of Kuala Lumpur and can be reached by buses and trains.

Petronas Twin Towers

Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur

The most famous landmark in Kuala Lumpur, the soaring Petronas Twin Towers are irresistible to one and all. The towers soar 1620 feet in the sky and are connected by a double decked bridge at a height of 557 feet. Admire its fascinating architecture from the ground or visit the Observation Deck at the 86th floor to enjoy breathtaking views of Kuala Lumpur. The surrounding area has many shopping, dining and entertainment venues.

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