A rapidly developing city in Southeast Asia, famous landmarks in Kuala Lumpur consist of urban high-rises with cutting edge, futuristic designs, rubbing shoulders with picturesque fairytale-like structures that have stood the test of time.
Popular landmarks such as The Sultan Abdul Samad Building at Dataran Merdeka is well-patronised by international travellers and photography enthusiasts due to their intricate style and architecture.
Kuala Lumpur’s famous landmarks also consist of world famous, glamour projects – from the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin Towers, to the second-tallest freestanding tower in the world, the Menara KL Tower.
Meanwhile, other tourist destinations with striking designs in Kuala Lumpur, such as the National Museum, and the Istana Negara.
One of the most iconic buildings in Kuala Lumpur is the Sultan Abdul Samad building, located in front of Dataran Merdeka. It was built in the 1890s, and was named after the reigning Sultan at the time.
The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)’s official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world. The buildings are a landmark of Kuala Lumpur, along with nearby Kuala Lumpur Tower.
KL TOWER is the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the tallest in Southeast Asia. You’ll never see better panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur than from the observation deck of Malaysia’s KL Tower
The National Museum is a museum located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum is situated in close proximity to the Perdana Lake Gardens and it provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture.
The Istana Negara is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the monarch of Malaysia. It is located along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim in Segambut, northwestern Kuala Lumpur.