Discover the colours and smells of Kuala Lumpur
A bubbling city in a country packed with wonderful jungles, tea plantations and tropical beaches. Book a flight to Kuala Lumpur and discover the lush city parks and modern architecture of Malaysia’s capital. Try tasty local specialities at the Central Market or travel to the idyllic island of Langkawi.
The Petronas Twin Towers are the city’s beacon
Kuala Lumpur’s skyline is dominated by the Petronas Twin Towers. These 2 imposing towers offer a magnificent view of the city and are home to a large cinema, aquarium, orchestra hall and the city’s best shopping centre, the Suria KLCC. If you’d rather relax in nature, the KLCC park is right next door. This bustling park has an outdoor pool and is a popular meeting spot, particularly in the evenings. Kuala Lumpur is the ideal destination for city trips, but also the perfect starting point for a longer vacation in Malaysia. Treat yourself: book a flight to Kuala Lumpur now!
In the centre of the city centre
The city has a sacred place that you really have to visit – Batu Caves. The largest cave is 400 metres long and 100 metres high. Light enters through gaps in the rocks and gives the caves a magical charm. You should also visit Bukit Bintang, a district in the very centre of Kuala Lumpur. It’s a long street thronged with shopping centres, restaurants, bars and souvenir shops. If you’re looking for a lively night, you’re in luck, as in Kuala Lumpur, the party never stops.
Flights to Kuala Lumpur for a unique holiday
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The Indian enclave in the Brickfields neighbourhood is not only a feast for the eyes but for all the senses. The streets and alleys exude a fragrant aroma of sandalwood, spices, and garlands of jasmine and lotus flowers. Many food stalls serve typical South Indian and Sri Lankan dishes. There are also beautiful temples filled with Hindu gods. Eat, pray, shop in Little India, Kuala Lumpur’s most colourful neighbourhood.
Spicy curries, grilled satay skewers and noodles in all shapes and sizes: the streets of Kuala Lumpur offer a delicious culinary feast. The food on the street is as diverse as the city’s inhabitants. Malay, Chinese and Indian food stalls stand side by side. Their stoves operate night and day so there is plenty of time to explore the diverse cuisine of Malaysia, one food stall at a time.
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Only 15 kilometres north of Kuala Lumpur lies the most popular Hindu sanctuary outside of India: the Batu caves. The series of caves is decorated with a large number of colourful, painted images of Hindu gods. The largest cave can be reached after climbing 272 steps – an enormous steep stairway not only used by pilgrims and tourists, but also by monkeys. Every year, the frenzied Thaipusam festival takes place at these caves.
Walk through the treetops of the tropical rainforest and come face-to-face with a spider monkey. Cool off in the jungle in a colonial mountain village at an altitude of 1500 metres. Or take a nocturnal boat ride in a sampan surrounded by thousands of flickering fireflies. In addition to cities and beaches, Malaysia boasts a spectacular natural world full of bizarre plants and animals.
Though the islands of its northern neighbour Thailand may be more famous, Malaysia’s hundreds of islands are certainly just as pretty. These islands are less busy than those across the border and also easily accessible. Relax on a tropical beach, explore the rainforest, soak up the culture of colonial towns, breathe in clean mountain air and snorkel among beautiful coral: Malaysia’s islands offer all this and more.
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No other buildings quite define the Kuala Lumpur skyline like the most famous twins in town do: the Petronas Towers. These buildings soar 452 metres into the sky and were once the highest towers in the world. The twin buildings’ record was shattered with the opening of the Taipei 101 in Taiwan 6 years later.
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