As Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur is a dynamic city, packed with historic monuments, skyscrapers, lush parks, bustling street markets, food stalls and lively nightspots. Kuala Lumpur also boasts a mix of cultures, including Malayasian, Chinese and Indian communities, showcased in the abundance of colourfully adorned mosques and temples around the city. Blending the traditions of the ancient cultures with the promise of an exciting future, Kuala Lumpur showcases a contemporary world of tomorrow, reflected in the beautiful sights and experiences found around the city. As a result, Kuala Lumpur features an abundance of Insta-worthy locations, from contemporary art exhibitions and inspiring architecture, to trendy cafes. Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur invites you to #DiscoverOurKL with this roundup of the most Insta-worthy spots to visit in Kuala Lumpur to brighten up your feed and immerse yourself in the colourful city.
Petronas Twin Towers
Kuala Lumpur’s iconic structure standing 88-storeys, this twin structure represents Malaysia’s ambitions and inspirations. The inspiring towers are adjacent to Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
KL Forest Eco Park
Kuala Lumpur is the only city in the world that boasts a natural rainforest situated right at its centre. The KL Forest Eco Park is one of the oldest forest reserves in Malaysia. The park offers a 200 metre (656 foot) canopy walk, allowing for a unique experience and perspective above the jungle canopy.
Thean Hou Temple
As one of the oldest and largest temples in Southeast Asia, Thean Hou Temple is an inspiring backdrop. The grounds boast a six-tiered Buddhist temple, also known as The Temple of the Goddess of Heaven.
Built in the 1950s as an interconnected shophouse in Kampung Attap, Zhongshan Building is now a refurbished independent art hub that hosts a gallery, printing studio and café.
The eight-storey mall features Instagram-worthy green rooftops with a multitude of entertainment spaces, al fresco dining and other unique features, such as very photogenic escalator.
Sasana Kijang Nautilus Staircase
Located at the Bank Negara Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, the Nautilus Staircase is one of the city’s most striking features that symbolically reflects the desire for infinite knowledge. The mesmerising spiral design also makes for the perfect photo-op.
The bamboo pavilion, designed by Malaysian architect Eleena Jamil, is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s botanical gardens. Inspired by traditional Malaysian pavilions, the Bamboo Playhouse is used for special events and offers a picture-perfect backdrop for the Gram.
The Bee, Publika
Located in Malaysia’s progressive Petaling Jaya enclave, The Bee is a popular restaurant, bar and music venue where like-minded thinkers and dreamers congregate, and neon lights take centre stage. Capturing a retro-feel, catch live musical performances and brighten up your feed with the retro interior design.
Petaling Street Murals
Malaysia’s street art revolution has paved the way for a collection of well-known graffiti masterpieces across the country. Artist Ernest Zacharevic’s School Kids in a Riot mural, located on Petaling Street, is definitely worth seeking out to liven up your feed.
Laman Seni 7, Shah Alam
Covering a two-block radius in the shape of a “U,” the area of Laman Seni 7 – which translates to “art yard 7,” was created in 2014 by Malaysian street artists. The wall murals serve as inspiring backdrops to showcase Malaysian street art and take an artful selfie.