9 KL Destinations for those Insta-Worthy Shots

Running out of ideas and places to feed you Insta cravings? Look no further and discover or rediscover some of Kuala Lumpur’s alluring corners to add to your Instagram profile!


#1 KLCC Twin Towers

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Not just a tourist attraction, but even one for the locals – the iconic twin towers are definitely a must-visit. Complete with a recreational park and a musical dancing water fountain, there’s no doubt why it should be in your gallery.

Location: Kampung Baru, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur


#2 Jalan Alor@Bukit Bintang

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Street food at its most scrumptious and in its element. Period.

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Location: 38, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#3 Batu Caves

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With its one hundred and over vibrant-coloured stairs and skillful architecture, the Hindu temple grounds offers a calming and cheerful atmosphere. Visitations during the Deepavali (also Festival of Lights) or Thaipusam will see many devotees and rituals thus uplifting the spiritual vibe.

Location: Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor


#4 Little India Brickfields

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In case you’ve never stepped foot anywhere else apart from Malaysia, here is a little taste of India. Dotting the street are rows and rows of shops and restaurants selling Indian traditional attire, accessories, biscuits, dishes and even mehndi services.

Location: 229, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#5 Putra Mosque

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Facing the man-made Putrajaya Lake and adjacent to Perdana Putra, the mosque is the representation of the federal administrative centre among locals. Aside from the pinkish outlook, the architectural design incorporates tradition and Muslim cultures both local and foreign.

Location: Persiaran Persekutuan, Precinct 1, 62502 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya


#6 Perdana Botanical Gardens (Lake Gardens)

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Formerly known as Lake Gardens or Public Gardens, the recreational park is located at the heart of the metropolis. Its Sunken Garden and Hibiscus Park is full of beautiful and colourful flowers while the hiking track is surrounded by lush, tropical rainforest.

Location: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#7 Masjid Jamek

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Moorish-style architecture and one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur, Masjid Jamek is a promising historical landmark. Across a daily evening bazaar and adjacent to the River of Life waterfront (river revamping project), you can camp into the night and add some more waterworks to the list.

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Location: Jalan Tun Perak, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#8 Kuala Lumpur Station

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The Kuala Lumpur Station is one of the country’s oldest railway stations of Mughal-inspired architecture evident in its chhatris. A main station for KTM Komuter, it is open till the wee hours of the night. Take this opportunity to snap a photo at the station with a passing train.

Location: Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kampung Attap, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


#9 Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

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Almost-unattainable elegance and class can be found in a musician’s song. Enjoy the pure instrumental and vocal sounds of Malaysia and be enriched.

Location: Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

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