Attractions

Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC)

Soaring to a height of 451.9 metres, the iconic 88-storey Petronas Twin Towers is one of the most famous landmark in Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia. The towers were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world today. Located at the bottom of the Twin Towers is Suria KLCC, which is a mall offering a wide variety of brands for shopping and dining, as well as entertainment centre. Other than that, the Skybridge connecting the two towers and the observation deck also offers a spectacular view of the city.

Travelling here: 15 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Visiting hours (excluding Suria KLCC):

9.00am – 9.00pm (Closed on Mondays)

On Fridays: Closed from 1.00pm - 2.30pm

*Closed on Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Aidiladha

Ticket counters opening hours: 8.30am-8.30pm

Tip1: You will need a ticket to enter the skybridge and observation deck, so make sure to get your tickets early at the ticketing counter as only a limited number of tickets are available each day

Tip2: Food and beverages are prohibited during the visit into the towers

Tip3: Visitors are required to store their shopping or large bags in the Luggage Drop Off area before entering.

Tip4: Photography equipments such as tripods are not allowed, however, lockers will be provided for storage.


KL Tower

The KL Tower is a communication tower, and is one of the landmarks of Kuala Lumpur. There is an observation deck and a revolving restaurant near the top of the tower that will provide you with a beautiful view of the entire city of Kuala Lumpur.

Travelling here: 20 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Menara Kuala Lumpur, Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 9.00am – 10.00pm

Tip1: The fee provided is only for the observation deck, for further offers, visit their website: https://www.menarakl.com.my/detail6.html


Aquaria KLCC

The Aquaria is an aquarium located on the concourse level of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. It houses more than 150 species of marine life and is an ideal place to go to with your family

Travelling here: 15 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Complex, Jalang Pinang, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 10.00am – 8.00pm (last admission at 7.00pm)


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Independence Square

The Independence Square, or Dataran Merdeka, is located at the centre of Kuala Lumpur. This is the spot where Malaysia officially declared their independence on 31 August 1957 and from then on has been the venue for the annual independence parade. The lush green field provides a calm and serene view from the hustle and bustle of the city.

You can also enjoy the architecture of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the Royal Selangor Club, which is located directly opposite of the Independence Square. These buildings were built with the incorporation of several cultural elements, giving it its unique outlook.

Travelling here: 15 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Jalan Raja, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur


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Batu Caves

Site of a Hindu temple and shrine, Batu Caves attracts thousands of worshippers and tourists, especially during the annual Hindu festival, Thaipusam. There are three main caves featuring temples and Hindu shrines with the main attraction being the large statue of the Hindu God at the entrance, besides a steep 272 climb up its steps to finally view the stunning skyline of the city centre. Monkeys frolic around the caves, and it is a popular spot for rock climbing enthusiasts.

Travelling here: 30 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Batu Caves, Selangor

Opening hours: 7.00am – 8.00pm

Tip1: If you are here during the Thaipusam festival, that is the best time to visit Batu Caves. Beware though, as it might get quite congested with the crowd.

Tip2: As there are temples in the caves, it is advisable to dress appropriately.

Tip3: Dress comfortably as there will be a lot of climbing.

Tip4: Beware of your belongings as there are plenty of monkeys around.


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Petaling Street

Petaling Street is where people like to go when trying to look for a good bargain. You can head over there to test out your bargaining skills, as it is important in order to get the best deal possible. A wide range of items are available for sale here, and there are many street food stalls as well, so visitors can not only enjoy shopping, but also the delicacies available.

Travelling here: 20 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Jalan Petaling, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tip1: Be mindful of your belongings, as there might be pickpockets around.

Tip2: Polish up on your bargaining skills as it might help you get the best deal around here.


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Bukit Bintang

Bukit Bintang, literally means Star Mountain, provides plenty of options as there are a wide range of activities available here. From shopping malls to restaurants to nightclubs, this area has it all! It is easy to reach from one point to the other because of the public transportation and the close proximity between different spots.

Travelling here: 15 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tip1: Head over to malls such as Pavilion, Fahrenheit88, and Lot10 during festive seasons to see their decorations! Some don’t hold back on their decorations, making it extravagant and beautiful!


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Kuala Lumpur Railway Station & Administration Building

This old railway station is one of Kuala Lumpur’s most famous landmarks. The station served as the city’s main rail hub until the modern KL Sentral station took over in 2001. It was completed in 1910 and designed by the most prolific and talented of British colonial architects, Arthur Benison Hubback. At the moment, it is still an operational KTM train station, and across from it is the administration building. The station is notable for its architecture, adopting a mixture of Eastern and Western designs.

Travelling here: 15 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

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Tip: Remember to bring your camera along as this is one of the most picturesque spot in KL


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Little India (Brickfields)

Brickfields bears the nickname Little India, as it is the spot in the city of Kuala Lumpur where there are many stores and restaurants that are opened by the Indians in Malaysia. Many traditional and authentic Indian goods and food can be found here. It is only a short walk from KL Sentral, the main intercity railway station.

Travelling here: 20 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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National Museum

Here in the National Museum of Malaysia, you will be able to gain more insight into the history of this country, tracing all the way back to the prehistoric period and how it has developed to become the country that it is today.

Travelling here: 20 minutes by car from Sunway Velocity Hotel

Address: Jalan Damansara, 50566 Wilayah Persekutuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 9.00am – 6.00pm (Closed on the first day of Hari Raya Aidil Fitri and Hari Raya Aildi Adha)

Tip 1: To fully maximise your understanding of the history of Malaysia, you can request for a guided tour.