InterContinental Kuala Lumpur
Start off the day with a morning jog in the recreational park at Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Walk around the lake, pass the Petronas Twin Towers to Jalan Ampang, you will see a 24-hour Muslim restaurant called Pelita that serves delicious curry and briyani. Order a steaming hot teh-tarik with roti canai and fish curry. If you don’t like it spicy, then ask for roti canai with egg. It’s the best Malaysian breakfast you can ever have. After this, it’s time for breathtaking view of the city and its skyline. Get your tickets early and take a trip to the Sky Bridge at the twin towers. With a height of 452 meters, the Petronas Twin Towers is one of the world’s tallest buildings. Built in 1998, it has 88 floors and inspired by Islamic Architecture and designed by Cesar Pelli. The towers feature the world’s highest 2-storey sky bridge at the 41st and 42nd level.
Take a taxi to the Central Market. Established in 1888, the Central Market offers a world of Malaysian heritage and culture. It boasts distinguished features of 1930’s art deco style building. It houses 228 unique shops and it is the largest Malaysian arts and crafts centre. It was formerly built as Kuala Lumpur’s wet market and belonged to a rich businessman, Yap Ah Loy. This is the place to get everything you need from souvenirs to local dried food items.
In the evening, prepare your palate for a gastronomic adventure just 10 minutes drive away to Changkat Bukit Bintang. It has been said that this is the street with the most vibrant restaurant scene in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Dedicated foodies would love the wide variety of gastronomic delights available here, from authentic, traditional dishes to fusion fare. Quaint and unique, the eateries here are as singular in décor as in menu. During nighttime, the restaurants metamorphose into buzzing joints bursting with energy. The whole street comes alive with lights, colours, and sounds of music and people having a great time.
About Jalan Ampang
There are many pre-war buildings along Jalan Ampang. The Malaysia Tourist Information Centre (Ma TIC) housed the war office of British Army in 1941. It was known then as Kuala Lumpur Millionaire Row.
Double-storey SkyBridge at Petronas Twin Tower
Petronas Twin Towers feature a skybridge between the two towers on 41st and 42nd floors,which is the highest 2-story bridge in the world. access to the skybridge is quite exclusive and is limited to just 30 people per day. To get a ticket to go up to the skybridge, you need to queue up as early as 6.30am due to the large number of people visiting the towers.
World's largest pewter tankard at Royal Selangor
The world's largest pewter tankard, recognised by the Guinness Book of Records, was made by Royal Selangor in 1985 to commemorate its centenary. The pewter tankard is measured 1.987 metres tall, weighs 1,557 kg and has a capacity of 2,796 litre.
Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
The KL Bird park is well known as the "World's Largest Free-flight Walk-in Aviary". The park offers a 20.9 acres of verdant valley terrain to be explored.