The capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is a diverse area that includes Tamil, Chinese, Malay, and indigenous inhabitants. The most populous city in the nation, Kuala Lumpur is spread over 200 square kilometers and now merges with neighboring suburbs to create a hub of activity and commerce.

Tourism is a central focus in Kuala Lumpur and as such there are a huge variety of attractions for visitors to choose from, ranging from the more traditional to the more modern depending on your tastes. There are temples and mosques to reflect the diversity of the city, spectacular futuristic towers and skyscrapers, local markets and street food, and just about anything else you can imagine.

Whether you enjoy spending an afternoon wandering in a leafy park, or shopping in a multi-story mega mall, Kuala Lumpur doesn’t disappoint with something to suit all ages and budgets. Let’s have a look at the best things to do in Kuala Lumpur!


1.) Visit attractions

PETRONAS Twin Tower, Batu Caves, KL Bird Park and many more!



2.) Food hunting

Nasi lemak, Cendol, Satay and many more!



3.) Shopping

Shopping malls, Central Market and many more!



Getting around in Kuala Lumpur!

Yes, Kuala Lumpur’s traffic is notorious – but with a city so compact and with so many sights, is it any wonder? KL is a busy city and gridlocked traffic is common, but with an extensive network of buses, light rail commuter trains and taxis, getting around the city is easy.

- KL Monorail

- Go KL City Bus

- Kuala Lumpur MRT SBK Line

- KL Light Rail Transit

- KL Intercity Transportation (links the city to Singapore and Thailand)

- Airport transfer

Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur?

Here are a few suggestion of hotels nearby with the conference venue, University of Malaya:

- Pullman Hotel Bangsar

- Best Western Hotel

- Capri Hotel

- V E Hotel & Residence

- Armada Hotel, PJ

- Hilton Hotel

- Cititel Hotel