Suria KLCC

Kuala Lumpur

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Suria KLCC

One of the "original" KL shopping malls, the upmarket KLCC has remained a shopper favourite for nearly two decades. It's set at the base of the iconic Petronas Towers and, by virtue of location, attracts large amounts of tourist traffic. There are, of course, all the usual mall trappings here, but standouts include the KLCC Garden – a sprawling green park with several dozen species of trees, a jogging track and a public swimming pool for kids – and its Lake Symphony, a fountain show featuring music and lights held here daily at 8pm, 9pm and 10pm (lights only 7:30pm, 8:30pm and 9:30pm). There's also Aquaria, a world-class oceannarium, and a high-tech scientific discovery centre for kids and adults, Petrosains.

Shopping

Shoppers will find their trip to Kuala Lumpur worthwhile to say the least. There are many ways to pursue your shopping needs from a shop house to a street stall, or from a night market (“pasar malam”) to a shopping mall. You may not always find exactly the same product but you have a lot of choice in price and quality. There are great shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur, namely Suria KLCC (just below the Twin Towers) and Mid Valley Megamall, Bangsar Village. However, the most famous area for shopping is Bukit Bintang, with the highest density of malls and shops in the city. You can find anything from the smartest Japanese hi-tech gadget to the latest French designer piece.