Most Instagrammable Places in Kuala Lumpur

Posted on August 15 2019

Going to Malaysia? Kuala Lumpur is a must-see

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and probably the most iconic place to visit in this country. Famous for its Petronas Twin Towers, large shopping malls and various dining places, Kuala Lumpur is the place for any modern traveller. With all the beautiful city landmarks, modern skyscrapers and rich history, you can be sure that there are places in Kuala Lumpur that you shouldn’t miss.


The top Instagram-worthy places in Kuala Lumpur

Searching for best photo spots in this remarkable city? There are plenty places to fill your Instagram with. Check out our list of best Instagrammable spots in Kuala Lumpur and start your journey.


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  • Petronas Twin Towers

The famous Twin Towers are the city’s most iconic spot and an obvious choice for your Instagram photo. The towers also offer a skybridge and observation deck so make sure to check them out! We recommend taking a photo in between the towers to make the unusual skybridge clearly visible.


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  • Thean Hou Temple

Also known as the Temple of Goddess of Heaven, Thean Hou Temple is a Buddhist temple that is rich in history in Southeast Asia. Located in a hill, it also offers a stunning view of the entire city. The temple is so beautiful and colourful that you will certainly find enough places to take a photo in, including the decorations or the city view. It is definitely worth a visit!


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  • Moroccan Pavilion Putrajaya (Astaka Morocco)

A stunning Moroccan-style building is located in the botanical garden Putrajaya, designed to show respect for the Islamic architectural tradition. It was built to strengthen the ties between Malaysia and Morocco. Its beautiful traditional architecture makes it a must-see place in Malaysia. Take a photo in such a way that it makes its Islamic traditional architecture’s elements visible, especially the beautiful arches and geometrical decorations.


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  • Batu Caves

This amazing cave complex is one of the most popular places to go in Malaysia due to its natural beauty and unique temples placed inside the caves. It is one of the most popular Tamil shrines outside of India and a unique place full of spiritual meaning. A photo with its golden Buddha’s statue is a must!

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  • Lake Gardens (Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park)

This beautiful park is located in the middle of Kuala Lumpur and provides a lot of scenic photo spots due to its stunning natural landscape. It was established in the 19th century and from that moment helps the locals to rest within its natural scenery. It is a huge park, so you will definitely find a right place just for you! Give yourself a relaxing break under the trees and take a photo nearby the lakes.


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  • Sultan Abdul Samad Building (Merdeka Square)

This beautiful Moorish-style colonial building was established in the 19th century by the British administration and renamed in 1974 after the Sultan Abdul Samad. It currently houses the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. It continues to impress with its unusual architecture and beauty! Make sure that your photo contains one of the beautiful Islamic-style arches.


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  • Jalan Alor Market

A best spot for more adventurous foodies, this beautiful night market always blooms with cheerful lights and best food spots. Located in Bukit Bintag area, it is easy to reach from any place in the city. It is also open during the day, but the night time gives it an unforgettable atmosphere. Get yourself some cheap and tasty food and share a photo with your friends!

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