10 Famous Landmarks in Kuala Lumpur

Wanna take some pretty photos for your Instagram posts and update your Facebook status?

This list will lead you to the most Insta-worthy buildings in Kuala Lumpur, even the most amateur photographer can take beautiful photos here!

1. National Mosque of Malaysia

Built in 1974, the National Mosque of Malaysia is located at the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur with the capacity for 800 prayers in the main prayer hall.

The astonishing facade of the building, with the main dome designed in the shape of an 18-point star to represent the 13 states of Malaysia and the five central Pillars of Islam, and has the appearance of a partially opened umbrella roof. 

The architecture is unique and symbolizes the official religion in Malaysia – Islam.



Address:Jalan Perdana, Tasik Perdana, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time:Monday to Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 9am – 12pm, 3pm – 4pm, 5.30pm – 6.30pm;Friday 3pm – 4:00pm, 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Entrance fee: Free



2. Sri Mahamariamman Temple

Built in 1873, Sri Mahamariamman Temple is one of the biggest and the most popular temples in Malaysia.

There are numerous eye-catching and fascinating statues sculpted around and above the temple, making the historical temple a focal point for taking photos.

If you are a photography enthusiast, you’re gonna love this place because you’d easily find various angles and positions to capture some really beautiful photos.



Address:Jalan Tun H S Lee, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time:Daily 6am – 10.30am, 11.30am – 1pm, 4pm – 8.30pm

Entrance fee: Free



3. Masjid Jamek

Masjid Jamek is the oldest mosque in Kuala Lumpur designed by British architect Arthur Benison Hubback in the early 1900s.

The architecture of the mosque is influenced by the Northern Indian architectural style and is surrounded by three domes, which offers you an opportunity to capture breathtaking photos. 

Visitors must register before entering and are required to wear headscarves and robes as gestures of respect. Fret not, the mosque will gladly lend you the necessary outfit to wear.



Address:Jalan Tun Perak, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time:Daily 10am – 12.30pm, 2.30pm – 4.00pm (Closed to public on Fridays)

Entrance fee: Free



4. Petronas Twin Tower (KLCC)

Petronas Twin Tower is arguably one of the most iconic landmarks in Malaysia.

It offers an astonishing view popular among international and local tourists. With the spectacular view of the Petronas Twin Tower and Kuala Lumpur skyline, it is definitely the best spot for you to capture some great and fun photos!

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Address:Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time:Daily 10am – 10pm

Entrance fee: Free



5. Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Sultan Abdul Samad Building was built in 1897 and since became one of the most iconic landmarks in  Kuala Lumpur.

Originally built as the administrative offices during the British occupation, the building is now transformed into the offices of the Multimedia and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia and Ministry of Communications and Multimedia.

Thanks to its beautiful, iconic, and spectacular facade, this building makes for an excellent place for taking photos!



Address:Jalan Raja, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time : Visitors are allowed to take pictures of the building all day unless there’s a special occasion

Entrance Fee: Unfortunately, the interior is not open to the public. 



6. Little India Brickfields

The famous Little India is located at Brickfields, where the buildings and architecture resemble closely to the colourful and cultural streets in India.

This place is surrounded by Indian shops and it’s a popular place for our Indian friends to hang around, especially during Deepavali!

Tourists love to come over to take photos of the colourful buildings and savour the yummy authentic Indian food. This is  definitely one of the best spots for the gram!  



Address:Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time: All Day

Entrance Fee: Free



7. Kuala Lumpur Railway Station

The unique design of the Kuala Lumpur railway station makes us feel as though we travel back in time and  live in a magic world of wizards and mythical creatures!

The historical building and rustic interior transport you back to the 1960s and truly resembles the scenes that you would only see in movies.



Address:Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kampung Attap, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time: All Day

Entrance Fee: Free



8. KTM Berhad in Kuala Lumpur

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The architecture of KTM Berhad is perfect for taking portraits because it exudes a special vibe of ancient medieval castles and with more than 100 horseshoes, giving the building a unique look. 



Address:Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (ktmb), Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50621 Kuala Lumpur

Opening time: All day

Entrance fee: Free



9. Batu Caves

Batu Caves has always been a popular tourist attraction for Kuala Lumpur as Malaysians are familiar about.

Ever since they decided to give the sacred place a new look and painted the stairs  with colourful paints, Batu Caves has once again become the favourite spot for locals and tourists.

What an incredible place to take stunning photos!



Address:Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor

Opening time:Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm

Entrance fee: Free



10. Thean Hou Temple

Thean Hou Temple is one of the oldest Chinese temples in Malaysia and it has become a favourite tourist attraction over the years.

The oriental architecture of the building and also the Taoist statues inside the temple are magnificent and astonishing, which allow you to explore more about Chinese culture and learn about the tradition of the religion.




Address:65 Persiaran Endah Taman Persiaran Desa, Kuala Lumpur

Opening time:Daily 8am – 10pm

Entrance fee: Free



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