If you would like to escape the weather, be it the sweltering heat or down pouring rain, here are 5 things to do and places to go for a great time!
1. Aquaria KLCC
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Aquaria KLCC, an aquarium featuring an underwater tunnel, houses over thousands of land and aquatic creatures from all over the globe. The tunnel will take you through the different exhibits, from the Evolution Zone with the piranhas, pass the Stream where the otters reside, through the Deep Forest where Giant Freshwater Stingray resides, to the Living Ocean of the sharks.
Located below the KLCC, it’s within walking distance of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers and the KLCC Park, both of which would make for an excellent side trip should you wish to make one.
Location: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: Daily/10 am – 8 pm (last admission: 7 pm)
Admission: Adult: RM 69 | Child (3 – 12 yrs): RM 59 | Senior: RM 49
2. Berjaya Times Square Theme Park
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Running around on wide green fields, basking in the sun is great and all, but sometimes, you just need to shake things up with thrill rides and fun games. On those days, pop into Berjaya Times Square Theme Park.
Whether you want to escape into the virtual world for an adrenaline-pumping Starship ride, feel your heart in your mouth on the Spinning Orbit, or have your kids burn some energy at the Fantasy Garden’s Kidz Playground, you won’t be bored at all at the Berjaya Times Square Theme Park.
Location: Berjaya Times Square, No. 09-103, 9th Floor, No.1, Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: Mon – Fri: 12 pm – 10 pm | Sat – Sun/Public holiday: 11 am – 10 pm
Admission: From RM 65
3. Petrosains, The Discovery Centre
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Petrosains, The Discovery Centre is a science and technology museum mostly related to petroleum. From a ‘singing’ dinosaur to earthquake simulator and a built-to-scale oil platform, the interactive exhibits allows a very hands-on learning experience that makes science seem fun.
Location: Suria KLCC, Level 4, PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: Tue – Fri: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm | Sat – Sun & Public holidays: 9.30 am – 6.30 pm
Admission: From RM 16.50
4. SuperPark Malaysia
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Play may be the work of children but no one said we have to stop playing when you’re an adult. While you blow off steam at SuperPark Malaysia, hitting baseballs at the batting cage and bouncing so high even your frustrations fly away, kiddies can practice their stealth at the Ninja Track and explore the Adventure City.
Location: Avenue K Shopping Mall, Unit 4-1, Level 4, 156, Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: Mon – Fri: 10 am – 9 pm | Sat – Sun, Public & School holidays: 9 am – 9 pm
Admission: From RM 30
5. Thean Hou Temple
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A place of worship built in dedication to goddess Tian Hou, the Heavenly Mother, Thean Hou Temple has become quite the tourist hotspot over the years. One of the largest Chinese temple in Southeast Asia, Thean Hou Temple with its vivid colors and intricate ornaments is quite a striking sight to behold.
Location: 65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours: Daily/8 am – 10 pm
This list was compiled with information available from various sources. While the information is correct at the time of publishing, we advise you to check with the respective establishment/merchant before making a trip to the above-mentioned places.