Kuala Lumpur, one of the most attractive destinations in Southeast Asia. And if there is only one day, do you think you will be able to travel all of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)? According to our experience, it is totally possible, just need a pair of feet which love to explore and a spirit that is not afraid to be as tired as our team. Below is the sharing of travel experiences on a very detailed day that arranged in a reasonable time as well as the convenient locations of attractions for you refer to. So, What to do in Kuala Lumpur in 1 day? (Kuala Lumpur in a day, one day in Kuala Lumpur, 24 hours in Kuala Lumpur, a day in KL)? Let’s check it out our KL one day trip blog (Kuala Lumpur one day trip) with the suggested Kuala Lumpur itinerary for 1 day on how to spend 1 day in Kuala Lumpur perfectly with Living Nomads below.
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Kuala Lumpur itinerary for 1 day — Destination 1: Thean Hou Temple
This is one of the most famous Chinese temples in Malaysia with a large number of tourists visiting every day. Here, you can freely admire the unique architecture, take many so deep photos, see the traditional Chinese-style wedding or looking the view of Kuala Lumpur capital from the 4th floor.
To get to the Thean Hou Temple in the most economical way, you can take the train to Bangsar station, from this station, take a Grab bike or car to go straight to Thean Hou Temple, but if you like to explore, let’s walk a little bit. Open the Google map, if you pass an old Indian building, don’t think you are lost because you are on the right track. But the way to Thean Hou Temple is quite steep, steeper than the slope of Dalat, Vietnam, so we advise you to still getting by car to keep your strength, because you have still a long day ahead.
Thean Hou Temple
Location: Persatuan Hainan Selangor & Wilayah Persekutuan (Thean Hou Temple) 65, Persiaran Endah, Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: +60 3-2274 7088
Hours: 8 AM – 10 PM
Admission: Free entry but donations are always welcome.
1 day in Kuala Lumpur — Destination 2: Brickfields (Little India)
After visiting Thean Hou Temple, you can to visit immediately the Brickfields – a small Indian corner in Little India, but there are many surprises for you to explore (about 5 minutes by car from Thean Hou Temple). Here, you can take hundreds of photos and adjust color them a little bit will be like the real India. The people are so friendly and cute, just like the man below, do not buy goods but he is smile too.
From Thean Hou Temple, catch a Grab motorcycle, go a little bit will reach the Brickfields, stepping down and listen to Bollywood music is to know that you are at the right place. Since the time is packed in one day, Grab service will be top choice.
Location: Jalan Travers to Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur 50470, Malaysia
One day in Kuala Lumpur — Destination 3: Petaling Street in Chinatown
Traveling to Kula Lumpur without visit Chinatown is a big mistake. There are thousands of delicious foods in Chinatown, for efficient heat-relieving, Living Nomads suggests a drink called Longan (like the tea of the arhat fruit but the taste is very freshly sweet). Some of the highlights foods you must try at here are Spicy Pan Mee, Wonton Noodle, Hokkien Mee … If you like cafe and brunch, you can go to Merchant’s Lane Cafe (Address: 150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Hours: 11:30AM–9:30PM. Wednesday: Closed / Phone: +60 3-2022 1736).
Another special thing is that in Petaling Street there are all kinds of goods that can be bought as gifts, many fake counterfeits of famous brands. Choose a gift or a signature tea or coffee to bring back as a gift for your family and friends is a good idea. And remember to pocket some Malaysian sentences for bargaining because shopping in places where prices are not listed is easily overcharge price.