Top Free Things to do in Kuala Lumpur


Do you love free stuff? Here are the top free things to do in Kuala Lumpur!

It’s no doubt you will never run out of activities to do in the great metropolis — Kuala Lumpur. There are numerous shopping complexes to satisfy your shopping crave; don’t even get me started with the mouth-watering local and fusion delicacies; adventurous activities like ATVs and sky treks; and a chill out session in hipster cafes and trendy bars. All these will definitely cost u some dimes but what if I tell you there is a number of attractions that won’t cost a single dime but will be just as enjoyable in Kuala Lumpur! To truly enjoy the best of Kuala Lumpur, you might need to consider finding a condominium for rent in KL to stay long enough to enjoy to the fullest!

Visit the world’s tallest twin towers — Petronas Twin Towers

Well, top of the free things you can do in Kuala Lumpur is visiting this place. This significant building that put Malaysia on the map is iconic as well as majestic! Its formidable star-like design with a bridge joining the two buildings amazes many in the world. Of course, with a certain dollar paid, you get to walk through a 58.4m sky bridge at levels 41 and 42 links the Twin Towers. The unique double-deck sky bridge stands 170 meters above street level with its arch support forming a symbolic gateway to the city center.

Visit free Art Gallery at the KLCC

As earlier stated, the landmark towers offer a wide range of free things to do over a weekend. If you love art and appreciate designs, then visiting Galeri Petronas will be worth your time. It opens all week from 10am-8pm and is located on the third floor of KLCC and has incredible art designs to see.

KLCC Park Water Fountain


Being the nucleus of Kuala Lumpur, you can bet that activities in KLCC will be highly entertaining. The KLCC Park is a great place to hang out and meet people from all walks of life and when night inches, you can wait for the pretty cool, synchronized water fountain and light display.

Save time for the KL Craft Complex

Located on Conley road, the little know about Craft Complex is just the right place to learn something about art and design in this city. You get to meet lots of Malaysian artists showing their talents and that will give you a chance to participate and enjoy this magnificent art. You can buy a few cheap handicrafts as you sample a variety of local talent here.


Join a walking tour and admire British colonial buildings

Hosted by Kuala Lumpur City Hall, the
Heritage Guided Walk will take to Kuala Lumpur’s essential sights on foot. The trail will potentially lead you to Colonial Buildings like the iconic Sultan Abdul Samad Building, National Textile Museum, the Victorian Fountain and much more!


Enjoy greeneries in KL’s green spaces



Don’t be intimidated by the concrete jungle here as even in the heart of KL itself, one can still find greeneries! Most notably is the KL Forest Eco Park that is a rainforest at the bottom of Menara KL Tower (you hear me right, a rain forest!) You can explore the nine hectares of jungle via trails as well as a 200m-high canopy walk.

The original Central Market, Pasar Seni


Just beside Chinatown is this amazing place that was the original central market of the city. It is filled with lots of Malaysian clothes, accessories, handicrafts, restaurants and local cafes for some Chinese tea. Stop by and check it out, you will find buying one or two things irresistible.

Visit KL’s places of worship

Visit the visually striking mosque in Masjid Jamek; visit the understated yet impressive Chinese temples in Chinatown and not forgetting the awe-inspiring Batu Caves, a series of iconic limestone landforms that have come to house Hindu shrines.

No doubt you don’t need to have to break your bank to have an enjoyable trip to Malaysia. Of course, the freebies list goes on and on and you will probably need to stay a wee bit longer to explore the vast potential of the city. Feel that hotels are too expensive and want to live like a local, check out condominium for rent in KL using property portal like PropertyGuru.

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4 Replies to “Top Free Things to do in Kuala Lumpur”

  1. You can also add Titiwangsa Lake Garden from the list. Dito kinuha yung ibang shots sa movie nila John Lloyd ad Bea na Miss You Like Crazy

    1. Yep forgot to include that… Thanks for sharing.

  2. we’ve been to KL as well but failed to visit the art gallery and explore the central market at Pasar Seni. maybe next time, hope so. Safe travels 🙂

    1. You can add Titiwangsa Park and Lake, and Kampung Bahru. Actually, there are plenty of free things to do in Kuala Lumpur. Should have updated this.

      More travels for you guys in 2017!

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