With so many places to visit in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur and its entertaining Bukit Bintang cannot be missed out. Packed with cutting-edge malls, welcoming cafés, attractive restaurants, movie theaters, and countless specialty stores, we can actually say that Bukit Bintang is the perfect combination between Times Square and Champs-Elysees. If you’re planning to spend a day in the Bukit Bintang area, make certain that you don’t miss the following tourist attractions.
Bukit Bintang – an unforgettable shopping experience
One of the greatest things to do in Bukit Bintang is enjoy a shopping spree. Bukit Bintang Plaza, Fahrenheit 88 (which was referred to as KL Plaza in the past), Starhill Gallery, Lot 10, Berjaya Times Square, Imbi Plaza, Low Yat Plaza, Sungei Wang Plaza, as well as Pavilion KL, are just several of the most important shopping venues in Kuala Lumpur.
Imbi is a gorgeous commercial spot is situated in the vicinity of Bukit Bintang. The edifice attracts a myriad of tourists every year and it can be pretty crowded during peak hours, as well as during public holidays. The huge shopping mall is located in the proximity of the monorail station. In its interior you will find the largest amusement park in Malaysia, a huge, cutting-edge movie theater, countless restaurants, karaoke, snacks bars, cafes, and an animated atmosphere. The square features so many activities that you don’t have to purchase something to have a good time.
Bukit Bintang – exquisite dining experiences
What to do in Kuala Lumpur apart from shopping? The answer: dine! Bukit Bintang is packed with fine restaurants that offer a myriad of sushi varieties and sashimi, thus you will have plenty of options to select from. Jalan Alor is a very long street located within the Bukit Bintang district. It is filled with hawker stalls and countless eateries where you will be able to try all sorts of traditional products. Here you will find fabulous Indian, Malay and Chinese food at two dollars a plate, if you can believe it.
Due to the recent plan to attract Arab tourists to this area, the Bintang Walk is also packed with several restaurants that serve tasty Arabian dishes. Besides, this place gives you the possibility to sample famous Lebanese, Iranian and Maghreb foods. As you can see, Bukit Bintang has something for everyone. Plus, the BB park area comprises a wide range of fashionable and elegant restaurants that are eager to cater to your every need.
The dining in the dark experience – are you ready for a challenge?
A lot of travelers are wondering where to go in Kuala Lumpur to have some real fun. Among the variety of attractions, places of interest, and activities, you might also want to consider the Dining in the Dark experience. The restaurant enables travelers to enjoy favorite dishes in complete darkness, and that will certainly be a dinner you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
The restaurant is situated over Ten on Changkat and The Whisky Bar (on the beautiful Changkat Bukit Bintang street) and its fascinating décor will grab your attention as soon as you enter the place. What’s more, the venue also includes an illuminated waiting section that features a bar, chic black leather sofas, as well as pink stools.
Bukit Bintang – great entertainment & vivid nightlife
The Havana Bar & Grill is one of the finest places to visit in Kuala Lumpur if you’re looking for some genuine entertainment. The club is positioned along the central block of Changkat Bukit Bintang; it offers a touch of Latin American spirit and it is one of the main nightspots in the area. Nestled in a chic 1950s mansion, it comprises three dazzling and multicolored sections – the central outdoor bar, upstairs lounge, as well as the back patio.
Havana resembles those multicolored Cuban-style haciendas that can be observed in tropical rainforests. The best part of the spot is represented by its sprawling terrace and magnificent bar with spectacular views of the hectic nightlife of Bukit Bintang. Some other pubs and clubs you might want to try out are Rootz Rooftop Bar, La Boca Latin Bar, and others you may have to discover by yourself.
Choose to be responsible during your trip to Bukit Bintang and value your travel experience. Drink responsibly and have fun respecting the places you’re about to attend. Proper maintenance will help others enjoy the wonders of Bukit Bintang, so it’s important to recycle and have a proper demeanor.