8 Free Things Can Do in Kuala Lumpur

1. Rock Climbing


Batu Caves, Sri Subramaniam Temple, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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For more than a decade, Batu Cave has been the climbing center of Malaysia. The limestone formation, located about 11 kilometers north of Kuala Lumpur, features 160 climbing routes on a 150-meter-high hillside. There is also free access to the cliffs, some of which are easily accessible from the ground and are great for beginners. In the morning, expect a lot of requests for specific areas and you must get there early and choose the right area for your level of expertise. You’ll also need to pack your own gear. The outdoors makes climbing here a pleasure.

2. Petronas Art Gallery


Lot 341 – 343, Level 3, Suria KLCC, PETRONAS Twin Towers

Opening Hours:

10am-8pm (Tues-Sun)

Petronas Art Gallery is home to over 1,000 works of art that range from contemporary paintings and photographs to traditional costumes and crafts. Established in 1993, to support the development of arts in the country, the free gallery features an elegant and brightly-lit space as well as a regular program of changing art, craft and design exhibitions. Even though it’s free to enter, the attention to detail is evident.

3. KL Go Green Car-Free Morning


Dataran DBKL 1, Jalan Raja Laut, Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours:

7am-9am (1st & 3rd Sunday)

KL city center is known for its often-chaotic traffic, but most roads are completely closed to motor vehicles for two hours on the first and third Sundays of each month. Dubbed the “green car-free morning”, visitors can enjoy a variety of activities between 7am and 9am, such as cycling, jogging, rollerblading and skateboarding. On special occasions, free zumba or aerobic events are held at Dataran DBKL square, about a 10-minute walk from the Kuala Lumpur city museum of art.

4. Thean Hou Temple


65 Persiaran Endah, Off Jalan Syed Putra, Kuala Lumpur

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Buddhist temples are a free tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur, while the temple complex is the largest (and most visited) complex in Kuala Lumpur. This stunning six-story temple is just a 10-minute drive from Megamall and the Gardens Mall in nakagaya. It commemorates Tian Hou, who was said to protect fishermen, but there is also a statue of Guan Yin. Inside the temple, you can see traditional designs, such as bold red pillars decorated with ornate carvings and hand-painted murals, as well as a traditional Chinese medicine garden, turtle pond, and a sacred linden tree.

5. Fitness Community Classes


29 Jalan Riong, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours:

9am-10am (Saturday)

Kuala Lumpur has many fitness community classes, from clinics and boot camps to outdoor yoga and pilates. International fitness brands such as Lululemon Athletica Malaysia and Lorna Jane Malaysia offer free yoga classes at their flagship stores in Kuala Lumpur on weekends. If you are interesting yoga, that’s highly recommend a weekly community yoga class at APW Bangsar from 9:00-10:00 every Saturday. Although the course is free, please note that you need to bring your own mat.

6. Visit KLCC Park


Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

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Here you can enjoy 50 acres of land designed by the late Roberto Burle Marx. There are plenty of places to sit down, a 1.3km jogging track, a swimming pool and a children’s playground. In the evening, symphony lake fountain put on a music water show. If you want to get here, you can take a taxi or the Kailana Jaya light rail line, which stops right under the twin towers (KLCC). If you are coming out of the mall, take the escalator to the ground floor (G) and head to the bubble elevator in the center of the mall. The entrance to the park is opposite the elevator. If you like walking, air-conditioned KLCC to Bukit Bintang Pedestrian Walkway if you’re near to the Bukit Bintang area or Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

7. Walk in KL Forest Eco Park


KL Lot 240, Bukit Nanas, Jalan Raja Chulan 70300 Kuala Lumpur

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This hidden treasure is proudly one of the oldest forest reserves in Malaysia. The millions of years old rainforest is a popular hiking destination for locals and tourists alike. Its newest 200-meter canopy trail offers visitors a good view of the surrounding forest and city skyline. It’s an experience not to be missed. The Malaysian forest service offers guided Tours at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. If you want to go camping, you can ask permission in advance.

8. Free Rooftop Movie Screenings


No. Off, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng & Lorong Yap Kwan Seng, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours:

7pm until end (Saturday)

While cinemas such as GSC and TGV are great for catching up with the latest blockbusters, you have to pay at least RM10 for a ticket. Thankfully, KL also has some very unique free movie experiences. “Movies under the stars” will be held every Saturday from 19:00 at the rooftop bar of Lorong Yap Kwan Seng, where you can enjoy different types of Hollywood blockbusters.

How to go to Kuala Lumpur from Singapore

1. Private Taxi Service

Travel is more comfortable and less troublesome if you take a private car than by bus or van. You can save a maximum of 1 to 1. 5 hours by getting off the bus twice just to get out of the country. It is suitable for family or groups is to hire a private taxi. This is the most preferred and popular choices among the rest of transport since the travelling time will be most convenient as compare to others transportation especially if you have young children on board. The travelling time normally take less than 4 hours’ drive from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and that of course must depend on both immigration clearance and traffic condition. Due to high demand, The Rickshaw Run (Main website link) is now providing this transportation services from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur too.


–              Simple and easy to make a reservation through online in just few click.

–              We will pick you up at your selected location in Singapore Island wide.

–              With us you can enjoy sit in the car and across border without alight your luggage.

–              Affordable price with 5 stars services experience.

–              Friendly driver with simple English speaking.

2. Bus & Coach From Singapore To Kuala Lumpur

If you travel according to budget, consider taking a bus. The bus ticket can be booked online. To avoid traffic jams, it is recommended that you book a bus as soon as possible so that you can catch the ferry. Later, you need to get off the bus to clear the customs. Carry your luggage with you for scanning. Your destination is the bus stop in the TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan). The cost of the bus is about USD20 per person.

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