Kuala Lumpur is one of Malaysia’s busiest cities where locals, foreigners and tourists alike gathered for various purposes. Aside than being the site for business transactions, it is also a hidden gem to gather likes on your Instagram accounts! Join the hunt for these aesthetically pleasing corners!
1.KL Eco Forest Park
Ever wondered what’s it like to have a forest in the midst of the busy city? KL Eco Forest Park is where you could take a refreshing break from the heavy paper works and, of course, the perfect spot for your Instagram photos!
Appreciate Mother Nature as you walk along the 200m canopy walk, where skyscrapers surrounding the forest creates the picturesque angle for the perfect shot!
Address: Lot 240, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
2. Thean Hou Temple
Also known as the Temple of the Goddess of Heaven, this popular tourist attraction sits on a hill overlooking highways and lush greenery views. The structure of the temple combines modern and traditional elements of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism, creating a unique design that is worth of your shots!
During special events, the temple comes to life with beautiful lights.
Address: 65, Persiaran Endah, Taman Persiaran Desa, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
3. Astaka Morocco
Situated within Putrajaya Botanical Gardens, this Moorish architecture is a symbol for the diplomatic ties between Malaysia and Morocco, where it is also a hidden gem for selfie lovers.
Surrounded by abundant greeneries and a beautiful lake, this place brings a romantic and mysterious feel when lights reflect on the luxurious tiles.
Address: Presint 1, 62000 Putrajaya
4. Batu Caves
Batu Caves is limestone hill that harbours a series of caves and Hindu temples on top of 272 stairs of wonders.
The focal point for the Hindu festival Thaipusam, it is also a popular tourist attraction where many take on the challenge to hike the rainbow staircase to Temple Cave, simultaneously discovering the beauty of Kuala Lumpur.
Address: Gombak, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor
5. Federal Territory Mosque
This beautiful mosque requires nothing but one—to dress up accordingly before the entry.
Once stepped in barefoot, you’ll get to admire the stunning Ottoman-Malay architecture combines glittering marble floors with gold and blue details that resembles the Blue Mosque of Istanbul.
Address: Jalan Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, Kompleks Kerajaan, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
6. Petronas Twin Towers
The iconic twin towers, though lost its spot in the world list, remained the tallest in the hearts of Malaysians. The monochromatic tones and steel panels of the skyscraper featuring the beautiful landscape of the KLCC Park create an amazing backdrop for your own selfie.
When night falls, the Lake Symphony begin its performances with lights and shooting pillars of water, another stunning sight to see.
Address: Concourse Level, Petronas Twin Tower, Lower Ground, 50088, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
7. Changkat Bukit Bintang
If you do not know better, there’s colourful alleys in Bukit Bintang where you could pose and snap all to your heart’s content! The street art ranges in various themes, from the peaceful river bend to the 70s rainbow motifs, beautifully detailed flora and fauna to a full yard of colours.
Every corners here are definitely worth the shot!
Address: 64, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
8. Putra Mosque
This dreamily beautiful architecture is a distinctive landmark of Putrajaya. You can even see how the rose-tinted granite dome and 116m high minaret are reflected stunningly in the waters of the man-made Putrajaya Lake.
The building can hold up to 15,000 worshippers including non-muslim tourists, where they are welcomed to visit with appropriate wearing!
Address: Persiaran Persekutuan, Presint 1, 62502 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
9. Bukit Tabur
If you have the love for nature and desire for an adventure, Bukit Tabur is the best place for you. Noted to be one of the harder hiking trails, you are guaranteed a challenge with terrains compiled with quartz and slippery rocks.
However, the breath-taking sight at the summit is worth the sweat and pain.
Address: Next to Klang Gates Dam
10. Lake Gardens
Also known as Taman Tasik Perdana, this majestic garden boasts of a stunning landscape and uniquely designed pagodas, as well as a clean trail where you could enjoy the lush greenery as you walk.
Also, this is a great backdrop for your fabulous Instagram photos!
Address: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
11. Museum Art and Gallery Bank Negara Malaysia
What makes here a popular selfie spot is the white spiral staircase—known as the Nautilus Staircase—where you can snap on any angles you want. The effect? It’s marvellous!
The museum is a massive art hub where every corners and spots create the perfect background for your Instagram likes!
Address: Sasana Kijang, 2, Jalan Dato Onn, Kuala Lumpur, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
13. Sultan Abdul Samad Building
The Merdeka Square is a special site in all Malaysians’ hearts as it is the place where British colonization marked its end. The historical buildings surrounding the square—especially the Sultan Abdul Samad Building—provide the perfect backdrop for a scenic photo.
Address: Jalan Raja, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
14. Holy Rosary Church
We are always amazed with how foreign churches are portrayed by generous photographers, but do you know that we have one of our very own in Malaysia?
The Holy Rosary Church built in French Gothic Revival style is definitely a beautiful sight to see! No need to fly overseas for the hunt of pretty churches anymore!
Address: Holy Rosary Church, 10, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
14. Zhongshan Building
If you’re looking for some artistic hipster feel, the Zhongshan Building is the perfect place to be. Though it may look old and shabby from the outside, there are various treasures hiding inside.
The place serves as a retail complex and an art hub, where you can shop and pose to your heart’s content!
Address: 80-84 Jalan Rotan, Off Jalan Kampung Attap, 50460 Kuala Lumpur.
15. APW Bangsar
This industrial-themed event space hosts a variety of activities and dining options, but for selfie lovers, the floating stairs leading up to the Breakfast Thieves café is their favourite ‘check-in’ spot.
Of course, there are also other corners that can make you shine like crazy, just find the perfect match for you!
Address: 29, Jalan Riong, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. if you come across any changes or updates, please let us know by email and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!