Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens
Lake Gardens or Taman Tasik Perdana, in Malay, is probably Kuala Lumpur's most popular and scenic park. A green lung in the city center with many MUST see attractions.
Attractions at Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens
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Have you seen the smallest deer in the world? Why don't you check it out here?
- KL Orchid
Garden & Hibiscus Garden
- Be amazed with the beauty and variety of orchids and hibiscus in these gardens. Best time to visit is during the weekends when the gardens transform to become a floral bazaar. You'll also be able to learn some tips about growing orchids and hibiscus from these enthusiastic growers, most of whom are hobbyist.
Be thrilled with the colors of these butterflies that will fly freely around you.
- KL Bird Park
Certainly a MUST see in Kuala Lumpur! Come visit the World's Largest Covered Bird Park and "fly" with these birds.
Want to know more about the space and astronomy? Why don't you hop over and learn more about this interesting subjects?
- Panggung Anniversary - This is where you can see some of Malaysia's cultural, traditional as well as pop performances.
- Masjid Negara
Probably one of the most beautiful mosque in Malaysia. The roof structure is like a semi opened umbrella.
A mosque so Malaysian and unique. They even have volunteer mosque guides the show you all the beauty of Masjid Negara. Be sure to request for these friendly yet knowledgeable in-house guides. The service is free.
- Jalan Parliament, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- 03 2691 6011
- children's playground
- jogging tracks & exercise stations
- rowing boats.
How to get to the Lake Gardens
- By far the simplest way is by taxi. It should cost you no more than RM15 per taxi per way, anywhere within Kuala Lumpur. Alight at the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park main entrance.
- To go back to the city, wait at the Bird Park. There are usually taxis prowling for customers here.
- Take the RapidKL bus numbers B101 or B112. Alight at the Dayabumi Complex and walk (5 minutes) towards Masjid Negara. From there it is a short walk to the garden. Cost - RM2 per person.
- If you use the KL Hop-On-Hop-Off, you can alight at any of the stops within the garden. Cost between RM12 to RM65 per person, depending on the package you select.
- Stop at the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. Walk towards Masjid Negara. The Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens is located right behind the Masjid Negara. This should cost you no more than RM2 per person.
Quick Facts about Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens
- Started in 1888 by State Treasurer, Alfred R Venning, with support of British Resident, Frank Swettenham.
- Sungai Bras-Bras swamp converted into botanic garden with ornamental lake. Lake was named Sydney Lake after wife of Swettenham.
- Area: 92 hectares or 230 acres.
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