Suria KLCC Kuala Lumpur

Suria KLCC Kuala Lumpur shopping in the heart of the capital city of Malaysia. Located at the base of the popular Petronas Twin Towers, Suria KLCC Kuala Lumpur is considers themselves as the premier Kuala Lumpur shopping centre with 6 levels of shops ranging from boutiques, branded apparels and fashion to the truly luxuriously expensive brands like Bvlgari jewellery, Armani suits, Ferragamo shoes, etc.

They have over 330 local and international stores and they tout themselves by saying that there is always something new to discover. Well actually if you been to any big shopping complex you have just about seen it all. All the top brands like Topman, Espirit, Levis, Clanks, Padini, Lewre, Nike, Bata, Bodyshop, etc, whether it is local or international brands can be found in any of the shopping centre; it is just that, well you bought your goodies from Suria KLCC Kuala Lumpur that is located under the famous Petronas Twin Towers!

Kinokuniya Bookstore in Suria KLCC Kuala LumpurStill there are some stores that are not available elsewhere like the Kinokuniya Bookstore locate on Level 4, which is one my favourite bookstores around KL. Kinokuniya Bookstore has one of the biggest collections of books in comparison with any other bookstores located in Malaysia. If you are looking for a hard to find cover, chances are you can find it here.

There are two large departmental store in Suria KLCC namely Isetan, a Japanese own retail outlet and Parkson, a locally run retail store. Both carry pretty much the same branded apparels and cosmetics. Still you might get to find some interesting household items, between the two anchor tenants, you should be able to find good household items.

Eateries in Suria KLCC

If you have enough of KL shopping, you could always head out to the various restaurants and bistro or even to the food court for a savoury meal. The choices many from expensive meals to affordable delights, definitely there is something new to try when it comes to Malaysian food!

Restaurants are located on the ground floor for bistro or cafe like atmosphere. The upmarket restaurants are located on the top floor while in between there are many Western styled restaurants to be tried.

If you want to go local, then look out for the food court. One is located in the mid floor area next to escalators located in the centre. And the other located at one end of the top floor. Both provide very interesting local dishes that are very affordable. What’s more, you get to try them without having to trudge around Kuala Lumpur to look for specific coffee shops and stalls to have a Malaysia food meal. You can pretty much get them in the food court, albeit at a slightly higher price (just a few Ringgit more) for a comfortable eating environment. Well, you know Malaysia weather is pretty hot and it is nice to have a meal with some air condition.

Activities to do in Suria KLCC Kuala Lumpur

Petrosains discovery centreTypically, the gals like shopping and the guys just have to tag along feeling bored after numerous window shopping, and the children might pester for something more interesting to do. Leave the wife to do shopping while the husband can take the children for some fun filled activities. Seriously the whole family should stick together and do something together.

So head on over to the top floor where the Petroscience (Petrosains) Discovery Centre located on Level 4 for an amazing science discovery. The children would have riotous fun and of course pulling along the adults to participate as well. Who knows, the children and adults will learn something together. Don’t tell me you forgot all your chemistry, biology and physics stuff that you learned way back in your schooldays, no? (Note: Petrosains is closed on Monday).

Aquaria KLCC Kuala LumpurAnother place to head for is the underwater world, Aquaria KLCC which is accessed via the underground tunnel on the way to the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. View all kinds of exotic sea creatures perhaps even the fearsome shark too!

If fishes are not your cup of tea, you could head out to the 50 acre KLCC park located outside the building. You would probably do it around the evening when the Malaysia weather is not so hot. Comes towards evening you could view a stunning sunset scene of the Petronas Twin Tower of Kuala Lumpur while having a stroll along the 50 acre park. This park is where you might see some health buffs doing their run around the park to keep fit and healthy. You might want to do the same too!

Crowds at Suria KLCC fountain areaAs you know, the Petronas Twin Tower is a very popular Kuala Lumpur landmark, you would find many people attempting to take a photo of it. I think I have numerous shots of it from various angles. I’m sure you would like to try your hand at it especially with a nice sunset scene beginning to unfold if you came out to the park towards the evening.

If you want to take a good picture of Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, head out to this spot.

And when the sun sets, the water fountain will have a colourful display. It is no wonder there is so many people loitering around the fountain area enjoying a good show from the fountain. I’m sure you will enjoy yourself here before heading back to Suria KLCC Kuala Lumpur for dinner before heading back home or to your accommodation.

Getting There

Use the LRT and get off at the KLCC station. From there just follow the signs that will take you directly to the LG floor of Suria KLCC Kuala Lumpur shopping mall.

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