Update on 2013/03/20
Royal Selangor Visitor Centre (1.5-2hr)
The Art of Pewter-making
Since 1885, fascination for creating art out of tin, copper, gold or silver has not waned. Take a walk at the gallery of pewter creations, watch craftsmen work with precise detail or select some gifts for your loved ones. Better yet, try your hand at pewter making!
4, Jalan Usahawan 6, Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-41456122)
KL Festival City (1.5-2hr)
A Casual Shopping Session
Situated a little off the busy roads of the city center, this mall is equipped with a range of familiar clothing brands, a supermarket, a hub for IT-related items, restaurants to feed hungry stomachs and rest tired legs. Find items to accessorize your home as well as children enrichment centers.
No. 67, Jalan Taman Ibu Kota, Taman Danau Kota, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-41435576)
Kuala Lumpur Performance Art Centre (KLPac) (1-1.5hr)
Home of the KL Arts Scene
Never a dull period, KLPAC is the city's go-to place to catch local or international acts. Housed in a bungalow type building and facing the Sentul Lake, the scenery is calming. Enter the arts scene by catching a play, a dance, a musical or browse an art gallery.
10:30-18:30(no show), 10:30-20:30 (show), daily
Sentul Park, Jalan Strachan (off Jalan Ipoh), Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-40479000)
Savor Tasty Roasted Meats
A simple meal here satisfies your appetite and wallet. Slices of BBQ pork is laid atop springy egg noodles tossed in dark sauce. Other meats to choose from include roasted pork rib, duck and crispy pork. Wash it down with a glass of iced herbal tea on a hot day.
08:30-17:00, close on Sun
BBQ Pork Rice (RM5.00), Pork Ribs Rice (RM5.50)
85, Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+6017-3776157)
Restoran Super Kitchen
The Special Fiery Noodles
A KL invention, chili pan mee is a level up from the traditional tossed in dark sauce type. The handmade noodles is complemented with minced meat and mushroom, vegetables and a poached egg. You add the special chili flakes to it and toss everything before eating.
Chillie Pan Mee (RM5.50), White Coffee (RM2.50)
33, Jalan Dewan Sultan Sulaiman 1, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-2697 0998)
Maybank Numismatic Museum (1-1.5hr)
Currency - Then and Now
To chronicle the evolution of Malaysia's currency, the museum was set up to enable the society to learn and appreciate how far the economic sector has come. The collection of notes and coins dates back to the time of Malacca Sultanate, the colonization era of Portugal, Holland, Britain and Japan.
10:00-18:00, closeon weekends and National Holidays
100, Jalan Tun Perak, 1st Floor, Menara Maybank, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-20747418)
Pavilion Tokyo Street (1-1.5hr)
Little Japan in KL
Pavilion has brought in elements Shibuya, a ultra-slick precinct to this street. It is more skewed to food as you will notice the variety of snack shops and restaurants. Add in a splash of fashion outlets, it ought to be interesting if you have never been to Japan.
Level 6, Pavilion KL, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-92354848 (Kuala Lumpur Tourism))
Zhia's Kitchen Restaurant
Fuss-Free and Fast
But it is not fast food. Zhia serves Chinese food like noodles with roasted meat, double boiled soup, one-plate wonders like fried rice, ginger beef noodles, fried prawn noodle and many others. And a rather interesting range of drinks like red bean + honey. Good portions and value.
Steamed Grouper Fish (RM6.00/ 100g)
Lot 03-105, 3rd Floor, Zone West, Times Square, No. 1, Jalan Imbi., Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-21482668, +6016-2052663)
Kenanga Food Court
Famous Hawkers under One Roof
KL is popular for hawker foods but finding them one by one is not easy. Now, they are all here! There is the sticky, dark sauce fried Hokkien noodles, a dazzling array of dishes at the economy rice stall, Petaling Street's time-honored porridge, beef noodle and many more.
Hokkien Mee (RM8.90), Claypot Chicken Rice (RM8.90)
7th Floor, Kenanga Wholesale City, No. 2, Jalan Gelugor, Off Jalan Kenanga, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur (+603-92218081)