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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur or KL

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. Over 8 million people live within the greater KL area which is clearly noticeable by the huge and vast amounts of traffic that goes into the city every morning, and slowly leaves the city in the evening. Kuala Lumpur has many interesting attractions; like Merdeka Square, Chinatown, Petronas Twin Towers and much more. KL is also known as a shoppers paradise; there are are numerous huge shopping malls where you can literally shop til you drop.

Georgetown capital of Penang

Georgetown; capital of Penang Island

In 2008 UNESCO listed Georgetown as World Heritage Site because of the many original colonial (Chinese style) shophouses. Besides the many beautiful historical buildings; Georgetown also has many modern highrise buildings that often contains big shopping malls. In and around Georgetown there are many fun attractions that are absolutely worthy of a visit.

Crystal clear water at Perhentian Island

Perhentian Dream

One of the most beautiful islands in Malaysia is Perhentian Island, which actually consists of a big island and a small island. Both islands offer fantastic scuba diving and snorkeling facilities. The islands are especially famous because of the laid-back atmosphere. Alongside the beaches you will find basic lodges, moderately luxurious resorts, cozy restaurants, dive centers and boat operators advertising their services ranging from water taxis to snorkeling trips.

Kuching in Sarawak

Kuching; gateway to Sarawak

Kuching is the biggest Malaysian city on Borneo and also the capital city of the state of Sarawak. Kuching is a very popular tourist destination as it serves as entry point to numerous great attractions within the heart of Sarawak. The city has enough to offer to keep tourists occupied for at least a couple of days. Popular attractions around Kuching are among others Semenggoh Rehabilitation Centre and Bako National Park. There are daily flights to Kuching from Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bharu.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the capital of the northern state of Kelantan. The city serves as main gateway to visitors that are on their way to visit the tropical island of Perhentian. The are daily flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu, but you can also opt to take the bus or even the adventurous jungle train. Main attractions in the city are the many islamic museums, and also the day and night markets. Though tourist usually pass through the conservative city; there is enough available accommodation in Kota Bharu.

Sunway Pyramid

Map Sunway Pyramid

Sunway Pyramid is a mall shaped like a pyramid. The mall's theme is based on an Egyptian-inspired design and was opened to public in 1997. Right in front of the mall there's a huge lion replica so you cannot miss it if you are visiting this mall. There are around 800 shops within the mall, besides the shops there's also a huge theme park, a swimming pool, a bowling alley and an archery shooting range.

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Many shops

Sunway Pyramid has three anchor tenants; Parkson, Jusco and Giant (supermarket). The first ever F.O.S (Factory Outlet Store) was opened in Sunway Pyramid. There are over 10 banks housed within Sunway Pyramid; with over 30 ATMs spread throughout the mall. Sunway Pyramid also offers free WIFI throughout the whole mall. Check out the video impression below.

 

Ice Skating Rink

Sunway Pyramid ice rink

Sunway Pyramid is famous for its ice skating rink; Malaysia's largest and only ice skating rink. It is tremendous fun to watch Malaysian people enjoy ice skating. We visited the mall once around Christmas; there were so many people on the ice skating rink that it was not possible to actually skate anymore. Don't forget to bring along your own socks and gloves as it is pretty cold on the ice (these are mandatory to wear, but can also be bought). During weekdays the rink is opened from 9am to 8pm, on Saturdays from 9am to 10pm, Sundays from 9am to 8.30pm.

 

Sunway Lagoon

Sunway Lagoon is a genuine children's paradise. It consists of a huge water theme park, the so called 'Scream Park' (one huge terror house), the Amusement park both with numerous exhilarating attractions, there's the 'Extreme Park' with some nice adrenaline rushed attractions like ATV off-road riding, bungee jumping and Go-Kart riding. And there is the Wildlife Park; where you can see over 150 animal species up close. Probably the most popular attraction of all is Surf Beach at the water park. Here you can actually surf at some pretty nice fabricated waves.

Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall 1  

Digital Centre

Within Sunway Pyramid you can find the Digital Centre with over 50 shops selling IT related products like computers, camera's, phones and many accessories. The Digital Centre is located on the first floor of Sunway Pyramid.

 

Free shuttle bus

There is a free Sunway shuttle bus that stops along every attraction at Sunway Integrated Resort. You can hop on at the main stop in front of the main entrance (directly under the lion's head) and hop off at all main stops. The shuttle bus leaves every 25 minutes between 7am and 9.30pm.

Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall 2  

Recycling Buy-Back Centre

There is a recycling buy-back centre at Sunway Pyramid. Here you can donate recyclables like paper, plastic bottles, batteries, cans and glass bottles. You will actually get paid for most of the recyclables you drop off over here. The centre is located at the car park level B1 (red zone). Opening hours are daily between 10am and 5pm (closed on Thursday, Wednesday only until 1pm).

 

How to get to Sunway Pyramid

The shopping mall can be found at No 3 Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway in Petaling Jaya. Just mention Sunway Pyramid to any taxi driver, and they know where to take you. Sunway is also accessible by public transport, take the KTM to Setia Jaya KTM Komuter Station, from there it's a short taxi ride to the mall (you can also take a bus from there). Another option is to get there by bus from KL Sentral. RapidKL bus U76 takes you to Sunway Pyramid. Opening hours: The mall is opened daily from 10am to 10pm.

 

Map Sunway Pyramid in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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