List of the famous landmarks that make up the Kuala Lumpur skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Kuala Lumpur architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Kuala Lumpur are included on this list. Information about these Kuala Lumpur buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Kuala Lumpur and older historic landmarks.
This list is made up of buildings like Petronas Towers and Plaza Rakyat.
This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Kuala Lumpur?"This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Kuala Lumpur. Famous architectural houses within the city of Kuala Lumpur are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, located in the National Sports Complex to the south of the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, is a 100,200 capacity all-seater multi-purpose stadium. It was officially inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, on 1 January 1998 ahead of the 1998 Commonwealth Games and staged the Games' opening ceremony. ...more
City/Town: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asiasee more on Bukit Jalil National Stadium
Central Market Kuala Lumpur is a main attraction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...more
City/Town: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asiasee more on Central Market, Kuala Lumpur
The Coliseum Theatre is a cinema in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. One of the oldest cinemas in the country, it was built in 1920 by the Chua family led by Chua Cheng Bok. The Art Deco-style building is capable of seating 900 people and also features a balcony. The famed Coliseum Café and Hotel - a favourite haunt of William Somerset Maugham during his stay in British Malaya - are located behind the theatre, just down the road. The oldest and continuously running cinema hall in the country, most of the movies premiering in the building are Indian movies. After Chua Cheng Bok's demise in 1940, his estate continued to administer the Coliseum until its acquisition in 1973 by a company owned by his ...more
City/Town: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Asia
Opened: Jan 01 1921
Building Function: Movie theater
The Dayabumi Complex is a major landmark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It houses several commercial facilities and is one of the earliest skyscrapers in the city. It is located near the National Mosque, the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and the Federal House at Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin. It was designed in a modern Islamic style. The facade of the tower is adorned with patterns of eight-pointed stars, and Islamic arches at the top and bottom of the tower. ...more
City/Town: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opened: May 05 1984
Structural Height (m): 157.0
Construction Started: 1982-02-14