City Skyline: The Perfect Spots To Capture Panoramic Photos Of KL (With Halal Food Nearby!)


Ili •  Sep 21, 2021

Instagram-worthy spots in KL

Weekends are best spent visiting hidden cafes in Kuala Lumpurescaping to a laid-back glamping spot near the city, or planning a staycation with your family. For those looking to freshen up your Instagram feed, there are plenty IG-worthy spots around KL you can visit that are absolutely free! But if you ask us, almost nothing beats the scenic view of the city skyline which is why we've rounded up several spots to capture the panoramic beauty of Kuala Lumpur ?

1. Changkat Tunku Lookout Point

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For one of the best views of Kuala Lumpur's skyline, make your way to Changkat Tunku Lookout Point. It's a rare spot where you can enjoy the city bathed in a sunset glow or early sunrise. In fact, this lookout point is a popular place for joggers and cyclists so you can exercise your way to the top of the hill and be rewarded a beautiful scene of the city.

Address: Taman Duta, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

2. Observation Deck, Sky Deck & Sky Box at KL Tower

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If there's one place that will give you amazing views of the city skyline, KL Tower is the answer. It's one of the capital city's most iconic sights after the Petronas Twin Towers. Some of the places that offer uninterrupted views of the city is the Observation Deck and Sky Deck. For those feeling a little more adventurous, the Sky Box - surrounded completely by glass panels - is perfect for you!

Address: No. 2 Jalan Punchak Off, Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur

3. Level 86 of Petronas Twin Towers

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Besides the KL Tower, a great place to experience a sweeping view of the capital city is none other than the Petronas Twin Towers! Head up to level 86 and enter into the Observation Deck where you'll get to see the city skyline and also the pyramidal structure of the towers. Don't miss the opportunity to also diving into the state-of-the-art exhibits and digital displays of the history of the building.

Address: Concourse Level, Petronas Twin Tower, Lower Ground, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur

Halal restaurants and cafes in KL

While exploring Kuala Lumpur, fuel your stomach with all the delicious halal cafes and restaurants around the city. From local flavours to Western delights, these eateries will make your day out complete ?

1. Luckin Kopi

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If you're someone who loves going on breakfast dates, Luckin Kopi should be one of your top choices. Nestled in Jalan Panggong, Kuala Lumpur (located just a 3-minute walk from the Pasar Seni station), they open as early as 8am and tend to fill up within the first half hour especially on the weekends. So if you prefer copping a table without waiting in line, make sure to arrive early!

Halal status: Uses halal-certified ingredients. No alcohol, pork or lard is used or served.

Opening hours: Mon-Sun; 9AM-6PM

Address: 14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan

Contact: +6014-263 6696

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2. Tenggek Burung Cafe

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If you're looking for a new afternoon teatime spot in KL, you should definitely check out Tenggek Burung Cafe! Located on a hilltop in Jalan Bukit Keramat, this quaint and idyllic cafe reminds us of an English countryside cottage, or a mountaintop retreat you might find in Cameron Highlands. Complete with a small garden full of gorgeous flowers, you can snap some beautiful shots before heading inside for your meal ?

Halal status: Muslim-owned

Opening hours: Mon-Sat; 11AM-6.30PM (closed on Sundays)

Address:2 Lorong Bukit Keramat 4, Jalan Bukit Keramat, 54000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +603-425 26221 or Whatsapp +6017-212 1856

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P.S. Plan an amazing afternoon tea at these 7 Muslim-friendly high tea spots in KL.

3. Merchant's Lane

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A beautiful rustic café situated at the heart of Petaling Street, Merchant's Lane serves up Asian inspired comfort dishes and unique beverages like rose honey milk and jasmine infused black coffee. Stop by if you're exploring Petaling Street and want to relax in a hidden cafe in the middle of the city.

#HHWTTip: We weren't kidding when we say it's hidden! Located on the first floor of the shop-house, look out for Kiat Loong Stationery Supplier near Advance Tertiary College (ATC). Merchant Lane's entrance is right next to ATC.

Halal status: Uses ingredients from halal-certified suppliers

Opening hours: Open daily; 10.30AM-7PM

Address: 150, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +603-2022 1736

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P.S. Need more options? These 14 awesome halal cafes in KL will give your taste buds a treat!

There are many ways to make your weekend worthwhile in Kuala Lumpur, and we hope this article will help to broaden your creativity and freshen up your Instagram feed along the way. For more things to do in KL, check out our articles below!