Whether you’re planning a date with your other half or celebrating your anniversary, choosing the right location can make all the difference. Luckily, KL has plenty of romantic places which provide the perfect backdrop for couples with its gorgeous city lights and various attractions. Who says romance needs to stop during a pandemic? Just be sure to practice social distancing if you’re in a crowded space ? Here, we’ve gathered a list of romantic spots for lovebirds that would surely spark some romance fuel.
1. KL Tower’s Sky Box
Not for the faint-hearted, KL Tower’s Sky Box is the perfect spot for couples who don’t mind a bit of a thrilling experience! This transparent glass box stands about 300 metres above ground but offers a breathtaking bird's eye view of the city. You may have to share the view with other visitors at once but the awesome background makes for a perfect photo op indeed. Imagine popping the big question in this setting!
Opening hours: 10am to 10pm
Rate: The entrance to the Sky Box is included in the tickets for the Observation deck at KL Tower. Malaysians pay RM75 (adults) and RM39 (kids); tourists pay RM105 (adults) and RM55 (kids).
Address: No 2 Jalan Punchak Off, Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
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2. Atmosphere 360
Besides the Sky Box, KL Tower is also home to a popular restaurant, called the Atmosphere 360. At 282 metres high up, the restaurant rotates 360 degrees at a slow pace to give you a panoramic view of the city.
This could be the perfect place to enjoy stunning views of KL while indulging in great food and great company.
Halal status: Halal-certified
Opening hours: 11.30am – 11pm
Address: Menara Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Puncak 50250 Kuala Lumpur
3. Perdana Botanical Gardens
Planning a romantic day out doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money. The Perdana Botanical Gardens situated right in the heart of the city is the perfect place, especially for nature lovers, who would be down for a romantic stroll or picnic surrounded by lush greenery.
Opening hours: 7pm – 8pm
Address: Jalan Kebung Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
P.S. Planning a picnic in KL instead? Check out these 14 best picnic spots in KL and Selangor!
4. KLCC Park
The KLCC Park, which is only a short walk from Suria KLCC is a popular tourist attraction but it also makes for a perfect place to take an evening stroll while enjoying the scenic views of the Petronas Twin Towers. Also, if you’re in the area at night, make your way towards the Suria KLCC man-made Lake Symphony to catch the magical water fountain shows which showcase a magical performance of light, sound and water!
KLCC Park: 7am – 10pm
KLCC Lake Symphony Light and Sound Water Fountain showtimes: 8pm, 9pm, and 10pm daily.
KLCC Lake Symphony Water Fountain showtimes (Light only): 7.30pm, 8.30pm and 9.30pm daily.
P.S. Planning a meal with your partner instead? Check out these 6 Muslim-friendly romantic restaurants in KL!
5. River of Life
Go for a romantic evening riverside walk at the River of Life, which is a historic area that has been transformed into a beautiful waterfront. The River of Life as locals know it is a project by the government to beautify the iconic Klang River located near the Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Samad. It’s best to come at night, so you can witness a stunning visual experience as you walk along the river stretch. Cobalt blue lighting will turn the river into a ‘Blue Pool’ and you can also witness the Dancing Symphony Fountain where the waters sprout and sync to various songs. Truly a perfect way to end a romantic night!
Opening hours: 24h
With these 5 spots, now you'll have more places to visit with your significant other, besides eating! Time to plan a date with your loved one ?