5 Parks To Take A Stroll At With Your Family In Kuala Lumpur

Destinations, Family
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In this fast-paced era, where we’re almost always busy, rushing from one point to the other, a short escape is much needed to preserve your well-being. And what’s better than taking a walk amidst a verdant park, breathing in the fresh air and soaking in the serenity?

Here’s our pick of 5 parks in Kuala Lumpur where you can enjoy some downtime, unwinding with your little ones!

1. KLCC Park

5 Parks to Take a Stroll at with your Family in Kuala Lumpur - KLCC Park

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Location: Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours:
Daily/7 am – 10 pm
Admission:
Free

Located near the Suria KLCC mall, KLCC Park provides a refreshing break away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The beautiful landscape park features remarkable sculptures, tranquil lake, waterfalls, fountains and pools. The lake is a highly popular spot due to the splendid water shows in the evening. While you take a short break from the busy city life, your little ones can play at the children’s playground and pool.

2. Perdana Botanical Gardens

5 Parks to Take a Stroll at with your Family in Kuala Lumpur - Perdana Botanical Gardens

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Location: Jalan Kebun Bunga, Tasik Perdana, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours:
Daily/7 am – 8 pm
Admission:
Free

Formerly known as the Lake Gardens, Perdana Botanical Gardens is home not just to a collection of tropical plants but also a variety of flowers, herbs, spices and deer. A walk in the gardens will bring you pass landscape gardens, lake, sculptures and even a mini Stonehenge replica! The Perdana Botanical Gardens has many scenic views, including the Hibiscus Garden with its high waterfall, pools and fountains, providing soothing relief for the eyes.

Within the premise are a café and a souvenir shop.

3. Taman Jaya Park

5 Parks to Take a Stroll at with your Family in Kuala Lumpur - Taman Jaya Park

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Location: 1, Jalan 10/7, Taman Jaya, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Operating hours:
Daily/24 hrs
Admission:
Free

Paved walkways, a vast lake in the centre that covers one third of the park and lush green grass, shrubs and trees, are what makes Taman Jaya Park an ideal spot whether you’re looking to get some workout done or sit back to enjoy the view. And if your little ones start getting fidgety, you can let them loose at the park playground.

4. Bukit Jalil Recreational Park

5 Parks to Take a Stroll at with your Family in Kuala Lumpur - Bukit Jalil Recreational Park

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Location: Jalan 13/155c, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Operating hours:
Daily/7 am – 8 pm
Admission:
Free

One of the highlights of Bukit Jalil Recreational Park has got to be the international garden, featuring show gardens representing 10 different countries. Aside from that you can also catch the sunlight reflecting off the lakes, stimulate your nerves on the reflexology path or keep an eye on your kids as they run off explore the children’s playground.

5. Shah Alam National Botanical Garden

5 Parks to Take a Stroll at with your Family in Kuala Lumpur - Shah Alam National Botanical Garden

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Location: Bukit Cahaya Seri Alam, Shah Alam 4000 Selangor, Malaysia
Operating hours:
Tue – Sun/7.30 am – 4.30 pm

Admission:

Adult (12 – 54 yrs): RM 3
Child (6 – 11 yrs) & Senior citizens (55 yrs & above): RM 1
Below 6 yrs and disabled: Free

Malaysia’s first agricultural park, the Shah Alam National Botanical Garden, provides refuge from the hubbub of city life. You can rent a bicycle to explore the paddy fields or take a stroll through the various gardens, ranging from desert-themed Cactus Garden to spices, herbs and fruits gardens.

The Shah Alam National Botanical Garden is also home to several other attractions, one of the most popular ones being the Four Seasons Temperate House. The ‘house’ exhibits a seasonal gardens that changes every three months according to the four seasons.

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