We’re surrounded by Colonial-era shophouses with their original facades left intact. BackHome has also kept its original façade, adding a little more flair to the neighbourhood.
Things To Do
There are plenty of ways to soak in Kuala Lumpur’s vibrancy. Here are just a few things that you can do to be a part of the bustling city!
Henna tattoos may only be temporary, but their designs will be etched out in your memory for a long time to come. Ask our staff to point you to Henna parlors located nearby BackHome.
Located right on Merdeka Square, this tourist centre details the story of Kuala Lumpur through photos, prints, miniatures and even a light show display! Take advantage of shuttles bringing you to the Botanical Gardens, as well as a free Music Museum nearby.
From 12 – 2pm, during lunch time on weekdays, the city’s narrow alleyways come alive with an abundance of food choices. Keep a lookout for bursts of creative graffiti on the walls. Check at the front desk for recommendations.
Rice boiled in coconut milk, served with sambal, anchovies and an egg. Travel guides recommend it for breakfast, but we’d eat it any time of day!
There’s a myth that durians smell as bad as it looks. Though it’s true to a certain degree, you’d be missing out on the fleshy, creamy goodness once it’s popped into your mouth.
For the adventurous and curious traveler, a brisk walk around the streets and back-alleys of Kuala Lumpur will acquaint you with some truly inspiring graffiti street art.
Never thought that it’d be possible to have a jungle right in the middle of town? Blaze a trail thru one of Malaysia’s oldest forest reserves, in the heart of KL’s city center!
Drinking a sweet cup of teh tarik (milk tea) may be a diabetic’s nightmare, but do take a look at how the tea is made as it gets tossed from cup to cup. Best enjoyed with a plate of Roti Canai!
Visit the official website of the Malaysia Tourism Ministry to get insights into the places, experiences and events in store for you during your visit.
Get wet and wild in the river rapids and discover Malaysia’s tropical paradise with an intrepid ragtag bunch of Jungle-Good-Time-Guides.
Visit awesome bars and end the night at one Kuala Lumpur’s many cool nightclubs! Get drunk, dance, go crazy, laugh your ass off and make new friends!
This Broadway-style musical features song, dance and the origins of KL! The venue, a heritage building right across from Merdeka square itself, adds to the charm.