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Kuala Lumpur - Lake Gardens

Lake Gardens (Tama Tasik Perdana) – This peaceful 100 year old park is an oasis in the city. Run around the children's playground or rent boats to take out on the artificial lake.
      If you want to see splashes of tropical color, head for the Hibiscus Garden, filled with hibiscus, the national flower of Malaysia, or the Orchid Garden.
      Kuala Lumpur Bird Park – This large bird park has birds from Southeast Asia, including the hornbill, the national bird of Malaysia. You can see the birds amidst tropical foliage, ponds and waterfalls. Bring your binoculars.
      Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park – Prepare to be boggled by thousands of butterflies in the natural setting of a Malaysian rainforest. Don't miss the insect museum and butterfly nursery.
      Deer Park – This park has world's smallest deer, the mouse deer. The mouse deer looks looks about the size of a large bunny. You can come up close enough to feed the deer.
     

National Planetarium – The attraction here is to take the elevator ride up to the roof for a great view of Kuala Lumpur. For star gazers, there's a 14 inch working telescope in the observatory.

National Museum (Muzium Negara) – This is the place to find out about the history and culture of Malaysia. Exhibits include cultural dioramas of a Malay wedding and circumcision. If you're planning to go to the natural parks in Malaysia, find out about animals of Malaysia in the natural history gallery. There are exhibits of Malaysian musical instruments, puppets and a sports gallery." Outside, don't miss the old locomotives, cars and reconstructed Malay palaces on the grounds.
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