These 60-hectare (148-acre) gardens established in 1888 form the
green belt of Kuala Lumpur. The lush vegetation surrounds a vast
lake. Visitors can take a leisurely boat cruise to enjoy views of
the gardens from the water (RM4 per hour: Saturdays, 2pm to 5.30pm
and Sundays 8am to 5.30pm). The gardens incorporate the National
Monument, Butterfly House, Bird Park, Orchid and Hibiscus gardens,
with Malaysia's Parliament House situated at the northern end.
Address: Jalan Perdana Telephone: +60 (0)3 2691 6 Transportation: Bus 30 from Jalan Sultan Mohamed, or 22 or 38 from Lebuh
Pasar Besar Opening Time: Butterfly House: daily 9am to 6pm; Bird Park: daily
9am to 6.30pm; Orchid and Hibiscus Gardens: daily 9am to
6pm Admission: There's a small admission fee for the Butterfly House,
Bird Park, and Orchid and Hibiscus Gardens on weekends, free on
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