Planetarium Negara - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Planetarium Negara
The National Planetarium is the national planetarium of Malaysia. It is a blue-domed structure that is situated on top of a hill in the Lake Gardens at Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur. It is about 120,000 square feet in the area.
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Royal Malaysia Police Museum
0.16km from Planetarium Negara
The Royal Malaysia Police Museum is a museum that showcases the history of the Malaysia police force, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum includes exhibits from the history of the Royal Malaysia Police since its origins under British colonial rule until the 1970s. It is open daily, except Monday, from 1000 to 1800 hours, and admission is free.
National Museum of Malaysia
0.25km from Planetarium Negara
The National Museum is a museum located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum is situated in close proximity to the Perdana Lake Gardens and it provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture. Its facade comprises elements of traditional Malay and modern features. It was opened on 31 August 1963,and it serves as a repository of Malaysia's rich cultural and historical heritage.
Muzium Kesenian Islam Malaysia
0.28km from Planetarium Negara
The largest museum of Islamic arts in South East Asia with more than seven thousand artifacts from the Islamic world.
National Mosque of Malaysia
0.44km from Planetarium Negara
The National Mosque of Malaysia is a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It has a capacity for 15,000 people and is situated among 13 acres of gardens. Its key features are a 73-meter-high minaret and a 16-pointed star concrete main roof. The umbrella, synonymous with the tropics, is featured conspicuously – the main roof is reminiscent of an open umbrella, the minaret's cap a folded one. It is one of the main attractions in Malaysia.
Taman Burung Kuala Lumpur
0.47km from Planetarium Negara
A gated attraction, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a 20.9-acre public aviary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is a popular tourist attraction in the country, receiving an annual average of 200,000 visitors. The Bird Park houses more than 3,000 birds representing more than 200 species in an enclosed aviary. About 90% are local birds and 10% were imported from countries such as Australia, China, Holland, Indonesia, New Guinea, Tanzania, and Thailand.
Perdana Botanical Gardens
0.54km from Planetarium Negara
Perdana Botanical Gardens, formerly Perdana Lake Gardens, Lake Gardens, and Public Gardens, is Kuala Lumpur's first large-scale recreational park. Measuring 91.6 hectares, it is located in the heart of the city and established in 1888. The park served as a place of refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city during colonial times. It contains large sculpted and manicured gardens and a host of attractions.