28th International Input-Output Association Conference
10th Edition of the International School of I-O Analysis
5th - 10th July 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Attraction in Kuala Lumpur

National Museum

  • National Museum used to be the site of the Selangor Museum, established in 1898.
  • Among the attractions include the bust of Sir Francis Light, the founder of Penang, as well as the first cable car from Bukit Bendera, Penang.


  • KLCC is soaring to a height of 451.9 metres, the 88-storey twin structure is Kuala Lumpur's crown jewel.
  • The main attraction is the Skybridge, a connecting structure between the towers and the world's highest 2-storey bridge.

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

  • The iconic Sultan Abdul Samad building is located in front of Dataran Merdeka and Royal Selangor Club.
  • The building with unique Moorish designs and clock tower is widely photographed by visitors to the city centre.

Istana Budaya (National Theatre)

  • National Theatre is proud to be the first theatre in Asia equipped with cutting-edge stage equipment that is on par with the Royal Albert Hall in London.
  • The main building takes the form of the “sirih junjung” (a traditional arrangement of betel leaves used in Malay weddings and welcoming ceremonies), and is divided by function, based on a traditional Malay house.

National Science Centre

  • Housed in a striking green domed building, the National Science Centre is an architectural marvel that accommodates nine galleries, with exhibits on interesting scientific themes.
  • There is also a Science Educational Park that provides hands-on learning for students.

Perdana Botanical Gardens

  • Perdana Botanical Gardens, surrounded by lush greenery in 92 hectre (227 acres) parkland, is the oldest and most popular park in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Its landscaped hills and beautiful trails provide an escape for city dwellers out for a physical activities.

National Mosque

  • The main dome of the National Mosque is designed in the shape of an 18-point star to represent the 13 states of Malaysia and the five central Pillars of Islam.
  • As one of Southeast Asia's largest mosques, its unique modern design embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation.

KL Tower

  • KL Tower is a prominent feature of the city’s skyline on which its architecture reflects the country's Islamic heritage, with the construction detailing Arabic scripts, Islamic tiles, and classic Islamic floral and abstract motifs.
  • The verdant green surrounding Menara KL is the Bukit Nanas Forest - the only oldest gazetted forest reserve in the country.

National Monument

  • The National Monument was built to honour those who gave up their lives in the cause for peace and freedom, particularly during the nation's struggle against the threat of communism.
  • There are seven bronze human figures atop an oblong base; each figure denoting one of seven qualities: courage, leadership, sacrifice, strength, suffering, unity and vigilance.

Petaling Street (Chinatown)

  • Petaling Street, the centre of Kuala Lumpur's original Chinatown, maintains much of its traditional atmosphere, particularly at night when vendors fan out their merchandise along the street.
  • Visitors can shop for anything from gems and incense to toys and t-shirts, as well as plentiful scrumptious food varieties to choose from; some of the restaurants here have been in business for generations.

Little India Brickfields

  • Little India has recognized as one of the pioneer Indian settlements in Kuala Lumpur, and its potential to further develop as a centre for Indian culture.
  • As you walk along the roads and alleys, the smell of curries drift to entice passers-by, while popular Indian songs blast from family-run businesses.

Central Market

  • Central Market is a famous landmark for Malaysian culture and heritage.
  • Tourists flock to Central Market for its variety of handicrafts, art, kebaya, songket, batik and authentic Malaysian souvenirs.

Pavilion Bukit Bintang

  • Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is KL’s haute couture shopping Mecca that takes a lot to stand out in the city’s mallscape with three major sections – a retail mall, an office block and two residential towers.
  • It features almost the same staggering square footage as Mid Valley Megamall and One Utama and the 1.37 million-sq ft white marble complex is a combination of indoor and outdoor shopping venues.