Sogo Shopping Mall is nestled along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and is one of the oldest shopping venues in Kuala Lumpur city centre which commenced business on 18 January 1994. It is a famous shopping centre features a massive department store that sells affordable brands such as Estee Lauder, Aramis, Shiseido, Gucci and DKNY. There are also kitchenware, gadgets and home décor to handbags, shoes and clothes, cosmetics, fragrances and beauty products.
Sogo has multiple yearly warehouse clearances where shoppers can enjoy discounts up to 70%. As for dining options, there are fast-food chains and restaurants while the top floor houses a massive food court selling a good mix of local and international cuisine. Besides that, there is a supermarket within the mall where visitors can find fresh produce, meat and seafood, as well as packaged food items. This mall is open on Monday, Thursday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 9:30 pm and Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
From Kuala Lumpur city centre, it takes around 10 minutes to Sogo KL by using Damansara road.
There is a train from KL Sentral to Bank Negara scheduled every 20 minutes. From Bank Negara station, you can walk to Sogo Shopping centre for around 8 minutes.
KL Tower stands at 421 metres and was constructed at 1994. The tower boasts Malaysia’s Islamic heritage with Arabic scripts, Islamic tiles, and Islamic floral and abstract patterns. The structure was inspired by traditional Islamic and Persian architecture and the main lobby of the upper ground floor is decorated with exquisite domes sparkling like diamonds. KL Tower also houses a top notch restaurant, Atmosphere 360 which you can have a meal or enjoy high tea along with the most spectacular view of the city centre. Besides that, there are also theatre, an amphitheatre, beautiful cascading pools, a fast food restaurant and souvenir shops. This tower opens daily from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Opened in 1998, there are 12 permanent galleries including architecture, jewellery, Quran and manuscripts, arms and armour, china, textiles and coin. Regarded as Southeast Asia’s largest museum of Islamic art, this museum also has extensive collections of Islamic decorative arts from all over the world and library of Islamic art books. There is display range from the tiniest pieces of jewellery to one of the world’s largest scale models of the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca. This museum also acts as to create a collection that is truly representative of the Islamic world. On top of that, the Museum Shop also has a selection of Islamic crafts and artefacts from around the world, including stationery, tee shirts, books, puzzles and jewellery from the Middle East. The opening hours for this museum is from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.
Premiera Hotel Kuala Lumpur is located around 5- minute walk from Sogo Shopping Mall and a 15-minute walk from Dataran Merdeka. Situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, this hotel offers rooms fitted with top-class amenities and modern technology. Among the amenities featured are a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a personal safe and a wardrobe as well as a hairdryer. Besides that, this hotel is famous for leisure and business travellers for private meeting and events as the place offers meeting and banquet facilities. The main ballroom is located at level 6 where it can accommodate up to 1000 guests perfect for grand weddings, annual dinner, exhibitions, convocations, theme parties, anniversary, conferences and seminars. Besides the amazing facilities, there are various dining options on site which serves local and international cuisines.
The Grand Campbell Hotel offers accommodation comes with main amenities including a flat-screen television, safety deposit box and minibar. At The Grand Campbell Hotel, you will find facilities such as 24-hour front desk, a shared lounge, beauty shops and free parking is also available on-site. There are a few landmarks near this hotel which are Petronas Twin Towers and Suria KLCC.