Located at Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur Lake Gardens (Taman Tasik
Perdana) dates to the 1880s and is the city's most popular park.
The brainchild of Alfred Venning, the British State Treasurer in
the 1880s, this botanical garden, set amid lakes in the heart of
Kuala Lumpur, is the city dweller's favourite rendezvous.
Here, you may see a sprawling 91.6 hectares of close-cropped lawns,
undulating hills and carefully cultivated gardens. It provides a
showcase of harmony, beauty and tranquility created by both man
Built around two lakes, the tropical garden is a pleasant oasis
within the city providing a cool and soothing ambience as one walks
through a vista of exotic blooms, luxuriant foliage, imposing sculptures,
creative theme parks and majestic-looking raintrees.
Lake Gardens offers locals and visitors a wide range of facilities
such as children's playground, jogging tracks, exercise stations
and rowing boats.
The Panggung Anniversary, set in a secluded valley, is a regular
venue for musical and cultural performances. While other attractions
within the park include a bird park, a butterfly park, a deer park
and flower gardens.