Bukit Jalil Park

Bukit Jalil Park

Bukit Jalil Park (Taman Rekreasi Bukit Jalil) is a popular recreational park in the southern suburbs of Kuala Lumpur, about 20km from the city centre.

It is managed by Kuala Lumpur City Hall.

Activities and facilities here include picnicking, a children's playground, jogging and walking trails, exercise stations, a reflexology path, a heliconia garden, lakes, a dedicated area for people with disabilities and an international garden.

The park covers an 80 acre site on gently sloping terrain. There are a few steeper slopes with steps for those seeking more vigorous exercise.

Children's Playground, Bukit Jalil Park
Lake at Bukit Jalil Park

Kiddies Play Equipment

There are some huge catfish in the lakes.

International Garden

One of the best features of the park is the international garden (laman antarabangsa) featuring show gardens representing 10 different countries.

Englang garden at Bukit Jalil Park
Holland garden at Bukit Jalil Park

England Garden. Popular for wedding photos.

Dutch windmill at the Holland Garden.

Japan garden at Bukit Jalil Park
China Garden at Bukit Jalil Park

Tea house at the Japan Garden.

China Garden

Malaysia Garden at Bukit Jalil Park
Iran Garden at Bukit Jalil Park

Traditional Malaysian architecture.

Iran courtyard garden with fountains and tiles.

Peru Garden at Bukit Jalil Park
Canada Garden at Bukit Jalil Park

Peru Garden.

Canada Garden.

Thailand Garden at Bukit Jalil Garden
Indonesia Garden at Bukit Jalil Park

Thailand Garden.

Indonesia Garden.

Some of the hard landscaping and facilities in Taman Bukit Jalil are in need of maintenance and 'TLC' but it would not require a great deal of effort or investment to restore the park to tip-top condition.

The Bukit Jalil district of KL is undergoing significant development, including a major project immediately adjacent to the park. As KL's population grows and green spaces disappear it is important that parks such as this are maintained and improved.

Development project nextdoor to Bukit Jalil Park
Gazebo at Bukit Jalil Park

A major development project is underway right next door to the park.

Green lungs such as this park will be increasingly important as KL grows.

Admission Charges and Opening Hours

Entrance is FREE.

The park is open daily during daylight hours, 7am - 8pm.

There is plenty of free parking at the entrance.

Entrance to Bukit Jalil Park
Heliconia Garden at Bukit Jalil Park

How to Get There

The location is marked on this map.


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Entrance to the park is via Jalan Jalil Perkasa 1, just off Lebuhraya Bukit Jalil, opposite the unusually designed Calvary Convention Centre (photo right).


Calvary Convention Centre. Bukit Jalil

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