Cultural Walk In Kuala Lumpur Old Town

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English
Guru: David
Quality Verified Registered on May 02, 2023

Hello! My name is David and I am a licensed guide in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Join my walking tour in Kuala Lumpur China Town will bring you a great memory and satisfaction from my beautiful city!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

We are a group of Malaysian licensed tour guides working for more than 10 years in the tourism industry, we are glad to be your tour guru and enthusiastic to share with you the diversity of religions and cultures in Malaysia.
We are also eager to share the secrets and legends of our heritage buildings and temples with you in 135 minutes cultural walk.
Our passions and profession will ensure you enjoy the cultural walk through the eyes of a local guide.
The cultural walk includes the following places of interest in  Kuala Lumpur old town:

- Chan She Shu Yuan
- Merdeka 118
- TRX106
- Guan Yin Temple
- Chinese Assembly Hall
- Kwai Chai Hong
- Gudwara Sahib Polis
- Gospel Hall
- Rex KL
- Petaling Street
- Kfc Jalan Sultan

Let's meet and start at Chan she shu yuan ancestor hall,  and we will share with you some basic Chinese cultures and customs.
In addition, let us have some fun in learning simple Chinese Calligraphy here, and see how we communicate with our ancestors in the old days.

Later, let us explore one of the oldest Taoist temple and Chinese Assembly Hall built 100 years ago in Kuala Lumpur old town.

We will also explain to you what is the significant of our iconic buildings Merdeka 118, Trx106 and Petronas Twin Tower.

 Then we will visit Gurdwara Sahib Sikhs Temple, an unique temple follow by Kwai Chai Hong (Ghost lane?).

The itinerary will also include visit to a popular cafe where we can enjoy the Clay pot coffee if you are interested to taste the special flavor of local coffee, and Durian (king of all fruits) if you want to challenge your sense of smell limit.

Finally, we will share the legacy of Sun Yat-sen, father of modern China who succeeded in revolution 1911 at Jalan Sultan.

Our tour will be ended at the iconic REX KL, so that you can enjoy some delicious local street food in Petaling Street after the tour.

During the walking tour, we will be happy to share with you some of the best-kept secrets of our old town and will be happy to answer any doubts/questions that you may have.
However, if you are interested to explore more into other religions and cultures in Kuala Lumpur Old Town, please book now for my mysterious walk at 1700 in the afternoon.

Please bring along your sunglasses, hat, umbrella and water in case you need.

Please meet our tour guru Mr David Tan/Mr Ooi/Mr Han at Chan She Shu Yuan inside at 0930
and arrive 15 minutes earlier if you can make it .
Please call me if you arrive late.
We will proceed with the tour even if it is raining as we can always stop at the walkways or inside the temple, unless it rains  heavily. 

How to get there? ( Chan She Shu Yuan)
. By Grab/taxi--stop at the entrance
. By Lrt/Mrt - stop at Pasar Seni and walk about 10 minutes;
. By monorail - stop at Maharajalela and walk about 5 minutes.

How you recognise me? (Guru walk -Direction Guide blue cap)
Please come inside and you will see me wearing a Guru walk jacket (in orange) with Malaysian Batik (colorful) shirt holding a Guru Walk card.
Please modify or cancel your booking in advance if you cannot make it so that neither the group nor the guide will have to wait for you, and also make room for other walkers who wish to book for this popular tour in Kuala Lumpur.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    172, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 500...
    172, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    I will wear a guru walk jacket (orange) with colorful batik shirt and carry a guru walk card for you to recognize me easily.

  • 1
    Entrance not included
    Chan She Shu Yuan ansestor hall

    Entrance fee for the building fund is Malaysian Ringgit 5 (1 euro) only.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Kwai Chai Hong

    see the life style of the old China Town back to 1920s.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Dewan Perhimpunan Cina Kuala Lumpur Dan Selangor

    Chinese Assembly Hall built 100 years ago for unity of Chinese immigrants.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Gurdwara Sahib Polis

    oldest sikh temple in China Town

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Gospel Hall Kuala Lumpur

    Oldest Church for Chinese Immigrants

  • 6
    Outside visit

    Iconic cinema in Kuala Lumpur China Town

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Merdeka 118

    second tallest building in the world

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Guan Yin Temple ( Jalan Maharajalela)

    The oldest Taoist temple

  • 9
    Outside visit
    KFC Jalan Sultan KL

    Iconic KFC in China Town

  • 10
    Outside visit
    TRX 106

    Iconic building in Tun Razak Exchange Centre.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Rosa 15 Jun 2024
Aranda de Duero

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
The visit only was to one Chinese temple and two streets. I would have liked to known more about the history of kl. Altought the guide was really nice
Alejandro 14 Jun 2024

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Very nice guide but we missed a lot more historical information about the city and the country.
Cesar 13 Jun 2024
Jerez de la Frontera

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
David shared his passion about the Chinese culture and other cultures in Malaysia. We learned a lot of Chinese traditions and beliefs. He made fun and entertaining the whole time. Thanks!
Pawel 11 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
The tour was managed by Han. He was very dedicated and shared a huge amount of very interesting information about the cultural part of Kuala Lumpur, focusing on the Chinese heritage. Highly recommended 😀
Patrick 08 Jun 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Very fantastic l, very interactive and funny Also very informative getting to know all the culture
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 18 people.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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