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Mysteries of religion and culture in Kuala Lumpur China Town
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!
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.
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 Old Kuala Lumpur City Centre:
- Chan She Shu Yuan
- Merdeka 118
- Razak 106
- Guan Yin Temple
- Chinese Assembly Hall
- The oldest post office and oldest television
- The oldest Hindu Temple
- The oldest Chinese Temple
- Central Market
- The oldest Malay Mosque
- The River of Life
- Milestone and clock tower at the old city center
- Meet and start at Chan She Shu Yuan Kuala Lumpur at 1700 t
- Historical Gurdwara Sahib Polis (Sikh Temple), Kuai Chai Hong and oldest post office in China Town.
- Stroll down the road passing by Sri Mariamman Temple (mythologies of Hinduism) and Sin Sze Si YA Temple (Chinese Zodiac and calendar).
- Central market- best place for local food and souvenirs.
- Love to share with you a popular Malay song 'Rasa Sayang' and dance at River of Life.
- Stop for artistic photos at the Independent Square, and to listen to the past glories of the British colonial period in Malaya.
- We will end the tour at Clock Tower.
- This is the Best tour to know the basics knowledges of different cultures and religions in Kuala Lumpur that you can never miss, and we are the only one to brief you secrets and legends inside the Ancestor Hall and Temple, please book now to avoid disappointment.
Please bring your sunglasses, hat, umbrella and water in case you need.
No worries about the rain as we can always stop at the walkways or inside the temple.
Hence, we will proceed with the tour unless it rains heavily.
Please meet me at Chan She Shu Yuan inside at 1700 and arrive 15 minutes earlier if you can make it .
Please call me if you cannot make it, or modify your booking as soon as possible.
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? (David Tan)
Please come inside and you will see me wearing a Malaysian Batik (colourful) shirt holding Tour Guru 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
P/S We will bring you inside the Ancestor Hall (entrance fee-RM5) and Hindu Temple (shoes keeping fee-RM1) , so you will understand better about the differences of ancestor hall and a temple. So join us in this wonderful tour to bring you a great memory in Kuala Lumpur now.
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
Meet and relax inside Chan She Shu Yuan and I will be wearing batik shirt, with my badge holding a Guru Walk card. Thanks
1Entrance not includedChan She Shu Yuen Clan Ancestral Hall
Discover the unique contrast of old and new inside this heritage building. Entrance fee of RM5 for the building fund.
2Outside visitKwai Chai Hong
It was a notorious district which brings us back to 1920s, where most Chinese immigrants settled down here for a living.
3Outside visitRiver of Life
76 Chinese Immigrants landed here 170 years ago, and started to develop Kuala Lumpur after working in the tin mine. Love to share with you a popular Malay song 'Rasa Sayang' and dance.
4Free admissionSri Mariamman Hindu Temple
We will share with you some interesting stories and mythologies of God Shiva, Parvati, Ganesh and Muruga (the huge statue at Batu Cave). Need to take off the shoes and pay RM1 at the entrance. Ladies must cover shoulder and legs before entering the temple.
5Free admissionCentral Market (Pasar Seni)
enjoy variety of delicious local food and bring home traditional souvenirs like batik shirt and pewter in this market built in 1888.
6Outside visitSin Sze Si Ya Temple
The oldest Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur, built by Yap Ah Loy in 1864. Learn the Chinese Zodiac and calendar here.
7Outside visitGurdwara Sahib Polis
unique religion and temple in Kuala Lumpur
8Outside visitOld Post Office (Pejabat Lama Pos Malaysia)
oldest post office and tv set used 100 years ago.
9Outside visitMerdeka Square
British colonial buildings, Independence square, Abdul Samad buildings.
10Outside visitMasjid Jamek
tour ending at the oldest Islamic mosque in Kuala Lumpur (1909)
11Outside visitGuan Yin Temple ( Jalan Maharajalela)
13Outside visitOld Post Office (Pejabat Lama Pos Malaysia)
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).