By: Thomas Teo
The Petaling Street, which is Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur, is the older part in the city. No matter day or night, visitor can come to Petaling Street for dining or shop for great items there. The things available there are like clothes, souvenirs, electronic, and fabrics. Petaling Street is also famous of selling imitation goods like handbags, wallets, watches and shoes of brands like Adidas, Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, and Nike. Most of the shop there are little stall, here you can find some famous delicacy.
Petaling Street is also known as “Chee Cheong Kai” (Starch Factory Street), which refers to tapioca-producing district. The town is deeply influenced by Oriental culture, heritage and history. If you love shopping, you will definitely love here as Petaling Street is well-known as bargain hunter’s paradise. At night, the main market area will turn into a happening night market filled with more than hundreds of stall selling foods and items with cheap price.
There are other attraction located nearby besides of shopping and eating, which is Central Market Kuala Lumpur and Sri Mahamariamman Temple. In Central Market, you can have a great experience of culture of all the races in Malaysia. There are Lorong Melayu, Lorong India and Straits Chinese that allows visitors understand more about the culture of different races. In the market, you cans found traditional items like kebaya, batik, handicrafts, and games.
The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the richest and oldest Hindu temple which located at the edge of Petaling Street in Kuala Lumpur. Since year 1873, the temple had become an important place of worship for the Indians in Kuala Lumpur. The Sri Mahamariamman Temple has a big influences and history and became a part of the culture and heritage of Malaysia.
It is not hard to find hotel in Chinatown Kuala Lumpur. Accommodations there are not luxurious as in Bukit Bintang and KLCC, but they are equally cosy. According to your budget, you can choose budget friendly accommodation, serviced apartments or hotels with inexpensive delicious local delicacies and cheap shopping. Hotels is Chinatown have the best selection for traveler regardless of lifestyle or budget.
There are many hotels and serviced apartments located in downtown district in Kuala Lumpur along Jalan Leboh Pasar and Jalan Hang Kasturi. It is the initial choice for travelers who looking for both style and convenience accommodation. The hotel accommodations are designed to offer guests the highest comfort and services and facilities during the stay.
You can find Pacific Express hotel near Petaling Street Kuala Lumpur, which is conveniently accessible within walking distance to some popular landmark such as Dataran Merdeka, and Masjid India. If you love to discover experience the heritage of the country, it is definitely convenient staying Pacific Express Hotel.
The services and facilities provided by hotels or services apartments are more than travelers’ expectations increased the competitive of Kuala Lumpur hotel market. No matter you are staying in Kuala Lumpur for a day or a month, it is for sure that these hotels and serviced apartments will let you feel as you stay in your home.