Discover the heart of the old city. Downtown Kuala Lumpur (DTKL) is an old district pulsating with new life, and a perfect marriage of then and now — heritage buildings juxtaposed against modern street art, trendy bars versus traditional street eats. DTKL has all the trappings of a bustling metropolis, but with a hint of history. This dedicated section made in partnership with Think City will guide your way in navigating DTKL better and more safely.

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Must Visit Places In Downtown Kuala Lumpur Near Train Stations

Must Visit Places In Downtown Kuala Lumpur Near Train Stations

These places near train stations in Kuala Lumpur make exploring DTKL so convenient!..
DTKL Then & Now: What Became Of KL’s Brothels, Prisons, & Cinemas?

DTKL Then & Now: What Became Of KL’s Brothels, Prisons, & Cinemas?

Some of these places were once cinemas, brothels, post offices, and… a prison? If you’re wondering what the walls...
10 Art Galleries & Museums In Downtown Kuala Lumpur & Beyond

10 Art Galleries & Museums In Downtown Kuala Lumpur And Beyond

We bet you didn’t know about these unique museums and galleries in Downtown Kuala Lumpur and beyond. You’ll be...

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Must Visit Places In Downtown Kuala Lumpur Near Train Stations

Must Visit Places In Downtown Kuala Lumpur Near Train Stations

These places near train stations in Kuala Lumpur make exploring DTKL so convenient!..

Your Guide To Lorong Panggung, Kuala Lumpur’s New It Street

If you’re looking for a place where the streets are laced with character, the food reminiscent of a time...
Boujie Bites: 9 Restaurants For Upscale Dining In Downtown Kuala Lumpur

Boujie Bites: 9 Restaurants For Upscale Dining In Downtown Kuala Lumpur

Looking for a spot in Downtown Kuala Lumpur to celebrate a special occasion, catch up with your long-lost girlfriends,...

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Get Inked: 3 Best Tattoo Parlours In Downtown Kuala Lumpur

Get Inked: 3 Best Tattoo Parlours In Downtown Kuala Lumpur

Looking for the best tattoo parlour in Downtown Kuala Lumpur? Look no further. Here are three of the best...
Discover The Enduring Spirit Of Downtown Kuala Lumpur At These Unique Shops

Discover The Enduring Spirit Of Downtown Kuala Lumpur At These Unique Shops

From century-old tailors to vintage vinyl and watch shops, there's something for everyone in Downtown Kuala Lumpur...
6 Things To Do In Downtown KL Besides Eating & Drinking

6 Things To Do In Downtown KL Besides Eating & Drinking

Downtown Kuala Lumpur is a hotspot for eating and drinking, but it’s also a cultural hub that locals and...

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15 Malaysian Vacation Spots That Look Like Other Countries

15 Malaysian Vacation Spots That Look Like Other Countries

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The Best Water Bottles For Travelling

The Best Water Bottles For Travelling

A trusty reusable water bottle (or two) never hurt anybody. And it certainly does less damage to the environment...

Things To Do If Bali Is Your Christmas Destination

Heading to the Indonesian island of Bali for Christmas? Here are a few of the things you can do...