Little India, Kuala Lumpur

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Jalan Masjid India, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah, Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    THE DANCING WOMAN IN LITTLE INDIA

    by davidjo Written Apr 4, 2016

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    There is a very strange sculpture of a dancing woman when you walk along Jalan Tun Sabanthan and reach the area where the Elephant Fountain is located. I could not really relate this to a beautiful lady dancing, but never mind. It is a metal sculpture made in a cubist, neo-modernist style,

    Address: JALAN TUN SAMANTHAN

    Website: http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/attractions/brickfields.htm

    THE METAL DANCER
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    A SELF GUIDED WALK AROUND BRICKFIELDS

    by davidjo Written Mar 30, 2016

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    I can recommend this self guided walk around Brickfields where Little India is located. I have done two of these walks before and they take you to some places not mentioned in guidebooks. Unfortunately we had to give up before the walk was completed as it was just too hot in the midday sun, and although we were used to the heat it was just so humid and our clothes were soaking.

    http://www.malaysia-traveller.com/brickfields-heritage-walk.html

    Directions: Jalan Travers to Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

    Website: http://www.malaysia-traveller.com/brickfields-heritage-walk.html

    THE ELEPHANT FOUNTAIN

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    WHY IS IT CALLED BRICKFIELDS ?

    by davidjo Written Mar 30, 2016

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    Well the area where Little India stands today used to be a huge clay pit and the locals made bricks there, but today the area has been revamped and is very enjoyable to walk around. It is now very colorful and you will notice the difference as soon as you arrive there with shops selling sarees, Indian sweets, women's jewelry, Indian grocery stores and Indian restaurants

    Directions: Jalan Travers to Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

    Website: http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/attractions/brickfields.htm

    INDIAN GOD SAREE STORE HINDU GARLANDS COLOURFUL ARCHES MENU FROM RESTAURANT

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    THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN LITTLE INDIA

    by davidjo Written Mar 30, 2016

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    In Brickfields there are so many churches but the main Catholic one is Our Lady of Fatima on Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad. Unfortunately it is impossible to get a good photograph of it because of the trees that surround it and nearby buildings. However my wife being a Catholic spent 30 minutes in the church while i explored the surrounding streets.

    Address: Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad

    Website: http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/attractions/brickfields.htm

    OUR LADY OF FATIMA CHURCH THE INTERIOR THE SHRINE THE SHRINE
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    WHAT A STRANGE WORLD WE LIVE IN

    by davidjo Written Mar 30, 2016

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    It is very strange to see Malaysians originating from South India worshiping in a Syrian Church with Greek Saints but you can see this when you visit the Orthodox Syrian Church's Cathedral of St. Mary the Theotokos in Jalan Tun Sambanthan . When we visited the main gates of the compound were closed but fortunately the guard let us in to take a quick look. The exterior of the church is simple with brown posts and painted white.

    Address: 1 Jalan Tun Sambanthan

    Website: http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/attractions/brickfields.htm

    THE FAMOUS CHURCH
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    THE LUTHERAN CHURCH IN LITTLE INDIA

    by davidjo Written Mar 30, 2016

    The Lutheran church was established in 1924 and stands in a small compound. It is a simple white church with a red roof. When i went to visit the church it was closed so i had to take my photograph from the window

    Address: Jalan Sultan Abdul Samad

    Directions: Jalan Travers to Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

    Website: http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/attractions/brickfields.htm

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    LITTLE INDIA HAS BEEN GIVEN A REVAMP

    by davidjo Written Mar 30, 2016

    When you are visiting Little India at Brickfields you will notice that the whole area has been brightened up with new structures that are brightly painted. These include a series of arches by the road, some statues an many other improvements. It was really interesting when we wandered through the area.

    Address: Jalan Tun Sambanthan,

    Directions: Jalan Travers to Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

    Website: http://www.kuala-lumpur.ws/attractions/brickfields.htm

    COLOURFUL ARCHES

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  • Little India & Masjid India are 2 different places

    by gvmsia Written Oct 11, 2012

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    After reading these reviews and viewing the pictures, I think it needs clearing up: Little India and Masjid India are 2 completely different places.

    Little India is in Brickfields, and the main road that goes through it is Jalan Tun Sambanthan https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=little+india+malaysia&hnear=Brickfields,+Kuala+Lumpur,+Federal+Territory+of+Kuala+Lumpur&gl=my&t=h&z=15

    Masjid India is along the road Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=masjid+india&hl=en&ll=3.152139,101.696599&spn=0.010359,0.018797&sll=3.128877,101.685939&sspn=0.00518,0.009398&t=h&hq=masjid+india&z=17

    Address: Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

    Directions: Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

    Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brickfields

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    Little India

    by easterntrekker Written Feb 20, 2011

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    This is a pretty and interesting place to talk a walk .I thought it would be larger but there were some interesting shops ,all selling traditional Indian food,clothing and jewellery. We saw some curry houses but it was too early for dinner so we passed them up. We spent about a half hour here before catching a cab to Central Market.

    Address: Masjid India Street

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    Curry & Clothes

    by NomadicWorld Written Sep 27, 2010

    Head down to little india for cheap indian food. A few ringits will get you a decent feed to set you up for exploring the markets. Here there are plenty of bargains to haggle for. Go for around a third of the asking price to start with.

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    Little India

    by IreneMcKay Updated Sep 4, 2010

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    The Little India area is well worth a stroll. It has some lovely old shop houses, market stalls and the Masjid India - India Mosque from which the area takes its name.

    We especially enjoyed visiting the Coliseum Hotel at the south end of Jalan TAR. This colonial era hotel was once frequented by Somerset Maughm. It was wondefully atmospheric inside; had an interesting British flavoured menu and although a bit run down was a joy to visit.

    Inside the Coliseum Hotel Garland seller
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    Little India

    by Willettsworld Written Aug 21, 2010

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    Little India is a small enclave to the north of Masjid Jamek. The area is a bustling enclave of colourful shops selling saris, spices, and sandalwood along with Hindu temples and Indian restaurants all to the soundtrack of Bollywood music blaring out from numerous Bollywood video shops. It's an amazing place to wander around and take in the sights and smells.

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    Masjid India

    by Willettsworld Written Aug 21, 2010

    The Masjid India, or simply Indian Mosque, is an Indian Muslim mosque in the Little India district of Kuala Lumpur. It was officiated by the Sultan of Selangor in 1966, although the site was originally founded in 1863.

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    Masjid India

    by limledi Updated Feb 22, 2010

    KL's 'Little India' teems with a colourful hotch-potch of people & products. The pre-war shophouses sell a profusion of authentic Indian items such as traditional costumes, Indian delicacies & beautiful crafted ornaments & accessories. Nearby, street vendors sell therapeutic massage oils, herbs & roots. Locals flock here for Malay traditional attires & headgear. Walk through the narrow alleys to hunt for unique buys.

    Address: Jalan Masjid India, KL

    Directions: Take Star or Putra LRT to Masjid Jamek Station. Take a short walk along Jalan Melayu before reaching KL's Little India.

    Masjid India
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    A Busy KL Street Mall

    by Chuckaziz Updated Jan 26, 2010

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    Jalan Masjid India is a popular place in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The road is named after an Indian Mosque built in the 1800s and has become part of KL's history. Some parts of the road has been turned into a pedestrianise mall with covered walk way. Many shops and arcades lie along Jalan Masjid India. Primarily, the place is associated with textile shopping, with some shops specialising in Indian sarees and garments. My main interest to this place however are some of the restaurants serving a variety of cuisine, from Malay to Indian and Mogul dishes. There are several budget hotels in this area to cater for the out of town shoppers too.

    The place draw huge crowds during the weekends and before major festive seasons such as the Muslim Id celebration and the Hindu festival of Deepavali. Even if shopping is not in your mind (and blood) the place is worth visiting because of the bazaar like atmosphere of the 60s and to experience the sights, smell and sounds of a Malaysian street mall.

    Address: Jalan Masjid India, Kuala Lumpur

    Directions: Off the busy Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman

    Jalan Masjid India, Kuala Lumpur A pedestrianise mall at Jalan Masjid India
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