Past & Present - Private Tours
Experience Kuala Lumpur past and present on this half-day guided walking tour through the city's old district and its many constituent cultures. Where it all began - the confluence of the Klang and Gombak Rivers, founded in 1857 on this very patch of land.
Rewinding back 150 years at the muddy river mouth where Kuala Lumpur obtained its name and witness the rapidly changing architectural makeup of the city since independence from the British in 1957, the skyline is in a constant state of transformation as high-rise structures with strong Malay and Islamic stylistic influences of its own unique architectural style and where you will find a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and people.
Join me for an exciting and memorable experience in discovering Kuala Lumpur!
• Sri Mahamariamman Hindu Temple
• Guandi Chinese Clan Temple
• Wet Market
• Petaling Street Flea Market
• National Textile Museum
• Music Museum
• Lunch at Central Market Kuala Lumpur and end of tour
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Hotel (Kuala Lumpur/Petaling Jaya).
End location: Hotel (Kuala Lumpur/Petaling Jaya).
Duration: 4 hours
Walk through all tour sites inclusive interpretive tour guide.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Ringgit Malaysia - Per person for souvenir and drinking water
Entrance fee (where applicable)
Please click 'ask a question' to contact me for;
- Above 3 passengers
- Customise tours to your desired sites
- Pick/drop-off point from Kuala Lumpur Airport or Cruise Terminal
Wear comfortable clothes, walking shoes, hat/cap and umbrella/raincoat.
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The tour guide arrived on time and provided us with an excellent tour of Kuala Lumpur. He was knowledgeable and informative. We would not hesitate in recommending him or Tours by Locals in the future.