Little India - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

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Visit Little India - Kuala Lumpur, a district known for its ethnically Indian population, food, and cultural establishments. Also known as Brickfields, the area was settled by Indian workers brought over to build and run the new system of railways during the time of the British Empire. Their descendants preserve their heritage proudly with atmospheric Buddhist and Hindu temples, lively restaurants, and stores selling Indian products and produce. While here, try the banana leaf rice and Indian pancakes called thosais, ubiquitous in the area. To visit Little India - Kuala Lumpur and get the most from your holiday in Kuala Lumpur, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kuala Lumpur trip maker tool .
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  • October 2, 2017
    A lot of the shops have dated and old fashion, Gold was market rate but my wife said wasn't very nice. Only decent shop was Bollywood and to be fair I think it was the biggest, really nice staff and n...  more »
  • September 30, 2017
    Great place to visit. Lots of atmosphere. The sellers aren't pushy here like thegy are in Chinatown. A little noisy with Bollywood music. Nice shops that srll everything.  more »
  • September 27, 2017
    Restaurants lined up the street along with shops selling everything you get in India. Indian music blaring on the streets and Indians all over. Great experience.  more »

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A global city, Kuala Lumpur offers accommodations to suit a range of needs and budgets. The brand-focused city center houses luxury options within a modern complex of shops, attractions, and transport links. Bukit Bintang offers similar chain hotel options, along with a few more side-street establishments for those with limited budgets. Chinatown and the atmospheric Brickfields area offer decent backpacker hostels at suitable backpacker prices.
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