Things You Can Do Here
- Visit and get a taste of Hinduism in Kuala Lumpur’s oldest Hindu temple, the Sri Maha Mariamman.
- Explore the buzz nightlife and bazaar at Chinatown and pick a souvenir or two to bring home during your KL night tour.
- Enjoy a sumptuous buffet at a traditional Malay restaurant and watch a stunning cultural performance taking you on a tour of Asia’s rich cultural heritage.
- Have a question about the Kuala Lumpur Night Cultural Tour? Check the tour info for some background on what you’ll experience.
Sri Maha Mariamman Temple
- Built in the 1870s by the migrants from India, this is the oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur.
- This important Indian temple is unique for it is built in a busy Chinese area of Chinatown.
- The high pyramid-shaped gate tower is decorated with depictions of Hindu gods. It is sculpted by artisans from southern India.
- The temple houses a silver chariot used to transport the statuettes of Lord Muruga through the city streets to Batu Caves. Built in India in 1893, it uses 350 kilograms of silver (which now worth more than USD 170,000).
- This Chinese dominated business area is home to counterfeit goods, has one of the largest selection of Chinese food stalls and is synonymous with budget motels.
- Regarded as a heritage site, the Chinatown streets are one of the earliest area of the city.
- The night market here starts around 6pm and continues until after midnight.