Visit some of the most nostalgic attractions in Kuala Lumpur on a fascinating tour to the oldest parts of the city. You can explore quaint Chinatown and the colonial district, where dramatic history has left a colorful mix of culture and decorative landmarks with a unique architectural heritage.
After pickup from your hotel, the tour takes you to Chinatown's Petaling Street, home to rows of shophouses and busy street vendors. Visit Sin Sze Si Ya Temple, built in 1864 by one of the city's founders, Chinese leader Yap Ah Loy. You can also stop at Sri Mahamariamman, Kuala Lumpur's oldest Hindu temple, and the Central Market and Jamek Mosque, built near the site of the first settlements in the city.
At the former center of British rule in the colonial district, visit several relics from Malaysia's time under imperial control. Around Merdeka Square, where the Malaysian flag was first raised after independence, you can see the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a 19th-century secretariat headquarters, the cricket grounds at the Royal Selangor Club, St. Mary's Cathedral, and the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station.
Get a look at traditional Malaysian tea by witnessing the preparation of teh tarik, a beverage cooled by swiftly pouring hot tea from one mug to another, and see a culinary art form that is still a favorite of Malaysians from all walks of life.