Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang - Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas (Chapter)
This is the Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kuala Lumpur, Melaka & Penang guidebook.
Chinatown is a microcosm of Malaysia’s ethnic and historic mix. Jln Petaling is its central spine, hosting a bustling night market and bracketed by Chinese arch gates, with new street art, cafes and cocktail bars clustered around its southern end.
- get treetop views from the canopy walkway in KL Forest Eco Park and ascend Menara KL for a thrilling panoramic lookout from the open-air deck
- stand at the city’s colonial heart, Merdeka Square, surrounded by a handsome ensemble of heritage buildings
- explore the newly signposted walks around Chinatown and Merdeka Sq on the KL Heritage Trail
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.