Petaling Street ~ Chinatown KL, Malaysia

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» is gonna sharing đŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’»đŸ“ her recent visit with media friends to Petaling Street aka Chinatown ⛩ in Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

Chinatown ⛩ was founded since 1857 with its expanded inhabitants population, the Chinese community đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘« around the commercial centre around Petaling Street. Petaling Street or famously called in Cantonese dialect “Chee Cheong Kai” is a bazaar with a wide selections of food stalls đŸ„˜đŸ›đŸœ & souvenirs 🛒🛍🎁 stalls. Most of the stalls operate from 🔟am till late night 🌃🌌

She đŸ‘©đŸ» used to have her secondary after school tuition đŸ“–âœđŸ» at this area back then. She has recalled some of her old memories 💭 , especially her favourite iced longan drink đŸ„€ & fresh tau foo fa aka douhua with soya milk đŸ„› stalls

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Her mama đŸ‘”đŸ» used to drop by the fried chesnuts 🌰 stall to pack for her grandma đŸ§“đŸ» before her whole family đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź was travelling back 🚘🚗 to her mamađŸ§“đŸ»’s hometown for festive celebration 🎉🎊

Also her grandma đŸ§“đŸ» loves ❀ to wear the wooden clogs đŸ‘ĄÂ æœšć±, she wore as normal sandals, not just for toilet đŸšœ though. She still recalled she loves ❀ to wear, walk đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžaround & play with her grandma đŸ§“đŸ» wooden clogs 👡 when she was a kid đŸ§’đŸ» Just because of the clogs 👡 sound hitting on the ground 👣 “kick kok….kick kok…” Ha…Ha…đŸ˜‚đŸ€ŁđŸ˜†

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So, what & where 📍📍the destinations she would love to share about❓⁉

You may check out her live updates 📌via main tweets thread for more detailsâ˜ș

Petaling Street Heritage HouseÂ èŒšć» èĄ— é„‰éŸłé€š

It’s a 2ïžâƒŁ-storey shophouse with a cafe (downstairs) đŸœ cum heritage gallery đŸ–Œ (upstairs) with all its retro collections e.g. an ancient portable phonograph that still working well which were all gathered & contributed by the Petaling Street residentsđŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«

The cafe đŸœ is serving both Cantonese & Hakka dishes, SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» has yet to dine in đŸœ here, will visit again for sure 😃

 

SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» has read 📖 about its great heritage & cultures efforts from the local newspapers 📰🗞before her 1ïžâƒŁst visit via,

🌐 https://www.nst.com.my/lifestyle/jom/2018/04/361854/love-chinese-opera

🌐 https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2018/06/11/housing-chinatowns-treasures-heritage-centre-continues-work-of-documenting-petaling-streets-history/

Definitely a must visit & highly recommended đŸ‘†đŸ»for history, heritage cum cultures lovers to learn more about Petaling Street as well as the Chinese dialects opera in Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

Free 🆓 admission 🎟 even though you are not dining in the cafe đŸœ

In particular, she loves ❀ the back stage set up of the opera at 2ïžâƒŁnd floor of this cafe đŸœ

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Sometimes there will be opera shows/ workshops/ events organised, do join to support this NGO if you are available đŸ€—đŸ˜ƒ

Really wish this heritage sustainable will gain better âŹ†ïž supports đŸ’ȘđŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ» from the local communityđŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź

Address📍: No. 196, Jalan Tun H.S. Lee, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia

Operation hours🕚: 11am to 9pm daily, closed every Monday

FB: https://www.facebook.com/petalingstreet.heritagehouse/

Lost In Chinatown Gallery

This is the 1ïžâƒŁst MalaysiađŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ’s cultural maze, oppsss…Would you get lost đŸ€ŠđŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸ€ŠđŸ»â€â™€ïž during your visit❓⁉

Also it’s a 2ïžâƒŁ-storey shophose with a RM20 each ladies fashion 👚👖👗👘 boutique downstairs while the gallery is located upstairs 😄

Ohh ya….Don’t forget to capture a photo 📾 with Bruce Lee figure at its main entrance ya 😉

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Guess what❓⁉

You literally will get lost đŸ€ŠđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸ€ŠđŸ»â€â™‚ïž during the gallery visit. It’s like a maze where its guests đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Źmay end up in a same spot or unable to find the exit. Ha…Ha…đŸ€ŁđŸ˜†

She loves ❀ the great collections of Malaysian food lovers đŸ˜‹đŸ€€ as well as Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ ‘s famous tourist destinations 📍📍

Do capture a photo 📾 with the biggest abacus 🔱 in KL, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ as it’s hidden in this gallery ya đŸ˜Č

You will have a good laugh 😂😆 at the Top 20 Manglish words used in KL / nationwide Malaysia too đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

Free 🆓 admission 🎟, so why not pay it a visit to learn more about Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

If you’re visiting it with friendsđŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«, do join the treasure hunt & win some prizes 🎁🎁

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Address📍: No. 22, Jalan Petaling, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia

Operation hours🕙: 10am to 10pm daily

Website🌐: https://www.lostinchinatownkl.com/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/lostinchinatown/

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There are plenty of mirrors around the photos 📾 gallery where you can selfie/ wefie đŸ€ł with family members or friends đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź

Do enjoy selfie đŸ€ł during your solo visit ya 😊

Merchant’s Lane 矎真林 Cafe

Finally had a chance to dine in đŸœ this beautiful đŸ˜đŸ€© instagram worthy cafe & met 1ïžâƒŁ of the founder, Ken đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž for a humble chat đŸ—ŁđŸ‘„đŸ‘€ about his journey of transitioning from finance expertise to food & beverages industry 😃

Most of the dishes & dish names served in this cafe are from Ken’s đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž creative ideas💡

It’s located at the 2ïžâƒŁnd floor, so if you’re not paying attention to its staircase with its cafe signage, you may not find it 😬

Ha…Ha…Ken đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž told that he is just too lazy to put up a big cafe signage, anyway his cafe still very crowded đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«, people still able to find it 😁

Guess what❓⁉

This cafe also served yummy delicious đŸ˜‹đŸ€€ foods, beverages & desserts with creative names, no wonder so famous & crowded ya đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź

All happy satisfied dining in here đŸœđŸ˜‹đŸ˜ƒ

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She was holding a dessert 🍼 named “Better Than Sex” ~ Pandan 💚 flavour roti jala served with kaya toast ice cream 🍩🍹 & topped with sliced almonds, strawberries 🍓 & Gula Melaka đŸ˜‹đŸ€€

Ken đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž has shared that because of this wall with tree 🌳 roots that his partners & himself đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž decided to rent this place📍to start this cafĂ©

The cafe interior was a decision between Ken đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž & the interior designer, he never thought that it’s now so famous as instagram worthy đŸ˜đŸ€©

He đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž jokes that he still not undestand đŸ€” & always wondering why ❓⁉ some of his cafe guests đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘« can really spend hours/ whole day dine in đŸœ & to capture photos 📾 in his cafe

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Yeah‌ @siennylovesdrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» had fun exploring đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïž#unseenKL with friends đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź, sharing this photos 📾 album about her #KLjourney around #PetalingStreet #èŒšćŽ‚èĄ— #KualaLumpur @girlslovetravel . . 1ïžâƒŁst Can you find #siennylovesdrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» in the cover photo 📾 album of this posting❓⁉Group photo 📾 with friends đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘« (Hurray‌Her selfie đŸ€ł, no no, wefie skill improved đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ˜ƒđŸ‘đŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ») after #Lunch dining đŸœ @ @merchantslane , you will be amazed with the creative dish named by Ken đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïž, one of the founders here. She đŸ‘©đŸ» was holding its signature dessert named “#betterthansex” Ha…Ha…đŸ˜…đŸ˜‚đŸ€ŁđŸ˜† ~ Roti Jala served with kaya toast butter ice cream 🍩& gula melaka . . 2ïžâƒŁnd at @lostinchinatown.kualalumpur Love the amazing photos 📾 collection here, it’s like a big venue puzzle here. While you enjoying the gallery, you will get lost ❓❓ya đŸ˜‚đŸ€ŁđŸ˜† Do visit here with friends đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź & participate in its treasure hunt of missions A, B&C . . 3ïžâƒŁrd To appreciate the history of #PetalingStreet & opera at #PetalingStreetHeritage House #èŒšć» èĄ—é„‰éŸłé€š Not to be missed this impressive collection of antiques used & gathered from the local people here . . A different explore journey @ Petaling Street after quite some time 😃😁 . . More updates via https://twitter.com/siennylovesdraw/status/1050679718104559616?s=21 & Do stay tune đŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’»đŸ“ siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com đŸ€—đŸ˜Š . . @gayatravel @tourismmalaysiasentral @tourism.malaysia #sharing #sharingiscaring #hotel #PetalingStreet #Chinatown #ChinatownKL #UnseenKL #VisitKL #SayangiMalaysiaKu #GayaTravel #KL #KualaLumpur #heritage #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #blogging #siennylovesdrawing #TourismMalaysia #accommodation #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #cultures

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A group photo 📾 with this cafe signage after the dining too đŸœ

Address📍: No. 150, Jalan Petaling, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia

Operation hoursđŸ•€: 9.30am (weekends), 11.30am (weekdays) to 10pm daily, closed Wednesday

FB: https://www.facebook.com/merchantslane/

New 🆕 Express Style Hotel 🏱 ~ Pacific Express Hotel Chinatown

Hmm…Express style hotel 🏱 aims to offering standard amenities lean toward the convenient & practical, it specially caters for business travelers & short-term stays at a reasonable price 💰

She had a cosy comfy 1ïžâƒŁst express style hotel stay đŸąđŸ›đŸšżđŸšœ with her media friends đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Źat this newly 🆕 launched (since early Oct 2018) hotel named Pacific Express Hotel Chinatown 🏱

She was checked-in 🔑 to a Premier Family Suite (4ïžâƒŁ pax) superb early 🔑đŸšȘ@ 1.30am after her Redang Island 🌮 🏖🏝 trip to join her media friends 👭👭

Guess what❓⁉

Her Grab driver 🚖🚕 has sent her to the nearby named Pacific Express Hotel 🏱 Central Market instead. This is because this hotel 🏱 just 2ïžâƒŁ weeks old during her stayđŸ›đŸ›‹đŸšżđŸšœ, too new 🆕 & yet to be updated with its address📍in the Grab app đŸ“Č She has shared her experience with the hotel management đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’ŒđŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’Œ so that they will connect with Grab to update its hotel address📍into the app đŸ“Č to offer greater convenience to its hotel guests then đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘­đŸ‘«

1ïžâƒŁst impression when she got on the bed 🛏 to catch up her sleep đŸ’€đŸ˜Ž , she loves ❀ the light & soft blanket, an energised rest for sure 😌

She was impressed with its go green 💚 & sustainable initiative đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ» by setting up iron board & water 💩💧 dispenser at each floor for its hotel guests đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź, it definitely reduce âŹ‡ïž electricity 🔌 & plastic wastage, bravoâ€ŒïžđŸ‘đŸ»

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The above 2ïžâƒŁ tourist destinations 📍📍 shared are both within walking đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïž distance from this hotel 🏱

It’s very convenient to exploring around the KL city 🌆🏙 from this hotel 🏱 with the free 🆓 GOKL bus 🚌 service as right outside the hotel’s entrance 🏱 is 1ïžâƒŁ of the bus station named Kota Raya (Purple 💜 Line) 😀

Not to be missed‌

Currently for the 1ïžâƒŁst 🔟 guests đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘« daily will enjoy the special rate of RM99, so grab it before this new 🆕 launch promotion ends ya âœŒđŸ»

Do exploring for your express city stay ya đŸ€—

Address📍: Wisma Fui Chiu KL, No. 32 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, West Malaysia

Website🌐: https://www.facebook.com/PacificExpressCT/

FB: https://www.chinatownkl.com/

A group boomerang đŸ“čđŸŽ„ with her media friends đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź before checking out from the express stay here đŸ‘‹đŸ»đŸą

#PetalingStreet #Chinatown #ChinatownKL #city #town #mypacificekspress #VisitKL #KL #heritage #pacificekspressCT #UnseenKL #SayangiMalaysiaKu #GayaTravel #KualaLumpur #hotel #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #blogging #cafe #siennylovesdrawing #TourismMalaysia #accommodation #MerchantsLane #LostInChinatown #PetalingStreetHeritageHouse #culture #cultures #history #GoKL #èŒšć» èĄ— #é„‰éŸłé€š

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11 thoughts on “Petaling Street ~ Chinatown KL, Malaysia

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