Streets of KL | Historical Walking Tour


Streets of KL | Historical Walking Tour –

The street names of Kuala Lumpur reflect its rich mix of cultures and its growth from a small tin mining settlement to the pulsating capital it is today.

Discover the stories behind the names and how they shape the collective identities of KL people.

Our guides Mariana Isa and Maganjeet Kaur authored “Kuala Lumpur Street Names” (Marshall Cavendish, 2015) and “The Towns of Malaya: An Illustrated Urban History of the Peninsula Up to 1957” (with Dr. Neil Khor, EDM, 2017).

FREE ADMISSION | Sign up for this Walking Tour:

Maximum 20 participants. The group is FULL. You can still sign up for the waitlist, in case someone drops out.

Spend your weekend with Gerakbudaya at Urbanscapes! Join our Onde Onde Open Mic x Urbanscapes and Reach Out | Community Walking Tour.

GERAKBUDAYA — ‘movement of cultures’ — is a publisher, distributor, community hub, and bookstore of critical and alternative perspectives and hidden histories of Southeast Asia and the wider world.

URBANSCAPES is one of the longest-running creative arts festival in Malaysia. Initially founded with the aim to bring together Malaysian creative communities from the fields of music, the arts, design, film, and other creative disciplines, the festival has now grown to include the best from around the world too. Our community-centric festival is built on the belief that great things happen when people come together. #ReimagineKL with us from 3 Nov to 18 Nov, 2018.

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