This article will show you how to get to Petaling Street from KL Sentral. Petaling Street is a Chinatown located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Haggling is a common sight here and the place is usually crowded with locals as well as tourists. Petaling Street is well-known for shops/stalls selling fake branded items of handbags, watches, and clothing. The street is also filled with a delightful array of local cuisine. Chinese and seafood restaurants can be found at every corner, and stalls selling all kinds of snacks are stretched along the street.
KL Sentral to Petaling Street (Chinatown)
The best way to reach Petaling Street (Chinatown KL) is to take the Kelana Jaya Line LRT Train from KL Sentral to Pasar Seni LRT Station (towards Gombak direction). The one-way LRT ticket from KL Sentral to Pasar Seni is RM1.30 and the LRT train journey is about 4 minutes.
|LRT Route||KL Sentral – Pasar Seni|
|Total journey||4 minutes|
|LRT train frequency||3 – 15 mins|
Pasar Seni LRT Station is only one station away from KL Sentral (towards Gombak direction).
Walking from Pasar Seni LRT Station to Petaling Street
Upon arriving at Pasar Seni LRT Station from KL Sentral by LRT train, exit the station and walk along Jalan Sultan (Sultan Street) heading to the west direction for about 300 meters (4 minutes) and you will reach Petaling Street.
What to expect in Petaling Street?
Petaling Street houses dozens of restaurants and food stalls, serving local favorites such as Hokkien mee, Ikan Bakar (barbecued fish), Asam laksa and curry noodles.
Traders here are mainly Chinese but there are also Indian, Malay, and Bangladesh traders. Fake branded items of handbags, watches, and clothing are sold here and make sure you know how to bargain if you want to shop here at the Petaling Street. Prices are generally quoted 10 to 35% higher (sometimes higher) than what they are truly worth.
It is also known for street prostitution.
What to try in Petaling Street?
- Hon Kee Porridge 汉记靓粥
- Loh Hon Guo herbal drink
- Hokkein Mee
- Chee Cheong Fun 猪肠粉
- Madam Tang Mua Chee
- Tao Fu Fa from Kim Soya Bean
- Egg tarts from Bunn Choon 品泉
Petaling Street (Chinatown) Gallery