Essential Free Tour Kuala Lumpur


Essential Free Tour Kuala Lumpur

  • Join a tour perfect for first timers in Kuala Lumpur wanting to make the most of their trip in the shortest.
  • See gems of colonial architecture, a Hindu temple, a mosque, a Taoist shrine and more in just a short easy walk.
  • Discover tales of Chinese heritage strolling along Petaling Street in Chinatown.
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Tour Features

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Masjid Jamek Mosque

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Merdeka Square

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Central Market

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Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

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Petaling Street (Chinatown)

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Sri Mahamariamman Temple

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City Gallery

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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

These are some of the features your tour might include, but please bear in mind that every guide create their unique itinerary to provide the best possible experience.
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Where does the tour start?
You will receive the full meeting point details and a map after you finalize your booking, in a confirmation email.
Do I have to book my Free Tour?
Yes, it's necessary to book your Free Tour in order to receive the full meeting point details via email on time. This helps ensure an enjoyable experience and good coordination between guides and tour guests. Booking is free, quick, and easy!
Can I contact my guide?
Yes, you will be able to message your guide with any questions that you might have after making a reservation, up until the start of the tour.
Can I make a booking for a larger group?
Maybe! In order to keep the group sizes manageable, each guide sets their own limit of guests per booking and departure. Choose the Free Tour you want to book, select the number of people in your group, and see if there are any departures available that suit your needs.
Are Free Tours really Free?
Yes, with Free Tours, there's no set price; instead, the guides rely on the tips of participants to sustain their livelihoods. By contributing a fair amount that reflects the value you receive from the tour, you not only support the guides but also express your appreciation for their expertise and dedication.

Visiting Malaysia's largest city, many tourists are surprised to learn that the history of this thriving multicultural metropolis only dates back to 1857. That was the year a group of 87 Chinese miners, searching for tin, founded a settlement in what are now the suburbs of the city. This modern capital has a quiet and compact urban center, ideal for exploring on foot. So, you are welcome to join the best Essential Free Tour of Kuala Lumpur! Come and walk with a small group of travelers in an informative tour of the city's most famous attractions. You will hear historical facts, entertaining stories and helpful information from a passionate local guide. The tour follows a classic route and you will have plenty of time to explore and take pictures.

During this comprehensive Free Tour of Essential Kuala Lumpur, you will explore the most authentic old neighborhoods of the historic center. It will be the perfect opportunity to discover the cozy and slow side of a city world-known for its astonishing skyscrapers. Crossing impressive Merdeka Square (Independence Square), your guide will explain the meaning behind the name of this capital, as well as some notions of Malaysian history and how the country took the road that would leave to independence from colonial rule in 31 August 1957. Walking along this beautiful area, you will see huge mosques and colorful Chinese and Hindu temples side by side; a proof of the tolerance and peaceful coexistence that made up modern Kuala Lumpur.

Malay, Chinese, Indians and other peoples came together to form contemporary Kuala Lumpur. A walk along Petaling Street in Chinatown KL will offer a perfect opportunity to learn about the importance of the Chinese diaspora in the city. You will see several temples, hear about their history and meaning, and also learn how to visit them respectfully. This area is also perfect to get a good introduction to the smells and flavors of local food, one of the most delightful of East Asia. Along the tour, you will see locals going around their daily lives, and your guide will offer an insightful introduction to their culture, customs and traditions. Of course, you will hear many tips about what to do in, where to go and what to eat in Kuala Lumpur.

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