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Kampung Baru

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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"For an authentic taste of Malaysian street food, head to Kampung Baru's night market, Jalan Raja Muda Musa. Arrive early to beat the crowds and try the famous grilled satay, paired with a refreshing glass of iced teh tarik."

What is Kampung Baru?

Kampung Baru is a traditional Malay village located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is a unique attraction that offers visitors a glimpse into the traditional way of life in the city. The village is surrounded by modern skyscrapers, creating an interesting contrast between old and new.

History of Kampung Baru

Kampung Baru has a rich history that goes back over a century. It was established in the early 1900s as a settlement for Malay farmers who were displaced by the urban development of Kuala Lumpur. The village was designed to preserve the traditional Malay way of life and maintain the agricultural practices of the community.

When planning your tours in Kuala Lumpur don't forget to visit Kampung Baru.

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Why is Kampung Baru Important?

Kampung Baru is an important cultural and historical landmark in Kuala Lumpur. It serves as a reminder of the city's rural past and offers visitors a chance to experience traditional Malay hospitality and customs. The village is also significant as it showcases the harmonious coexistence of tradition and modernity in a bustling metropolis.

Things to do & see at Kampung Baru

  • Explore the Traditional Houses: Take a leisurely stroll through the village and admire the traditional Malay houses with their unique architectural features. Some of these houses have been preserved for generations and offer a glimpse into the past.

  • Sample Malay Cuisine: Indulge in a culinary adventure by trying the authentic Malay food available in the village. From delicious rice dishes to flavorful curries, Kampung Baru is a food lover's paradise.

  • Visit the Markets: Explore the vibrant markets of Kampung Baru, where you can find a variety of fresh produce, traditional handicrafts, and unique souvenirs.

  • Experience Cultural Performances: Immerse yourself in the cultural heritage of Malaysia by watching traditional music and dance performances. These performances showcase the rich artistic traditions of the Malay community.

  • Learn Traditional Crafts: Participate in workshops where you can learn traditional Malay crafts such as batik painting and weaving. These activities provide an opportunity to engage with the local community and learn new skills.

Visiting Kampung Baru is like stepping back in time while being surrounded by the modernity of Kuala Lumpur. 

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It is a place where tradition and progress coexist harmoniously, creating a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors.

Frequently asked questions

What is Kampung Baru?

Kampung Baru is a traditional Malay village located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

What are the attractions in Kampung Baru?

Kampung Baru offers a unique cultural experience with its traditional wooden houses, authentic Malay cuisine, and vibrant night market.

How can I get to Kampung Baru?

Kampung Baru is easily accessible by public transportation such as LRT, monorail, and buses. It is also within walking distance from the city center.

What is the best time to visit Kampung Baru?

The best time to visit Kampung Baru is during the evening when the night market comes alive with food stalls, local products, and live performances.

Are there any traditional Malay restaurants in Kampung Baru?

Yes, Kampung Baru is known for its numerous traditional Malay restaurants that serve authentic dishes like Nasi Lemak, Satay, and Roti Canai.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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