A must for those who are interested in Kuala Lumpur’s history
You will experience the very steps and stand at the spots, where history was made.
You will see amazing historical evidence that will impact you.
You will start at the Dataran Merdeka which was the enclavement of British Government Administration in Kuala Lumpur for The Federated Malay States.
You will see and experience what the British called “The Most Beautiful Living Room in the entire British Empire”
This Grandiose Building they called The Government House and several other names were attached to it.
This was The British Government’s Headquarters for The Federated Malay States.
You will enter and experience the very Building and it contents that was called by the British as The Printing House.
Inside you will view a huge Vintage Picture that shows how Kuala Lumpur has evolved with timeline events exhibiting the development of Kuala Lumpur.
In this Building you will See The Spectacular City Model Show – The highlight of the gallery is the spectacular Kuala Lumpur City Model, measuring an incredible 40ft x 50ft, which showcases the city’s past, present and future through advance multimedia projection mapping on the model, the first of its kind in South East Asia.
You will be able to touch and feel a fountain constructed more than hundred yearsago calledThe Queen Victoria Fountain. This fountain was relocated from England piece by piece to Kuala Lumpur this is actual original stone and the fountain still functions.
You will then visit the First Brick Anglican Church inFederated Malay States that was planted by the British and they have a pipe organ that had to be raised – why raised? -You will find out
You will walk on The Bridge over a river where the road demarcates the informal boundary of The British Headquarters and The Malay & Chinese enclaves.
You will visit the very place where the first group of immigrants from China landed.
You will discover why most of them perished… what they considered their most precious possession.
You will visit the Chinese Old Market Square which had 2 streets, The Macau Street where gambling dens were established with other vices and The Hokkien Street where Kuala Lumpur street food presumably started.
You will also visit the locations where Yap Ah Loy, an important figure in its early development, had his home.
You will learn The History behind this man and how through ruthless and bloody events he used to control Chinses and much more….
You will also learn about
Why many chinese worship a men in Kuala Lumpur?
Why a shop in Kuala Lumpur was called The Vatican?
Where was Monte Carlo in Kuala Lumpur?
Who is who at that time?
There were steam engine busses
What Cinderella pumpkin carriage had to do with the First Mercedes Benz importer
Love story behind a Tycoon’s daughter with a poor bicycle repairer.
The secret societies and how Heads were served on a Platter.
Cost Per Head 50 Spanish silver dollars
Why wrongdoers ears ware cut off?
Rice that killed many Chinese in Kuala Lumpur
The School for the Rajas
How more than 80% early tin miners died?
A school in the market
A civil war which made some very very rich
A burial ground that became an important landmark?
and much more….