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once a village

it was once a village solely for the chinese community but now it has transformed to a residential... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2017
jeff1955malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Residential area

This was a town established in the mid 1950's as a 'New Village' during the Malayan Emergency. The... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2016
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Jan 22, 2017
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Nov 8, 2016
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Reviewed January 22, 2017

it was once a village solely for the chinese community but now it has transformed to a residential area. they were forced to be isolated in those days. now you get proper roads and electricity. not much of an attraction but it is part of...More

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Reviewed November 8, 2016

This was a town established in the mid 1950's as a 'New Village' during the Malayan Emergency. The strategy then was aimed at forcibly isolating ethnic Chinese from Communists influence. This was the largest of the relocation communities on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur. Gangsterism...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2015

Started as an old village for mainly the Chinese community in the early KL days. However, the place is now inundated by foreigners from Indonesia, Bangladesh, China and even Africa as the local Chinese community moves out and up into better residential areas. Tourist should...More

1  Thank tony12cu
Reviewed February 7, 2013

My family grew up here. It was a "new village" set up by the British (colonial masters at the time) to avoid communists from influencing local communities. Sounds great in theory, but in reality, people were forced to relocate here, and it ended up becoming...More

2  Thank Ian Y
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I technically am familiar with the area since I used to reside in Metro Prima, Kepong and Jinjang is quite nearby. Don't exactly like going there for shopping since there's nothing much to do there. The place is also quite crowded and the traffic is...More

1  Thank Adlina_Honey79
Reviewed January 28, 2012

Nice shops. Nice food. Nice people. But have a little bit crowded.

1  Thank EvelynYap
Reviewed January 14, 2012

It seldon known by foreigners but locals are also happy to dine here. A lots of local cuisine and more likely into Malaysian way of dining. If you wish to dine like a locals instead treated like a foreigner like those foreign tourist sites, Jinjang...More

3  Thank hanlinlow
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