Jalan Masjid India
Get to know the vibrant and colourful Indian culture at Jalan Masjid India or Masjid India Street.
This busy street is a miniature version of India, marked with a unique Indian-Muslim ambience. Walking along the street, you will be greeted with upbeat Tamil or Bollywood songs and a myriad of shops selling authentic Indian wares like traditional costumes, food, and jewelry.
Jalan Masjid India is located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur city centre, which is just 4 kilometres away from the transportation hub – KL Sentral.
Opening Days and Hours
The street is open all day long but the shops along the street operate from 9:00 to 22:00 daily.
Entry Fee and Bookings
There is no entry fee to access the street.
How to Get There
You may reach this place by car or by Light Rapid Transit (LRT), disembarking at Masjid Jamek station.
This place is suitable for travelers of all ages who would like to get to know Indian culture or shop for Indian goods.
Time to Spend
Visitors are recommended to spend about 1 to 2 hours here.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
This place can get very crowded on weekends and public holidays.
You can try various Indian or Mamak (Muslim-Indian) food in this area. Hawker stalls sell tasty Indian snacks like samosas, gulab jamun, and vadai along the street. If you are looking for a full meal, numerous cafés offer Indian bread, spiced rice and curries.
Safety and Fraud
Beware of pick-pockets and purse snatchings. Keep your valuables always in sight.
- Masjid Jamek Mosque
- Petaling Street (China Town)
- Central Market Kuala Lumpur
Visitors can easily find accommodation in the city of Kuala Lumpur, ranging from budget hostels, mid-range accommodation to luxury hotels.
Good to Know
You may bargain for a lower price for the items you want to buy.