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KL’s Petaling Street Named 6th Coolest Street In The World

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Another proud moments for Malaysians! Kuala Lumpur has received notable recognition in the realm of tourism, securing high positions in several esteemed rankings.

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It has been declared as the world’s 6th most visited city and now there’s more good news for us.

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Petaling Street is now the 6th coolest streets in the world

Kl's petaling street named 6th coolest street in the world | weirdkaya
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Petaling Street, also known as Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, stands as a vibrant testament to Malaysia’s multicultural tapestry. Nestled in the heart of the city, this bustling street market attracts both locals and tourists with its unique blend of history, culture, and commerce.

Due to it’s beauty, and vibrant colors, it is now recognized by the global magazine Time Out, and was named one of the coolest streets in the world!

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What’s the other placements?

Time Out refined its selection through its worldwide team of local expert editors and contributors, culminating in a definitive ranking of the planet’s top avenues, thoroughfares, backstreets, and boulevards.

Kl's petaling street named 6th coolest street in the world | weirdkaya
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Here’s the top 30 coolest streets on the list, in case you’re curious!

  1. High Street, Melbourne, Australia
  2. Hollywood Road, Hong Kong
  3. East Eleventh, Austin, USA
  4. Guatemala Street, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  5. Commercial Drive, Vancouver, Canada
  6. Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  7. Rua da Boavista, Lisbon, Portugal
  8. Arnaldo Quintela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  9. Chazawa-dori, Tokyo, Japan
  10. Consell de Cent, Barcelona, Spain
  11. Bree Street, Cape Town, South Africa
  12. Oranienstraße, Berlin, Germany
  13. Fifth Avenue, Park Slope, New York City, USA
  14. Ban Tad Thong, Bangkok, Thailand
  15. East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, USA
  16. Rua Sá de Noronha, Porto, Portugal
  17. Gerrard Street, London, England
  18. Conde Duque Street, Madrid, Spain
  19. Bucareli, Mexico City, Mexico
  20. Rue de Belleville, Paris, France
  21. 18th Street, Chicago, USA
  22. Camden Street, Dublin, Ireland
  23. Foster Street, Sydney
  24. Songridan-gil, Seoul, South Korea
  25. Quang An Street, Tay Ho, Hanoi, Vietnam
  26. Miracle Mile, Miami, USA
  27. Saint-Hubert Place, Montreal, Canada
  28. Troon Street, Athens, Greece
  29. Cecil Street, Singapore
  30. L.P Leviste Street, Manila, the Philippines

What are your thoughts on Petaling Street being featured prominently on Time Out’s list of the 30 coolest streets in the world? We’d love to hear your opinions in the comments below!


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