Kuen Stephanie Sculptures

Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas

The red-painted metal sculptures located on this pedestrianised square are based on artworks by Kuen Stephanie and depict scenes from Malaysian life in the style of paper cuttings. You'll also find one around Lebuh Pudu near the bus station behind the Mydin shopping complex.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas attractions

1. Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

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Kuala Lumpur's oldest Chinese temple (1864) was built on the instructions of Kapitan Yap Ah Loy and is dedicated to Sin Sze Ya and Si Sze Ya, two Chinese…

2. RUANG by Think City

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The urban rejuvenation outfit Think City has taken over the elegant art deco OCBC building, originally designed in 1938 by British architect Arthur Oakley…

3. Medan Pasar


Pedestrianised Medan Pasar was once the heart of Chinatown. Kapitan Yap Ah Loy, often cited as one of KL's founders, lived here, and in addition to…



Occupying the old Rex Cinema building, this community-based cultural and creative centre is the brainchild of a group of young cultural entrepreneurs. It…

5. Lee Rubber Building

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This 1930s art deco building designed by British architect Arthur Oakley Coltman was once the tallest building in KL.

6. Guandi Temple

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Founded in 1886, this atmospheric temple offers photogenic high ceilings, red walls, tiled eaves and pointy gable ends. It's dedicated to Guandi, a…

7. Cockerel Mural

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Graphic turned street artist Kenji Chai painted this giant cockerel on the side of the Nando's building.

8. Chinatown Wet Market

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If you want your chicken freshly plucked, this is where to get it. The market is squished in darkened alleys between Jln Petaling and Jln Tun HS Lee and…