Timothy Tye
Jalan Doraisamy

Jalan Doraisamy, Kuala LumpurJalan Doraisamy, Kuala Lumpur (15 June, 2017)

Jalan Doraisamy is a road in the Chow Kit neighbourhood of Kuala Lumpur. Today it is a one-way street with traffic flowing from Jalan Sultan Ismail in the north to Jalan Dang Wangi in the south. In between, the road branches off to Jalan Yap Ah Shak and Lorong Kamunting 2, both on the east side.

Jalan Doraisamy was originally known as Doraisamy Street. It was named after Singapore-born R. Doraisamy Pillay (1859-1911)1, who made his fortune as a contractor and miner with properties in Selangor as well as in Perak, Kedah, Siam and Penang. Mr Doraisamy philanthrophy included donations to his alma mater, the Methodist Boys' School, where a hall was named after him.

Jalan Doraisamy, Kuala LumpurJalan Doraisamy, Kuala Lumpur (15 June, 2017)

Jalan Doraisamy on the map

Sights along Jalan Doraisamy

  1. Anggun JSI (GPS: 3.15721, 101.69934)
  2. Bangunan KSK (GPS: 3.15764, 101.69985)
  3. Sangam 2 (GPS: 3.1579, 101.69984)
  4. Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.15854, 101.69997)


1. Kuala Lumpur Street Names by Mariana Isa & Maganjeet Kaut, published by Marshall Cavendish (2015) page 92.

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