Timothy Tye
Jalan Tun Sambanthan

Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala LumpurJalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur (8 July, 2016)

Jalan Tun Sambanthan is a major road in Kuala Lumpur. It is the main roads that serves the predominantly Indian neighbourhood of Brickfields. In the old days, it was originally known as Brickfields Road, and later on Jalan Brickfields before being renamed to Jalan Tun Sambanthan.

Jalan Tun Sambanthan continues south from Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, at the junction with Jalan Hang Kasturi. At the southern end, it continues as Jalan Robson, at the junction with Jalan Taman Seputeh. Roads that form junctions with Jalan Tun Sambanthan include Jalan Tun Sambanthan 1, 2, 3 and 4, Jalan Sultan Sulaiman, Jalan Damansara, Jalan Sentral 3 and 5, Jalan Rakyat, Lorong Chan Ah Tong, Lengkok Tun Sambanthan, and Jalan Syed Putra.

Jalan Tun Sambanthan was named in honour of Tun V. Thirunyana Sambanthan1, who was the fifth president of the Malaysian Indian Congress political party, and was one of the founding fathers of the country, along with Tunku Abdul Rahman and Tun Tan Cheng Lock.

Jalan Tun Sambanthan on the map

Hotels along Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Ascott Sentral Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.13085, 101.68516)
  2. Hotel Geo (GPS: 3.1439, 101.69549)
  3. Hotel Grand Crescent (GPS: 3.12907, 101.68383)
  4. Lotus Hotel (GPS: 3.12934, 101.68439)
  5. M Joy Hotel (GPS: 3.12866, 101.68364)
  6. Prescott Hotel Kuala Lumpur Sentral (GPS: 3.13631, 101.691)
  7. Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.1364, 101.69257)

Sights on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Little India Elephant Fountain (GPS: 3.13006, 101.68417)

Train Stations on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Kuala Lumpur Railway Station (GPS: 3.14017, 101.69375)
  2. Pasar Seni LRT Station (GPS: 3.14247, 101.69531)

Petrol Stations on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Petron (GPS: 3.1339, 101.68906)
  2. Petronas (GPS: 3.13609, 101.69059)

Banks on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. CIMB Bank, Wisma Koponas, phone: 1300 880 900 (GPS: 3.13331, 101.6884)
  2. Public Bank, 68 Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Phone: +60 3 2273 6494 (GPS: 3.13353, 101.68857)

Restaurants on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. KFC Brickfields (GPS: 3.12813, 101.68337)
  2. Restoran Chat Masala (GPS: 3.12822, 101.68343)
  3. Restoran Nagas (GPS: 3.12753, 101.68293)
  4. Restoran Seetharam (GPS: 3.12898, 101.68378)
  5. Sri Kortumalai Pillayar Restaurant (GPS: 3.12951, 101.68398)

Shopping Malls on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Sentral Mall (GPS: 3.13299, 101.68694)

Amenities on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Pusat Poslaju Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.13369, 101.68792)

Schools on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. SMK La Salle Brickfields (GPS: 3.12734, 101.68351)

Clinics on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Bala Dental Surgery (GPS: 3.2184, 101.68353)

Convention Halls on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Dewan M Joy (GPS: 3.12813, 101.68337)

Commercial Properties & High-Rise Buildings on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. 1 Sentrum (GPS: 3.13369, 101.68792)
  2. Dua Sentral (GPS: 3.1364, 101.69257)
  3. Kompleks Tun Sambanthan (GPS: 3.12694, 101.68261)
  4. Menara Allianz Sentral Sentral (Nu Tower 1) (GPS: 3.13236, 101.68654)
  5. Menara Shell (GPS: 3.13062, 101.68495)
  6. Wisma Koponas (GPS: 3.13331, 101.6884)
  7. Wisma Leopad (GPS: 3.12791, 101.6832)
  8. Wisma Low Kim Her (GPS: 3.12925, 101.68391)

Heritage Buildings on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Bangunan Sulaiman (GPS: 3.13806, 101.69236)
  2. Bangunan Warisan BPR Lama (GPS: 3.13773, 101.69402)

Churches on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Church of the Holy Rosary (GPS: 3.13679, 101.69284)

Playing Fields on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Brickfields Community Sports Field (GPS: 3.12717, 101.68225)

Businesses on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Madras Jewellers (GPS: 3.1292, 101.68389)

Condominiums on Jalan Tun Sambanthan

  1. Suasana Sentral Condominium (GPS: 3.13169, 101.68494)
  2. The Sentral Residences (GPS: 3.1369, 101.68989)

Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala LumpurJalan Tun Sambanthan, at the Jalan Damansara flyover. (14 June, 2017)

Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala LumpurJalan Tun Sambanthan in Little India (8 July, 2016)

360° View of Jalan Tun Sambanthan on Google Maps Street View

View of Jalan Tun Sambanthan crossing the Klang River


  1. Kuala Lumpur Street Names by Mariana Isa & Maganjeet Kaut, published by Marshall Cavendish (2015) page 268.

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