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Jalan Ampang, Kuala LumpurJalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur (11 July, 2016)


Jalan Ampang is one of the main roads in Kuala Lumpur. It is also one of the oldest and longest roads in the city, having been around since the earliest days that Kuala Lumpur was established. Jalan Ampang was the route taken by the early miners to open up the tin mines in Ampang.

Jalan Ampang roughly follows the course of the Klang River. It starts at the junction with Jalan Gereja and ends in Selangor, at the junction with Jalan Taman Putra, beyond which lies Jalan Bukit Belacan.

Jalan Ampang was originally known as Ampang Road. It has been around since the early 1880s1. It another word for empangan, meaning dam, in reference to the dams built by the early tin miners in the area. Today Jalan Ampang is nothing like what it was in the late 19th century, when it was a mere laterite road leading through a denuded terrain of tin mines. It is one of the main roads in downtown Kuala Lumpur, and passes on the northern side of KLCC.

In order to cover this road in detail, I shall describe the Jalan Ampang in Selangor on a separate page, with a separate map. I will list down the various sights along Jalan Ampang all the way till the Selangor border, with the first property on Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, bearing the number of 1-3, belonging to Property Auction House Sdn Bhd.

Location of sights along Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, on the map

Train Stations along Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

  1. Bukit Nanas Monorail Station (GPS: 3.15614, 101.70483)
  2. Dang Wangi LRT Station (GPS: 3.15681, 101.70194)

Hotels along Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

  1. Ambassador Row Hotel Suites by Lanson Place (GPS: 3.16104, 101.7282)
  2. Four Seasons Place (GPS: 3.15829, 101.71374) under construction
  3. Hotel Maya (GPS: 3.15891, 101.70795)
  4. Le Apple Boutique Hotel (GPS: 3.15975, 101.71465)
  5. The Nomad Sucasa (GPS: 3.16127, 101.72906) closed
  6. W Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.15863, 101.70987) under construction

Sights along Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

  1. Air Terjun Bukit Nanas (GPS: 3.15501, 101.70213)
  2. Aurora Tower / Angkasa Raya (GPS: 3.15888, 101.71003)
  3. Malaysia Tourism Centre (GPS: 3.15706, 101.70705)
  4. Po Ling Temple (GPS: 3.15967, 101.71573)
  5. Rubber Research Institute of Malaya Building (GPS: 3.16076, 101.7333)
  6. Taman Eko Rimba Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.15537, 101.70237)
  7. Wariseni (GPS: 3.15632, 101.70392)

Pedestrian Bridges across Jalan Ampang

  1. At Ampang Park (GPS: 3.16036, 101.71996)
  2. At Corus Hotel (GPS: 3.15971, 101.71519)
  3. At Bank of China (GPS: 3.16045, 101.71692)

Shopping Malls along Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

  1. AmpWalk (GPS: 3.16104, 101.7282)
  2. Avenue K (GPS: 3.15955, 101.71344)
  3. Ampang Park Shopping Centre
  4. Great Eastern Mall (GPS: 3.16009, 101.73683)
  5. Intermark Mall
  6. Suria KLCC (GPS: 3.15803, 101.71177)
  7. Wisma Central (GPS: 3.15859, 101.71453)

Commercial Properties and High-Rise Buildings along Jalan Ampang

  1. Affin Bank Jalan Ampang (GPS: 3.15989, 101.711)
  2. Bangunan Getah Asli (GPS: 3.15986, 101.71146)
  3. Bangunan Ming Annexe (GPS: 3.15025, 101.69799)
  4. Bank of China Building (GPS: 3.16099, 101.71703)
  5. Integra Tower (GPS: 3.1607, 101.72037)
  6. Menara AIA (GPS: 3.15231, 101.70002)
  7. Menara Akademi Etiqa (GPS: 3.15076, 101.69729)
  8. Menara Atlan (GPS: 3.15977, 101.71628)
  9. Menara Bangkok Bank (GPS: 3.15611, 101.70517)
  10. Menara Binjai (GPS: 3.15962, 101.71874)
  11. Menara Citibank (GPS: 3.1599, 101.71739)
  12. Menara Public Bank (GPS: 3.16008, 101.71)
  13. Menara Safuan (GPS: 3.15742, 101.70269)
  14. Petronas Twin Towers (GPS: 3.15803, 101.71177)
  15. Sunway Tower (GPS: 3.15698, 101.70308)
  16. Vista Tower
  17. Wisma Amanah Raya (GPS: 3.15115, 101.69736)
  18. Wisma BSN (GPS: 3.15808, 101.70908)
  19. Wisma Char Yong (GPS: 3.15204, 101.69907)
  20. Wisma Equity (GPS: 3.15971, 101.71188)
  21. Wisma MCA (GPS: 3.15986, 101.71676)
  22. Wisma Selangor Dredging (GPS: 3.15204, 101.69907)
  23. Wisma Tas (GPS: 3.14995, 101.69744)

Eateries along Jalan Ampang

  1. Restoran Chef Choi (GPS: 3.15943, 101.71542) made way for Oxley Towers
  2. Restoran Pelita Jalan Ampang (GPS: 3.15914, 101.71503) made way for Oxley Towers

Petrol Stations along Jalan Ampang

  1. Petronas Jalan Ampang (GPS: 3.16098, 101.73019)
  2. Shell Jalan Ampang (GPS: 3.16101, 101.73056)

Medical Institutions along Jalan Ampang

  1. Hospital Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.16149, 101.73941)

Car Showrooms/Dealers on Jalan Ampang

  1. Mazda Showroom (GPS: 3.16041, 101.72721)
  2. Moga Motor (GPS: 3.1603, 101.72676)
  3. Proton Edar (GPS: 3.15995, 101.72541)
  4. SAFZ Auto (GPS: 3.15025, 101.69799)

Apartments and Condominiums along Jalan Ampang

  1. D-Villa Residence (GPS: 3.15965, 101.72653)
  2. Desa Cahaya (GPS: 3.16066, 101.72445)
  3. The Ritz Carlton Residences (GPS: 3.1564, 101.7056)
  4. Tropicana - The Residences (GPS: 3.15863, 101.70987)
  5. Oxley Towers (GPS: 3.15025, 101.69799)

Public Amenities along Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

  1. Balai Polis Jalan Tun Razak (GPS: 3.16064, 101.72081)

Embassies on Jalan Ampang

  1. Embassy of France (GPS: 3.16074, 101.72246)
  2. Pakistan High Commission (GPS: 3.15795, 101.70627)
  3. Royal Thai Embassy (GPS: 3.16043, 101.72608)

Businesses on Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

  1. Chery Automobile (M) Sdn Bhd Hyundai dealershiip (GPS: 3.16069, 101.72132)
  2. Kedai Bunga Petalbees Florists & Gifts
  3. Property Auction House Sdn Bhd (GPS: 3.15009, 101.69803)
  4. Rozel Jalan Ampang furniture showroom (GPS: 3.16054, 101.72544)
  5. Volkswagen Jalan Ampang (GPS: 3.16056, 101.72512)

Land for development on Jalan Ampang

  1. Former site of Lai Meng Girls' School (GPS: 3.15851, 101.70732)

Stalled projects on Jalan Ampang

  1. Duta Grand Hyatt (GPS: 3.15712, 101.70362)

Jalan Ampang, Kuala LumpurJalan Ampang, at the intersection with Jalan Sultan Ismail, in front of Berjaya Central Park. (16 June, 2017)


Jalan Ampang skyscrapersJalan Ampang skyscrapers (14 June, 2017)


Jalan Ampang, Kuala LumpurJalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur (14 June, 2017)


Jalan Ampang, Kuala LumpurJalan Ampang, looking westward. (14 June, 2017)


Jalan Ampang, Kuala LumpurJalan Ampang, looking east towards Jalan Tun Razak. (14 June, 2017)


Jalan Ampang, Kuala LumpurJalan Ampang, to the east of the Jalan Tun Razak intersection. (14 June, 2017)

Major Junctions and Intersections of Jalan Ampang

Start of Jalan Ampang

This is where Leboh Ampang continues north as Jalan Ampang. Also converging here is Jalan Gereja.

Jalan Munshi Abdullah junction

It's not possible to drive the whole length of Jalan Munshi Abdullah from west to east, for your journey comes to an abrupt end when the road turns in at the Jalan Munshi Abdullah junction.

Jalan Dang Wangi junction

Northbound traffic returns to Jalan Ampang at the Jalan Dang Wangi junction. Jalan Dang Wangi is a one way street. Its traffic forks north and southbound at this junction.

Jalan Sultan Ismail intersection

A major intersection in downtown Kuala Lumpur, the intersection between Jalan Ampang and Jalan Sultan Ismail is an at-grade single-tier junction with the elevated Bukit Nanas Monorail Station nearby.

KLCC intersection

This intersection in front of the Petronas Twin Towers is where Jalan Ampang meets Jalan Yap Kwan Seng and Jalan P. Ramlee.

Jalan Tun Razak interchange

The interchange of Jalan Ampang with Jalan Tun Razak is yet another major junction in downtown Kuala Lumpur. There is through traffic with an at-grade connect for Jalan Ampang and an underpass for Jalan Tun Razak. The interchange is near the Ampang Park LRT Station.

Jalan Jelatek junction

This is an at-grade T-junction. Turn in at Jalan Jelatek to reach the Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (E12) to go back to the city centre. (There isn't an access ramp for you to take the elevated highway bearing east.)

MRR2 interchange

This is the final major intersection for Jalan Ampang, before it crosses the border into Selangor. The interchange with the Middle Ring Road 2 is a three-tier junction with through traffic for both Jalan Ampang and the MRR2.

Junctions and intersections to Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

  1. Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway
  2. Jalan Ampang Hilir
  3. Jalan Ampang Kiri
  4. Jalan Ampang Tengah
  5. Jalan Anderson Drive
  6. Jalan Berembang
  7. Jalan Binjai
  8. Jalan Damai
  9. Jalan Dang Wangi
  10. Jalan Gereja
  11. Jalan Jelatek
  12. Jalan Mayang
  13. Jalan Mayang Sari
  14. Jalan Melaka
  15. Jalan Mengkudu
  16. Jalan Munshi Abdullah
  17. Jalan Nipah
  18. Jalan P. Ramlee
  19. Jalan Ritchie
  20. Jalan Ru
  21. Jalan Sejahtera
  22. Jalan Sultan Ismail
  23. Jalan Ulu Klang
  24. Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
  25. Leboh Ampang
  26. Lorong Ampang 2
  27. Lorong Damai 13
  28. Lorong Damai 13 Kiri
  29. Lorong Enau
  30. Lorong Mayang
  31. Lorong Nibong
  32. Lorong Palas
  33. Middle Ring Road 2
  34. Persiaran Capsquare
  35. Persiaran Hampshire
  36. Persiaran KLCC

References

  1. Kuala Lumpur Street Names by Mariana Isa & Maganjeet Kaut, published by Marshall Cavendish (2015) page 35.

List of Streets in Kuala Lumpur and Streets in Malaysia

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