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Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala LumpurJalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur (8 July, 2016)

Jalan Sultan Ismail is a major road through Kuala Lumpur. Formerly known as Treacher Road, the road may have been renamed after Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah, who was the fourth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia (1965-1970) and Sultan of Terengganu.

Jalan Sultan Ismail starts at its interchange with Jalan Kuching in the west, and ends at the intersection with Jalan Imbi, from where it continues as Jalan Kampung Pandan. The northern part of Jalan Sultan Ismail is in the Chow Kit area while the southern part in the Bukit Bintang area.

Location of Jalan Sultan Ismail on the map

Hotels in and around Jalan Sultan Ismail

Here's a list of hotels along Jalan Sultan Ismail for you to pick, should you ever need to find accommodation along this street.

  1. Cabana Inn (GPS: 3.15408, 101.70821)
  2. Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.15541, 101.70586)
  3. Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur Hotel (GPS: 3.14443, 101.7124)
  4. Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel (GPS: 3.15711, 101.70499)
  5. Shangri-La Hotel (GPS: 3.15389, 101.7066)
  6. Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.15854, 101.69997)
  7. Tune Hotel - Downtown Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.16036, 101.69678)
  8. Wolo Bukit Bintang Hotel (GPS: 3.14709, 101.71142)

Train Stations along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Bukit Bintang Monorail Station (GPS: 3.14607, 101.71148)
  2. Bukit Nanas Monorail Station (GPS: 3.16127, 101.69412)
  3. Medan Tuanku Monorail Station (GPS: 3.15927, 101.69887)
  4. Raja Chulan Monorail Station (GPS: 3.15091, 101.71043)
  5. Sultan Ismail LRT Station (GPS: 3.16127, 101.69412)

Shopping Malls along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Atrium (GPS: 3.14897, 101.71079)
  2. Life Centre (GPS: 3.15368, 101.70855)
  3. Lot 10 Shopping Centre (GPS: 3.14652, 101.71181)
  4. Maju Junction Mall (GPS: 3.15921, 101.6962)
  5. Quill City Mall (GPS: 3.15967, 101.69913)
  6. Sungai Wang Plaza (GPS: 3.14481, 101.7113)

Car Showrooms on Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Mercedes-Benz Showroom (GPS: 3.15315, 101.70765)

Office Building along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Bangunan Yayasan Selangor (GPS: 3.14608, 101.71105)
  2. Central Plaza (GPS: 3.14903, 101.71134)
  3. Kenanga International Building (GPS: 3.15236, 101.71023)
  4. Menara Bangkok Bank (GPS: 3.15611, 101.70518)
  5. Menara Darul Takaful - Export-Import Bank Malaysia (GPS: 3.15854, 101.70053)
  6. Menara Dion (GPS: 3.15155, 101.70956)
  7. Menara Genesis (GPS: 3.1483, 101.71067)
  8. Menara Haw Par (GPS: 3.15453, 101.70587)
  9. Menara IMC (GPS: 3.15522, 101.70657)
  10. Menara KH (GPS: 3.15113, 101.70991)
  11. Menara MBf (GPS: 3.1534, 101.70916)
  12. Menara Liberty (GPS: 3.16094, 101.69587)
  13. Menara Prudential (GPS: 3.15492, 101.70694)
  14. Menara SME Bank (GPS: 3.15846, 101.70101)
  15. Menara Standard Chartered (GPS: 3.14961, 101.71134)
  16. Menara TH Perdana (GPS: 3.15968, 101.69608)
  17. UBN Tower (GPS: 3.15353, 101.70687)
  18. Wisma ACE Jerneh (GPS: 3.14847, 101.7113)
  19. Wisma Genting (GPS: 3.15055, 101.71091)
  20. Wisma (GPS: 3.15923, 101.69745)
  21. Wisma KFC (GPS: 3.15297, 101.70811)
  22. Wisma Sime Darby (GPS: 3.16162, 101.69484)

Monuments along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Rotary Club Time Capsule Monument (GPS: 3.15912, 101.69825)

Redevelopment Projects along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. BB Plaza (GPS: 3.14573, 101.71116)
  2. Hotel Equatorial Redevelopment (GPS: 3.15297, 101.70977)
  3. MAS Annex Redevelopment (GPS: 3.1521, 101.70923)
  4. Tradewind Square (GPS: 3.15159, 101.71084)

Restaurants along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Hard Rock Cafe (GPS: 3.15557, 101.70532)
  2. KFC (GPS: 3.15297, 101.70811)

Banks along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. CIMB Bank Jalan Sultan Ismail (GPS: 3.15055, 101.71091)
  2. HSBC (GPS: 3.1483, 101.71067)
  3. Hong Leong Bank (GPS: 3.14726, 101.71084)
  4. Standard Chartered Bank (GPS: 3.1487, 101.71133)
  5. SME Bank (GPS: 3.15846, 101.70101)

Schools along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. SK Lelaki Jalan Batu (GPS: 3.16027, 101.69471)
  2. SK (Perempuan) Jalan Batu (GPS: 3.16025, 101.69564)

Colleges & Universities on Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Limkokwing University Kuala Lumpur Centre (GPS: 3.14923, 101.71073)
  2. Universiti Kuala Lumpur (GPS: 3.15915, 101.70145)

Businesses along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Da Vinci Prestige (GPS: 3.15777, 101.70309)

Condominiums along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Platinum Suites - under construction (GPS: 3.15807, 101.70402)
  2. Quill Residences - under construction (GPS: 3.15981, 101.69848)
  3. The Ritz-Carlton Residences - under construction (GPS: 3.1564, 101.70561)
  4. Vortex Suites & Residences - under construction (GPS: 3.15469, 101.70732)

Bridges along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Klang River Monorail Bridge (GPS: 3.15839, 101.70288)

Geographical Features along Jalan Sultan Ismail

  1. Klang River (GPS: 3.15817, 101.70277)

Jalan Sultan Ismail high risesJalan Sultan Ismail high rises: (A) Menara KH, (B) Menara Dion and (C) Mas Building (16 June, 2017)

Jalan Sultan Ismail, at the junction of Jalan P. RamleeJalan Sultan Ismail, at the junction of Jalan P. Ramlee (8 July, 2016)

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala LumpurJalan Sultan Ismail, near the junction of Jalan Raja Laut. (14 June, 2017)

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala LumpurJalan Sultan Ismail experiences heavy traffic for most of the day. (15 June, 2017)

About Jalan Sultan Ismail

Jalan Sultan Ismail runs diagonally through the city, and pass through the central business district of the city, also known as the Golden Triangle. The street starts at the intersection with Jalan Imbi and Jalan Kampung Pandan. Major roads intersecting with Jalan Sultan Ismail, from south to north include Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan P Ramlee, Jalan Ampang, Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Raja Laut, before ending at Jalan Kuching. Minor roads intersecting with Jalan Raja Laut are Jalan Bulan 2, Jalan Walter Grenier, Jalan Berangan, Jalan Beremi and Jalan Tengah.

Jalan Sultan Ismail was named after the 14th Sultan of Terengganu, the late Tuanku Ismail Nasiruddin Shah, who was the fourth Yang di-Pertuan Agong from 1965 to 1970. It comprises at least two roads, Treacher Road and Broadrick Road1. Treacher Road was named after Sir William Hood Treacher, who was the British Resident of Selangor from 1892 to 1896.

The original Treacher Road runs from the junction of Jalan Ampang to the intersection of Jalan Bukit Bintang. It was extended to reach the intersection of Jalan Imbi in the 1960s, when the road was already translated as Jalan Treacher.

The original Broadrick Road runs from Jalan Kuching to the intersection of Jalan Ampang. It was named after Lieutenant Colonel Edward George Broadrick, who served as the British Resident of Selangor from 1910 to 1918.

The elevated tracks of the KL Monorail follows the course of Jalan Sultan Ismail starting from the intersection with Jalan Imbi to the intersection with Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. Along the way are four monorail stations namely the Bukit Bintang Monorail Station, Raja Chulan Monorail Station, Bukit Nanas Monorail Station and Medan Tuanku Monorail Station.

Near the end of Jalan Sultan Ismail, the RapidKL Ampang Line crosses the street. The Sultan Ismail LRT Station is on the south side of the street, across from Takaful Ikhlas.

Jalan Sultan Ismail has one of the highest concentration of shopping malls and skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur.

Updates on Jalan Sultan Ismail

2014 An elevated pedestrian walkway was constructed to run along Jalan Sultan Ismail to connect the Sultan Ismail LRT Station to the Medan Tuanku Monorail Station.

Jalan Sultan Ismail Pedestrian Walkway, Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Sultan Ismail Pedestrian Walkway


Jalan Sultan IsmailJalan Sultan Ismail at the Jalan Raja Abdullah intersection. (14 June, 2017)

Jalan Sultan Ismail skyscrapersSkyscrapers along Jalan Sultan Ismail and its vicinity. (11 July, 2016)

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala LumpurView of Jalan Sultan Ismail with Sheraton Kuala Lumpur in the middle. (14 June, 2017)

Jalan Sultan Ismail road signJalan Sultan Ismail road sign (14 January, 2010)

Jalan Sultan Ismail Elevated Pedestrian WalkwayJalan Sultan Ismail Elevated Pedestrian Walkway across Jalan Raja Laut (14 June, 2017)

Jalan Sultan Ismail elevated walkwayJalan Sultan Ismail elevated walkway (8 July, 2016)

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala LumpurJalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, before the construction of the elevated pedestrian walkway (1 January, 2010)

Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala LumpurCommercial properties along Jalan Sultan Ismail (15 June, 2017)

Jalan Sultan Ismail Elevated WalkwayView of Jalan Sultan Ismail with the elevated walkway to the left and the KL Monorail elevated track to the right. (15 June, 2017)

Jalan Sultan Ismail skyscrapersSkyscrapers of Jalan Sultan Ismail as seen from Jalan Raja Abdullah. (15 June, 2017)


  1. Kuala Lumpur Street Names by Mariana Isa & Maganjeet Kaut, published by Marshall Cavendish (2015) pages 56, 241 and 262.

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