Once an untrodden gem shrouded in thick forest, and hence its moniker ‘Poon San Pah’, Pudu is now characterised by a wealth of street eats and historic architecture. We list the top things to do in this historic neighbourhood.
Best things to do in Pudu
We list the top 20 things to do in this neighbourhood
Relax with a foot massage in Kompleks Elektronik Ace
Outside Komplex Elektronik Ace, Jalan Pasar Baru, Pudu.
Find a spooky old abandoned building on Jalan Sarawak
Along Jalan Sarawak, Pudu.
Sharpen your knives at Jalan Pudu’s back alley
The uncle manning this hideout has been sharpening knives and scissors since Pudu’s heyday, and it shows in his unwavering confidence around a sharpening machine. His clients include Pudu market’s vendors, nearby tailors and loyal neighbourhood aunties, all of whom come to his shabby outpost with their share of blunt apparatus.
Down the road from Restoran MSS Maju, off Jalan Pudu, Pudu (012 255 0090). Daily, 8.30am–3.30pm.
Hunt for cheap gadgets along ‘Electronic Street’
Along Jalan Pasar, Pudu.
Print business cards the old-fashioned way using a Gutenberg-style printer
Glory Typeset Service, 16 Jalan Lengkongan Brunei, Pudu (03 2141 2586/www.inkjetglory.com).
SK Creative Concept, 12 Lorong Brunei, Pudu (03 2145 9549).