Cheras is Southeastern suburb of Kuala Lumpur. It used to refer to areas around Jalan Cheras (Cheras Road) which stretch from Pudu near centre of Kuala Lumpur toward Southeast until Kajang district. A large part of the area is developed into housing estate, with numerous mid to small business centres and shopping malls available for local residents.
The area is almost entirely accessible by public bus, departing from Sinar Kota, beside Jalan Silang. The area is also partly connected with STAR and KTM railway transit.
Badminton Cheras is home to Stadium Badminton Kuala Lumpur, at 3 1/2 mile Jalan Cheras. Badminton is a popular sport in Malaysia, many public available indoor and outdoor badminton court can also be found in schools, housing estates and parks.
Cheras Baptist No.72 Jalan 30/154, Taman Mutiara Barat / Taman Taynton, Cheras,56000 Kuala Lumpur
Chinese Sunday Service: 8.45am to 10.00am. English Sunday Service: 10.30am to 12.00pm. High School Youth Gathering: SAT 1.30pm.
Shopping Malls Shopping malls are all around Cheras, they are intended to cater local residents, thus don't expect anything more than hypermarkets, fast food chains and departmental stores. However, some of the malls like Cheras Leisure Mall or Jusco Cheras Selatan do have devent cinema.
Night Markets Night markets is called Pasar Malam by locals, and Cheras host some of the best pasar malams in Kuala Lumpur. Pasar malam in Cheras is available almost every night at different locations, usually rotate every week. Taman Connaught pasar malam is the most popular location and dubbed 'longest pasar malam in KL', it's held every Wednesday at Taman Connaught, from dusk until midnight.
Cheras Sentral A newly built shopping complex on top of a developing metro rail transit station.
Budget It is known by locals that the best food in Cheras are always the street foods. The best location for the street foods are ofcourse local night markets, such as the one in Taman Connaught.