Bukit Bangsar (also known as Bangsar Hill) is a residential and commercial enclave of Bangsar. It is located at the west side of Bangsar vicinity, in between Bangsar Park, Bangsar Utama, Lucky Garden and Federal Hill. It is within close proximity to Menara UOA Bangsar, Dataran Maybank and Gaya Bangsar.
The enclave of Bukit Bangsar houses Sri Bangsar apartment, Sri Pahang low-cost flats and bungalows. Besides that, Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) and Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) quarters are also located in the vicinity. Sri Bangsar is an old freehold 12-storey condominium tower. It is located along Lengkok Abdullah. Besides that, the Public Health College is built here in the end of 1965 (making it among the earliest developments in Bangsar vicinity). It is now known as the Institute for Public Health.
Several amenities are available within Bukit Bangsar, including Bangsar Lutheran Church, a Hindu temple, Sri Sathya Sai Baba Centre of Bangsar as well as rows of shops that locate tuition centre, clinic, 7-Eleven, and several restaurants such as Restoran Fatimah, Sri Ananda Bahwan Banana Leaf Restaurant et cetera.
Moreover, there is a ‘pasar malam’ (night market) in the enclave on Wednesday evening. In addition, there is also a school in the enclave, called SMK Bangsar. Accessibility is Bukit Bangsar’s strongest trait. It is accessible from Jalan Bangsar and Jalan Maarof. Hence, it can be easily accessible from KL Sentral, Mid Valley City and Telawi streets. In addition, it is minutes of walking from Bangsar RapidKL LRT station.
Actually, a lot of people are confused about the border of Bukit Bangsar and Bangsar Park. To make it easy, Bukit Bangsar is the thriving commercial enclave while Bangsar Park is the residential enclave with million ringgits bungalows and terraces. Bukit Bangsar is a good place to stay for one who heavily rely on public transport or wants to live next-door to the office.
However, in terms of liveability, the area is too congested with a lot of commercial activities – day and night. Traffic and parking are two main issues in the vicinity of. It is hardly to find a car park here during office hours. Adding to the headache, you might face indiscriminate double-parking problem – which is a usual scene in the vicinity.
Bukit Bangsar, Bangsar
Bukit Bangsar, Bangsar