Jinjang is a town located in
Kepong, in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur. Jinjang is separated into North Jinjang and South Jinjang. Jinjang got its name from a pig brought to Malaya by a Chinese merchant in the 19th century before Malaysia was officially formed and it was believed to bring prosperity. The town was established as part of the Briggs’ Plan enforced by the British during the Malayan Emergency to relocate the ethnic Chinese in Malaya to isolate them from communist influence. Neighbouring Bandar Menjalara, Jinjang is a well-established residential neighbourhood with a variety of different residential projects.
Jinjang is highly accessible by a network of main roads and major highways such as the Kesas Highway, Selayang-Kepong Highway, Jalan Lang Emas and Jalan Kuching. Situated in Kuala Lumpur itself, getting to the heart of Kuala Lumpur City only takes less than 20 minutes by car. Jinjang is also close to bustling townships like Damansara Utama and Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) where many major malls are located and only is about 15 minutes away from them. In terms of public transport, those who do not drive can use the Kepong Baru MRT to get around. Furthermore, there is a KTM station in Kepong which is about 5 minutes away from Jinjang. Public busses also serve the area with many bus stops.
Being a long standing residential neighbourhood, Jinjang is not lacking in amenities for the convenience of its residents. For recreational activities, The Central Park is 9 minutes away from Jinjang. The Central Park is a family and pet friendly park suitable for picnics, jogs and strolls. It is a popular spot for dog lovers to walk their dogs and exercise at the same time. The park also features a lake and jogging paths surrounding it. Other than that, the Kepong Botanical Garden is also not far away, providing the perfect place for city dwellers to bask in lush greenery to relax and unwind.
Besides the natural attractions, residents of Jinjang can also find plenty amazing food options nearby. Because of its history as a Chinese New Village set up by the British, Jinjang naturally has many amazing traditional Chinese delicacies and some of them include Dry-fry Hor Fun (flat rice noodles) and Hokkien Noodles from San Kee, Yong Tau Fu from Restoran Jinjang Yong Tau Fu, Pan Mee from Tuaa Mark Pan Mee House the many Bak Kut Teh stalls to choose from and many more. Besides that, Jinjang also offers a plethora of other food such as the usual fast food chains, Thai food, Dong Bei cuisine, steamboat, western food and cafes. As for groceries, the AEON Mall Metro Prima is within the vicinity where fresh vegetables, fruits, meats and other groceries can be obtained easily. There are also independent grocers and supermarkets such as Pasar Mini 99Speedmart Metro Prima, Morning Star Organic Shop and Chop Jit Seng. Other than AEON Mall, residents of Jinjang can head to Brem Mall Kepong nearby or head to One Utama Shopping Mall which is not far away for a more complete shopping experience.
For healthcare services, Jinjang Health Clinic and Poliklinik Dan Surgeri Jinjang is within the vicinity, providing ease of mind to the residents of Jinjang should medical emergencies arise. For places of worship, the Xin Tai Temple, Chinese Methodist Church Jinjang (CMCJ) and Sri Selva Vinayagar Alayam can be found here, catering to the diverse population of Jinjang.
Families with children will be happy to find that there are primary and secondary schools in Jinjang such as SK Taman Kepong, SMK Kepong Baru as well as SJK (C) Jinjang Selatan. Other than these, many enrichment centres and kindergartens can also be found in the area as well.
The properties in Jinjang are a combination of projects that are freehold and leasehold. The properties here have a median price of MYR 265,000 or median price psf of MYR 280. This neighbourhood offers a vast variety of property projects for both investors and home owners with the likes of UNIO Residence, Kepong, Jinjang Utara, Taman Jinjang Baru Kos Sederhana, Villa At West KL, Kepong as well as Jinjang Selatan, Kepong.
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