Taman Connaught

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Taman Connaught (Chinese: 康乐花园) is a main township in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is strategically located[citation needed] at the confluence of three major roads namely, Kuala Lumpur Middle Ring Road 2, East-West Link Expressway and Cheras Highway. The Cheras Leisure Mall is situated near there, and most inhabitants of Taman Connaught often go to Leisure Mall for shopping and meeting up with friends. The Taman Connaught MRT station of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line is located near Cheras Sentral which was formerly known as Plaza Phoenix.

Features[edit]

Taman Connaught Pasar Malam[edit]

Located along Jalan Cerdas. Taman Connaught Pasar Malam is open only on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm to 1:00 am. The night market serves many of the residents here who come from all parts of Cheras as well as students in UCSI University who stay around here. The night market is primarily known for the variety of food available. From “stinky” tofu to asam laksa, there is something for every food connoisseur out there to enjoy.

Controversial issues[edit]

TNB's high tension powerlines near Taman Connaught[edit]

The 275kv and 132kv Tenaga Nasional Berhad, TNB's high tension powerline is built near Taman Connaught. Many of Taman Connaught's citizens have protested these issues.[citation needed]

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