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Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a bargain at the lively Petaling Street Market.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 days in Kuala Lumpur
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Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

China town is 5-7mins walk from Central Market Street. This place is known for local souvenirs and other fashion accessories. Make sure you bargain before buying things from this market.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

There are a ton of restaurants of all kinds here. The hotel accommodations are inexpensive, but nice as well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 690johnf
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I love to get the food from Chinatown.There are many good tasting food and reasonable price.Morning and night have a different food offer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank thtareka
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place for budget shopping with lots of variety. Hand bags and travel bags in all colours & sizes. Street food available to grab a snack when hungry. Bustling place worth visiting more than once

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jasp2019
Reviewed 3 days ago

1st review not accepted here-- A rat infested area-- broad daylight (3pm) a RAT not a mouse comes out walks across road and perches on a clothes stand. Market sell the typical trinkets-- "T' shirts/bags/ watches-- A LOT of drug stuff-- bongs-crack pipes. At night...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vietnamunclebobgin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went after researching online where to buy a good quality leather copy bag Nothing but rubbish did not see any real leather bags only very poor quality Don't waste your time

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank boltotraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a place to buy fake Gucci but not a place to buy postcards or cool trinkets (go to Central Market for that)! But it is still a really cool place to check out. The lanterns hanging from the sky are so beautiful. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marcurr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been visiting Malaysia for almost 30 years. My wife grew up on Petaling Street, the center of Chinatown. Unfortunately it has become quite ugly, especially at night, full of cheap vendors, Wall to wall, the vast majority of which are not Malaysian.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 774steved
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is good for trying out some delicious street food (definitely not meant for vegetarians) and those who cant stand strong smell. You can window shop and probably a cheap place to buy souveniers. Dont buy any of the serious stuff for most of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BinoyVK
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Many didn't recommend visiting this place as shopkeepers have been known to be rude but we still stopped for few minutes. There are fruit sellers, chestnut seller, Logan drink seller and many small food stalls. We got slippers for RM 15 , goggles cover for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Connector173211
16 October 2018|
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Response from PratushN | Reviewed this property |
if it's food it will remain open until mid night otherwise market gets wrap up at 11:30pm.
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Heliconnia
17 September 2018|
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Response from irandriverguideir | Reviewed this property |
They are usually open, and even on holiday days some of them are open. Please note that in China town, when shopping, you can considerably reduce the price with respectful dialogue.
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sweetsayang
5 February 2018|
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Response from FoodiFamily | Reviewed this property |
The risk of going to dodgy places s it might not be real at least from malls you know you’ll be getting genuine stuff. I bought some gold from the mall earlier and that was the advice given by the locals from non-gold shops... More
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