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Central Market

Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
+60 3-2031 0399
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US$ 112.50*
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KL Tower Revolving Restaurant Buffet Dinner and Central Market Night Tour
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Half-Day Shopping and Market Exploration Tour in Kuala Lumpur
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Private Kuala Lumpur Night Market Tour Including Buffet Dinner
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Central Market began life as a wet market in 1888, built by Yap Ah Loy, the city’s Chinese Kapitan. It served as a prominent landmark in colonial and modern-day Kuala Lumpur. When the wet market was relocated in the 1980s, the Malaysian Heritage Society successfully petitioned against the demolition of the building. Now, Central Market Kuala Lumpur is an iconic attraction and a delightful destination for tourists, shoppers and art lovers.
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  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
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“air conditioned” (174 reviews)
“food court” (190 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
+60 3-2031 0399
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once you are tired of the KL malls Head to the central market for a shopping experience of a different kind. Mostly touristy stuff but nice to look at and even better if you like to bargain. You need a couple of hours if you...More

Thank Mustafa A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to buy souvenir and chocolate. This is the place, a lot of key chain, magnet, bag, t shirt and etc. Also have foodcourt on the second floor. Dont forget to ask discount if you buy some souvenir.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It s a good place to buy souvenirs or local product. The market is nice and clean. It s a good starting point for after walking around Chinatown or little India

Thank Sandrine G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As we only had limited time in Kuala Lumpur the closest this to see/do before we left was Central Market. It's an ideal place for all your gifts to take home etc. But do have a good look around, the same items can be found...More

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Decent place to spend a few hours. Has enough shopping items etc. Can use the free GO KL bus by taking the purple line to reach there. Overall good visit

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

U dont need to go elsewhere if you’re a tourist and looking for souvenirs to bring back home. Prices are reasonable and it’s convenient for anyone. Even as a local, I still go to CM when looking for some exotic traditional crafts to buy as...More

Thank Dian A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a bite to eat here first in the foodcourt upstairs. Food choices are all pretty similar and nothing special but it's a food court what do you expect. The stalls and shops have some great looking items to sell you and at pretty reasonable...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You got to try the fish therapy even for just the giggles. Malay people are generally friendly and you can get bargains on most things. They have beautiful hand made stuff. Good quality worth your money

Thank hlemlots
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a large market to buy different souvenirs. The good thing is you do not get hassle from the vendors so you feel you can browse a bit more. There are many batik clothes shops situated upstairs.

Thank Liz T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a lively place. Full of vendors and many tourists. As I am a local here, I rarely come here but wanted to check out the art shops on the annexe. We had some food at the food court. All bursting with hungry folks....More

Thank kim l
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23 November 2017|
Response from Elmar R | Reviewed this property |
Hi About Milo Cubes , I cant help you . But there are so many Shops and you will find it . There should be a Busstop named Central Market , but easily you can ask the Driver , they are very helpful . Enjoy your stay in KL
26 August 2017|
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Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
Chinese market is the best place. Prepare to haggle for the price Try some of the food stall...
Mohammad A
30 June 2017|
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Response from navneet03 | Reviewed this property |
You can get it at Surya mall

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