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Good finds on souvenir

Yes it's a great to place to shop for souvenir items and you must really bargain to get a much... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Locals come for street food

I'm a local ,on and off I will frequent this street for local malaysia food like hokkien mee , wan... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kuala lumpur
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good33%
  • Average40%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“great street” (3 reviews)
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes it's a great to place to shop for souvenir items and you must really bargain to get a much cheaper price. It's a great alternative to Central Market.

Thank 22Michael98
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm a local ,on and off I will frequent this street for local malaysia food like hokkien mee , wan tan mee , claypot noodle , beef noodle ,tau foo fah dessert which is my ex prime minister Tun Dr Mahatir favorite dessert , yea...More

Thank kenkeh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have come to this street of sellers many times: they want to sell and, sometimes, prices are negotiable to one third! Sometimes, you cannot distinguish whether what you buy, is original one or not. At least, you can talk to sellers; they put time...More

Thank Saeid_Nouri_Neshat
Reviewed 10 December 2017

A terrible place to go shopping. Sellers are rude and intrusive. Quality of goods low. Prices may seem low, but as it is mostly cheap know-off's it's of no value. I would recommend going to the Central Market instead where you can find some proper...More

1  Thank Fredrik E
Reviewed 30 November 2017

great bargains, good atmosphere and nicely decorated but you must also know when to say no is usually crowded but in a good way Just do not know why this is called a fleamarket because they only sell new stuff, also counterfeit stuff, bjut nothing...More

Thank maria_1550
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Lively streets with souvenirs and food stalls, It is more interesting to visit on evenings, however I would avoid eating anything as the hygiene standards are very poor...Don't be fooled by some food bloggers that speak about delicious food on their you tube videos, most...More

Thank Leo D
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

To be fai, I'm not fan of too crowded places but this particular place made me claustrophobic as hell. I remember mongkok and temple street in Hong Kong as busy but this place takes thw crown. Full of fake brands and beware of petty thieves....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 November 2017

It is an over priced tourist trap selling very poor quality cheap items on a market street. They are selling only fake rubbish good. People go there because they've heard about it. There are small shops selling local food items are also there. Don't buy...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Nothing special here. Fake bags, watches, clothes and a lot of food stalls and even more people. Like chinatown elsewhere but not as good. If you are in the are then go for an experience, otherwise skip it.

Thank MateEeMa
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It is an experience. Yes there are bargains to be had, after you have endured the charms of the stall holders calling you young beautiful and lucky

Thank Neil_Gresham
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Anyse J | Reviewed this property |
I found that the stalls behind the stalls on the street can actually charge a lot less than those on the street. I went to 8 different places for a new suitcase and found one in one of those back stalls! You have to really... More