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Typical Malaysian border town

A small border town with usual bars and eateries. The town itself is quite nice but has seen better... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Paul M
Best place to shopping

You can see many things for sales likes food, clothes and also mattress.. there are things like... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
nurain n
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good17%
  • Average44%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible5%
31 Jul 2017
“Variety of local and neighbouring products”
30 Apr 2017
“it was PADANG BESAR”
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Padang Besar, Malaysia
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

A small border town with usual bars and eateries. The town itself is quite nice but has seen better days. Typical for border towns it has a dodgy feel about it with a little sleazy edge. Still felt quite safe though.

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

You can see many things for sales likes food, clothes and also mattress.. there are things like culinary that old citizen like to buy and so on. Go there by car or by train exit at padang besar ktm stesen

Thank nurain n
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Went twice on Friday and Sunday but both days were very jam and parking was scarce. The Arcade is an old building and central as most visitors will visit the centre first. There were shophouses along the way and some wooden stalls nearby selling homogeneous...More

2  Thank acindy77
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

this place suitable for anybody who like to shopping ori or fake items.. for me i like to walk around & its choices of food at the stalls. this place similar with Rantau Panjang & Pengkalan Kubur at Kelantan. only most of the seller are...More

1  Thank azmiapeng
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Just few stalls selling tshirts, toys, head scarf, brooches, tit-bits and bags. Quite pricey for certain items. Nothing much here, just to past time. We only bought tit-bits in 30 minutes we already left the arked.

Thank MarSya78
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is just a place for traveler to catch train/transport from Malaysia to Thailand or from vice versa. . Have duty free shop that people often come to buy chocolates. . If want to withdraw money, here only have BSN and Maybank. Post office quite...More

1  Thank hHaniza
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

Search for "Arked Niaga" on google map or Waze. Arked Niaga is selling pirated branded cloths while the market beside selling Thai snacks (3 for RM10), place to grab some pulut (glutinous rice) too! Remember to bargain to get good price, speak Malay (Bahasa Melayu)...More

3  Thank yimin516
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

You may want to visit Padang Besar main complex before proceeding to Thailand border. There are a lot of shopping stalls in these small town just before the immigration complex. Some budget hotels are also available or else stay in Kanagar city or Arau which...More

1  Thank JIMZA_LUK
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Reviewed 9 August 2015

Firstly: hope the administrator of this page can change the title from Jalan Besar to Padang Besar so its easier for ppl to find / see and read reviews about the border town vs the main street in the town which has nothing to write...More

3  Thank Bhupinder2010
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

Decent place for shopping cheap clothes, perfumes and chocolates, Duty free shops selling Liquor but wont let u purchase if you are not crossing the Border. Nothing great ..

3  Thank Abhishekjairaj
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