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“wet market”(24 reviews)
“fruit and veg”(3 reviews)
“locals shop”(3 reviews)
Wind your way past narrow stalls at this authentic market for a glimpse of where Malaysians shop. Need anything for a picnic?
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and cheap market for fruits and other stuff. I went there to get some nice and fresh fruits (durian,apples,jackfruits etc tec). Take some time to check the quality and prices, therefore come early to get the best. Behind the market is nice alley to...More

Thank Worldskarma
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

A taste of down to earth malaysian market. Peoples taste, peoples prices. A real malaysia is seen here. Daily fresh fruits and vegetables. Its not that much clean, but all traditional markets are. If you have a family get your stuff from here.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Chow Kit Market is transforming. Some parts of the old market building are being torn down and the vendors are relocated to the new place beside. The new place is brighter and cleaner, but somehow its modernized building lack of architecture makes it losing its...More

Thank yimin516
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

10-15 minutes drive from KLCC. They got meat and vegetables mostly. Seemed fresh and cheap. A little bargaining would let u have great deals especially when u buy in bulks. Couldnt find shops with fruits. Asked some locals but they didnt gave a good answer.

Thank Suvin N
Reviewed January 8, 2018

if you came from another planet and want to taste tropical fruits, come to chow kit road. you can have almost everything here, beat the season. its helps for woman on pregnancy and craving for any fruits.

Thank suryati
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Chow Kit is a predominantly Malay area. It is basically a little CBD suburb and not a tourist attraction. There is a little shopping haven around the Pertama Complex and Sogo area - department stores and a couple of smaller malls. Apart from that it...More

Thank Outrigger W
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Chow Kit is a suburb of KL. It’s not a place western tourists would normally go and we went to see the wet market. We did not see any other westerners but it’s not threatening. It’s a busy market with fruit, vegetables, meat and fish....More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed January 5, 2018

I love authentic markets like this - makes for great photographs. Merchants were friendly and I walked around taking photos/videos for like 90 minutes with no problems. Showed up like 1145am on a Tuesday day after Christmas and it was going strong, including plenty of...More

Thank joe1212
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Chow Kit market is extremely smelly and dirty. There,s a market nearby similar to Chinatown. This was our first experience in Asia so maybe it's the norm.

Thank Janet M
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Chow Kit is a brilliant market to explore. Friendly and engaging traders, no issues with taking photos, lots of fruits to try. Definitely worth a visit if you want to see a more down to earth side of KL.

Thank Matvl
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