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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
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Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a weekly market trip to Chow Kit. You may get all the wet market items except for non-halal meat and free range/organics poultry. A lot of stalls selling household item, vegetables, Local and imported fruits, coconuts‘ milk, dried foods, poultry, meat and seafoods....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank acindy77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food market is huge So much to choose We arrived late morning but I think the night markets would be more interesting So many stalls selling cheap goods Such a big variety to choose from Well worth the visit

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joe0145
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

This market is good for those who haven’t seen a market in Asia before. Lots of spices, seafood, fish, vegetables and fruits. I would not particularly go out of my way to go to this market, it just happened to be behind our hotel. If...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cr0ixf
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

I have been living in KL for nearly 10 years and I know many places and streets and districts in this lively colorful city. Ten years ago, Chow kit had its own beauty, with all the colorful local composition which made it a very nice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank 194Farideh
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We walked here from china town area and took around one hour.There are a lot of stalls selling fish but also plenty selling meat,to us from the west it seemed a bit gruesome but still very interesting.There are some fruit and veg stalls too but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank nadia089
Reviewed January 11, 2019

A traditional market where you get vegetables, fruits, textiles, shoes, electronics to anything. A good place to experience Malaysian markets.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maldivez
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a place to visit and there is much to see and do...we.took lots of pictures. There are lots of interesting foods available that you may not have seen before.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peteski2016
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Outstanding local market with excellent fresh fruit and veges, plus street food and restaurants. There's also a pretty full-on fresh seafood, meat and poultry section - not for the faint-hearted!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Mike_Dennehy
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

As we were staying in the area we thought we would check out the market. One half is food and the other half is clothing (set up in the afternoon) There are less tourists here and if you are after a bargain you'll likely find...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chloek195
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Visited the market with family, due to Eid Al Adha some stalls we're closed, the variety and especially the prices were unbelievable (you must haggle). Got a bit of everything, guess would be just eating exotic fruits for the next two days. Nearby streets offer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kamran B
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