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Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a bargain at the lively Petaling Street Market.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 days in Kuala Lumpur
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Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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+60 17-537 4272
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a place to buy fake Gucci but not a place to buy postcards or cool trinkets (go to Central Market for that)! But it is still a really cool place to check out. The lanterns hanging from the sky are so beautiful. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank marcurr
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been visiting Malaysia for almost 30 years. My wife grew up on Petaling Street, the center of Chinatown. Unfortunately it has become quite ugly, especially at night, full of cheap vendors, Wall to wall, the vast majority of which are not Malaysian.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 774steved
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place is good for trying out some delicious street food (definitely not meant for vegetarians) and those who cant stand strong smell. You can window shop and probably a cheap place to buy souveniers. Dont buy any of the serious stuff for most of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BinoyVK
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many didn't recommend visiting this place as shopkeepers have been known to be rude but we still stopped for few minutes. There are fruit sellers, chestnut seller, Logan drink seller and many small food stalls. We got slippers for RM 15 , goggles cover for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank G2designin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must visit to KL Chinatown... Lots of good food & great shopping. Can bargain even for taxi fare 🎶👍💝

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank superpeacejoy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stayed in china town near central market and find it a very good location.The market along petaling street have every designer under the sun —-all fake.You will be hassled from stall holders best just to keep walking.Away from the market please look up at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nadia089
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went here to explore food.shopping is disgusting dont shoppe here.full of quacks. If you want to enjoy this place and take some pics go in evening round 4.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gulpwithdoctor
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's now just a tourist trap with cheap souvenir shops and selling fake designer watches bags and clothes that can be found anywhere else and is no longer worth visiting unless you are looking for cheap souvenirs

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hungry-sailor86
Reviewed 4 days ago

More stores behind street vendors- shuts down around midnight-- blocks whole road- if you are afraid of closed in spaces ==stay CLEAR!!!.Some restaurant pop out==carts -selling fruits= NOT a big "FOODIE " top 10-destination. Dirty - see a few homeless/beggars esp at end of street...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert A L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

for everyone who want to buy souvenirs, I recommend you to go here. it opens from 10 a.m they sells many thing and its cheaper than anywhere I visited in kuala lumpur.. but its not clean enough when you looking around there

Date of experience: January 2019
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Connector173211
October 16, 2018|
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Response from PratushN | Reviewed this property |
if it's food it will remain open until mid night otherwise market gets wrap up at 11:30pm.
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Heliconnia
September 16, 2018|
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Response from irandriverguideir | Reviewed this property |
They are usually open, and even on holiday days some of them are open. Please note that in China town, when shopping, you can considerably reduce the price with respectful dialogue.
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sweetsayang
February 5, 2018|
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Response from FoodiFamily | Reviewed this property |
The risk of going to dodgy places s it might not be real at least from malls you know you’ll be getting genuine stuff. I bought some gold from the mall earlier and that was the advice given by the locals from non-gold shops... More
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