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“petaling street”(382 reviews)
“t shirts”(260 reviews)
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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 yesterday via mobile

It was a hot day... The shop were plentyfull . there are many cheap rip offs being sold here.. Must bargain with the vendors and they can slash up to half the price...

Thank ivantanmeng
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

China town and Central market are the places where you can buy souvenirs cheaper than anywhere else in Kuala Lumpur.

Thank Salima H
Reviewed yesterday

Petaling street, Well the place is good for food and shopping loads of shopping. If you can bargain and then you can get some knock off products at cheaper price. you can find just about anything in this street. And on the other aspect is...More

Thank Jiju R
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's fun to go through Petaling Street aka Chinatown and see the variety of things on sale there. T-shirts and souvenirs are quite cheap. Chanced upon a cool little shop called Lost in Chinatown with a Bruce Lee figure outside.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Looking for sun glasses Clean area Cheap stuff to shop Safe area Lot of choices Bargain price Worth to buy

Thank Ziana C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nothing here is original. It’s like in HKG all are knock offs and need you to be focus and serious in bargaining. Do t waste good money.

Thank Amarjeet74
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

KLs Chinatown is a little smaller than others we have been to, and even with its close proximity to China, it kind of reminds me of New York City’s Chinatown because of all the things that are being sold. Had the largest pork bun we...More

Thank vtamis
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a typical big city China Town. Great place for knock-off's. Don't pay the first price that is thrown out to you, always haggle and go down at least half of what the price is. They are always willing to deal.

Thank Tuan P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A traveler in Kuala Lumpur should not miss to visit this place. In China Town, you can get the things cheaper than other places in KL. If you can eat Chinese food then you will find their variety of foods too.

Thank Rashed M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Seriously play your cards right and have a good a good look around here especially in central market and you'll find some awesome food at great prices.

Thank VinceistheMan
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Heliconnia
September 16, 2018|
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Response from IranDriverGuide S | 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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sfm98765
February 4, 2018|
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Response from nelsonchee | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure many of the eatery stalls are closed as 16 Feb is the first day of Chinese New Year. Many shops operated by the Chinese will be closed but you can go to the major shopping malls such as Pavillion, KLCC... More
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