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Address: Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a...

Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a bargain at the lively Petaling Street Market.

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Tat and dross like all China towns

One of these days I'm going to walk into a China Town and go "wow" but this won't happen here! Like all China Towns this is where locals hawk cheap wares, sample odd looking... read more

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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of these days I'm going to walk into a China Town and go "wow" but this won't happen here! Like all China Towns this is where locals hawk cheap wares, sample odd looking food offerings and generally try to extract more money from unsuspecting tourists than they should. But you do find the odd gem on the coal heap.... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a terrific visit during Chinese New Year which is several days long. Lots of activities in Chinatown and throughout the city to celebrate the new year. The city holds special events near city hall with entertainment and free food. Lots of good items for sale in .

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed in Chinatown. First evening we followed the numbered self-guided tour around to all the places indicated. Really fun! Just would avoid the Petaling Street maze! And lots of murals!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This Chinatown is the same as Chinatown in other countries. You get what you pay for but it's not all tat! Rip off prices to start with, ask at one stall and walk away bearing in mind their lowest price....that gives you an idea what you can expect to pay elsewhere. We had a lovely meal at the Swiss Hotel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place to buy products at a cheaper rate with good bargaining options. Sort of street market. Beware of duplicate products.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a poor place to visit. From other reviews I'd been looking forward to great atmosphere and some good food. It was dreadful on the Thursday night we visited. Very quiet, hardly any food stalls or restaurants, not at all in the league of London, San Francisco etc. Head to Jalon Atol instead much more fun and far better choice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went with friends who had been before , the shopping was good , luckily we had some good advice on what we should pay , saying that the stall holders expected you to haggle.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staying close by, I have to walk through Chinatown to get from one place to another and, every time, I see just a little bit more. Some stuff is cheap and, well, that is what a flea market is about, right. Watch out though: check prices carefully! A large suitcase in one place costs 250 MYR and, across the way,... More 

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Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place used to be much better, but the quality of products has decreased and the place has become a bit run down. You can find some good stuff if you look hard enough.

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İzmir, Türkiye
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very crowded, highly smelly (intense Chinese food odour) and really narrow roads. I do not recommend here...

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