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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
Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 17-537 4272
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 22, 2005

The main attraction of china town is "Petaling Street", which is the one of the most hottest and favourite tourist destination. There you can get the duplicate & copy of the top most brands of the world, and the best thing is that the duplicate...More

75  Thank Roam24994
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 13, 2016

My hotel is just 10 min. walking distance fro Chinatown, so I decided to visit this place to check it out what is there this market have for me or Indians. the time was around 8 PM and there was lots of lighting decorations if...More

41  Thank gcp5
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was after rain so the street wet and humid air. You can find a lot of souvenirs normally imitation and culinary is not clean enough. We did not explore the whole place because of the first impression. But if you like to shop, its...More

Thank 484dheal
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s got a good amount of things but prices tend to be fixed and a few appreciate you bargaining, some can be very rude if you bargain, saying I wanna sell if u wanna buy this is the price, and if price not ok means...More

Thank Burjis A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food at the fringes, nothing much for shopping except mainly imitation goods. Except for the decor and food stalls, there’s nothing much Chinese related.

Thank simyen
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's all about China, Chinese food, lanterns, signs, people...you name it! You can buy souvenirs, but make sure you haggle. It's also a good chance to try Malaysian fruits as some stalls have them cut up and placed them in plastic cups with a toothpick....More

Thank Romaica
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited Chinatown on a cycling tour with MikeBikes. A very interesting area including the Petaling Market. Worth a visit. MikeBikes Tour Company is a great way to explore the market too.

Thank GaleAS
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is sort of flea market and Malaysian counterpart of Singapore's Chinatown, but nowhere close to it. The quality and the variety of products is very bad here. The place does not have any fixed price and hence the shopkeepers can easily trick to pay...More

Thank saic629
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As any other chinatown all over the world, nice place involves a lot of sellers having these affordable stuff. You can enjoy buying affordable Chinese gifts and memories

Thank NadierMady
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good experience - great shopping - nice place for souvenirs. We visited this place in the evening. Very crowded. Be prepared to bargain hard. Excellent food experience.

Thank 50hariharans
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Everyone should visit Chinatown, as in most countries it means good food and cheap knock offs, this one is no different.

Thank Polley01
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had awesome wan tan mee, beef noodles, curry laksa silky smooth tau foo fah n thirst quenching longan drink. It was a long awaited trip to revisit these food joints in Chinatown.

Thank Angeline L
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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.
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.
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