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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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Reviewed today via mobile

İt is overcrowded.the items sold there are only shoes bags and watches wich are all fake and easily broken like what happened with the watch i bought.it stopped working few days later.if you are searching for souvenir from Kuala Lumpur it is the best place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dr-alihaidar
Reviewed today via mobile

Short walk from the train, and you discover China Town in KL! Exciting shopping market style where you’ll find many vendors vying for your shopping dollar at “cheap cheap” prices. All the big names at knock off prices...obviously not the real thing nor the real...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TraceyP142
Reviewed 2 days ago

Typically, they sell all sorts of imitation products from designer clothing to shoes, watches, sports attire, replica jerseys, handbags, suit cases, etc. You name it, they have the imitation! Quality not the best. But good for souvenirs and presents as well as for short-term use....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AfroDennis
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited in day time , safe , loot of stuff to buy at a reasonable price if you know how to bargain , some junk , Street peddlers , most of them are friendly but better keep your distance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Niroshan W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Half day tour @ KL China。Food Discovery. Missing the Chee Cheong fun, porridge ... great stuff. Started with Wan Tan mee @ 冠记,follow by the 漢记 porridge. What a rewarding day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KLlifestyle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well Petaling was one of the places that I have been reading reviews non stop because of my concern on pickpockets and safety for young children. The moment I entered while holding my 10 year old inside with my family. I felt ease. We reached...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KrisRais
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to china town. Lots of little stalls in the streets behind the main area. Amazing finds. Haggling is a must. But be careful, only haggle if your really interested in buying. Otherwise the proprietors get very angry!! Other than that.. great buys. Fun time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shakilaTagari
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Two words — Don’t Bother. Visited in the day, and we walked through a messy street selling unrelated knick-knacks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vichyi
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Happen to be in KL for holiday at the same time the riot start. We see many people in white but I can see they are pretty peaceful.. Hopefully all OK. Alot of shop are close. Nothing much to see apart from tourist goodies and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janelW4313RC
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great walkabout , stores peddlers , tourist ffriendly , plenty of fnb local delights , cultures scenes

Date of experience: November 2018
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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