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Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a bargain at the lively Petaling Street Market.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed today

I you want to make shopping and you have a limited budget go for China town where you can find many products with good quality and cheap price, but you have to take care every time the seller will put high price and you should...More

Thank Hamza_ayash
Reviewed yesterday

Maybe it was not my choice. I don't know why it is super famous there. Decoration was pretty good and some performances which we could not see. It's just a local Chinese market where you can bargain and buy things which are everywhere in the...More

Thank Aastha C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Granted, we went during Chinese New Year, at which time most businesses were closed. Even so, given the large population of Chinese Malaysians I had expected a far more extensive Chinatown. It is very small and very shallow, comprising apparently only a few city blocks....More

Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Around the counterfeit market florishing on Petaling street remains another, authetic neighbourhood to explore. Many shops sell all kinds of Chinese items like bamboo shoots in pots, red and gold interior decoration, beautifully painted New Year cards. Hidden away by the stalls is still one...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to bargain to end.. But respectfully. One can get very good first copy of branded stuff..

Thank Delex N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wanted to try monorail. Walked about 10mins away after getting down at maharajalela station. Similar to night market and penang road back at my place. Didnt buy much. Bought perfume after alot of bargaining. But enjoyed the lok lok ( just opposite the season hotel)....More

Thank SPavDev
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I always look forward to visiting Chinatown, people, sights, smells. Always something to see and new things to try. The restaurants range from super cheap to high end, shopping is good - markets galore. There are temples and museums to visit.Plenty for a good weekend!

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Many goods you can find here but the price is a little bit expensive. I compare with another place, I buy postcard here 1 for 2MYR but I buy postcard in Pasar Seni one for 0.80 MYR. But it is a good place to see...More

Thank Ayu2553
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If it is your first time in KL do spend sometime in the China Town. It does add the color to the day in the city. Yes and a Happy Chinese New Year!

Thank VadSid
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have always found this place to be interesting and confusing at the same time. It is interesting because one can find good value for their money. However, it is also confusing because the vendors get away with selling imitation stuff (that looks so real)....More

Thank Robert B
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5 February 2018|
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Response from Emily G | Reviewed this property |
Go to Poh Kong jewellers I used to live there and the will look after you. Bargain for a good price and you can get any other jewellery cleaned by them for free. Google them and locate the nearest shops. Good luck and have a... More
4 February 2018|
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
31 December 2017|
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Response from DB1076 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think you will. I think only mainly clothing , bags , cosmetics ,toys and souvenirs .