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Address: Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
Phone Number: 03-2031 0399
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Housed in an Art Deco building near Petaling Street, Central Market is a...

Housed in an Art Deco building near Petaling Street, Central Market is a perennial favorite for souvenir shopping. Peruse beautiful handicrafts made by ethnic Malaysian artisans.

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It's a good place to buy souvenirs.. many kiosks sell souvenir with reasonable price. One stop shopping :)

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Ngurah K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a good place to buy souvenirs.. many kiosks sell souvenir with reasonable price. One stop shopping :)

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Thank Ngurah K
Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the majority of our souvenir shopping in Central market. We found it to be clean, cool & of good quality & decent prices. There is a food market, but we didn't eat there. There are also toilets which you must pay to use (remember to take the toilet paper when you pay your entrance fee). Overall its well... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a great place where you can buy many many things for a cheap price but are in good quality. Many items can be purchased here. located near China town. food court is also available but be careful when choosing your food since some of them are not in very good condition as you find in shopping malls.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Its a nice place to visit just be carefull on what u buy and the price u pay, stalls u can haggle on and buy nice and unique gifts from eg batik bags. The shawl kashmir shop dont buy if fullprice haggle it down alot as the price is more than what i would pay for a pure wool scarf... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of oldest market place in kl, You can reach here by LRT train or bus , a walking distance from pasar seni station which is 1 station away from kl sentral. Market has many shops - Indian, Chinese, Malay and soo on , All shop of particular culture are in row and its a roof top closed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to do a littel turist shopping lots of different shops inside the building Some small restaurant in there too and you get away from the heat outside 😈

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For me.. central market still the same during 2003 until now. Maybe just difference decoration. But still i love to go there if i visit kuala lumpur.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here with my friends. We bought some chocolate, enjoyed the food and also took a look at many things. Highly recommend this place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to a LOT of markets in Malaysia and all across asia for that matter. It was nice to see a different selection of shops and goodsfor sale. Some of the usual bits and pieces but also new things to look at too. It's air conditioned, you don't get hassled + the art deco building is nice too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of shops selling a wide range of merchandise from typical tourist souvenirs to framed insects specimens to clothes to gifts. Restroom charges 50sen. Food court available with a few restaurants around. No sheltered walkway from nearby Pasar Seni LRT station and the road crossing to Central Market has no working traffic lights.

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