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Address: Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Wind your way past narrow stalls at this authentic market for a glimpse of...

Wind your way past narrow stalls at this authentic market for a glimpse of where Malaysians shop. Need anything for a picnic?

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Great to get sale on the street

a place inhabited by some outsiders kuala lumpur, giving the impression of this area is rarely quiet from morning till night. street vendors and visitors as it is always busy with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 26, 2015
aknerrreza
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Selangor, Malaysia
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place to find raw produce for my kitchen. Lots of fresh produce you can find here. The price was quiet cheap compare to other market. But in term of cleanliness of this place there was some issue here. Also difficult to find parking space here.

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Thank ChefRevival4061
Munich, Germany
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144 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this market. Not touristy at all, very big and all the fresh food you can imagine. You can also watch the vendors "prepare" the meet for the customers.

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Thank Toby_Muc
Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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176 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The market is not that big, but at least there aren't as many tourists as in petaling street. Therefore quite authentic. Unfortunately really hard to find...

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Thank djakob38
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180 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

A colourful wet market which will take up about 1-1.5 hours of your time depending on how much of a foodie you are. All kinds of fish, meat, offal, fruit and vegetables sold from stalls throughout the market. You can watch sellers gut fish, skin meat, and sell almost unidentifiable cuts (lung). Wear either closed shoes or shoes with a... More 

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1 Thank Figs_Olives
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

This is an area where the combinations of Wet Market, Dry Market, Fruit Stalls, local Kuih delicacies and also Shopping Malls , Shops and Budget Hotels around this area. If on holiday it is advisable to patronise the Shopping arcades area, If you are hoping to buy Wet markets you focus on buying the fresh market goods , careful floors... More 

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1 Thank SAMSARUJEE
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

a place inhabited by some outsiders kuala lumpur, giving the impression of this area is rarely quiet from morning till night. street vendors and visitors as it is always busy with their activities. along this path alternately stores and street vendors selling organize them. people of Indonesia dominate traders in this area. the price is so cheap, fit how you... More 

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1 Thank aknerrreza
Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This market is the true Malaysia. Food market for absolutely everything you could ever expect to buy for the kitchen,fresh. The fish on some stalls are still alive. The meat is butchered in front of your eyes. (After slaughter). Animals heads,feet,internal organs all on display. The fruit and vegetables are excellent displays by well practice traders. Beware of pick pockets... More 

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2 Thank Bibianna2014
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

I had a good time there. Spend like 30 minutes walking through shops with all Asian foods you could think of. Fruits vegetable fish meat whatever... After that I had some fish curry with rice for 3RM. If you like cooking and live shopping for ingredients you will have a good time.

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2 Thank B326645
Corby, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Chow Kit area is a bit of a dump. Dirty streets (bins overflowing with rubbish) rats - dead and alive, beggars, run down buildings, abandoned hotels. Our hotel was in this area and the nearest monorail station was Chow Kit. Plaza GM is worth a visit - wholesale shops. i bought 3 G Shock watches for about 5GBP each,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Good for a visit. But watch your wallet with the burnt out drug fueled zombies wandering around the area.

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