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Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Ranked #52 of 108 attractions in Kuala Lumpur
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Adelaide, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Went there on our first outing in KL. And it was a bit disappointed as we could not buy anything suitable for us. Most were fabrics for tradional costumes. But it was interesting as it was so crowded, lot of shops and lot of restaurants. We were overwhelmed with the open sewers too. After a week or so staying in... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

It's a place for shopping and foods. You can get variety of cloths and foods especially more people during "Ramadan" before Hari Raya time. You find old and new building here too.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

To get to Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) you can use either the monorail and depart at Medah Tunku Station or you can use the KTM and depart at sogo Station or use the LRT and depart at masjid jamik stations. In the 80"s this used to be the hit for shopping and you had shops selling all kinds of... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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54 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Stretching from the Chow Kit at one end right to Dataran Merdeka where it meets Jalan Tun, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman or fondly called Jalan TAR is one of the must-visit area in Kuala Lumpur for shoppers, local and foreigners alike. Along the road, are the well-known Chow Kit for its wet market and night market near Lorong Haji Taib;... More

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Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Jalan TAR is a must-go shopping haven which should not be missed. You can get the best fabrics, scarves, jubah/gowns and all sorts of clothes bags shoes you name it they got it all at very nominal price. Bargain as much as you can. Most shops close by 8 pm so be there well before 8 as you need at... More

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Australia
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22 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, from Masjid Jamek at one end to Sogo, at the other, and its back streets, is the textile heart of KL. This area is the Indian Muslim heart of KL. and gets VERY crowded at Friday prayers (walk behind the faithful) and on Saturday afternoons and evenings, and Sundays. Countless stalls and shops sell an amazing... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Mostly all the material is very bright synthetic. The people and markets are interesting but not for a sewer who likes cottons or natural fibres.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman was named after the first king (and not tunku, the prime minister ). The road is now a wide street,extends north to Chow Kit area which is known for its backlane activities,morning fish market,street stalls and durian bargains; and the more touristy area south of the Tunes hotel. Beginning with medan tuanku area with its post... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

if ur a local and a woman especially that likes walking and looking at clothes and pretty things... Jalan TAR/ Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman is the place to be.. altho the price is a bit high.. as long as u know how to haggle and dont mind the heat.. u'll enjoy the visit

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Springfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

A busy place to just walk and shop. Lots of history in the area. Nice and friendly people. This area can be easily accessed by LRT or taxi.

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