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“Nice layout” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Central Market

Central Market
Lot 3.04-3.06, Central Market Annexe | Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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Ranked #41 of 187 things to do in Kuala Lumpur
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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“Nice layout”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Central Market is nice because it isn't took hectic. It is in an air conditioned mall with plenty of space to roam around. There were a lot of the same stalls so you can bargain hunt. There is also a food court and a couple of restaurants to sit down at and relax. There are also some food stalls inside and right outside with a variety of food and drinks. It is worth stopping buy to pick up some souvenirs for friends and family.

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“Ideal Place for Souvenirs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Generally, the Central Market is a riot of shops selling various souvenirs or gifts ranging from wooden masks, malaysian snacks, pottery, wood carvings, handicrafts and you can even get your potrait sketched. The market itself is relatively modern, air-conditioned and there are 2 floors, it is a shopping haven for tourists as it is an ideal place with a good selection for you to purchase souvenirs if you hadn't done so.

Central Market is of walking distances from Petaling Street, Chinatown area hence, it will be advisable for you to do this two attractions together in a day. There is also an outdoor amphitheater by the riverside hosting contemporary dance, music and cultural concerts in the evening time on selected days of the week. Very recommended if you're looking for purchasing of souvenirs! However, if you are into shopping for daily wear, then it'll not be the place for you.

Visited December 2012
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“Touristy Market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Prices are more expensive than usual, but then again it's a tourist haven. Everything's conveniently found there.

Visited January 2013
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“Central Market - Kuala Lumpur”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great place to visit! Its in walking distance from petaling street ! it has many stores where you can buy gifts for the whole family back home (if youre on vacations!) i highly recommend buying your petrona twin tower sculptures they are fab!!!! also if you go to the back part of central market you will find many local artist paintings (japaneese style paintings), i myself love the tiger paintings and traditional cherry blossom paintings on both rice paper and satin sheet!!!!!! if you feel more creative you can have your picture drawn right there! i do recommend to walk the place through before buying so you can have your pick of everything! do try the sweets that are sold in central market!!! if you feel daring enough you can have a COOL Pedicure ...with fish doing it for you!!!!!!!!!

Visited January 2013
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“Decent selection of souvenirs in a safe environment”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

This is a very clean and safe place to buy your souvenirs. ATMs available. Security guards are present. Very clean space and covered so no issues with the rain. Found some decent buys for the holiday gifts.

Visited December 2012
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