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Address: Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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$71.00*
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Kuala Lumpur Food Tour Through Chow Kit
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$32.40*
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Private Half-Day: The Ultimate Kuala Lumpur Food Tour

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Indonesian Market!!!

I went from Bukit Bintang by using GoKL because it is free. Once I was in a bus, two people talked with Javanese language. Of course I understand. Then I told one of then that I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
mukmukhsin
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Palembang, Indonesia
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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It is Awesome . The best fresh market that you can find in KL . Everyone should visit it once . you will find a lot of weird fruits and vegetable .

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Marang, Malaysia
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chow Kit is a sub-district in central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located around Jalan Chow Kit (Chow Kit Road) and is enclosed by the parallel streets of Jalan Raja Laut and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. It is named after the tin miner and municipal councilor Loke Chow Kit (陸秋傑). Today the area features a large Indonesian community, and more... More 

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Palembang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went from Bukit Bintang by using GoKL because it is free. Once I was in a bus, two people talked with Javanese language. Of course I understand. Then I told one of then that I was going to Chow Kit. She showed me to get there. Well finally, at the bus stop, I mer another Indonesian. That place is... More 

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

A good market experience. Full blend from the fresh fruits and veggies to the fish part of the market of which the variety is impressive. No open shoes and simple clothing are the good tips and if you want to have a quick snack after walk around the different stalls before you choose the one ;)

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

This is my local market and I visit here at least once a week. The fruit and vegetables are fresh and much cheaper than in the supermarkets as they are mostly locally grown. I love wandering the aisles looking for the freshest food before deciding what to cook for the week. I also love bringing all of my visitors here.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Great place to visit to see a genuine market in operation. Huge variety of fish, meat and fruit and vegetables. It's all locals here buying except for the odd curious tourist. It's a wet market so there's a lot of dirt and waste all over the floor so watch where you're walking. Some of the meat stalls may surprise including... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This place pretty much will gobsmack you upon entrance. Wear closed and thick soled shoes so you don't bring the market home with you on your feet... it wouldn't be pleasant. Cheap, very fresh and very diverse selection of any type of foods that humans could possibly eat If you are into things that are very local real and authentic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

If u wanna try durian, eat here, it reasonable price, other place was taman cempaka also reasonable price. How to get in this place, use taxi! Try durian kampong or d24, if u wanna try musangkin, bring a lot of money!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

Warning - do not come here hung over, or if you have a weak stomach. Also, ladies, make sure you are appropriately dressed, or you will attract a lot of unwanted attention from the men. This market is amazing! It really gives you an insight into the locals and their culture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable place. Shoppers heaven on a budget. Every conceivable sort of clothing and shoes plus bags you can imagine. Take plenty of Malaysian Ringgit and go nuts.

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