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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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Kuala Lumpur Food Tour Through Chow Kit
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Private Full Day Kuala Lumpur Lifestyle Walking Tour

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Durian - king fruit

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2016
Widad N
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London, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Nomadman411978
Burr Ridge, Illinois
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92 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank TraceeT
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Thank Widad N
Melbourne, Australia
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank JourneysTheDest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Nick M
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Located on the eastern side of the Chow Kit Monorail station, the Chow Kit wet market is a very typical local place where residents buy their grocery. The market is well demarcated - fruits, vegetables, fish, dried goods, meat, etc. Worth a visit in the morning to experience the local culture

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Thank Dangoh
London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Now this is the type of market you would expect in Asia. Off the main road is Chow Kit market, you can smell it before you see it as the first batch of stalls are fish, and I mean tons of fish! Some still alive some clearly dead but some amazing sights. Chickens were slightly odd, all seemed to be... More 

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Thank TerriLondon
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Chow Kit market is dirty and crowded and wet, so be mentally prepared. BUT you will find lots of fresh products, such as fruits, vege and local spices selling at cheap price. An eye-opener for foreigners and a heaven for cooks or housewives. Wide varieties of cooked food are also available, Chinese food court at the second floor of old... More 

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Thank yimin516
Kuala Kangsar, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

You can find many Indonesian food here. Now you can visit Malaysia and feel like in Indonesia at the same time. 2-in-1.

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Thank Zulzuhar
Selangor, Malaysia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

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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