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Browse expansive Chow Kit market and see how real Kuala Lumpur residents get the freshest produce. Inhale the scents, count out your change, and get bartering for a delicious bargain.
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“fruit and veg”(4 reviews)
“food market”(4 reviews)
Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was terrible - only meat and smelling fishes, neighborhood looking skanky, was afraid of my wallet and didn't get anything except for a tasty banana.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tomaszex
Reviewed June 10, 2019 via mobile

Very fresh fruit and veg market which also has fresh fish and meat as well as just about anything else you might want. We didn’t experience any issues here and actually found that most stall holders had very good English. Well worth going for shopping...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

We walked through this wet market to see chicken, meat and fish being cut up and sold. The smell is strong and some of the images are not for the faint hearted but highly interesting all the same.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank alpinea2013
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Went for a weekly market trip to Chow Kit. You may get all the wet market items except for non-halal meat and free range/organics poultry. A lot of stalls selling household item, vegetables, Local and imported fruits, coconuts‘ milk, dried foods, poultry, meat and seafoods....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nemuai
Reviewed February 27, 2019

The food market is huge So much to choose We arrived late morning but I think the night markets would be more interesting So many stalls selling cheap goods Such a big variety to choose from Well worth the visit

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Joe0145
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

This market is good for those who haven’t seen a market in Asia before. Lots of spices, seafood, fish, vegetables and fruits. I would not particularly go out of my way to go to this market, it just happened to be behind our hotel. If...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cr0ixf
Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

I have been living in KL for nearly 10 years and I know many places and streets and districts in this lively colorful city. Ten years ago, Chow kit had its own beauty, with all the colorful local composition which made it a very nice...More

Date of experience: February 2019
8  Thank 194Farideh
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We walked here from china town area and took around one hour.There are a lot of stalls selling fish but also plenty selling meat,to us from the west it seemed a bit gruesome but still very interesting.There are some fruit and veg stalls too but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank nadia089
Reviewed January 11, 2019

A traditional market where you get vegetables, fruits, textiles, shoes, electronics to anything. A good place to experience Malaysian markets.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maldivez
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is a place to visit and there is much to see and do...we.took lots of pictures. There are lots of interesting foods available that you may not have seen before.

Date of experience: August 2018
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