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Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a bargain at the lively Petaling Street Market.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 days in Kuala Lumpur
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Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gone were the days stalls manned by Chinese. Now, most stalls manned by foreigners. There's still plenty of good foods around the vacinity like Madras lane's assam laksa noodles, Chee Cheong Fen & ice kacang.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cheehoong_chong
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very busy market, lots of places selling similar products, but traders not too pushy. Plenty of places to eat and drink. Also under cover from the heat which is a massive plus.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Leem9999
Reviewed 2 days ago

China own was a disappointment on my recent visit to KL. It is largely a stream of cheap junk, copy watches, bags etc sold by ... well...not many Chinese. Maybe should be called India's town. We really had to search hard for a genuine place...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lucas v
Reviewed 2 days ago

There are lots to see and buy, Recommend the Chinese herbal tea stand at the corner on the Petaling street. The food court located at the center is the only one place you will find cheap local food. Food Court in Petaling street is only...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ivy L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Didn't seem like a Chinatown, more like a flea market selling fake bags and watches with pushy salespeople. Walked through it in 5 mins and left.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gnynot
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Market is okay to stroll down but it’s not the best in comparison to markets I have seen in Asia and the uk. Lots of copy watches and trainers , not a peaceful walk , vendors coming at you from all angles , why an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank vanyalouise
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are many souvenirs stalls selling almost the same things, pretty much like pat pong in Bangkok. However the food stalls and restaurants offer varieties and visitors are spoilt for choice. Overall an interesting place for first timer.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ko883
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Old school style market, very humid, and very busy. A lot of very similar stalls selling the very same stuff. Good replica football tops (@£4-6) extra charge for name printing.. handbags and wallets are more pricey compared to Morocco/Istanbul/Egypt etc.. Didn’t offer much in terms...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jabran K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here at night and would not recommend a tourist come by themselves at night as the surrounding roads are pretty scary. The market is crowded with the sales people super pushy to the point you ignore them. The walkway is very narrow and there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were walking around the once heritage site for local chinese community, to only find out we hardly can find any local chinese nor products that reflects the culture anymore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rippysingh
October 16, 2018|
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Response from PratushN | Reviewed this property |
if it's food it will remain open until mid night otherwise market gets wrap up at 11:30pm.
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Heliconnia
September 16, 2018|
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Response from irandriverguideir | Reviewed this property |
They are usually open, and even on holiday days some of them are open. Please note that in China town, when shopping, you can considerably reduce the price with respectful dialogue.
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sweetsayang
February 5, 2018|
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Response from FoodiFamily | Reviewed this property |
The risk of going to dodgy places s it might not be real at least from malls you know you’ll be getting genuine stuff. I bought some gold from the mall earlier and that was the advice given by the locals from non-gold shops... More
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