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Address: Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a...

Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a bargain at the lively Petaling Street Market.

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Was not great, streets dirty and constantly had people trying to sell you things and not letting you move through it at your own pace. All selling the same stuff and at high... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shopping, Shopping and Shopping. Lots of different brands to choose from. It is a very crowded place and the most popular tourist attraction.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

...the same few things. Nothing special really compared to Singapore. Oops I'm not suppose to do that! And yes it was a little dirty.

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was not great, streets dirty and constantly had people trying to sell you things and not letting you move through it at your own pace. All selling the same stuff and at high prices, you've got to get them to lower the price and not trust everything they say

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Cabuyao, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cheap buys are here but you have to bargain with the lowest and be wise to bargain, theres a lot of choices but careful because when you bargain and don't buy they get angry of you

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Gurgaon, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chinatown was filled with side shops selling local fare , leather goods, gift items.. Nothing very amazing but a good trip otherwise..

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had alot of fun in Chinatown. The market is very cheap and you can haggle a good price on very good fake items. The food court area has the cheapest beer and really nice staff. However when the markets close a serious amount of rubbish and food is thrown on the floor so there are LOTS of rats and cockroaches... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed walking around and looking at the area and all the stalls. The stall holders expect people to bargain and do the mock shocked look if you offer too low. They do negotiate quite well. Once they get out the calculators to show the amounts you know they are willing to keep bargaining. Lots of very obviously fake goods... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As two young female travellers we were advised by locals to avoid Chinatown at nighttime as it can be very unsafe. However we headed there the next morning and the walk is interesting. The stalls are all selling the usual tat including some very good fakes! Behind the market stalls we found a good little restaurant with nice authentic chinese... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow, not for the faint hearted. Very crowded and hot but an experience none the less. With a huge variety of goods and foods to try and buy you could be here for hours. Some bargains to be had, if you barter, and some great food to try if your game Open both day and night

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i guess after going to many chinatown's all over the world i was thinking since malaysia has many chinese people there that it would be bigger and has lots of cheap bargains. but really didn't. they do have shops and stalls but not much. easily could finish in less than an hour.

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