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Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur

Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Sample mouthwatering dumplings, then revel in the shopping fervor and bag a bargain at the lively Petaling Street Market.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“t shirts” (255 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed today via mobile

The usual stuff available in Chinatown all over SE Asia... watches, first copies of most big brands... albeit poor copies😀... street food recommended for those with strong bellies.

Thank armin201
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Reviewed yesterday

Compared to other Chinatowns around the worls this is not the most interesting, exciting or beautiful. The main street (Jalan Petaling) is full of souvenir shops, fake fashion shops, food stalls and small cafes and restaurants and though it is colorful, busy and lively it...More

Thank P E
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stalls had the same stuff selling knock offs and the sellers would try to talk to anyone who walk pass by to try and make money. If you’re not into buying knock offs, maybe this wouldn’t be for you. Coupe of food stalls as well....More

Thank Jen P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This might be the place for cheap knock offs in KL but you can’t walk anywhere without being harangued by vendors. I couldn’t even stop and look at anything because as soon as you do, you are pounced upon and if you choose not to...More

Thank Maggie L
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Reviewed yesterday

I would've enjoyed this experience more if I could have been left alone to look. I know what I'm looking for and don't need someone to point out to me that something is a big watch and this one is a small watch. I had...More

Thank Patti H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not overly impressive when compared to similar places around the world. Lots of stalls selling fake belts, bags, shoes and electricals. All Chinese knock off and not the level if quality found in some countries. They perhaps don't have the market for the AAA copies...More

Thank nishnoshnoo
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to shop at a bargain price. A lot of replicas and knock offs, and at a fraction of price. If you're good at bargaining then this is the place to shop. A bit crowded but then what else to expect at a market....More

Thank elvinpillay
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Reviewed 1 week ago

KL's Chinatown is located on the bustling Petaling Street which isn't shy of flaunting its vibrant colors, the preserved historical architecture of its temples and buildings, and the tempting aromas of its famed food fare. It was a shame that my mom and I came...More

Thank milcah889
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chinatown is a modern name for Petaling Street. Many Malaysians still refer to it as Petaling Street where you can get almost everything. Situated, right at the smack of the city centre, it is a place where we go looking for reasonable bargains. Yes, you...More

Thank JayaMaruthan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a market and in Chinatown I expected to see a lot of different stalls, but they all seemed to carry the same goods. Very little variety in goods. Food ok, but nothing out of the ordinary. I think Chinatown in Singapore was much better.

Thank chrissiemacsmith
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sweetsayang
6 February 2018|
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Response from Emily G | Reviewed this property |
Go to Poh Kong jewellers I used to live there and the will look after you. Bargain for a good price and you can get any other jewellery cleaned by them for free. Google them and locate the nearest shops. Good luck and have a... More
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sfm98765
4 February 2018|
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Response from nelsonchee | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure many of the eatery stalls are closed as 16 Feb is the first day of Chinese New Year. Many shops operated by the Chinese will be closed but you can go to the major shopping malls such as Pavillion, KLCC... More
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Saeid_Nouri_Neshat
1 January 2018|
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Response from DB1076 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think you will. I think only mainly clothing , bags , cosmetics ,toys and souvenirs .
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