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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.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average31%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

With shops up to late at night, and places to eat, this seems to be the hub of downtown KL at night.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's still called Chinatown and the decor looks it, but most of the businesses here are run by Bangladeshis and Nepalis. It's known for imitation goods so be warned. The vendors also can be outright rude.

Thank esdee12000
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The stores are similar in what they sell. Mostly are counterfeit shoes wallets I presumed. Walk one round that's it

Thank Don K
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see if you are in KL. This bustling shopping area has market stalls, shops, cafes, bars, massage parlours, banks and a host of other attractions to keep you amazed. Its very hot so take or buy water and keep your bag/purse safe but...More

Thank MerliesMum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I used to love visiting Chinatown where I can bargained to my heart's content for a variety of stuff and gorge on tasty food but it has lost it's attractions. Where the stalls used to be manned by chinese traders before, it is now overrun...More

Thank Foxxed_my
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quality knock off merchandise available, many hawker stalls w/ interesting local flavors. It's a huge maze of all these crazy stores selling the cheesiest t-shirts and all types of fake goods, the vibe and energy is fun/crazy..you should definitely go if even for a couple...More

Thank ukrania
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So much to buy here I think the girls will love this place. A huge variety of bags at ridiculous low cost. Regret not having bought more!

Thank luluraad .
Reviewed 2 days ago

cheap shopping abounds. The sales people are relatively pushy but not over the top and remain polite despite their tough jobs. You can find a bargain here if you can be bothered - shoes, handbags, watches and everything else that's copied - it's all here....More

Thank JazB333
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place has all the usual stalls selling fake branded goods ... from sports apparels to luxurious pen sets ... quality of the goods can be fairly good ... look around and avoid those awful knock-offs ... Other than these fake stuff, you can also...More

Thank HCL13plw
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here twice while in KL and what an experience. Think most of the stall holders would sell you the sugar out their tea. The place to go for lots of fake gear. Shoes, watches, T-shirts and sure I seen a kitchen sink. Remember and...More

Thank Matthew L
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Is RoslanBin AB Ghani the owner or operator? I'm trying to find his Internet cafe where he works or owns.
8 March 2017|
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Response from Katarzyna R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I dont have a clue
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Dvds for sale
31 January 2017|
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Response from Gassulin | Reviewed this property |
Of course..among other things.. name it, you'll find it 😬
How long would it take to cover this place & what about things like toilet facilities, eating places etc
23 October 2016|
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Response from Faizal E | Reviewed this property |
an hour is enough for me, because I found many places like this in my country... about the food, you need no worry because there's a lot there, though most of them are Chinese.. and about the toilet, sadly I didn't find any... More