Jalan Petaling in Chinatown

I recently visited Kuala Lumpur for a holiday, and I loved it! Aside from the popular tourist must-sees like the Petronas and Menara Towers and the Detaran Merdeka, it is a tourist must to visit all the shops around (if you have time). Kuala Lumpur is a shopping heaven. It's a good place for bargaining - especially for electronics.

I recently visited Kuala Lumpur for a holiday, and I loved it! Aside from the popular tourist must-sees like the Petronas and Menara Towers and the Detaran Merdeka, it is a tourist must to visit all the shops around (if you have time). Kuala Lumpur is a shopping heaven. It’s a good place for bargaining – especially for electronics.

But if you don’t have much time, and you are up to bargain-hunting, the way to go is Jalan Petaling or Petaling Street in Chinatown. There are loads of things to buy and to eat! Imitation designer handbags, clothes, shoes and even Rolex watches are all around! Just be prepared to haggle, and to haggle well. Food is really cheap too, and varies from the exotic, to the usual, spicy to extra spicy! For as low as 5 Malaysian ringgit, your stomach would already be bursting with food! At night, the street transforms into a merry mix of chaos, the street becomes alive with more people and shops. It is definitely a sight to see and experience!

http://www.malaysiasite.nl/markets.htm

==http://allmalaysia.info/news/attraction.asp?id=402&pt=9==

written by lomowendy on 2008-05-09 in #world #locations #culture #food #shop

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