Shopping Areas in Kuala Lumpur

Welcome to Kuala Lumpur where sales happen all year long! Due to the hot climate air-conditioned shopping malls are one of the favorite places of the locals. Here are some best places for shopping in Kuala Lumpur.

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Shopping in Kuala Lumpur

  • Heritage goods at the Central Market - If there’s only one place you could stop-by in Kuala Lumpur for shopping, it’s the central market. Here you can find many unique, yet practical items that are locally made. The rich and colorful culture of the Malaysian heritage is seen in every corner of the market. Apart from souvenirs and local fashion, there are also some specialty shops that offer traditional beauty products, herbal teas and Luwak coffee – the world most expensive coffee in the world. Yes the monkey poop coffee! Have your portrait hand-drawn by a local artist or learn batik drawing (the art of hand painted cloth). Ask your local guide about getting a temporary tattoo drawn from natural flower, find insights about your life with palm reading, instagram inside the illusion 3D museum or order your very own Chinese seal. At the Central Market, shopping becomes a truly cultural experience.
  • Shop in style at Suria Kuala Lumpur City Center -Below the Twin Towers you’ll find Suria KLCC that holds one of the finest luxury brands among Kuala Lumpur’s Shopping Malls. Apart from catwalk fashion, you can also find great designs from popular local artists. You’ll love it! The mall also has an art gallery at Level 2, a petroleum science center at Level 4 and Malaysia’s only philharmonic center at Ground Level. Your local host can help you around these places and give you insights about the things you are seeing. Enjoy your shopping experience in Kuala Lumpur!
  • Feel the city beat at Bukit Bintang Area - Another great thing to do in Kuala Lumpur if you’re into shopping is to head to the Bukit Bintang. It’s the Kuala Lumpur shopping heart and has a mix of affordable street side shops and luxury shopping malls. Find international brands at Pavilion, luxury watches at Starhill, local street fashion at Fahrenheit 88, electronics at Low Yat Plaza and affordable fashion at Sungai Wang. There are also tons of food options here, that you’ll for sure enjoy! Ask your local guide about visiting 10 Hutong at Lot 10, a food center which features famous hawker food of ten different generations of the Malaysian Chinese culture.

Top market tours in Kuala Lumpur

Local Night Market & Mamak

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KL PhotoWalk: Chinatown & Little India

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€46.00 p.p.

Batu Caves, Waterfalls & Hotsprings Tour

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Other shopping spots in Kuala Lumpur

  • Enjoy shopping the local way at 1 Utama - If you want to do things like the locals do , 1 Utama is the place to go to. This mall is on top of the list for local shopping in Kuala Lumpur – the world’s 4th largest shopping mall with an indoor rainforest, a splash zone and other pop-up features. You’ll find a mixture of 700 international and local retailers for you to buy anything and everything you want. The kids will also be well entertained in the theme play and arcade area. See how locals do everything inside a shopping mall with indoor rock climbing, baseball cage and even a diving pool. One could actually take a certified diver (P.A.D.I) course here! Remember to visit the secret rooftop garden that houses 600 species of exotic flora – it was rumored that they keep this a secret even from their staff for five years before opening.
  • Find treasures in Pasar Karat at Petaling Street - Another great spot for Kuala Lumpur shopping is the Petaling street. Pasar Karat is the Malay word for flea market. Surrounded by buildings of the past, Petaling Street has its place in history as the Chinatown of Kuala Lumpur. Once known as the thieves market, this is where stolen goods were laid on the ground as early as 5am in the morning and seasoned buyers would carry torch lights with them to inspect the items. Now the place has been face-lifted into a shopping street, mainly selling knock off branded goods, souvenirs and serve great Chinese food. Ask your local guide to bring you through Little India (Masjid Jamek) before 8am and you may still catch a glimpse of the underworld of Kuala Lumpur.

Other Shopping experiences in Kuala Lumpur

Local Culture and Food Experience

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€55.00 p.p.

Batu Caves, Waterfalls & Hotsprings Tour

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€37.00 p.p.

Jump in a Refreshing Waterfall

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€35.00 p.p.