Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

1.8
Experience a bustling cultural district at Chinatown. Originally settled by Cantonese and Hakkas drawn here because of the tin trade--and then partially destroyed during an 1870s civil war among Chinese immigrants--today the quarter retains an evocative atmosphere. Locals and tourists alike head here for the abundance of Chinese cuisine, international stores, and market stalls selling an array of trinkets, merchandise, and groceries. Haggling remains common, so make sure to give it a try if you want to secure the best possible price for what you find. Put Chinatown on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kuala Lumpur visit app.
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  • Recommended by Tripadvisor for cheap shopping bargains and also for Petaling street market, but we found there was so much more to do and see here than just shopping. We highly recommend a visit to.....  more »
  • If you plan to buy cheap imitate items, this is the best place to go. You can easily bargain if you are local. Be careful with you belongings as there is a case of pickpocket experience by myself...  more »
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