KUALA LUMPUR (KL) - MALAYSIA CAPITAL

SHOPPING : General Info

 
 

SHOPPING SPREE

Kuala Lumpur, the commercial hub of Malaysia, abounds with a vibrant blend of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities for visitors. Shopping establishments display a wide range of goods rivaling hat of major cities elsewhere while the local passion for food is evident in its numerous dining spots. At dusk a whole spectrum of entertainment beckons fun lovers to a world of pulsating rhythms and flashing colours.

 

Shopping in Kuala Lumpur (KL) promises variety, value and convenience. There is a bewildering range of shopping establishments catering for every taste and budget, which includes modern air-conditioned shopping malls, department stores, hypermarkets, shopping arcades, specialty stores, handicraft centres, duty-free shops, bazaars and nightmarkets.

 
 

 

Among the items high on the shopping list of tourists are pewter, batik, duty-free items, electrical products, pr?-a-porter attire, sportswear and handicrafts. A novel experience for overseas visitors is the night markets or ?Pasar Malam? which begins in the late afternoon. These open-air markets feature hawker stalls that sell a variety of local produce, foodstuff, clothing and cakes. Haggling is a common practice. Street artists and traditional medicine vendors are an entertaining sight here.

 
 

The Mega Sale Shopping Carnival

 

Held three times a year in Kuala Lumpur and other major cities in Malaysia is an opportune time to pick up great bargains.  There are several principal shopping precincts in the city. The most popular is the area bounded by Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Imbi in the hotel belt.  Other popular areas are Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Petaling Street, Jalan H. S. Lee and Bangsar.

 
 
 
 
SHOPPING : General Info
KUALA LUMPUR (KL) - MALAYSIA CAPITAL