A shopper’s paradise, Kuala Lumpur offers a shopping adventure like no other. While the city is famous for its sprawling malls within this modern metropolis, you will also find traditional shopping outlets offering unique gift items or mementos. The Central Market Kuala Lumpur is definitely not to be missed.
Housed within a landmark art-deco style building, this popular shopping destination can be found in Jalan Hang Kasturi. While the area was once the site of the city’s largest fresh food market, today it is characterized by its diverse array of local handicrafts, sculptures, Malaysian batik prints, art works and souvenirs.
Home to over 100 rented kiosks, the Central Market in Kuala Lumpur is designated into various themed sections, each offering a distinctive shopping experience. The market’s Jonker Street is an area where you will find exquisite handicrafts and Peranakan-style furnishings, while a walk along Lorong Melayu, Straits Chinese Street and Lorong India is a great way to experience the city’s ethnic diversity. If traditional batiks are what you are after, then make your way to the Batik Emporium, featuring many colourful and traditional batik creations.
Even diehard shopaholics need a break and the Central Market’s Mangrove Food Court is a great place to unwind at, while sampling authentic Malaysian dishes.
Being a hotel near Central Market and many of the city’s main shopping destinations, Grand Millennium Hotel Kuala Lumpur is the ideal choice for those planning a shopping tour of KL.