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Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 1.7mi
alvingb's pictureby alvingb Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 27th of April, 2011
Chinatown was established during the British colonial rule in the  Petaling area. This was a place that was built at that time for the Chinese community. Even now this is a great place to know more and understand about the Chinese community. However this is a great place to get souvenirs and other small items such as incense, gem stones and traditional Chinese medications which are known to cure many illnesses are very popular area.

A tip here is to try the various local Chinese cuisines and delicacies that are sold here at Chinatown. This is a great place to try the local authentic Chinese food and at the same time mingle with the local people. You may even sit down and have your food while having a friendly conversation with the locals at the eateries in Chinatown.

Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur.

Various items are sold here thus each item is priced differently. However things sold here are very affordable ranging between cheap and medium pricing.

Opening Hours:
Morning till evening

How to get there:
Taking a taxi would be the best option

On the web:

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