Varied Shopping Experience
Kuala Lumpur offers everything a shopper can think of, from haute couture to cheap fashionable clothing, electronic goods to jewelry, home furnishings to furniture, and local crafts to diligently made handicrafts. KL areas like Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Petaling, and Jalan Bukit Bintang are known for their fascinating shopping outlets. For purchasing handicrafts, you could visit Central Market on Jalan Benteng. You would find a number of local artists selling their wares there.
This glittering mall, located between the Petronas Twin Towers, is among the most visited shopping places in the city. Its easy accessibility makes it a popular shopping destination for both the locals and tourists. You could mix the visit to the Suria KLCC with your trip to the Towers.
This massive mall has hundreds of shops and outlets, and more are coming up. Almost everything under the sun can be found in the mall. The mall features prominently in most travel itineraries. So if you happen to stay in Kuala Lumpur even for a couple of days, you should never miss this one.
To enjoy bargaining, Chinatown, along Petaling Street, is the usual choice of the shoppers. Here you can roam and haggle for knockoff designer clothing and accessories, sunglasses, T-shirts, souvenirs, and watches. The night markets, locally called ‘pasar malam’ offer international tourists a novel experience. The pasar malams are open-air markets characterized by hawker stalls dealing in a range of local products, foodstuff, clothing, etc.
Jalan Bukit Bintang
Bukit Bintang, a well-known shopping district, offers a lot of merchandise, catering to every taste and budget. Some major shopping outlets in the region are Lot 10, Starhill Plaza, Sungei Wang Plaza, Bukit Bintang Plaza, Imbi Plaza, and Kuala Lumpur Plaza.
Jalan Conlay is another place to visit for varied shopping experience. Located near KL Tower, it is visited for its chic boutiques, optical shops, textile retail outlets and perfumeries. Komplex Budaya Kraf is an appreciated handicraft complex where you could purchase local handicrafts, including batik outfit, home decor items, and much more.