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"Petaling Street = Chinatown" Chinatown - Petaling Street Tip by longsanborn

Chinatown - Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur: 105 reviews and 157 photos

  Middle of Petaling Street (Chinatown)
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  • Middle of Petaling Street (Chinatown) - Kuala Lumpur
      Middle of Petaling Street (Chinatown)
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  • Chinatown at night - Kuala Lumpur
      Chinatown at night
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Petaling Street is the center of Kuala Lumpur's original Chinatown. It's the place that never sleeps. All visitors to Kuala Lumpur must not miss a walk through Petaling Street. It is a bustling market that serves as a bargain hunter's paradise and also one of the premier shopping areas in the city with its distinctly oriental atmosphere. Recently, the city council has installed water-proof opaque fibre-glass roofings over the chinatown. This way, visitors can shop in comfort, shaded from the bright sunshine and rain.

If you're looking for cheap clothes, fabrics, souvenirs, electronic items, watches, DVDs, CDs and more, then Petaling Street is the place for you. For the best atmosphere, you must go at night and also enjoy the excellent chinese restaurants around the area.


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  • Written Jan 17, 2007
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