A Shopping Guide to Kuala Lumpur
Retail Therapy & Cultural Discoveries
A shopper’s paradise is what you can expect when in Kuala Lumpur with everything from massive malls to multicultural markets! Here is a guide on some of the shopping highlights.
The quintessential locale to shop in the city, Bukit Bintang is the perfect place for shopaholics to be based at. Home to properties the likes of The Kuala Lumpur Journal Hotel, the area is where you will find lots of malls and retail hotspots; these include Lot 10, Fahrenheit 88, Sungei Wang Plaza, Low Yat Plaza and Pavilion KL.
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
When it comes to shopping in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre area, the place to go to is Suria KLCC. Easy to reach from a hotel near Pavilion KL, this six-storey mall features brands like Calvin Klein, Christian Dior, Armani, Chanel and Louis Vuitton. It has an aquarium, science discovery centre and art gallery too!
If you are after Malaysian products, head to the Central Market. This heritage site in the heart of the city is a great place to soak up some local culture too; shoppers can look forward to purchasing clothing, batik, handicrafts, sculptures and more, while you may witness various entertainers as well.
More shopping and cultural experiences await at the market at Petaling Street in Chinatown. Open during the day and at night, the market not only has lots of stalls offering souvenirs, watches, electronics and clothing, but an eclectic array of Malaysian, Chinese and seafood delights too.