Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

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Visit Central Market, a famous retail and cultural center noted as a Malaysian Heritage Site. Founded in 1888, the iconic Art Deco building originally served the local community as a wet market selling meat and produce. Today it features a traditional stall layout with vendors selling everything from antiques to T-shirts. Head to the annex in the back of the building to see art galleries, performance areas, and shops selling arts and crafts. If you've worked up an appetite, the popular food court offers a range of delicious treats from across the world in a bustling and authentic setting. Plan your visit to Central Market and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kuala Lumpur day trip planning tool .
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  • Oriental market in beautiful old buildings. You will find everything there. Clothes of knickknacks. What the heart desires. If you are looking for a gift, is here best hands. Dealers are nice and not particularly intrusive.
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  • Be sure to stop by here and all the traffic once to listen to good place to Danny's got to do all shopping places to eat ... It also seemed to be able to have a full day was blah
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  • This is the perfect place to look for souvenirs, Malaysia seems to be specifically for local souvenirs, unlike other Mall shopping mall.
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  • Nice unique design plates with affordable price...
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