Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

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Experience a bustling cultural district at Chinatown. Originally settled by Cantonese and Hakkas drawn here because of the tin trade--and then partially destroyed during an 1870s civil war among Chinese immigrants--today the quarter retains an evocative atmosphere. Locals and tourists alike head here for the abundance of Chinese cuisine, international stores, and market stalls selling an array of trinkets, merchandise, and groceries. Haggling remains common, so make sure to give it a try if you want to secure the best possible price for what you find. Put Chinatown on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kuala Lumpur visit app .
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  • it was highly recommended to go to China Town while in KL so we decided to check it out. Its a market selling counterfeit merchandise, however its a cheap copy and anyone who is into brands can say th...  more »
  • A sprawling market full of fake/copy goods some of which are good quality. I was on the look out for leather goods which were plentiful. The only issue is that the men on the market stalls are all ove...  more »
  • Lots of culinary and oleh2... Only the area is less guarded cleanliness, lots of garbage on the way
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