Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

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Experience a bustling cultural district at Chinatown - Kuala Lumpur. 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 - Kuala Lumpur on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kuala Lumpur visit app .
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  • October 5, 2017
    Chinatown is a nice a fun area, where you can enjoy the hustle and bustle, buy food and drinks and then you can SHOP, SHOP and SHOP copies of numerous designerbrands at very low prices.  more »
  • October 5, 2017
    Can see a lot of Chinese people in Chinatown Food Pricing is a flat charge most tastes but also sold 販 shop staff 蠻 are not Chinese people so Feeling is not so authentic Chinatown store MAI is some fake East West heavy compound also can't pick choose to the likes of the century here's popular souvenirs
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  • October 5, 2017
    Chinatown in Kuala Lumpur after Asian scale is rather small and grouped around an always crowded and bustling market Street. A few temples and other sights, much, very much merchandise. Well, who would like to acquire a more or less good fake watch or handbag for little money, which is right here. And there are Chinese restaurants in sufficient number. Otherwise: Somewhere else much better seen.
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A global city, Kuala Lumpur offers accommodations to suit a range of needs and budgets. The brand-focused city center houses luxury options within a modern complex of shops, attractions, and transport links. Bukit Bintang offers similar chain hotel options, along with a few more side-street establishments for those with limited budgets. Chinatown and the atmospheric Brickfields area offer decent backpacker hostels at suitable backpacker prices.
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