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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  • Many goods you can find here but the price is a little bit expensive. I compare with another place, I buy postcard here 1 for 2MYR but I buy postcard in Pasar Seni one for 0.80 MYR. But it is a good p...  more »
  • If it is your first time in KL do spend sometime in the China Town. It does add the color to the day in the city. Yes and a Happy Chinese New Year!  more »
  • I really did not expect Chinatown so dirty, streets are fakes, what brands have, look carefully, quality really dare not compliment, may be the reason for the new year, next to a lot of shops are not open the door, did not think the Chinese economic status is very high, get a Chinatown so bad.
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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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