Chow Kit, Kuala Lumpur

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Chow Kit is a sub-district in central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located around Jalan Chow Kit (Chow Kit Road) and is enclosed by the parallel streets of Jalan Raja Laut and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman.It is named after Loke Chow Kit (陸秋傑) a well-known miner municipal councilor, public official, and also the first local owner of a department store - Chow Kit & Co – which was the largest in KL at the time. Today the area features a large Indonesian community, and more recently, a small African community. There is a night market also known as Bundle Chow Kit along Lorong Haji Taib which is known for the sale of used clothings and accessories.Wet marketA daily wet market known as Bazaar Baru Chow Kit is the largest wet market in Kuala Lumpur and is a tourist attraction. A wide variety of fish and seafood products is available for customers.TransportationThe KL Monorail Chow Kit Monorail station is situated in this area and the Ampang Line PWTC LRT station is located nearby.In popular cultureChow Kit Road became the subject of hit song, Chow Kit Road, made famous by the late Sudirman Arshad. Sudirman held an open-air concert on the road in 1986 to a 100,000-strong audience.
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  • local must-see for its ambiance smells stalls market difficult life in full activity. an unforgettable moment in the middle of the local population. This is a place that I highly recommend! No tourist so pure happiness!
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  • Using the monorail from the Bukit Bintang station, get off at the Chow Kit station. Direction and get off from behind the gate, cross the road and go to the right hand side. If you can see the Shell petrol station turn left. Chow Kit markets are just around the corner. Meat, fish, vegetables, and fruits are separated from each area, for fan market. Harsh is quite grotesque goods lined the butcher counter, so it is useless?
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  • kg in purchases. Tourists (when I went from 3 kg was) a little bit in! I ask the 1.5 kg to mangosteen-purchase. In spirit, in spirit (lol)
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  • You can find almost every fruit and vegetable available in Malaysia if you go here. Prices are cheap and you can get even better price if you bargain. Should have some understanding about normal rates since vendor are tend to ask more first time. Be careful about the quality of fruits and vegetables you buy. There are fish and meet sections too.
  • I love visiting tradisional market The market is not really clean but it's big enough You can find fish chicken fruits and many other things this market only open at morning to afternoon the products are from local farmers or fisherman.
  • 10-15 minutes drive from KLCC. They got meat and vegetables mostly. Seemed fresh and cheap. A little bargaining would let u have great deals especially when u buy in bulks. Couldnt find shops with fruits. Asked some locals but they didnt gave a good answer.
  • Your best local market in your country at the middle of kuala lumpur. All fresh product ranging from fruits to your local food cooking ingredients is found here. Am from African. This market is where i go for all i need to cook any of my local dish
  • Affordable prices and wide variety of goods and fruits. Parking is a problem, so you'll have to walk a bit to the market. Many of the market stalls are manned by migrant workers. It's a good place to do your monthly groceries.
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