Been to Kuala Lumpur? If yes and no, here are the few best night markets that you can or precisely should go to, to make your trip worthwhile. If you enjoy food, shopping and just soak in all the good vibes from this city, you’ll love our recommendations. It’s a great way to spend your time when you head to this city. So, buckle up and enjoy the night market ride you’re about to embark.
1. Kasturi Walk
If you’re looking to shop within a budget, this market located parallel to Central Market is full of vendors selling knock-offs of designer handbags, watches and T-shirts. This market also buzzes with cultural performances during festivals, attracting a lot of tourists. You can also find a lot fruit vendors here along with authentic Malay and Indian food stalls.
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Address: Jalan Hang Kasturi, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutua
Phone: +60 3-2032 2399
Timings: 10AM- 10PM
2. Jalan Petaling Market In Chinatown
If you’re a shopaholic, then this will be heaven for you. So, head out to this market where you’ll find everything from clothes to bags to watches at throwaway prices which are also fakes! So, if you’re good at bargaining, you’re at the right place because you’ll have to use this skill to the best of your ability. You’ll also find amazing food hawkers with delicious fried, steamed and barbecued food options which are easy-to-eat as they come on sticks. Stall sellers also sell Chinese herbs that you can use in both, cooking as well as healing purposes. Toys on your mind? Stalls with authentic Malaysian toys is your answer.
Address: Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone: +60 3-2032 5988
Timings: 10 AM-9:30PM
3. Chow Kit Market
There are two sides of this market; one side is all things nice with stalls of fruits, vegetables, tofu, spices, clothes, shoes, and textiles, which frequented by the Malaysians on a regular basis. This market is heavy on bargaining and vendors are pushy yet polite, almost expecting you to buy everything you point your finger at. The other side sells everything meat, from fish to chicken to beef, mutton and pork. This market is where butcher use their skills openly and can get these meats at cheap rates here.
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Address: 418, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Timings: 7AM- 7PM
4. Taman Connaught Night Market
This Wednesday Market comes alive with almost 700 stalls that sell everything from food to books to clothes to toys and flowers. Stretching over 2 kms, this market sells some delicious freshly made food that fills the air with aromatic scents. Hungry enough? Gorge on Korean noodle dishes and stir-fried meat. You can also try the Taiwanese style fermented and stinky tofu and Chinese food like dimsums and baos! For some sweet somethings, indulge in egg tarts, pastries, coconut jelly, cakes.
Address: 130,, 108, Jalan Cerdas, Taman Connaught, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Timings: 6PM- 1AM
5. Kampung Baru Night Market
This Saturday Night Market is an authentic Malaysian market that sells traditional Malaysian apparels, jewellery and handicrafts. Here, you can enjoy Malaysian specialties like Rojak, a vegetable and fruit salad, grilled fish, satay and Nasi Lemak.
Address: Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Timings: 6PM- 1AM
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