It was Christmas season when we visited Malaysia and some of their shopping malls were beautifully adorned with colorful and sparkling ornaments. However for some, since they don’t celebrate Christmas, it is as plain just like an ordinary day. But, that’s the reason as well why we visited this Muslim country, to know more about their culture at this time of the year.
So, where to shop?
Originally used as a wet market, Central Market has been developed and has transpired to a modernistic, vibrant approach with still a touch of their old tradition.
It is a sanctuary of art galleries, local goodies, chain of restaurants, and souvenirs for foreigners who want to take a piece of Malaysia with them. Great bargains can be found lurking in every corner as well. The range of prices here are reasonable enough and there are plethora of goods to choose from.
Central Market is located at Jalan Hang Kasturi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Pasar Seni Station is located right opposite of Central Market Kuala Lumpur.
Masjid Jamek Station is within 15minutes walking distance to Central Market Kuala Lumpur.
5 minutes walking distance from Kuala Lumpur Station.
Rapid KL Bus
KL Hop-On Hop-Off
There is a taxi stand located in front of Central Market, Kuala Lumpur.
A 5-minute walk from Chinatown and Petaling Street.
Directions are courtesy of Central Market’s website.
Dubbed as the premier shopping destination in Kuala Lumpur, Suria KLCC is conveniently situated at the base of the Petronas Twin Towers.
From Fashion to Entertainment to Local Arts and Culture, Suria KLCC knows how to please and satisfy every shopper. Looking for something to eat? Head off to this shopping mall and experience the different flavors of local and international gourmet.
There’s also a park and a dancing fountain for those people who want to take a lazy walk and for those who prefers to relax and just enjoy the scenic view.
Apart from being home to the stunning Petronas Twin Towers, Malaysia also boasts that they have emerged as one of the favored shopping haven in Asia. The reasons are as varied and compelling just like shopping.
So, make sure to take something with you when you leave this culturally rich country. 🙂
Suria KLCC is located at Lot No. 241, Level 2, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Three major roads accessible to Suria KLCC; Jalan Ampang, Jalan P.Ramlee and Jalan Kia Peng
By LRT: Take the Rapid KL Kelana Jaya Line to KLCC station
Directions courtesy of Suria KLCC’s website
Note: This Malaysia trip was held last December 2012.