Central MarketCurrently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
- Address: Jalan Hang Kasturi, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
- Timings: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm Details
- Phone: +60-322746542
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Art And Culture, Market, Exhibition , Specialty Shop, Heritage Building
A major landmark, a popular tourist attraction, a beautiful building, and a historical heritage - this market is all of these. Formed 120 years ago, it used to be a wet market. It has since evolved into a much more cultured scene. Today it is filled with boutiques, handicraft stalls, arts and crafts stalls. That’s on the first floor. The second floor has a collection of delicious restaurants.
The sections of the market are divided by race. This means the best time to visit the market is during festivals, when the ethnic communities really shine - Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali. The market is also popular place to hold contemporary art exhibitions, in the Annexe Gallery. Do not miss checking out of the Batik Emporium.
One of the most happening places in Kuala Lumpur, the Central Market offers time in recreation, fun along with some history. While there are no tickets for Central Market, you can always go for an extra deal by spending small money. If you buy tickets for Central Market, you are bound to have some real fun with easy and hassle free access. Tickets for Central Market tours take you to all its corners and boutiques. If you are interested further, you can check out the tickets section for detailed Central Market ticket prices. Also, visit nearby attractions in the city which are covered in Kuala Lumpur itinerary 5 days.
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57.98% of people who visit Kuala Lumpur include Central Market in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
56.36% of people start their Central Market visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Central Market
91.55% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Central Market
Enjoyed the markets Lots to see Almost overwhelming. Wear flat shoes. Remember not to buy from the first place you find something as there are many stalls selling similar things and prices can differ, that is if you will be able to find the store again. My most memorable experience was the fish pedicure, where little fish do it for you. Managed to buy all my gifts for the family there. We also tried all the preserved fruit we have never had before. Food and drinks are affordable. Remember to have coins on you as you need coins for using the toilets.
The best place to buy authentic souvenirs in KL, they are cheaper than other tourist spots, you can bargain a bit also. You will find streets like Little India, and China there. The food court is good. Central Market annexe also has some local food stalls. You can find a green desert made from rice. Its delicious!
Touristy location. Lots of shops selling all sorts from food to hand made crafts. There are two parts an inside market and one outside. Great for picking up souvenirs and trying local foods even if you just want a fresh fruit juice. Nice place to get away from things if the weather is bad.
A lot of Malaysian handicrafts exhibition. Really quiet at opening around 10am. Have time to visit all the shops and make shopping. Try the famous old style Chinese restaurant at the first floor, close (left) the food court and the main entrance : durian desert are really really good.
Very cool spot. You could buy souvenirs here. I bought these matching bracelets for only 60(or 40 Ringgit I forgot), and it comes with free engraving. The place could be accessed by lrt. Very convenient just have to cross a few roads. Make sure to go outside of the place as well. Nice place to gawk at the local art. Make sure to bring water its pretty cool inside