Chow Kit

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  • Address: Chow Kit Market , JalanTunku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Walking Area, Market, Street Market, Shopping Center, Family And Kids

No one would call the Chow Kit district glamorous, but it’s got a cool street charisma. You’ll find it between Jalan Raja Laut and Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman. Settled mainly by Indonesians, it also has a small African community now. It is famous for its markets, of which it has two, and for being a red light district.

The Bazaar Baru Chow Kit (Chow Kit New Bazaar) is one of the city’s most popular wet markets, and certainly its largest. The food - fruit, vegetables, tofu, spices, meat, fish, crab, lobster - is succulent. Don’t mind the fishy smell. The dry selection has clothes, shoes, CDs, DVDs and textile… and the vendors aren’t as pushy. The night market Bundle Chow Kit is the place to find used clothes and accessories.

The red light area only comes to life in the night, and though locals lament its existence, no one ever does anything about it. Want to spend a couple of days in this beautiful city? Follow this Kuala Lumpur itinerary 2 days.

  • Night market also presents for sale of clothing and accessaries.
  • Parking place is offered to visitors.
  • Do take some amount of cash other than credit cards.

  • Bazaar hours: 9am-5pm

  • The KL Monorail Chow Kit Monorail station
  • Buses U(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 23, 24, 25, 36, 209, 222, 224) stop at Pizza Hut Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman Bus Station.

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  • Chow Kit Address: Chow Kit Market , JalanTunku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Chow Kit Timing: 24-hrs
  • Chow Kit Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Chow Kit(preferred time): 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chow Kit: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 16.95% of people who visit Kuala Lumpur include Chow Kit in their plan

  • 51.39% of people start their Chow Kit visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Chow Kit

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chow Kit

People normally club together Cititel Express and Taman Tasik Titiwangsa while planning their visit to Chow Kit.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures