Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

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Experience a bustling cultural district at Chinatown. Originally settled by Cantonese and Hakkas drawn here because of the tin trade--and then partially destroyed during an 1870s civil war among Chinese immigrants--today the quarter retains an evocative atmosphere. Locals and tourists alike head here for the abundance of Chinese cuisine, international stores, and market stalls selling an array of trinkets, merchandise, and groceries. Haggling remains common, so make sure to give it a try if you want to secure the best possible price for what you find. Put Chinatown on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kuala Lumpur visit app.
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  • We spent time in Chinatown on 3 different tours. It's an interesting, historic neighborhood with some colorful sights. There are lots of vendors selling name brand knock off items as well as food... 
    We spent time in Chinatown on 3 different tours. It's an interesting, historic neighborhood with some colorful sights. There are lots of vendors selling name brand knock off items as well as food...  more »
  • No vacation is complete without shopping! Welcome to Jalan Petaling in China Town! For those who don't know, this is a popular shopping area. The original business hub of Old Kuala Lumpur is now... 
    No vacation is complete without shopping! Welcome to Jalan Petaling in China Town! For those who don't know, this is a popular shopping area. The original business hub of Old Kuala Lumpur is now...  more »

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