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Kuala Lumpur Shopping Guide

Kuala Lumpur is a city where you can grab bargains or spend a small fortune in trendy designer boutiques. Whether you prefer upmarket shopping centers like Pavilion KL or haggling for a bargain in the many street markets, Kuala Lumpur is simply made for shopaholics. Here are the top shopping spots in Malaysia's modern capital city.

Petaling Jaya

Petaling Street in Chinatown is a riot of color. Just 30 minutes from the city center, it’s full of shops, malls, and dining options. Head to The Curve mall for 250 stores and a weekly flea market for fashion finds, antiques, and collectibles. Shop for major international brands like Adidas, Calvin Klein, and Levi’s at the Sunway Pyramid Mall. Then stroll outside for restaurants and bars at the outdoor arcade. Browse the many market stalls and make sure you return once the sun has set to wander around the night market, which makes for an exciting and entertaining shopping experience.

Top Places to Shop in Kuala Lumpur
Nu Sentral
559 reviews
With excellent transport links to the city center, and within a short walk to the monorail, the Nu Sentral mall is an accessible shopping destination full of interesting stores and stalls.
Avenue K Shopping Mall
197 reviews
Located in the city center, Avenue K Shopping Mall has all the high-end stores you expect from a Kuala Lumpur mall, but also a climbing and skating experience for kids to enjoy.
Starhill Gallery
156 reviews
In bustling Bukit Bintang, step inside the cool air-conditioned space of the Starhill Gallery and peruse fine jewelry, luxury watches, and an array of high fashion brands and boutiques.
Setapak Central
19 reviews
Setapak Central, formerly called KL Festival City, is still a fairly new mall in the capital after a redesign and still feels modern and fresh. After shopping, you can visit the family game center.
Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall
1,204 reviews
The Sunway Pyramid in Chinatown is an emporium of fun, with a leisure center, karaoke cafe, amusement arcade, games lounge, and archery activity.
Suria KLCC Mall
2,148 reviews
The bottom floors of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers are where you will find the Suria KLCC Mall, one of the best shopping experiences in all of Malaysia. Fuel up at the food stalls after shopping.
Royal Selangor Visitor Centre
2,338 reviews
Shop for traditional pewter products at the Royal Selangor before taking a workshop to learn how to become a craftsperson yourself. You'll also take home a certificate recording your accomplishment.
Beryl's Chocolate Kingdom
135 reviews
Take a deep breath and enjoy the delicious scent of chocolate. At Beryl's Chocolate Kingdom, you can take a tour and learn about the process of making treats from cocoa beans.
167 reviews
Publika gallery can be found in Dutamas and is a rare find specializing in unusual boutiques, art galleries, and an urban gourmet market. There is a bookstore, cafes, and restaurants to also enjoy.
The Curve
151 reviews
Come for the colorful weekly flea market held at this large mall located in Petaling Jaya, then head inside to browse the more than 250 stores. You can also stop for a bite to eat at any of the restaurants.
The Gardens Mall
172 reviews
The Gardens Mall has a range of different stores selling electronics, health and beauty products, fashion for the whole family, luggage, and fine jewelry. There is also an exhibition center for kids.
Central Market Kuala Lumpur
4,917 reviews
Come to the Central Market Kuala Lumpur to find traditional Kuala Lumpur crafts and artisan handmade products like batiks, and souvenirs that represent Malay culture and history.
Chow Kit Market
223 reviews
Browse expansive Chow Kit market and see how real Kuala Lumpur residents get the freshest produce. Inhale the scents, count out your change, and get bartering for a delicious bargain.
Lot 10 Shopping Centre
399 reviews
Lot 10 Shopping Centre is a great place to meet up with friends, have something to eat, and browse. It's a trendsetting mall that was the setting for the first flagship H&M store in Malaysia.
638 reviews
SOGO is a large and well-appointed grocery store, but it's so much more than that. With additional items to purchase for men, women, and children, there's something for everyone.
The Intermark Mall
67 reviews
Located close to Ampang Park Station, The Intermark Mall offers a calm spot to relax, cool off, and shop in its impressive collection of stores. The food court has many tasty choices to tempt you.
Taman Tun Market
13 reviews
This bustling market has every food you could imagine, from fresh produce to meat, fish, and fruits. A visit here is an experience involving all the senses and not likely to be forgotten soon.
Semua House
134 reviews
Lots of bargains are available in this eclectic mall which seems to specialize in everything. From traditional Malay wedding clothes to electronics, you'll find everything you need here.
Pavilion KL
4,120 reviews
This mall is located in Bukit Bintang and features a staggering 700 stores over seven floors with many major brands represented, including LEGO, Victoria's Secret, and Calvin Klein.
Mid Valley Megamall
992 reviews
Shop until you drop at the MidValley Mega Mall, where major stores like Swarovski share space with local brands like Padini Concept Store. Stay awhile and catch a blockbuster at the movie theatre.

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#1 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Colorful vibrant and creative designs that brings out an outstanding featured to each piece of item available at The Batik Boutique makes it stands out uniquely amongst the usual batik shops u may stumble upon els...
We had a great time learning about Batik, trying out the different methods and making our own clothes.
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#2 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
This’s must be one of our favourite shopping malls in Asia! Beside the great selection of shops, the choice and selection of Food & Beverage outlets from proper restaurants to food court stalls are fabulous!
Centrally located and a variety of foods , restaurants and coffee shops found here, also a lovely bakery and my favourite restaurant is Tarbouch....., Speciality of grilled tawook style foods, open until late.
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#3 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
If you love to shop,this is the place to go! Located alongside the Petronas Twin Towers and public park, this is a convenient and great place to shop and dine for anything you would want because the mall hosts a w...
Spent several hours in the malls on two occasions Enjoyed every moment Great shopping experience top brands good food court Very helpful staff
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#4 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
MY BATIK also has a small cafe and shop.I could stop for a break any time I wished and have breakfast and lunch at the cafe.Around 5pm each day after a magic day of batik my family would meet at the cafe and Emili...
It was lots of fun learning how to use the wax to make the patterns and then colouring them in with the dyes - I especially enjoyed mixing the colours to make blends.
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#5 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
My all time favourite , love to shop here and sometime manage to get great deals with their store discount item , best place to grab your sneakers and staff are helpful and friendly as well .
A big shopping mall with good variety of food, fashions, books entertainment, gagets etc Beside Midvalley therr is Garden mall with more high-end and branded outlets, both are interesting.
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#6 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
I cannot begin to explain how wonderful an experience it was on the cable way to the most awesome trail into Bintang.The mall is an added bonus with so much to see and experience .Many restaurants and gift outlets.
Bukit Bintang is the shopping paradise in the heart of KL.. from world renowned Pavalion mall to small shops selling everything.. Food u can grab anything by exploring around.. Street performance are a treat.. Mus...
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#7 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
You’ll find appliances, arts and crafts, clothing, entertainment, haute couture, high-end fashion brands, home furnishings, international restaurants, pharmacy, spas, supermarket, technical gadgets and wellness cl...
After a walk through the Gardens which hosts most of the best selling international brands, you could stop for an outdoor Coffee encounter at the Starbucks, located on the Ground Floor of the Midvalley Mall, A ver...
#8 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Great place to have a break from sightseeing on +36 C,plus it`s super convenient,if you`re taking an airport shuttle bus,it`s just next to bus station,(and goes each half an hour) Perfectly air conditioned,big,mod...
A pretty modern mid level shopping mall, directly connected with the MRT station: its on 7 levels with more than 220 shops, restaurants, a nice cinema, supermarket, weekly events in the main area, has pretty much...
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#9 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
. Lots of branded perfumes, designers clothing, shoes , leather goods, kitchenware, and daily household items neatly displayed in about 6 floors of retail space.
it was great to shop in such mall and outside live music makes me feel energetic and I loved it thanks soho
#10 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Great place for shopping and having lunch in a happy atmosphere ... I love the shops and always find so many beautiful stuffs , shopping is easy and great.
There are numerous movie theaters, a super fun play ground for kids and adults including a rollercoaster, a bowling alley, hundreds of eateries, all kinds of assorted stores where you can get anything you need or...
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#11 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
... KL City Gallery, National Textiles Museum, Masjid Jamek, River Of Life, Little India, Sultan Abdul Samad Building, China Town Petaling Street Market, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, Guan Di Temple and Masjid India.
I thoroughly enjoyed spending the afternoon looking at all the shops and stalls inside Central Market and then having a delicious and refreshing cool coconut drink and Put Bambu afterward!
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#12 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Vibrant enclave with lots of shops and culinaries as well .Street shopping are a plenty and according to individual budget things are available .Good to go there the tourists as well local people too.
There are jewellery shops, goldsmiths, shopping (small) malls, spices boutiques, indian restaurants, apothicaries, toy shops, flower shops (real ones and artificial ones), Muslim shops, Hindu shops, Malay shops, s...
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#13 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Sunway Putra mall is famous among the neighborhood for it provides their daily necessity, from grocery shopping to personal care such as hair saloon & nail parlour.
Variety of restaurant from normal to vegetarian at the Lower Ground plus supermarket, pharmacies and all Household shop.
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#14 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
The food market is huge So much to choose We arrived late morning but I think the night markets would be more interesting So many stalls selling cheap goods Such a big variety to choose from Well worth the visit
We felt much more like the fruit grocers were trying to make a sale, but they were extremely friendly and insisted we try a few things!
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#15 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
If you are in KLCC Suria shopping mall, I would highly recommend you to pay a visit to Kinokuniya: you will find an extensive choice of books in Malay, in English, in Chinese and in Japanese.
Don’t miss this huge bookstore on the top floor of Suria KLCC shopping mall.
#16 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
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#17 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Large shopping complex and we found prices cheaper than the Chinese market lots of genuine fake t shirts and tops as well as local clothing, food court and lots of shops and eateries on the outside...also money ch...
The shops are very familiar to me and though there are some shops which are closed I do hope that this shopping mall will continue to be active and for sure I recommend.
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#18 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
visited Low yat Plaza, in the heart of Bukit Bintang, amazing Place all electrnics form botoom to Top whole plaza is equipped with world class variety of mob, laptops, Cameras, Games, Play stations ,tabs, gadgets...
This plaza is best known for its electronics items.. Particularly, mobile phones.. Of course, you have other shops also like bags, wallets etc..
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#20 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
My family went for our grandson Rafael Ramesh, 5th Birthday on one of the outlets around this building.
accidently i put wrong address for grabcar i find bars there for hangout with my friend the bar gossio bar & kitchen perfect service with resonable price also they got promotions we got free pizza we ordered chick...
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#21 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
This is an excellent modern shopping centre with all the standard high street stores and plenty of cafes and other eateries to keep your stomach content on a shopping trip.
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#22 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
A lovely evening to end at the wonderful authentic dinner over at this chinese restaurant that served very awesome Chinese foods.
Apart from measuring up to its reputation being one of the largest and up market mall, we experienced one of the best Cantonese cuisines at one of its many outlets "The Grand Imperial".
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#25 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Recommended dishes - pork rib with black bean sauce wonton noodles from Ho Weng Kee and the basque cheesecake from The Tokyo Restaurant.
It has also got the huge H & M store, Zara and Japanese department store Isetan but its main attraction is it's food hall called "Lot10 Hutong".
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#26 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
can really get stuffs that is value for money, quite affordable, interesting stuffs & spoiled for choices, i went crazy shopping here, really affordable, thanks to my driver that we didnt get it at the bazaar's
Supermarket section is SUPERB
#27 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
They have wide varieties of mens' clothing, womens' clothings and kids' clothings.
There is a well stocked bookshop as well.
#28 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
As with all tourist places you exit your towers ascent via the gift shop which has an excellent selection of memorabilia at reasonable prices .
This shop sells Fridge Magnets, Petronas Towers replicas, Hand bags, T-shirts, pencils, pens, water bottles, wallets etc.
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#30 of 193 Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
The whole Petaling Street in KL has vendors set up on both sides with various wares including clothing, handbags, shoes, lots of choices with active bargaining allowed.
As a tourist, it's an awesome place to shop in fact if you're after clothing (especially T Shirts/hoodies/hats), belts, hand bags, Watches, wallets, lighters, market type food etc, this is the place to go.They do...
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