Where and what to shop in Malaysia


Shopping in Kuala Lumpur Petaling Street

Whether you are into street shopping or luxury brands, electronics or knick knacks, Malaysia suits every shopper's whim. With a mix of flea markets and luxurious malls, there endless shopping opportunities for every traveller to fit into their itinerary in Malaysia's top tourist destinations, namely Kuala Lumpur, Cameron Highlands, and Langkawi. Each destination and market has something different to offer, so don't miss out on everything Malaysia has to offer to your inner shopaholic.

Shopping in Kuala Lumpur
Petaling Street
Located in Chinatown, Petaling is a shopping street that sells all sorts of items, ranging from colourful artificial flowers, bag tags, apparels, bags, electronics, and endless souvenirs. Remember that it is customary to haggle in Southeast Asian countries, so make sure to bargain here, which is part of the fun. This street is scattered with restaurants and food vendors so you can have a break from shopping. This is also a great place to taste Chinese delicacies. In fact, foodies from all over Kuala Lumpur flock to Petaling Street to sample this cuisine.
Central Market
Conveniently located close to Pasar Seni MRT Station, Central Market is a shopping complex that houses shops selling artsy stuff of different ethnicities like Indian and Chinese. One of the best places to shop in Kuala Lumpur, Central Market is also perfect for those extremely sunny days as it is all air-conditioned. Although Central Market is renown for its artsy items, you can also find fancy fashion brands in this complex.
You can complete your day with some street shopping right outside the complex, if you head to Katsuri Walk. There you can buy souvenirs, handicrafts and fashion accessories.
Suria KLCC
Located in the Petronas Towers, Suria KLCC is one of the most iconic shopping malls in Malaysia. This is the place where you can do all the luxury shopping you've been looking forward to, from Salvatore Ferragamo, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Marc Jacobs. This is a great place to buy footwear, bag and apparels.
Although this shopping mall houses very luxurious brands, it doesn't mean you need to spend all of your budget if you shop here; you can also find showrooms like Bata, which are relatively much cheaper. And even if you don't want to come remotely close to spending money, just a stroll around the mall is quite enjoyable.
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur boasts many opportunities to find luxurious brands and Pavilion KL is no exception. Situated in Bukit Bintang District - Kuala Lumpur's entertainment and glamorous beating heart - PL Pavilion is one of the top shopping malls in the country. The shopping area spans seven floors where you'll find both huge international brands, such as Ralph Lauren, Gucci, Esprit, along with famous local brands. Apart from shopping, you can also indulge yourself in delicious flavours and pamper yourself in spa and salons.
Berjaya Times Square
One of the world's largest shopping malls, Berjaya Times Square is the place where you can literally shop till you drop. With over 100 stores to choose from, including Hush Puppies, Giordano, and Esprit, here you'll be spoilt for choice and it's a great place to buy cosmetics, candies, apparels and footwear.
Shopping in Langkawi
With over 40 shopping, entertainment, and food retail outlets to suit every shopper's whim, Langkawi Parade is one of the biggest malls in Langkawi. Offering souvenirs, cosmetics, apparels, fashion products, electronics and liquor, here you'll be spoilt for choice, it's all duty free.
If you are a thrifty traveller, Langkawi Fair Shopping Mall is the place for you. With over 100 retail outlets selling souvenirs, handicrafts and apparels, this is the place to do your duty free shopping. This is also a great place to buy footwear, as you'll find showrooms of brands like Adidas and Nike.
Shopping in Cameron Highlands
Cameron Highlands is a tea-plantation with rolling green hills. One of the best places to shop there is Cameron Square, where you can buy mobile gadgets, souvenirs, vegetable/fruits produce, apparels and souvenirs.


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