Here are the Best Open Markets In Kuala Lumpur as seen from the locals and expats point of view.
Night bazaars or open markets as we locals refer to them, are a good place to start with when you’re looking for the best buys in Kuala Lumpur.
These open-air markets are the hub of activity in almost all of Kuala Lumpur’s old districts and are packed with stalls and food stores displaying everything from antiques and fabrics to clothing, spices and fresh fruit and tea. There is also a wide range of foodstuffs to be had here ranging from local dishes to seafood and from street food to fine dining. For those looking for bargains, this is also the place to go shopping.
Well known for its wide collection of antiques, the night markets of Kuala Lumpur have something for everyone. From local arts and crafts to souvenirs, garments, jewelry, and books, these are the best places to find anything you could be looking for while on your trip to the city. There are also some really old antiques and pieces of furniture that can be an interesting purchase. These night markets are quite bustling at night so it is advisable to get your shopping early if you want to get a good bargain.
Just north of town, you’ll find the Night Bazaar, which is the largest in the city. It houses everything from knick-knacks to electronics. This is also one of the best places to go for bargains as the prices are really cheap compared to other night markets. There is no one operating the Night Bazaar as it is run and organized by the residents. They are quite friendly and do offer some great bargains on jewelry, garments, and knick-knacks.