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Kuala Lumpur Shopping – with Wired Destinations
From branded goods to rustic handicrafts, household products to software, Kuala Lumpur shopping venues have almost everything you can think of. The main Kuala Lumpur shopping area is Bukit Bintang around Jalan Bukit Bintang and Jalan Sultan Ismail. Sungei Wang Plaza is well-known for its electrical items and photographic equipment. For the more up-market products, Lot 10 is just across the road from Sungei Wang Plaza. The place offers from mid to high priced items and brand name products in the top floor. Nearby, there is an even more up-market Starhill Center, with numerous local and international shops. At KL Plaza is the city's largest music store, the American Tower Records. Imbi Plaza on Jalan Imbi is a great place for computer goods and electrical gadgets.
Central Market is the place for souvenirs and merchandises. There you can find Asian handcrafted goods and souvenirs as well as cultural artwork. KLCC at the base of the is the trendiest Kuala Lumpur shopping mall which houses a variety of big chains and interesting local boutique shops, international cuisine, cozy cafes and state-of-the-art cinemas.
Aseana Department Store is definitely worth a stroll. Excellent crafts from all Asian countries and a range of gifts from Malaysia are on offer in this chic department store.
Sogo Kuala Lumpur on Jalan Raja Laut in one of the biggest department stores in Southeast Asia. It boasts eight floors and a waterfall on the top floor where fine restaurants and good sales are found. Pertama Complex sells cheaper products but is famous for shoes.
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman has some attractive shops selling Chinese antiques and clothes. This area is closed to traffic every Saturday from 5 - 10pm and transformed to a night market, with plenty of bargain goods hawked in stalls.
Some Asian traditions are on offer in this capital city. The Kuala Lumpur shopping streets and markets near your Chinatown hotel in the City Center are regarded the best area for traditional shopping. The area is also the perfect place to find some souvenirs, especially at Central Market, which is an art and craft market.
Little India offers various fabrics imported from countries such as India and China and also provides locally produced batik and songket. Tourists can reach Little India with the Star LRT and get off at Masjid Jamek Station.
Out of town, try Asia's biggest shopping malls, the Midvalley Mega Mall and the trendy 1 Utama. Both are located near the Golden Triangle. However, be warned that all Kuala Lumpur shopping malls are packed on weekends. Seremban in the state of Negeri Sembilan has some fine shopping complexes that have lower prices as compared to KL. In the state of Selangor, there are some places worth a stroll. The new village of Seri Kembangan offers some shopping centers and souvenir stalls. Various night markets and a few megamalls can be found in the suburbs around Petaling Jaya. These are some of the best places to get to know the real Malaysian culture. Stay at a Kuala Lumpur hotel to find your best bargains in town. Wired Destinations offers discounted hotels for Golden Triangle hotels, Selangor hotels, Petaling Jaya hotels and Central Kuala Lumpur hotels.
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