Central Market, Malaysia

Central Market, Malaysia: Our most recommended tours and activities

Kuala Lumpur: Hop-on Hop-off Double-Decker Bus Tour

1. Kuala Lumpur: Hop-on Hop-off Double-Decker Bus Tour

Climb aboard a double-decker bus to witness Kuala Lumpur's popular attractions and historic sights on a hop-on hop-off tour. Pass by the most iconic landmarks such as the National Museum, Bird Park, Karyaneka, and more. Feel free to get off at any stop to explore then hop back on when you're ready. Choose from either the city route, which showcases Kuala Lumpur's architecture and history, or the garden route for an introduction to Malaysian wildlife and biodiversity. Enjoy flexibility as the duration of the tour is up to you. You can hop off at any of the 23 scheduled stops on the route.  See Chinatown, home to bustling markets and fashion shops, and the National Museum, where you can get an overview of Malaysian history and culture. You'll also pass by Little India, a colorful maze of textile shops and jewelry stores. Relax in the idyllic Bird Park or explore other attractions like the National Mosque, the National Palace, KL Tower, Aquaria, and Merdeka Square. Bus Stops:• Sg Wang Plaza (Main Kiosk)• Swiss Garden• Chinatown• Central Market• Little India• KL Sentral• National Museum• National Palace• Lake Garden• Bird Park• National Mosque• Merdeka Square• Medan MARA• KLCC• MaTIC• KL Tower• P. Ramlee• Aquaria

Kuala Lumpur: Street Market Exploration & Shopping Tour

2. Kuala Lumpur: Street Market Exploration & Shopping Tour

Tour, shopping, food tasting, streets exploration and much more just in this 4 to 6 hours tour in Kuala Lumpur. After pick up from the hotel at your chosen time slot you will be taken to all major street markets in Kuala Lumpur.  Your first stop could be Brickfields. Brickfields is a small to medium-sized town and residential neighborhood located just outside central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is known as Kuala Lumpur's Little India due to the high percentage of Indian residents and businesses. Enjoy shopping specially Indian sarees and dresses and taste local Indian spices.  After Brickfields your next stop will be the Central market. It was founded in 1888 and originally used as a wet market, while the current Art Deco style building was completed in 1937. It has been classified as a Heritage Site by the Malaysian Heritage Society and it is now a landmark for Malaysian culture and heritage. The Central Market Kuala Lumpur is arranged in a stall concept, representing the traditional market that has existed in Kuala Lumpur since the 1800s. The second floor hosts a food court, offering an array of food. Notable are two-storey and single-storey buildings resembling the Kampong-style houses representing the many ethnic groups living harmoniously in Kuala Lumpur. Your next stop will be China Town. Haggling is a common sight here and the place is usually crowded with locals as well as tourists. The area has dozens of restaurants and food stalls, serving local favorites such as Hokkien mee, ikan bakar (barbecued fish), asam laksa and curry noodles. Masjid India will be last destination of you tour where you can shop all kind of local stuff, like Malaysia, Indian and Chines dress, souvenirs and food tasting. After finishing your tour you will be dropped off back at your hotel. 

Kuala Lumpur: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

3. Kuala Lumpur: 1.5-Hour Private Kick-Start Tour with a Local

Receive a warm welcome to Kuala Lumpur with a private tour that will kick off your time in the city in the best way possible. Discover main attractions and landmarks like Sri Mahamariamman Temple and the Central Market in only 90 minutes. Get up-to-date tips on where locals like to grab a bite and unwind, or what about a unique family-owned restaurant in a local hotspot? On this private tour, your local guide will make sure you see Kuala Lumpur like a local. Your guide will have all your questions covered and will give you a city orientation to get you acquainted with Kuala Lumpur to help you enjoy the rest of your stay to the fullest.

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What people are saying about Central Market, Malaysia

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 6 reviews

Everything great. Just don't take the first appointment in the morning.

Everything great. Just don't take the first appointment in the morning, because the shops open a little later.

Great person that showed us the tips and tricks in Chinatown and Little India. Totally recommend it.

Nadyiah was really great. Very informative and knowledgeable. A good way to welcome you to KL