Shopping Spots Around Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Experience the true and beautiful Malaysia while you stay in Pacific Express Hotel Central Market. by its souvenirs, spices, indoor market housing stalls and amazing artworks by the Kuala Lumpur’s creative community that’s all gathered right here at Pacific Express Hotel surrounding area.
Within walking distance of the hotel, you will reach Petaling Street, situated at Malaysia’s very own Chinatown, a lively, colourful and busy avenue with many historical buildings. There’s no surprise that you can find any kind of stalls selling inspired handbags, wallets, purses, shoes, belts, watches and more as well as booths with DIY home decorations, traditional handicrafts and kitsch knick knacks, in a short definition it’s a real shoppers haven. Petaling Street has convenient access to popular city temples, the famous Petaling Street Market, and even public transport like the PasarSeni light rail transit (LRT) train station, which offers commuters easy access to other parts of the city. Along the back lanes, alleys and walkways, there’s a smorgasbord of local hawkers selling local street food, from rice and noodle dishes to snacks such as roasted chestnuts.
Malaysia Heritage Walk
Local snacks and delights from all 3 races representing Malaysia, fruit stalls and vendors selling any kind of goods with different qualities all await you in a covered, open-air flea a lane running alongside Central Market which welcomes you with a beautiful butterfly statuette pewter waubulan (a type of Malay kite).
A trip to the heart of Kuala Lumpur is not complete without visiting Central Market. Central Market, which is the city’s art and crafts centre, is right across the street from Petaling Street, serving as the perfect place to go shop for exquisite paintings and colourful knick knacks. You can witness the beauty of Malaysian culture as Central Market is offering a wide selection of handicrafts, traditional clothes, accessories and jewelry at reasonable prices from India, China and Malaysia. LRT PasarSeniwhich is just minutes away from the hotel, is the quickest and most convenient way to get around the city.
Peter Hoe Beyond
A place with more than one thing going on that’s divided to three areas: a retail store, boutique and café. Perfect mixture of traditional Asian and modern style, taking traditional batik and crafts and giving them a funky twist, you’ll find hand-dyed tablecloths, embroidered cushions, delicate silverware, and plenty of souvenir-worthy items to take home.
Little India (Masjid India)
Just an easy walk and be amazed by the colorful Little India enclave that is filled with the sounds and scents of India. Popular sari shops, bright bangles and trinkets glitter from stalls and the scents of sandalwood and cumin fill the air furthermore Indian dishes are on offer at roadside stalls, Indian breads, delights and food.