Shopping Area - Jalan
Tuanku Abdul Rahman Kuala Lumpur Guide - Shopping
Little India /
Sogo's / Pertama Complex
Little India Caters for Moslem and Malay clothing, sarong, fabrics, traditional
medicines and herbs, spices, bangles, Indian dresses, exquisite saris, gold
jewelry, beautiful scarves, textiles and carpets, pewter, brassware, silver
tableware, mysterious perfumed oils.
Sogo's and Pertama Complex - designer men's and women's clothes, cosmetics,
shoes, cameras, books to household furnishings, sports gear, handbags to watches
photographic equipment, electronic goods, gold jewellery and souvenirs and more.
Little India is to be found in the older section of the city on Jalan Tunku
Abdul Rahman and Jalan Masjid India is the main street of Little India. Along
this street you will discover an interesting mixture of Indian and a-la Arab
Street, where Indian, Indian Moslem and malay traders merchandise their crafts,
Moslem / Malay clothing's, Songket, batik sarong, songkok, fabrics, religious
books, traditional medicines and herbs, saris, spices, bangles, Indian traders
making temple garlands/garlands, etc..
Brightly hued sarees and Bollywood-inspired Indian dresses (salwar kameez and
lengas) are some of the greatest temptations here. Salwars are loose fitting
tunics with a long knee-length shirt/blouse while lengas are long skirts.
Small crowded shops line Little India�s narrow, hectic streets, filled with
exquisite saris, gold jewelry, beautiful scarves, textiles and carpets. Street
traders display brasses, silver tableware, glass bangles and silver anklets.
Mysterious perfumed oils and delicate strings of luscious jasmine flowers
dazzled our senses.
There are also all the God and Goddess related items such as colour posters,
bright coloured statues and flower offerings.
RECOMMENDED The Madras Store - For fabulous saris, brassware, oil lamps and home
accessories. Saree Centre - For exquisite saris Little India - For fancy jewellery, is sought after, mainly by young
Along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman -
Udani Carpets and Shalini Carpets offer quite an extensive range. Stock up on
winter essentials like boots, cardigans, scarves and thermal undergarments at P
Lal Store, the city�s oldest department store. Also check out the pewter at
Selangor Pewter Showroom. If you need to chill out, check out the 1920s Coliseum
Caf� for a cold beer and heavenly, but spicy, prawn sambal, accompanied by their
home-baked Chinese toast with REAL butter.
Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman is closed to traffic between 5pm-10pm every Saturday
and transforms into a night market where petty traders and hawkers sell an
assortment of goods in the open air. The night market offers visitors an
interesting place to walk through and perhaps pick up some casual attire, local
products, clothing as well as sample some local delicacies.
Other Shopping Malls Nearby
The Sogo Shopping Centre - at the corner of Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. A tall
and modern-looking building, Sogo offers shoppers a good mix of merchandise from
selling designer men's and women's clothes, cosmetics, shoes, cameras, books to
household furnishings and more.
Pertama Complex - One of the older shopping centers in town, this complex caters
to those looking for budget priced items. A good place for sports gear, apparel,
shoes and handbags to watches photographic equipment, electronic goods, gold
jewellery and souvenirs
But best of all, this place is recommended for tailors.
Campbell Shopping Complex - One of the oldest complexes in Kuala Lumpur. The
complex comprises a four-storey shopping podium with a basement car park and a
15-storey office tower. It offers a wide range of clothing, jewellery, leather
products, shoes and electrical appliances.