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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 brides-to-be


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 Cafι for a cold beer and heavenly, but spicy, prawn sambal, accompanied by their home-baked Chinese toast with REAL butter.

Note -
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.




Shopping in Kuala Lumpur


Bukit Bintang Area I
Bukit Bintang Plaza, Sungei Wang, Low Yat and Imbi Plaza

Bukit Bintang Area II
Pavilion / Lot 10 / KL Plaza / Starhill / Berjaya Times Square

Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
Little India / Sogo's / Pertama Complex

KLCC - Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Suria KLCC
Mid Valley
Mid Valley Megamall

Chinatown
Chinatown Or Petaling Street

Night Markets
Night Markets Or 'Pasar Malam'

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