Kuala Lumpur Shopping ~ Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
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The shops here offer a wide range of fabrics and textiles, imported leather
goods, bags and luggage, carpets, sports goods and winter clothing.
established names offer collections of silver and crystal ware. The trendy
mall Sogo and the old school Pertama Complex are also located along this
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman,
sometimes referred to as Jalan TAR, was the 'grande dame' of KL shopping in
the days before modern shopping complexes took the KL city by storm.
The street is flanked by
pre-war buildings whose distinctive facades have been preserved and
readapted to accommodate modern retailing businesses.
Here, you can walk through the archways of shops for an immersion into a
shopping and cultural experience that goes back several decades.
Also along this street is the
Coliseum Cafι, a veritable institution on Kuala Lumpurs food scene famed
for its legendary Hainanese chicken chops was once a favourite hangout of
the British colonials in its heyday.
Today, still maintaining its
old charm, it is a place locals come to for sizzling steaks and beers.
This was called Little India at one time, but this is now called the Bazar as
most of the traders here are Indian Moslem and Malay. (Little India is now
in the Brickfields area). This place here is an area at the older section of
the city on Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Masjid India.
Along this street you will
discover an interesting mixture of a-la Arab Street, where 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, etc.
Sogo Shopping Mall
Sogo has 700,000 square feet of one-stop retail space spread over 10 floors
of merchandise, where prices are usually cheaper than what the other
You will be able to find the most complete selection of affordable exclusive
fashion labels and top quality branded products, womens wear, cosmetics and
fragrances, menswear, children attire, home furnishings and even fine Bone
China and crystals.
There are also international restaurants and the Saji Food Court on the 6th
The Pertama Complex has the distinction of being one of the first shopping
malls in Kuala Lumpur. After the arrival of many new malls in the city, most
shops departed from the Pertama Complex.
There are still plenty of items here categorized in the mid to low range
price range and the complex contains retail outlets selling shoes, leather
goods, electronic gadgets, watches, sports gears and photographic equipment.
However its main focus is on sports goods. Known mostly by locals, here
you'll find dozens of sport shops next to each other.
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