Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

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    Central Market: Inside Central Market...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    White elephant in Central Market in KL

    White Elephant ! Wood carvings of any kind you can find in this shop in Central Market.
    If you want to buy big items, don't forget to ask HOW you are going to deliver it back home...

    What to pay: BARGAIN !

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    Central Market: Inside Central Market...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    T-shirts, T-shirts !...in Central Market KL

    From the upper floor, look over the ground floor, we could see some t-shirts down there, loved by young & old, bought by the tourists so that they could promote Malaysia even better ! Ha !

    What to pay: BARGAIN !

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    Central Market: Inside Central Market...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    Gendang Rebana in Central Market KL

    Now what do we have here ? Notice in the middle of the photo, there are 2 small drums; they called called Gendang Rebana, means Rebana Drums.
    Normally these drums are much bigger, being thumped on it, on some traditional ceremonies.
    You can buy the small versions of these drums.
    Look closely on the photo, you might see something that you want to hang around your rooms !

    What to pay: BARGAIN !

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    Central Market: Inside Central Market...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    Malaysia Ku...in KL

    Focus your eyes on the left on the photo. You could see some balls made from rattan leaves (rotan in Malay language).
    This ball is made for a traditional game in Malaysia called Sepak Takraw.
    3 guys in one team; 2 teams on a court where there's a net in between.
    The players must kick the ball, no touching with hands.
    Oh, the ball must be 'flying-kick' over the net to the opposite side...
    You can of course can buy this ball as a souvenir.
    You could see there's a shop in the middle of the photo called Malaysia Ku, meaning MY MALAYSIA.

    What to pay: BARGAIN !

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    Central Market: Inside Central Market...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    Handbag anyone ?...in KL

    Here, we have handbags; purses, wallets; made from BATIK cloth. Very nice & beautiful if you like these for some souvenirs for friends & family back home.
    Choose wisely, there are many colours to browse through...

    What to pay: BARGAIN !

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    Central Market: Let's Go Inside Central Market, Shall We...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    Sights inside Central Market KL

    2 floors...groud floor has souvenir stalls, restaurants & upper floor has more souvenir shops & 'Food Court'.
    Wander yourself in this building, be mesmerized watching all the souvenirs displayed & for sale !

    What to pay: BARGAIN !

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    Central Market: Central Market...

    by coceng Updated Nov 6, 2003

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    Central Market entrance in KL

    If you love handicrafts, you must come here ! Many to choose from !
    This building was originally a fish market but has turned to a handicraft market, to prevent it from being abolished !
    The photo shows the entrance to Central Market...

    What to buy: Lots of things to mention, very colourful handicrafts, something to eat, something to wear, something to hang, something to read; Everything that your heart desires would be available here !
    A good place for tourists !

    What to pay: BARGAIN !

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    Central Market and Surrounding: Arts and Crafts...antiques...pets...books!

    by junwen Updated Aug 23, 2003

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    Central Market...well, as the name goes- It used to be a market; now it's a one-stop place for various arts and crafts...You can't go wrong here...the other place will be around the KLCC area...there's a craft complex, well worth a visit.
    Anyway, there's also antiques here...different shops specialize in different antiques, so ask the information counter.
    There's also a great bookstore for novels and magazines (Book Centre) with many many of the newest softcover books...Friendly staff (Look for the fat man! - I hope he doesnt read this!)
    A pet store too,(Mainly aquarium fish) and there are so many artists around, you might wanna get a potrait done.
    Around Central Market are some other crafts stores, some closer towards Chinatown. I would reccomend a visit to Peter Hoe- nice stuff (batik, crafts) there.

    What to buy: Pewter is a must to me, shop also for various craft items like mats and what not...

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    Central Market: Souvenir hunting

    by Sakura_Kobe Written Aug 2, 2003
    inside the market

    Central Market is a convenient place to look for souvenirs. I was afraid they had nothing I wanted to buy. But the market was cleaner than I had expected. As there are some tables and seats on the 2nd floor, you can have some rest there.

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    Central Market: Central Market

    by phil_uk_net Written Mar 10, 2003

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    Central Market

    An indoor bazaar that used to be a wet market. There are numerous specialty shops inside that offer a range of handicrafts, antiques, curios, and works of local artists.

    What to buy: Handicrafts, souvenirs and art.

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    Petaling Street Market and probably the rest of KL: Fake trainers

    by jolou Written Jan 14, 2005

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    Reserve some space in your bags for some new footwear - all fakes I'm sure but a year later and the two pairs that I bought are still in good shape and haven't fallen apart!

    What to pay: Approx £5 - £10 per pair

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    Central Market: The old wet market

    by MikeAtSea Written Dec 23, 2004

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    The Central Market

    The market houses many shops who are situated in this heritage building. Some of the offers are antique clocks, jewllery, carvings, batik and gems.

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