Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur

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Experience a bustling cultural district at Chinatown. Originally settled by Cantonese and Hakkas drawn here because of the tin trade--and then partially destroyed during an 1870s civil war among Chinese immigrants--today the quarter retains an evocative atmosphere. Locals and tourists alike head here for the abundance of Chinese cuisine, international stores, and market stalls selling an array of trinkets, merchandise, and groceries. Haggling remains common, so make sure to give it a try if you want to secure the best possible price for what you find. Put Chinatown on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kuala Lumpur visit app .
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  • Very lively Chinatown. With a multitude of gargotes where you can taste all varieties of Malaysian dishes at very very affordable prices. There are also many shops offering trinkets of all kinds. About 5 euros/6 for a plate full of pork stir-fried noodles, including dessert and drink. Walk in neighborhood to recommend.
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  • As my title states, I'M JUST HERE FOR THE FOOD! Since Chinese food is my most favorite food in the whole wide world, where better to go get it than China Town?!?! I did find a decent restaurant, thoug...  more »
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