What You Need to Know About Chow Kit Market, KL’s Largest Wet Market
by: The Beat Asia
July 10, 2023
Kuala Lumpur is known for its wide selection of food stores and markets catering to local and foreign foodies. One of them is Chow Kit Market, the city’s largest wet market, which boasts an assortment of stalls offering everything from fresh fruits such as mangosteen, durian, pomelo, and rambutan to healthy vegetables like spinach, green beans, eggplant, and cucumber.
Apart from mouthwatering treats, this must-visit gem has clothing stores where you can shop traditional Malaysian attire such as Baju Melayu, a loose tunic paired with a sarong and trousers, and Baju Kurung, a full-sleeved blouse and long skirt. Headdresses, bracelets, and footwear are also on offer.
What’s more, Chow Kit Market is popular for its eye-catching home décor and handcrafted items like mats, coasters, carpets, and paintings, all of which you can purchase at cheap prices. If you love cooking, you’ll be delighted to know that this place offers an array of spices including nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, green cardamom, and ground five spices, among others.
Situated between the two parallel roads of Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jala Raja Laut, Chow Kit Market opens as early as 6 AM, promising a wide selection of fresh produce. Whether you’re on the hunt for fresh greens, seafood, meat, or chicken, this market has everything you need.
Opening hours: Every day from 6 AM-5 PM
Location: Chow Kit Market, Northern end of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, 50088 Kuala Lumpur
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