Chow Kit Market, Kuala Lumpur

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Chow Kit is a sub-district in central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located around Jalan Chow Kit (Chow Kit Road) and is enclosed by the parallel streets of Jalan Raja Laut and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman.It is named after Loke Chow Kit (陸秋傑) a well-known miner municipal councilor, public official, and also the first local owner of a department store - Chow Kit & Co – which was the largest in KL at the time. Today the area features a large Indonesian community, and more recently, a small African community. There is a night market also known as Bundle Chow Kit along Lorong Haji Taib which is known for the sale of used clothings and accessories.Wet marketA daily wet market known as Bazaar Baru Chow Kit is the largest wet market in Kuala Lumpur and is a tourist attraction. A wide variety of fish and seafood products is available for customers.TransportationThe KL Monorail Chow Kit Monorail station is situated in this area and the Ampang Line PWTC LRT station is located nearby.In popular cultureChow Kit Road became the subject of hit song, Chow Kit Road, made famous by the late Sudirman Arshad. Sudirman held an open-air concert on the road in 1986 to a 100,000-strong audience.
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  • Been to lots of markets like this but the Chow Kit is very user friendly and won't upset your stomach. The veges and fruit are top class condition and the stall holders are very...  more »
  • Street market with lots of selection of vegetables, some fruit, better prices and fresher than grocery stores. Fish is fresh and good, chicken also looks fresh and doesn't smell. We have not tried.....  more »
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  • You can take a look at local business on bazaar. Many kinds fresh seafood or meat & cheap option to buy. In another bazaar part you can buy vegetables & fruits. If you are hungry you can choose an Pakistani restaurant on street and eat delicious mutton Karachi for example .....
  • Great selections of seafood.. Fresh meat and chicken at the most affordable price! Please wear a proper shoes.. As the place is wet most of the time. U can find fruits stalls.. Vege stalls.. Meat n seafood at their deaignated areas...

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