Whether you are looking for artsy finds or fashionable discoveries, KL’s shopping presents are certain to leave you content. Kuala Lumpur is a shopper’s ecstasy. There is an ample range of shopping enterprises and contemporary air-conditioned shopping malls, department stores, handiwork centers, duty-free shops, bazaars and night souks. Amongst the things high on the shopping list of tourists are pewter, batik, duty free items, electrical products, sportswear and handicrafts. For a very diverse experience visit the night markets or 'pasarmalam' which commence their trading activities in the late afternoon. These open-air markets attribute hawker stalls that vend a diversity of home produce, foodstuff, attire and cakes. Negotiating is a regular formula here.
The Shopping Carnival, an annual sale held in March/April in Kuala Lumpur and other main cities in Malaysia is an occasion time to pick up great bargains. Kuala Lumpur, the national capital, has a number of shopping arenas. The trendiest is the Bukit Bintang area, which is bordered by Jalan Bukit Bintang, Jalan Sultan Ismail and JalanImbi. This is the oldest shopping hub. This place has home and global goods such as clothes, fashion accessories, footwear, sports goods, electrical equipment, pharmaceutical products, computers and furniture.Other fashionable areas are JalanTuanku Abdul Rahman, JalanAmpang, JalanTun Tan Cheng Lock, Petaling Street, and Jalan H.S. Lee.