Shopping in Malaysia - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques

Botanical Garden, Penang - Malaysia Malaysia is a real paradise for shopping fans. The most popular international brands have their own stores in numerous shopping centers of the country. The product range ranges from luxury designer clothing and accessories to exclusive handbags, watches, fashionable shoes, and all kinds of electronic equipment. There are a huge number of shopping centers in Malaysia. There are more than 40 of them only in Kuala Lumpur. The most famous of them are located in the Golden Triangle (near Bukit Bintang). Some shopping centers attract more than 3 million visitors a month.
The people of Malaysia inhabit the Malay Peninsula, the southern coast of Burma, the island of Singapore, West Kalimantan, as well as smaller islands …
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Many tourists purchase essential and aromatic oils in Asia. They have healing and sedative properties. Penang is the largest nutmeg producer in Malaysia. But you can find nut-based oil in pharmacies all over the country. Nutmeg oil is traditionally used to relieve muscle aches, sprains, spasms, headaches, and abdominal pain. It is made from nutmeg seed extract. A popular brand that produces oil is Cheong Kim Chuan. There is a store of this manufacturer in Penang. You can also find other nutmeg products there.
Tourists often buy ingredients for cooking traditional dishes as food souvenirs. For example, this is Tom Yum paste for making the soup of the same name. Both green and black teas are popular in Malaysia. You can also bring them with you. Copyright
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Tourists also bring tin and copper dishes, as well as wood and silk products (scarves, bathrobes, bed linen) from the country. If you want to make a gift that matters, you can buy a plush turtle. This is how funds are transferred to save the turtles in Terengganu.
Textiles, batik, and songket are in great demand among foreign visitors. Batik and songket are traditional Malaysian textiles. Each product has its own unique design. Malaysian batik is famous for its bright colors and prints. Songket is brocade made of woven silk or cotton, intertwined with silver or gold threads. Magnificent tablecloths, pillowcases or souvenirs are made from fabrics with complex patterns. The purchase price depends on the quality and time spent on manufacturing a particular product. You should bring a variety of electronics and gadgets from Malaysia. The choice is huge here. Prices are much lower in the country than in Europe.
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Shopping is a favorite activity of Malaysians. Shopping centers are especially crowded with visitors on weekends, holidays, and school holidays. Roads leading to shopping centers are often congested with cars. There are also a lot of traffic congestions during the closing period. This is due to the fact that everyone is leaving the shopping at the same time. Retail outlets in Malaysia usually operate on the same schedule as stores in other countries of the world. As a rule, a shopping center contains many floors with shops. The most popular international brands (usually fashion brands) are located on the lower floors. IT stores (gadgets and computers) and specialized departments are often located on the upper floors.
Hindu Images 28 Sales are held in every Mall in Malaysia several times a year. Local producers always use this to attract more tourists to the country. One mega sale is held every year at the end of summer. Merdeka (Independence Day) is held in August. The mega-sales are timed to coincide with the celebration of Catholic Christmas and Chinese New Year, as well as the Holy month of Ramadan. Discounts of up to 80 % are available in many stores during sales.
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It is appropriate to bargain in the markets. But you definitely shouldn't do this in large shopping centers. You can pay only with a card or local currency in stores. It is worth noting that it is not possible to buy demi-season or winter clothing in Malaysia. No one wears it here because it is warm and sunny all year round in the country.
Duty-free zones operate in some places: on the Islands of Langkawi, Tioman, and Labuan. Tobacco, alcohol, chocolate, and perfumes are especially cheap in these places.
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KLCC is the country's grandest shopping mall. It is located on six floors in the center of Kuala Lumpur. You can buy luxury goods and popular mass-market products from international brands and local manufacturers here. Bukit Bintang Street is a real shopping paradise. Several shopping centers and stores are located along the street. Berjaya Times Square is not just a mall but a real city. In addition to shops, there are food courts and many entertainment venues there. You can have a great time outside the capital, combining shopping and entertainment. Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall is located directly on the territory of the water park. The City of Entertainment is a world of entertainment with many retail outlets. You can make a lot of purchases not only in the capital but also in other cities. For example, you should go to Centre Point Sabah, Warisan Square, Wisma Merdeka, and City Mall in Sabah.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Malaysia
♥   Shopping area ' Bangsar' Kuala Lumpur. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Bukit Bintang' Kuala Lumpur. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Burma Road' Penang. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Chow Kit Road' Kuala Lumpur. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Gurney Drive' Penang. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Jalan Masjid India' Kuala Lumpur. On the map   Photos
♥   Shopping area ' Jalan Merdeka' Malacca. On the map   Photos
Coolest places in Malaysia from our Guinness book

Gua Air Jernih

From the series “Largest and Most Branched Caves on Earth”
In Malaysia, there are also huge caves, which are worth seeing for all tourists. The longest and most famous of these is Gua Air Jernih Cave. This is the longest cave in Asia. The length of the cave labyrinth is more than 189 km. The cave structure is truly unique: its tunnels are located on five levels, with the lower level taking the great underwater flow. Currently, the cave is located on the territory of the famous Gunung Mulu national park, so it is popular with the tourists. At the disposal of the travelers are several comfortable natural entrances to the cave.

The most famous entrance to the cave is on the banks of the Long Pala River, so you can combine the exciting walk through the underground vault with the interesting boat trip through the jungle. The great researches of the … Read all

Petronas Towers

From the series “The Highest Buildings in the World”
Travelers who are planning to visit Kuala Lumpur should definitely see one of the most spectacular architectural complexes of the city, Petronas Towers. This unusual architectural complex in the Islamic style consists of two skyscrapers 451.9 meters high; each skyscraper has 88 floors. It’s noteworthy that only Malaysian building materials were used during the construction. The opening of this architectural complex took place in 1998.

Towers feature astonishingly harmonious and impressive appearance, their facade is decorated with 16,000 panoramic windows. Skyscrapers are constantly served by 10,000 workers; the only window cleaning takes one month. A significant part of the complex is occupied by office space. Travelers are offered to look into an art gallery. There is also a great … Read all
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