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Top Best Budget Shopping Places In Kuala Lumpur

Top Best Budget Shopping Places In Kuala Lumpur

Do you like spending hours browsing through shopping centers? One fact that nobody can deny is woman love shopping. Yes, the feeling of , strollingaround andlooking at many colorfulstuffs in different styles can lift one’s mood.

Kuala Lumpur is well known as a shopping heaven for both tourists and locals.However,it can be a hassle for you if you are currently stuck in the diverse world of shopping malls. Here is a list of the top best budget shopping places which can satisfy Shopaholic’s dream at very reasonable price in Kuala Lumpur

1. Mid Valley Megamall

Mid Valley has over 430 stores spreading across its five floors, Its five anchor tenants include Carrefour, Jusco, Golden Screen Cinemas, Metrojaya and Harvey Norman. In addition, Mid Valley also boasts18-screen Golden Screen Cinema, a state-of-the-art bowling center on the fifth floor, One-Stop IT Centre for tech-savvy shoppers and a spacious MPH bookstore outlet.

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Besides, a wide range of restaurants serves all kinds of food. Ladies will surely love this shopping center as there is a variety of clothing outlets available, including the big Europeans brands, Top Shop, H&M, Mango and so on. There is simply nothing you can not find here. This mall is also connected to the Garden Mall, which has many upmarket boutiques.


  • Address: Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00
  • Tel: +603 2938 3333

2. Berjaya Times Square

Berjaya Times Square - the biggest shopping mall in Malaysia has over 600 shops, ranging from huge stores at the lower levels to numerous small shops at the higher levels. There is even an indoor roller coaster inside this shopping, which makes it the perfect mall to visit if you are traveling with children. You can not only enjoy shopping here, but also various entertainment activities .A lovely dresses can be found here at RM 40. Amazingly, you can find a variety of shops, restaurants, an above standard movie theatre and awesomeindoor theme park all in one place.

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  • Address: 1 Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
  • Phone Number: +603 2117 3111

3. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Pavillion Kuala Lumpur is one of the grandest shopping malls in KL. It is especially exciting to visit this place during festive periods like Christmas, Easter, Deepavali or Chinese New Year. Definitely, this mall is decorated beautifully so many people take a selfie at the water fountain outside.

High-end browsing takes place at Couture Pavilion where upmarket, international fashion outposts like Michael Kors and Marc by Marc Jacobs are at. Meanwhile, inside Pavilion KL, there are also many budget and mediuminternational and local brands such as Forever 21, Pull & Bear, MNG Mango and Salabianca.

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There is a diversity of western and oriental restaurants at the first level of the mall such as “The Manhattan Fish Market”, Subway, Madam Kwan’s and a large food court called “the Food Republic.” Equipped with a fitness center, karaoke studio, a standard cinema and bistros, Pavillion is also a suitable place for entertainment and leisure.


  • Location: Right next to Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, across the street from JW Marriott and Starhill Gallery.
  • Address: 168 Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100
  • Tel: +603 2118 8833
  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00

4. Petaling Street Market

Petaling Street, the center of Kuala Lumpur’s original Chinatown is considered as shopper’s haven and Foodie’s Galore with hundreds of stalls selling all kinds of stuff as well as Chinese food at cheap prices.

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Bargaining is neededwhen shopping on Petaling Street unless you don’t mind being ripped off. Prices are generally quoted 15 to 35% higher than what they are truly worth. For shoppers on a tight budget or those looking for cheap and ‘branded’ goods, Petaling Street shouldbe their first stop. But you should bear in mind you get what you pay for so that the quality of products is so-so. Also, this is a great place to buy souvenirs. Why don’t practice your bargain skill right now to get the best possible deal!


Address: Petaling Street Market, Jalan Petaling, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60 (0)3 9235 4800

5. Central Market

Being located at the border of China Town, Central market is Kuala Lumpur’s most familiar landmark and a popular tourist attraction. Therefore, combining the market and China Town in a visitis, not a bad idea. The Central Market used to be an old "wet market" selling meat, vegetable and other local products.

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If it's too hot outside you can cool down inside, because there is an air-conditioning.Inside the building there are two levels. On both levels are souvenirs and handicrafts shops. At the first level, there are some artists and you can buy T-shirtsThe first flour is great place to get stylist T-shirts. While second flour is where you can find some unique antiques to bring home. Moreover, the highlights are two-storey and single- storey buildings resembling the Kampong-style houses that represent many ethnic groups living harmoniously in Kuala Lumpur.

The traders here don't give much discount on their prices compared to Chinatown Market but the quality of the goods found here are much better. Well, this is the best shoppingplace since the ranges of items are extensive, from Malaysia unique souvenirs such as Malaysian batik, pewters to common gifts such as key chains and snow globes.


  • Location: Just around the corner from Kota Raya Shopping Centre
  • Address: No. 10, 1st-3rd floor, Jalan Hang Kasturi
  • Tel: +603 2031 0399 or +603 2031 5399 or +603 2031 7399
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00

6. Royal Selangor

The Royal Selangor Visitor’s Centre is a 40,000sqft attraction housing a series of galleries, a factory and retail stores. It is one of the oldest and well- known brandin the pewter industry. So far, the company has already offered over a thousand different tablewares and gift items, from traditional tankards and elegant tea sets, to captivating photo frames and desk accessories.

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You can learn how to make your own pewter dish at the School of Hard Knocks (RM60).It will be super fun and memorable.Don’t forget to take a stroll through the retail store on the ground floor to see some of the intricate and gorgeous pewter pieces. It is worth your time!


  • Address: No. 4 JalanUsahawan 6, 53300 Setapak Jaya, Kuala Lumpur
  • Tel: +603 4145 6233
  • Opening Hours: 09:00 – 17:00

7. Plaza Lowyat

Located directly opposite the popular Berjaya Times Square shopping mall, Plaza Lowyat specializes in electronics and IT products. This can be an ideal place for those who are keen on exploring electronics products.

The 12-storey mall includes a series of inter-connected stores surrounding the main concourse. The sheer volume of electrical and technical shops is so overwhelming that you can literally get anything here.

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The best way to buy at Plaza Low Yat as a tourist by registering at the huge Low Yat Forum where thousands of store employees sell their stuff. The only thing you do is to deal a good price and then make an appointment somewhere at Low Yat Plaza to pick up the product.


Location: Behind Amoda Building, which is across the street from Berjaya Times Square, and right beside Bukit Bintang Plaza/Sungei Wang Plaza.

  • Address: No. 7 JalanBintang, Off Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang Central, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.
  • Tel: +603 2148 3651
  • Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00

8. The Curve

With a combination of outdoor dining spaces and more than 250 stores spread out over 3 floors, The Curve connects IKEA, IKANO via walkways. At the indoor mall, Metrojaya serves as its two-storey anchor tenant , where shoppers will find a wide range of medium international labels. It’s a fact that sellers are really friendly and well English was spoken. Therefore bargaining with them can make you smile happily.

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After a tiring shopping day, you can easily find many popularMalaysia brand stores such as Papa Rich, Little Penang Café and Secret Recipe to refill your energy. Additionally, a baby care room is also convenient for parents to enjoy shopping time.


  • Address: No.6 Jalan PJU 7/3, MutiaraDamansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Tel: +603 7710 6868
  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00

9. Sunway Pyramid

Sunway Pyramid is one of the most elaborate malls in Malaysia with ancient Egyptian Sphinx guarding the entrance, a monumental pyramid-shaped main complex and numerous Pharaoh statues. There are around 800 shops within the mall.Besides the shops, there are also a huge theme park, a swimming pool, a bowling alley and an archery shooting range. It is such a huge place. Spending time and enjoy shopping atmosphere here.

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  • Address: 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya.
  • Tel: +604 7494 3000
  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00

10.Suria KLCC

Suria KLCC is not an intelligent option for the budget shoppers, but it is a must to go. This mall is positioned as the tourist shopping Walhalla of Malaysia. Itis a six-storey building at the foot of the Petronas Twin Towers with 170-meter-high Skybridge .

The mall is popular not only for its right-on-the-money location, but also its facilities,including an orchestra, an aquarium, a convention center, an art gallery and a beautiful park. It showcases a mix of high-end and mid-range designer labels. Well-known brandsare available at the mall including Balenciaga, Banana Republic, Coach, DKNY, Jimmy Choo, Kate Spade, Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, MiuMiu and Versace. Wandering around for window shopping can help you learn more fashion trends.

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If you want to enjoy fresh air, visit the symbol of Malaysia at a close distance. Outside Suria KLCC is the most interesting place where buskers play their instruments, people sit on the steps eating street food, school kids gather for excursions to the Petronas Twin Towers or backpackers smile for a selfie. Hence, you can be immersed into the atmosphere after shopping time.


  • Address: JalanAmpang, Golden Triangle, Kuala Lumpur city center, 50088
  • Tel: +603 2382 2828
  • Opening Hours: 10:00 – 22:00


My name’s Catherine, you can call me Kate. I love animals, writing and travelling.I started my Asian journey since 2003; and I have been nearly 20 countries so far. The more I go, the more I fall in love with this incredible continent. It has a unique beauty and distinctive culture that never fully explored. This’s why there are many countries I still keep coming back over and over again. I’m here to share with you my fun, sad or even scared memory on my backpacking trails. Hope it works on you!

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