Shop for Souvenirs at Pasar Seni
Originally an outpost for locals to buy and sell fresh produce, Kuala Lumpur's iconic Central Market has since evolved into a shopper's Mecca, providing visitors with thousands of storefronts, each one bursting with unique, hand-crafted goods. Home to a treasure trove of locally-made items you won't find anywhere else in the city, Pasar Seni is a premiere destination to find one-of-a-kind keepsakes.
Discover Local Artists at Annexe Gallery
Chiefly celebrated for its impressive selection of handicrafts, art enthusiasts will be delighted to discover The Annexe Gallery hidden away behind the building's main centre. With a variety of exhibitions and events happening year-round, the Gallery is the perfect place for visitors looking to immerse themselves in the work of prominent contemporary artists from the region.
A Taste of Local Cuisine on Katsuri Walk
Complete your cultural experience with a stroll down the Katsuri Walk – a covered pathway lined with traditional Malay food stalls stretching the length of Central Market. Refuel with a freshly squeezed juice or take your pick from one of the many kiosks serving up sweet and savoury Malay delights.
Getting to Central Market
Travellers looking to explore the city's sights on foot should opt for a hotel near Central Market, like the exceptionally well-appointed PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur, from which visitors can take a short two kilometre stroll through Chinatown's vibrant Petaling Street to reach Pasar Seni. For those who'd rather save their energy for shopping, Central Market is conveniently located directly across from Pasar Seni Station and offers paid parking, making it easily accessible by bus, train or car.