One of the many reasons tourists flock to Malaysia is shopping. It is home to some of the grandest shopping malls. Its gorgeous capital Kuala Lumpur is very well known for its world-class and glamorous shopping malls which have everything from high-end luxury apparel to latest gadgets and many more. Every mall is filled with the most popular and renowned brands like H&M, Topshop, Forever 21, Jimmy Choo, etc. Another great thing is that apart from shopping there are other exciting activities for you like bowling, laser tag, etc. A famous shopping mall there even has an indoor theme park in it, so by now you must have understood how rich Kuala Lumpur actually is when it comes to quality shopping malls. We have compiled a list of 7 best shopping malls which every shopaholic must visit in Kuala Lumpur.
Opened in 1999, this is a mammoth shopping mall and one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. It has literally everything you need. Be it a cinema hall, restaurants or stores for clothing, home goods, etc. It is home to 400 stores and a 48,300 square foot convention centre where you can attend some of the best exhibitions in the entire town. Don’t forget to miss its local hawker centre where you can have some of the tastiest and traditional Malay food.
Location: Lingkaran Syed Putra, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This mall is the most popular one in this list for sure and for a very good reason. It sits between the iconic Petronas Twin Towers which is the tourist hotspot in Kuala Lumpur and also, this mall is one of the world’s best. With its grand infrastructure and stores with almost all the renowned fashion brands in the world, it should be the first name on your priority list if you are thinking of visiting a shopping mall. It also has some great restaurants like Alexander McQueen or Topshop to name a few, while children can spend time at Aquaria KLCC or Petrosains Discovery Centre. Do not miss the light shows held every night at the fountain outside the mall.
Location: 241, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
For all the gadget freaks out there, this is where you should be heading to, if you visit Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia’s largest lifestyle and IT mall, Plaza Low Yat has all the latest gadgets of the world. Be it laptops. Smartphones, computers etc, you get everything here. There are some eateries too which serve delicious food and allow you to recharge your phone in case your phone’s battery runs out.
Location: No. 7, Jalan Bintang Bukit Bintang Central, Off, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The most affordable one in this list, this mall is for people with a tight budget. It is one of the city’s oldest shopping malls and you will still find young people flocking here, buying goods at affordable prices after bargaining. It has stores who sell everything from clothes to gadgets. You will also find tattoo parlours here which attract young people a lot while there are kiosks selling headphones, soft toys, etc.
Location: Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Located in Bukit Bintang, this place is like a heaven for people who appreciate the finer things in life. Pavilion is the self-proclaimed power fashion hub of Malaysia and we wouldn’t disagree to be very honest. Whether it is Givenchy or Cartier, you get all the luxury brands here. People who are obsessed with fashion and luxury shopping, are bound to visit this impeccable shopping mall. Try not to miss the annual Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week where you get the chance to see the best designers of Malaysia.
Location: 68, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This place started way back as a wet market in 1888 and has a historical or traditional value attached to it. This is the place you should be at if you are looking for vintage items, or if you are looking to buy souvenirs which will help you cherish the memories of your wonderful trip to this rich country. The best part about this place is that it maintains the country’s heritage and architecture by not tampering with its original art-deco structure.
Location: Jalan Hang Kasturi, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Looking for a place which is shopping, entertainment, and transport hub all at the same time? Then this is the place you are searching for and this is exactly what differentiates it from the rest of the names on this list. You will find here everything from local to international brands while eateries serve cuisines from all around the globe. Moreover, you will find currency exchange services here as well.
Location: 201, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia