Top 5 Shopping Malls in Kuala Lumpur
In Kuala Lumpur, there are shopping malls where you can get from the most affordable to the most luxurious items. So where do you start if you are in Kuala Lumpur for the first time? Here are the following top 5 shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur for your reference. Enjoy reading!
Mega shop … Suria KLCC shopping centre. Photo: Getty Images
Bargain-hunter Annabel Ross hits the sales in the retail-therapy mecca of Kuala Lumpur.
From ritzy malls to quirky boutiques to Chinatown knock-offs, there’s something for every taste and every budget in Kuala Lumpur. While Bali and Bangkok have been favourite destinations of shoppers for years, KL is fast catching up as one of Asia’s most popular shopping cities. The famous sales are a major drawcard, particularly in November during the Malaysia Year-End Sale – a 10-week bargain bonanza. From now until January, KL will hum with bag-saddled label-lovers making the most of huge discounts.
Pavilion KL tops our shopping malls list with not only a wide range of exclusive brands, but the layout of the mall is splendid. Located in the heart of Bukit Bintang, the Golden Triangle of KL, Pavilion KL is a must have list in your mall hopping. Whether to shop or to sip some coffee, Pavilion KL is the place to be.
Fahrenheit88 is a modern mall near opposite of Pavilion KL. It used to be known as KL Plaza, but the new owner wanted to rename the mall after a huge renovation. Fahrenheit88 has some very nice stores. At the top floor you find Signature IT, a huge IT department store. Fahrenheit88 became one of the places to be among locals because of the huge Uniqlo clothing shop that occupies a few floors.
Low Yat Plaza
Low Yat Plaza – The best IT Mall in Kuala Lumpur. If you are an IT person or loves technology, cameras and gadgets, this is the mall you should be visiting. Being around for two decades, this mall transformed into an IT Mall in the late 90s when technology finally caught up in Malaysia. A whopping seven floors of products, each floor is almost dedicated to a specific IT section. It lovers can easily spend half a day here as prices are extremely compatible and there are over 500 IT retail outlets here. There is a eatery section on the lower ground floor while a Bank and ATM Machines are available. You never have to leave this place for the hard core.
Tip – Look around and compare prices before committing to buy here.
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, Jalan Bintang, Off Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang Central,
Low Yat Plaza Website
Tel: (603) 2148 3651
Berjaya Times Square
The Berjaya Times Square is probably the most happening shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur for a number of reasons. First of all, it’s located in the most sophisticated area in terms of entertainment in Kuala Lumpur, the Golden Triangle. The Golden Triangle is a modern and stylish district with 5-star premier hotels, including the Mandarin Oriental and shopping malls such as the Pavilion KL and Sungai Wang Plaza. Secondly, other than being ranked as the the country second largest shopping mall, the Berjaya Times Square is also a multi entertainment complex that incorporates Asia’s largest indoor theme park, Cosmo’s World and Malaysia’s first-ever IMAX 2D & 3D theatre.
There you go. These shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur are the top 5 that you will shop till you drop. Shopping has been a part of our lives apart from eating and sightseeing.