Central Market Kuala Lumpur Keeping Malaysian Heritage Relevant in Today's World





For a 128-year-old buliding that started out as a wet market, Central Market Kuala Lumpur is a testament that old buildings can be preserved, restored and transformed into a place thatis relevant to modern time. The building has come since its history dating back to 1888. By the 1930s, its structure was improvised to sport the current Art Deco facade we see today.


Facilities in Central Market have improved and upgraded since being taken over by Kha Seng Group in 2004 to better promote its unique selling point as an outstanding centre for Malaysian art and handicraft, making it as an excellent platform to showcase true culture and heritage values.





Central Market Kuala Lumpur's emphasis on arts is further enhanced with the transformation of Central Market Annexe. Located behind Central Market, it is home to the Central Market Art Lane with unique studios offering special charms from Malaysia's talented artists. 



From classic to contemporary art, caricature and potraits, the Art Lance offers a friendly atmosphere both for browsing and buying. Here, visitors get to appreciate ideas at the eclectic art galleris besides participating in modern art at the Illusion 3D Art Museum. Central Market Annexe also houses the Colonial Restaurant and Bar; great for luncheon and chill-out session.


Alongside Central Market is the newly transformed alley - Kasture Walk. Launced on 9 February 2011, this pedestrianised and covered walkaway boasts an al fresco ambience with a tantalising variety of F&B kiosks providing local snacks and bites as well as souvenirs, accessories and handicrafts.


A visit to Central Market today will definitely give a worthwhile and enriching experience as tourists and visitors get to immerse themselves in rich Malaysian heritage and tradition besides purchasing unique arts and crafts. Whether to celebrate a festival or simple to liven up the surroundings, cultural performances and shows are regularly showcased, playing a big role for visitors to open their eyes to our shared culture.

HOW TO GET THERE?
LRT Pasar Seni Station



COMMENTS

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  1. pernah lalu sini tapi tak pernah singgah. Jem kalau bawak transport sendiri... better naik public transport

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    1. yes,, public transport is the best kalau nak pegi sini

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  2. Great, that palce is looking so beautiful and it have so many good things to enjoy. it is full with natural beauty and so stunning photos you shared of that palce.


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  3. I remember I had to come here for a uni project and was so shocked! It's so bright and clean unlike what I had in mind LOL

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    1. hahhaa... kudos to their management... this place is awesome and now seem luxurious but still cheap

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  4. I wish 1 day I will visit Central Market. Really want to go but I dont have time. Really nice entry. Keep it up.

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    1. 1 day you will, it is really nice place... many interesting item you will fine... Thanks!

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  5. This KL Central Market must be far away from JB, right?

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    1. Yes, it is. Central Market situated in Kuala Lumpur

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  6. It has been a while since I last visited Central Market, I might drop by one of these days.

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    1. It is good to be here to get the tourist vibe....

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  7. I missed the old central market but i still bring my overseas friends shopping here. this place is iconic

    www.placesandfoods.com

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    1. it is iconic... every tourist should be visit here..

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