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Central MarketKasturi Walk @, Central Market, City Centre, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Central Market Kuala Lumpur is located at Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock  and the pedestrian-only section of Jalan Hang Kasturi , a few minutes away from Petaling Street. It was founded in 1888 and originally used as a wet market, while the current Art Deco style building was completed in 1937. It has been classified as a Heritage Site by the Malaysian Heritage Society and it is now a landmark for Malaysian culture and heritage.

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Sin Sze Si Ya Temple0.11 KMs away from Central Market

Sin Sze Si Ya Temple is a Chinese temple located at 14A Lebuh Pudu, close to the Central Market of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is built by Yap Ah Loy's for two deities who help guiding him during the Selangor Civil War. The temple is the oldest Taoist temple in the city.

Dayabumi Complex0.18 KMs away from Central Market

The Dayabumi Complex is a major landmark in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It houses several commercial facilities and is one of the earliest skyscrapers in the city.

National Textiles Museum0.20 KMs away from Central Market

The National Textile Museum is a museum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum is open daily from 9 am to 6 pm, free admission. It is one of the main attractions in Kuala Lampur.

Petaling Street Market0.23 KMs away from Central Market

The whole area transforms into a lively and vibrant night market after dark, with hundreds of stalls selling all kinds of stuff at dirt-cheap prices, making it one of the most happening night market in the city.

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple0.27 KMs away from Central Market

The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Founded in 1873, it is situated at the edge of Chinatown in Jalan Bandar. In 1968, a new structure was built, featuring the ornate 'Raja Gopuram' tower in the style of South Indian temples. From its inception, the temple provided an important place of worship for early Indian immigrants and is now an important cultural and national heritage.

Sultan Abdul Samad Building0.36 KMs away from Central Market

The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is a late-nineteenth-century building located along Jalan Raja in front of the Dataran Merdeka and the Royal Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The building originally housed the offices of the British colonial administration and was known simply as Government Offices in its early years. In 1974 it was renamed after Sultan Abdul Samad, the reigning sultan of Selangor at the time when construction began.

Masjid Jamek of Kuala Lumpur0.36 KMs away from Central Market

Jamek Mosque, officially Sultan Abdul Samad Jamek Mosque , is one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located at the confluence of the Klang and Gombak River and may be accessed via Jalan Tun Perak. The mosque was designed by Arthur Benison Hubback and built in 1909. It is one of the great attractions in Malaysia.

Muzium Telekom0.57 KMs away from Central Market

The Telekom Museum is an iconic building in the heart of Kuala lumpur which traces the history of telecommunications in Malaysia from 1870s up to the present.

National Mosque of Malaysia0.57 KMs away from Central Market

The National Mosque of Malaysia is a mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It has a capacity for 15,000 people and is situated among 13 acres  of gardens. Its key features are a 73-meter-high minaret and a 16-pointed star concrete main roof. The umbrella, synonymous with the tropics, is featured conspicuously – the main roof is reminiscent of an open umbrella, the minaret's cap a folded one.  It is one of the main attractions in Malaysia.

St Mary's Anglican Cathedral0.57 KMs away from Central Market

The Cathedral of St. Mary the Virgin or St. Mary's Cathedral is the cathedral of the Diocese of West Malaysia of the Anglican Church of the Province of South East Asia, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is the Episcopal see of the Anglican Bishop of West Malaysia and the mother church of the diocese.

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park0.73 KMs away from Central Market

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park  is a large public butterfly zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is a popular tourist attraction in the country. It is located adjacent to the Lake Gardens and Kuala Lumpur Bird Park. The butterfly park houses many species that are local to the country. Spanning over 80,000 square feet of landscaped garden with over 5,000 butterflies, exotic plants, butterfly-host plants and ferns, it is one of the largest houses in the world.

Muzium Kesenian Islam Malaysia0.76 KMs away from Central Market

The largest museum of Islamic arts in South East Asia with more than seven thousand artifacts from the Islamic world.

Taman Burung Kuala Lumpur0.78 KMs away from Central Market

A gated attraction, Kuala Lumpur Bird Park is a 20.9-acre  public aviary in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is a popular tourist attraction in the country, receiving an annual average of 200,000 visitors. The Bird Park houses more than 3,000 birds representing more than 200 species in an enclosed aviary. About 90% are local birds and 10% were imported from countries such as Australia, China, Holland, Indonesia, New Guinea, Tanzania, and Thailand.

Royal Malaysia Police Museum0.91 KMs away from Central Market

The Royal Malaysia Police Museum is a museum that showcases the history of the Malaysia police force, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum includes exhibits from the history of the Royal Malaysia Police since its origins under British colonial rule until the 1970s. It is open daily, except Monday, from 1000 to 1800 hours, and admission is free.

KL Forest Eco Park0.94 KMs away from Central Market

Situated within the city of Kuala Lumpur, this rain forest has several nature trails & a forest canopy walkway. This is the only remaining tropical rainforest in the middle of Kuala Lumpur city center.

Planetarium Negara1.01 KMs away from Central Market

The National Planetarium is the national planetarium of Malaysia. It is a blue-domed structure that is situated on top of a hill in the Lake Gardens at Jalan Perdana, Kuala Lumpur. It is about 120,000 square feet in the area.

Perdana Botanical Gardens1.07 KMs away from Central Market

Perdana Botanical Gardens, formerly Perdana Lake Gardens, Lake Gardens, and Public Gardens, is Kuala Lumpur's first large-scale recreational park. Measuring 91.6 hectares, it is located in the heart of the city and established in 1888. The park served as a place of refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city during colonial times. It contains large sculpted and manicured gardens and a host of attractions.

Menara Kuala Lumpur (Kuala Lumpur Tower)1.22 KMs away from Central Market

The Kuala Lumpur Tower is a communications tower located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Its construction was completed on 1 March 1995. It features an antenna that increases its height to 421 meters and is the 7th tallest freestanding tower in the world. The roof of the pod is at 335 metres. The rest of the tower below has a stairwell and an elevator to reach the upper area, which also contains a revolving restaurant, providing diners with a panoramic view of the city.

National Museum of Malaysia1.27 KMs away from Central Market

The National Museum is a museum located on Jalan Damansara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The museum is situated in close proximity to the Perdana Lake Gardens and it provides an overview of Malaysian history and culture. Its facade comprises elements of traditional Malay and modern features. It was opened on 31 August 1963,and it serves as a repository of Malaysia's rich cultural and historical heritage.

National Monument1.40 KMs away from Central Market

The National Monument is a sculpture that commemorates those who died in Malaysia's struggle for freedom, principally against the Japanese occupation during World War II and the Malayan Emergency, which lasted from 1948 until 1960. It is located in the Federal capital, Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian Houses of Parliament is situated near the monument.