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Shopping in Bangsar

Posted by anak wilayah on December 14, 2009

In Bangsar, there are two main shopping malls which are the Bangsar Village located in Telawi and the Bangsar Shopping Centre along Jalan Maarof. Bangsar Village was formerly a large hypermarket named Hankyu Jaya that was renovated and transformed into the current mall after several years of stagnation. The Bangsar Village has proven to be a popular point of attraction for its shopping and dining opportunities, though it is only a small building that accommodates limited shops.

Bangsar Village

To ride on its success and increase its size, a second block named ‘Bangsar Village II’ was built just across the road which packs much more fashion outlets, restaurants and other shopping attractions. Some of the fashion brands available here include Guess, Aldo, Noir, Raoul, Liz Claiborne, Padini and Lara. Spas and fitness centres such as well as many beauty saloons are nestled inside the building among the multitude of shops.
Highlights: Coast, G2000, Nike, Guess, Aldo, Noir, Raoul, Liz Claiborne, Padini and Lara.
Address: Jalan Telawi Satu, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: (603) 2288 1200/2288 1808
Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00

Bangsar Shopping Centre

Bangsar Shopping Centre is located further down from the main Bangsar area, very near the intersection which branches off into the city on the right and into neighbouring area Hartamas on the left. This mall has been in the area for a long time and houses a decent range of fashion outlets, specialty shops, pharmacies and a supermarket. A flea market takes place in the mall every Saturday morning.
Highlights: Scrappingville, Dodo Art & Craft, Poh Kong Jewellers, Cuffz, Xari-Xari, Mori Pin, British India, Desiree, Gina Collection,
Address: Jalan Maarof, 59000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: (603) 2094 7700
Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00

Mid Valley Megamall

The best shopping opportunity is not actually within Bangsar itself, but very near it; the Mid Valley Shopping mall is one of the largest in Southeast Asia and is arguably the Klang Valley’s most popular shopping attraction. From Bangsar, it is a mere few minutes away using a large flyover that cuts across the smaller Bangsar roads that lead to other areas.
Highlights: Zara, Mango, G2000, Topshop, California Fitness, Cinema, Sa Sa, Bonita, Elle, Voir, Seed, House of Leather, Travel Syle.
Address: Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: (603) 2938 3333
Opening Hours: Daily, 10:00 – 22:00

Pasar Malam in Bangsar

The Bangsar night market, or ‘Pasar Malam’, is an open-air bazaar that takes place among the streets of Telawi, right next to the main shop lot areas and across the Bangsar Village II mall. Like most pasar malams around Kuala Lumpur, Bangsar’s night market has its fair share of wet and dry goods. On one corner, you can find fishmongers hawking huge snappers and red prawns, filling the air with the smell of the sea. On the other, hawkers sell the latest bootleg fashion, T-shirts and jeans hung from hangars below make-shift roofs.

The night market takes place from early evening till late night, attracting a massive crown of local residents and expatriates. Because of the affluent nature of the crowd and area, goods here are more expensive than other night markets in Kuala Lumpur. However, the culture of bargaining can still be practised very much here, though the final figures probably won’t net you as much savings in other places.

A walk through the night market is a fascinating experience for first-timers. This is a huge shopping activity for locals, as almost everything under the sun can be found here, from clothing to shoes and food stuff to electronic gadgets. The sheer number of stalls, people and din of traders bargaining with customers is a colourful sight and a must-visit for those in Bangsar on Sundays.

Highlights: Street Food (Char Koey Teow, Asam Laksa, Satay and the Otak-Otak).
Address:
Between Jalan Maarof and Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Opening Hours: Sunday, 18:00 – 22:00

One Response to “Shopping in Bangsar”

  1. Hello. Great job, if I wasn’t so busy with my school work I read your entire site. Thanks!

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