Kuala Lumpur - Central Market & Merdeka Square -


The Central Market (Pasar Seni) is a gargantuan building housing hundreds of shops offering batik designs, the wares of local artisans, and every type of souvenir you can think of.

Exiting the Central Market and heading north, you’ll find 3 of the most important buildings in Kuala Lumpur. The first is Masjid Jamek Mosque. You may enter to have a look but be aware that a strict dress code in enforced: men must wear pants and women must cover their hair with a veil. On the other side of the river, you’ll next find the Merdeka Square. At 100m, the giant Malaysian flag at the center of the square is said to be the tallest in the world. Adjacent to the square, you’ll find the Royal Selangor Club; a historic building that has hosted some of Malaysian high societies most important meetings and celebrations since 1890. On the other side of the square, the Sultan Abdul Samad mosque is one of the oldest in Kuala Lumpur.