Petaling Street

Petaling Street is in Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is infamous for pirated clothes and accessories such as handbags and watches along with bootleg DVDs and CDs. Petaling Street however does not exclusively offer pirated products. Haggling is a common sight here and the place is usually crowded with locals as well as tourists.
The area has dozens of restaurants and food stalls, serving local favourites such as Hokkien mee, ikan bakar (barbecued fish), asam laksa and curry noodles. Traders here are mainly Chinese but there are also Indian, Malay, and Bangladeshi traders.
See also my earlier blog on the Toy Man who I photographed in Petaling Street.

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