Featured: Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, sometimes referred to as Jalan TAR, was the 'grande
dame' of KL shopping in the days before modern shopping complexes took the
KL metropolitan city by storm.
When comes to month of Ramadan, the famous Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman is the
most sought after place in whole of Kuala Lumpur. Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman
is a one-stop centre for shoppers in the month Ramadan. Here, there will
many vendors selling all kind of food, for the 'berbuka puasa'.
Narrow alleys between the shops offer a fantastic range of clothing material
at irresistible bargain prices. Other established names offer collections of
silver and crystalware. Sogo Shopping Complex and Maju Junction Mall are
also located along this stretch.
Every Saturday between 5pm- 10pm, Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman is closed to
traffic and transformed into a night market (“pasar malam”) where petty
traders and hawkers sell an assortment of goods in the open air. Walking
through it promises to be an interesting experience, and it is also a good
place to pick up some casual attire, local products, as well as sample local
Shoppers coming here for the purpose of getting the best bargains for food,
clothing and other merchandises. If you are looking for the best bargains
with variety, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman is a place to visit.
Getting there by:
The busy part of Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman is in between Jalan Tun Perak (Dataran
Merdeka, Merdeka Square) and Jalan Sultan Ismail. A good landmark to stop at
is Sogo shopping mall.
By Light Rapid Transit (LRT)
The Bandaraya station on the STAR line is on Jalan Raja Laut, which is
parallel to Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. Alternatively, you can get off at
Masjid Jamek (both STAR and PUTRA lines), walk into the little lane that
leads into Little India and cut across the alley onto Jalan Tuanku Abdul