Central Market Kuala Lumpur is a centre for Malaysian culture, art and craft located in the heart of the city. As a building with significant historical value Central Market Kuala Lumpur has come a long way from its early beginning as a wet market built in 1888 to a delightful destination for tourists, shoppers, and art lovers.
Today, Central Market Kuala Lumpur is a must-visit destination offering visitors a unique shopping opportunity where they can relish from local handicrafts, textiles, souvenirs, collectibles, and local snacks. It is not just a retail experience but also a heritage experience offering a wonderful visual treat and appreciation of Malaysia heritage and architecture in a glance as they step into its doors.
Central Market Kuala Lumpur’s emphasis on art is also evident with the transformation of Central Market Annexe to house a variety of eclectic art galleries to include Illusion 3D Art Museum, Art House Gallery. Central Market Art Lane, on the other hand is an art corner comprising of 10 unique studios that features exciting works of art by local artists.