Friday, April 8, 2011

Masjid India Kuala Lumpur: A Good Shopping Area

One of the shopping attractions for locals and foreigners in Kuala Lumpur  is around Masjid India. It is located next to Masjid India (mosque) and near the LRT Station Masjid Jamek. Here you can find many small souvenirs ( like bags, perfumes ), textile, accessories, goldsmiths, money changers, 2-3 star hotels, food court selling Malaysian food, supermarket (Mydin), banks, restaurants etc. Some of the products are sold  at a reasonable cost. Until you go and explore the area, you will not regret it.

Masjid India Shopping Area

Covered stalls offer many products price ranging from RM1.00 to over hundreds.

Bags were displayed for shoppers to choose

The famous 3-storey Masjid India, can accommodate many worshipper. Most Fridays, this mosque was packed with people even on the outside road.

The flats or mansions with shopping on the ground floor is unique at Jalan Masjid India.

For those who come from India, Pakistan and Middle East countries, you should visit this area. It is not only a shopping area, it is also a good eating area where you can find Malaysian traditional dish, and Indo- Pakistani dishes as well.

Masjid India Area is actually starts from the the junction of Jalan Melayu until you reach the end of the Masjid India road near Semua House. It is better to visit during the day as at night most shops are closed.

For those who like textile and garment, you can try shops at Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, a street away from Jalan Masjid India. You may visit SOGO shopping complex nearby which offers reasonable price for clothes, electrical products, crockery, perfumes, jewelry, household goods, etc and there is a supermarket at the ground floor for those who need to replenish their food stock.Happy shopping.

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