Teeming with the familiar sounds of Bollywood hits, this vibrant quarter of KL is located within walking distance of famed Petaling Street where the city’s Chinatown is located. Described as a one stop shop for all things Indian, this favourite haunt of tourists is frequented by locals and visitors alike for its aromatic alleyways, scintillating cuisine and the sheer variety of goods that hail from its land of origin. Lined with innumerable sari bazaars, the venue is a hot pick for those in search of multi-hued saris, lengas and glittering shalwar kameezes. Specializing in all forms and varieties of Indian wear, the market is also a hotspot for jewellery and accessory fans. From glistening glass bangles, rings and necklaces to pure gold jewellery with traditional motifs and designs, accessory hunters will hardly be disappointed at the choices available here. Indian textiles and garments can also be found in the extensive marketplace, which is renowned for its brass wares and Bollywood movie and music CDs and DVDs.
Home to its very own Hawker Centre, Little India is also a great place to sample Indian cuisine and local delicacies that are not found anywhere else in Kuala Lumpur. Scrumptious Indian snacks such as samosas, vadais and Deewali deserts such as ghulab jamun are some of the more popular items on offer while pink air Bandung drinks and black cincau jelly drinks are also available at the venue lined with snack vendors and budget cafes. Travellers who wish to have a traditional Indian meal can also do so at the roadside eateries that offer biriyani, roti canai, dhal curries and other local favourites at unbelievably affordable prices. Those in search of conventional remedies and herbal oils can also find a plethora of natural ingredient based medicines in Little India’s many herbal shops.
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