Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Being a young city (founded only in 1857) it developed fast into a bustling metropolis of 1.5 million people (6 million including the satellite cities in the Klang Valley). Kuala Lumpur, or simply KL (as it is it called by Malaysians), literally means “muddy estuary” in Bahasa Malaysia. With good and cheap accommodation, great shopping and even better food in this multi-cultural melting pot, increasing numbers of travellers are discovering this little gem of a city.
Having been in the shadow of other big cities in the region like Bangkok and Singapore, KL was put back on the map for good with the opening the Petronas Twin Towers in 1997, until 2004 the highest and still one of the most impressive buildings in the world. Though, the sights are not what makes this city unique, it’s KL itself and it’s mixture of people and visitors.

Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

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Pasar Tani Mega, Taman Melawati

address: Lorong Serawak, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Pasar-Tani-Mega-Taman-Melawati.jpg, Large weekend neighborhood market selling everything you need for the Malaysian kitchen fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, meat and snacks
the bustling wet market
Large weekend neighborhood market selling everything you need for the Malaysian kitchen fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, meat and snacks

Opening Times:
every saturday morning

How to get to Pasar Tani Mega:
The market is in Taman Melawati,  a neighborhood n the east of Kuala Lumpur. The best way to get the is by car / taxi.
We recommend joining the tour Pasar Tani - Malay Market Experience which brings you to this market, gives you information of the things you see and lets you try plenty of food

stall selling fresh chicken
stall selling fresh chicken

dried fish
dried fish

fresh vegetables
fresh vegetables everywhere

lemon grass, ginger flower
ginger, lemon grass, ginger flower - ingredients for Laksa

stall selling all kinds of snacks and chips

Pasar Tani Mega, Taman Melawati Tours:


A variety of different tours in and around Kuala Lumpur giving you the chance to experience and learn more about the diverse malaysian food.

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