Faces of
Malaysia
Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Langkawi

Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands in the Andaman Sea, some 30 km off the mainland coast of northwestern Malaysia. The islands are a part of Malaysia’s Kedah state, but are adjacent to the Thai border. By far the largest of the islands is the eponymous Pulau Langkawi with a population of about 45,000. The island is a declared duty-free zone.

The peak season is from December to March when moonson at the eastcoast shuts down most of the Islands there (Perhentian etc.). This makes Langkawi a good island alternative during that time period. Generally though, Langkawi can be visited all year around.

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Pasar Tani Mega, Taman Melawati

address: Lorong Serawak, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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


snacks
stall selling all kinds of snacks and chips

Pasar Tani Mega, Taman Melawati Tours:

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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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price from:
RM160


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