Faces of
Malaysia
Kuala Terengganu

Kuala Terengganu, KT in short, is located at the east coast of the Peninsula Malaysia and at the mouth of the Sungai Terengganu (or Terengganu River) that empties here into the South China Sea. It is the capital of the state of Terengganu, which forms, together with Kedah and Kelatan, the heartland of Malay culture. KT is a good stop for one or 2 days before moving on along the east coast or towards the National Park / Tasik Kenyir.

Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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


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:
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