Faces of
Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah on Borneo. With an estimated population of 532,129 in the city and 700,000 in the urban area, it is the largest urban centre in Sabah and the sixth largest in Malaysia. It is located close to Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia.

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.

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:
RM160


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Attractions

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Little India Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

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Attractions

Church of St. Francis Xavier, Melaka

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