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Karyaneka

KARYANEKA, Malaysia's well known handicraft and souvenir centre, is a subsidiary of Perbadanan Kemajuan Kraftangan Malaysia, a government agency, entrusted to market Malaysian handicraft souvenir items produced by Malaysian's own craftsmen and small industries. Being just a mere 10 minute walk from Golden Triangle, where luxurious hotels and shopping malls are located, Karyaneka promises a one-stop craft shopping experience to every visitors. Karyaneka has a wide collection of rich items of handicraft reflecting Malaysia's ethnic and cultural heritage. The centre sells batik, rattan baskets, blowpipes, Sarawak woodcarvings, Kelantanese silver craft which come from the four corner of Malaysia. Moreover, the collection comprises some one thousand and more tableware, beautiful gifts, home decors and souvenir items. Besides our main showroom at Kompleks Budaya Kraf, we have five other outlets all around Malaysia that serves an attractive handicraft for visitors to buy for themselves or as a gift for their loved ones. Open: 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. KARYANEKA: Seksyen 63 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur Tel: +603-2164.9907 / +603-2164.9908 Fax: +603-2164.9901 E-mail: karyaneka@gmail.com Web: www.karyaneka.com.my

Kompleks Budaya Kraf

The Craft Cultural Complex is located on Jalan Conlay. This one-stop handicraft complex sprawls on lush landscaped grounds. It offers export-quality Malaysian handicrafts such as silk kaftan, bathrobes, silverware, pewterware, glassware, pottery, mengkuang products, silk batik printings, batikwear and songket (brocade material). There are also unusual ethnic items like wooden blowpipes and traditional rattan fish traps which make unusual souvenirs to take home. An artists' colony occupies a corner of the ground. Seksyen 63, Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur. Tel : 03-262 7533/262 7566 Fax : 03-262 2181 Business Hours : 10.00 - 18.00

Night Market - Petaling Street

Petaling Street offers yet another fascinating insight into Malaysia and its people. Open air stalls sprout up in the later part of the evening and within minutes the whole street is transformed into fascinating bazaar with loud music and bright lights. Amidst the hustle and bustle, shoppers may find clothes, batik, handicraft household items and variety of foodstuff and local cakes. The Petaling Street night market comes alive each evening after six while the night merket along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman is once a week affair every Saturday evening after six. A bargain hunters delight.

Royal Selangor Pewter

Located at 4 Jalan Usahawan 6 Setapak, is the world's largest pewter factory where the world's finest pewter is handicrafted. It houses the world's largest pewter tankard listed in the Guiness Book World of Records. Visiting hours : Mon-Sun: 9.00 am - 4.00pm 4, Jalan Usahawan Enam, Setapak Jaya, 53200 Kuala Lumpur. Tel : 03-442 1000

Tenmoku Pottery Factory

23, Jalan Industri Batu Caves 1/1, Taman Perindustrian Batu Caves, Batu Caves, 68100 Kuala Lumpur. Tel : 03-687 5898 Fax : 03-687 5893

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