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Friday night close time for Petaling Street markets?

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Friday night close time for Petaling Street markets?

We have 8 hours between flights in KL on a Friday night next month. We land at 4pm and plan to go into Petaling St for some quick shopping.

Last time we did this was a Wednesday in December, we got there about 6pm, only to find that many of the stalls had already closed (incl. all dvd stores). I'd only ever heard that Petaling is open daily "till late" - does it close earlier on certain nights or certain times of the year?

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1. Re: Friday night close time for Petaling Street markets?

Hi,

It's unusual to see Petaling Street close around the time you experienced this. It should be open until late, I would say at least until 2300h.

If you go on a Friday night do take into account that traffic all around KL is horrible and this can last until midnight in certain areas. Taking a taxi would give you some challenge to reach your connecting plane.

Enjoy your mini stay in KL.

Pauline

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2. Re: Friday night close time for Petaling Street markets?

That is unusual TMBHL

The only time I have known the hours to be a bit odd are around Public Holidays or in the case of our last visit, a city wide protest that caused lots of roads to be shut. I think you will find it will be fine on your next visit.

Sean

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3. Re: Friday night close time for Petaling Street markets?

All these while the authority kept a "closed eyes"

with a" pocketful" not to take action on immigrant operating the stalls

Surprising at 6pm closing up>>might be a leaks information that there might be a raid for illegal immigrant,most stall ares manned by immigrants,legal or illegal the stalls license are meant for the local and not allowed to be operated by immigrants.

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4. Re: Friday night close time for Petaling Street markets?

6pm, the stalls are usually just beginning to open, not close.

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5. Re: Friday night close time for Petaling Street markets?

OK, thanks we should be right then. Maybe we were unlucky enough to strike a raid night last time.

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