Chow Kit

Coordinates: 3°9′47.9″N 101°41′48.8″E / 3.163306°N 101.696889°E / 3.163306; 101.696889

Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman in Chow Kit

Chow Kit is a sub-district in central Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is located around Jalan Chow Kit (Chow Kit Road) and is enclosed by the parallel streets of Jalan Raja Laut and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman. It is named after the tin miner and municipal councilor Loke Chow Kit (陸秋傑). Today the area features a large Indonesian community, and more recently, a small African community. It has a daily wet market known as Bazaar Baru Chow Kit which is the largest wet market in Kuala Lumpur and is a tourist attraction.[1] It also features a night market also known as Bundle Chow Kit along Lorong Haji Taib which is known for the sale of used clothings and accessories.[2]


The KL Monorail Chow Kit Monorail station is situated in this area and the Ampang Line PWTC LRT station is located nearby.


  1. "Bundle Chow Kit tetap hebat", Harian Metro. Bernama. Accessed 19 July 2007.
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