Of course one of the things to do in Cheras Kuala Lumpur is shopping. It is a bustling metropolis of around 6.5 million people. With its connection to public transportation networks, guests at Silka Cheras, Kuala Lumpur have convenient access to great shopping, even better food and some of nature’s wonders, all of which are less than an hour away. With the Taman Connaught MRT station right at the hotel’s doorstep, Kuala Lumpur city’s tourist hotspots such as Central Market, Chinatown, Jalan Alor Food Street, Bukit Bintang, and Muzium Negara are just a short train ride away.
Let’s Go Shopping
This famous shopping and entertainment district has a few prominent shopping centres including Lot 10, Fahrenheit 88, Starhill Gallery, Sungei Wang Plaza, Berjaya Times Square, and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
Central Market Kuala Lumpur is a centre for Malaysian culture, art, and craft and is located in the heart of the city. For those shopping for Malaysian batik, souvenirs, collectibles, and handicrafts, Central Market is definitely worth a visit. As a building with significant historical value, Central Market has come a long way from its early beginning as a wet market built in 1888. Today, it is a delightful destination for tourists, shoppers, and art lovers.
Opening Hours: 10:00a.m. – 9:30p.m.
Adjacent to Silka Cheras Kuala Lumpur, Cheras Sentral mall’s retail outlets are spread across eight floors. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice with the presence of international fashion brands, renowned home-grown fashion outlets, food and beverage outlets to family entertainment options and a multi-screen cineplex.
Opening hours: 10:00a.m. – 10:00p.m.
Ikea is Swedish-founded Dutch-based multinational group that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances, and home accessories. Great products to decorate your home or office.
Monday-Thursday (9:30a.m. – 10:00p.m.
Friday-Sunday (9:30 am – 11:00p.m.)
Eve, public holidays and replacement holidays on Mondays (9:30a.m. – 11:00p.m.)
Chinatown, based in Petaling Street, is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. It is an area which never sleeps, and far more colourful and bustling than its bigger and more glamourous neighbours, KLCC and Bukit Bintang. Petaling Street is regarded as a heritage site and transforms into a lively and vibrant night market; a bargain hunter's paradise. Deeply immersed in Oriental culture, heritage and history, Chinatown is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist spots in Malaysia. Other attractions within the vicinity include Central Market and the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple.
Opening Hours: 3:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.
Located adjacent to Kuala Lumpur Twin Towers is Suria KLCC, one of the most vibrant shopping malls in the city of Kuala Lumpur and within walking distance is the Aquarium.
For a dose of local lifestyle, do check out the Taman Connaught Night Market, reputedly the longest night market in Malaysia, every Wednesday night at Jalan Cheras. With products ranging from fresh produce to clothing, the night market is a one stop shopping location for local residents. In the afternoons, the same street is a hive of activity with the coffee shops being the main attractions.
Opening Hours: 5:00p.m. – 11:00p.m.