What to bring from Malaysia? Shopping and Souvenirs

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A very popular souvenir from Malaysia souvenir figurine of the twin towers of Petronas. You can buy anywhere, but the easiest at home towers, in Kuala Lumpur. Towers are sold in different sizes and at different prices, an average of 9 ringgit (currency of Malaysia) for a simple small to several hundred for large clock tower and gold leaf. The cheapest figurines of the towers, worth tens of ringgit, made in China, and on close examination it is seen that they are very roughly made, with no small parts. The more expensive towers are made in Malaysia and very much superior to Chinese in quality under close inspection. Keep in mind this when selecting towers and do not be surprised such a large spread in price, it would seem, at first glance identical figures.

You can bring any other Souvenirs with the image Petronas: the fridge magnet, keyring, coasters, napkin holders and more.

Another symbol - the tower "Menara". Similarly, as with Petronas, sold all kinds of figurines and Souvenirs with its image.

Fans of Formula 1 can bring the paraphernalia of the Royal race. Every year close to KL is one of the stages of the championship, f-1, and Malays are very proud of it.

The Malays are masters in production of various goods and utensils of tin and copper. It is their traditional craft. So you can bring some trifle of tin or even something useful of kitchen utensils or for table decoration. Also the Malays are excellent woodwork, cut out various figures and figurines. Although, if you look closely, most of the cheap Souvenirs made in China and neighbouring Thailand.

Fabrics: silk and batik. You can bring useful and beautiful silk products such as bedding set, handkerchief, pajamas or Bathrobe that will long to please you with its softness and naturalness. A hand-painted technique of batik fabrics will please the eye with their bright colors.

Make sure to visit local food markets. There you can buy a variety of seasonings and ingredients for exotic Asian dishes. Can bring home all the ingredients to prepare the famous Thai Tom Yam soup, Malay national dishes and much more.

Malaysia is a very multicultural country, so you can buy there Souvenirs and products from any of the neighboring countries of Asia: India, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, etc. If you go to the national quarter, you'll find yourself in another country, and the range of Souvenirs in the shops is quite another.

Сувенир из Малайзии

You can buy inexpensive electronic and computer equipment, but approach this issue very carefully. Remember the guarantee on the purchased equipment, which you likely won't have a home.

Fans of massage, aromatherapy and various cosmetics for the soul will have all kinds of oils, Soaps, scrubs the incredible flavors that you will not be able to buy the house.

In expensive shopping malls and boutiques you can buy clothes, bags and other "stuff" the most fashionable brand brands. Now for anybody not a secret that almost everything is done in Asia, so, buying branded stuff here, you will be able to save a little and, at least, don't buy the left fake. It is best to buy local products because they are much cheaper than the imported. Speaking of fakes. Counterfeit products are very common, so that in the markets you can buy "almost proprietary" stuff at ridiculous prices. The most popular forgeries: watches, sunglasses, bags, clothes.

Comments / recent posts on the topic on the forum
admin December 15, 2018
Hello Galina! There all round the clock. ...
Shura 11 January, 2019
Flying from Thailand to Penang.
It is better to drive - baht or dollars?
How are things with exchange? Is it convenient to pay by credit card? ...
admin 11 January, 2019

What you have on hand, and bring. The exchangers are in Penang, go to the area of Komtar or the Penang, there you will find the best rates in my experience. A map is certainly convenient, but not enough where pay. Hotels will pay, and for the transportation, Souvenirs in the small shops there. ...
Karin 27 January, 2019
Hello! The husband has a Grey passport issued by Estonia ( person without citizenship) . Do you need a visa in advance? Or maybe arrange it on arrival ?) ...
admin 28 January, 2019

Honestly, difficult to answer, after all this is a very controversial status without citizenship. It can at passport control not to pay attention to it, and the place of issuance of the passport to put the visa for 90 days as a citizen of Estonia, and can not supply a visa and even do not give, because there is in fact a list of countries that require a visa and persons without citizenship there is clearly no. Try to call the Embassy in Moscow, and even better to write them a letter at least e-mail to answer on paper just in case. And if not difficult, then let me know what happened. ...
Max June 15, 2019
Please tell me
Boats to the Islands after 18: 00 does not go? or just can be found individually? ...
Vladimir N 24 June, 2019
Need addresses of shops selling Ayurveda in Kuala Lumpur ...
valentinatseiko 7 July, 2019
Good afternoon. Thank you for such a detailed description of the topic. For me it was useful to read. ...
Zhereele 23 July, 2019
Good morning!
Question about entry in KL without return tickets. I went through a bunch of sites have very different information. Help Posta if you have any information.
We will enter with 14летним son to here in KL to apply for a student guardian visa (guardianship of me, and he will study there, the school has already received). He learned that we can not let in KL or even to release from Hong Kong (transit flights via Hong Kong from Russia).
Whether so it and what to do? there are tips to buy a ticket for the emission of CL, for example...
on the other hand we have the confirmation from Ministry of Education Malaysia that the child is enrolled in school and will be initiated with the visa application process as soon as we arrive. Maybe this is fly/fly?
thanks in advance!) ...
admin July 23, 2019

The information is different, because we all have different experience in this matter. Officially, the requirement to have return tickets or tickets to a third country for visa-free entry to Malaysia exist in almost all countries, but in practice border controls it is checked rarely. Just imagine the huge flow of entry passport control, and everyone should check out... So check apparently selectively moved by the guards, and limited to the inspection of the printout e-ticket without verifying it in the database. The same applies to the boarding, sometimes can check. But in Hong Kong you have no one to check anything, because if you are transferring one ticket, then you already have your boarding pass from Moscow or where you are flying there, and in Hong Kong, you pass only the control of the safety and document check before boarding and that's it.
So you have several options:
1. Fly as it is, and if the landing or the border you have questions, you show all the documents and explain everything. Chances are that you will be admitted. Also can be part of their history topics. what are you going to travel to Asia to neighboring countries by land in Thailand or Singapore by bus or train. You can, incidentally, buy a train ticket online or a bus, or make a printout, maybe a ride.
2. Fly as it is, and if you have questions, are buying right at the airport any ticket to Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia etc. any budget airlines.
3. Buy in advance of any house is the cheapest ticket one-way to Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia etc. any budget airlines.
4. Buy a house more expensive ticket in any sosen ...

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