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CHOW KIT, KUALA LUMPUR

LOCATION
Chow Kit is a sub-district in central Kuala Lumpur. It is located around Jalan Chow Kit and is enclosed by the parallel streets of Jalan Raja Laut and Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman. Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) is a traditional shopping district in Kuala Lumpur. It lies just north of the city centre. The northern part of the district is called Chow Kit.

Coordinates:
3°10'2"N 101°41'53"E
3.16722°N 101.69806°E

LOKASI
Chow Kit merupakan sebuah sub-daerah di pusat bandar Kuala Lumpur. Ia terletak disekitar Jalan Chow Kit dan diapit oleh Jalan Raja Laut dan Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman. Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) ialah daerah membeli belah tradisional di Kuala Lumpur yang terletak di utara pusat bandaraya. Bahagian utara daerah ini dinamakan Chow Kit.  

Koordinat:
3°10'2"N 101°41'53"E
3.16722°N 101.69806°E

TOPONYMY
Chow Kit is named after the tin miner, public official, and municipal councillor Loke Chow Kit. He was a prominent business tycoon who was the first local owner of a department store (Chow Kit & Co) established in 1892 which was the largest in Kuala Lumpur at the time.  He was also the first Malaysian Chinese to receive the Jaksa Pendamai (J.P.) honour

TOPONOMI
Chow Kit dinamakan sempena seorang pelombong bijih timah, pegawai awam dan anggota Dewan Bandaraya Loke Chow Kit. Beliau merupakan taikun perniagaan terkenal dan pemilik tempatan pertama gedung membeli-belah (Chow Kit & Co) yang ditubuhkan pada tahun 1892. Gedung tersebut merupakan yang terbesar di Kuala Lumpur pada masa itu. Beliau juga rakyat Malaysia berbangsa Cina yang pertama menerima pingat Jaksa Pendamai (J.P.).  

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ATTRACTION
Chow Kit has a daily wet market known as Bazaar Baru Chow Kit which is the largest wet market in Kuala Lumpur. It also features a night market known as Bundle Chow Kit along Lorong Haji Taib which is known for the sale of used clothing and accessories. TARIKAN
Chow Kit mempunyai pasar basah harian yang dikenali sebagai Bazaar Baru Chow Kit yang merupakan pasar basah terbesar di Kuala Lumpur. Di Chow Kit juga terdapat pasar malam yang dikenali sebagai Bundle Chow Kit di Lorong Haji Taib yang terkenal dengan jualan pakaian dan aksesori terpakai.

Chow Kit Wet Market
Chow Kit Market
Chow Kit Wet Market

Chow Kit Bundle
Chow Kit Bundle
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