11 Ramadan Bazaars You Will Regret Not Visiting This Year
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1. Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
Location: Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 2, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
Not the biggest in KL but possibly the most popular, the TTDI bazaar boasts great food and excellent variety.
Some of their most famous stalls include Popiah Power, Raja Murtabak, and kuih putu piring.
Try to get there early because by 5pm, there will be long queues and traffic jams. Even so, it's worth the wait as the food is an absolute treat!
Expect long queues at their famous Raja Murtabak stall. Image via timeout.com
Plenty of *popiah* to choose from, and each one delicious! Image via kuali.com
Pandan flavoured *apam balik* with fillings such as *pulut hitam*, raisins, chocolate, and coconut. Image via timeout.com
Image via backpackingmalaysia.com
2. Shah Alam, Selangor
Location: Stadium Malawati, Persiaran Sukan, Seksyen 13, 40100, Shah Alam, Selangor
This bazaar is home to around 200 stalls and is packed with deliciousness. You'll find almost everything here, from ayam golek to Inn Tepung Pelita.
An added bonus is the huge parking lot available to the public.
3. Kelana Jaya, Selangor
Location: Jalan SS 6/2, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
The Kelana Jaya bazaar is packed with amazing food and drinks. Expect long queues as people line up in droves to get delicious halal Chinese dishes, as well as outstanding Malay delicacies.
4. Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Location: Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru, 59100, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
This bazaar is known for the Rojala - a cross between roti jala and murtabak. Other famed eats include the ayam percik, murtabak raja and colourful displays of fruit jelly. While it doesn't have the same quantity of dishes as many other bazaars, this market makes up for it in the quality of their food.
5. Bandar Baru Uda, Johor Bahru
Location: Jalan Padi Ria, Bandar Baru Uda, Johor Bahru, 81200 Johor
Get your fix of Johorean delights at Bandar Baru Uda. This Ramadan bazaar stretches around a large block of shop lots and offers plenty of local goodies. Get your fill of laksa Johor, rojak Singapura and kacang pol. Then wash it down with some refreshing air khatira!
6. Seremban 2, Negeri Sembilan
Location: Persiaran S2, 70300 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Get your fill of Negeri Sembilan goodness at this Bazaar Ramadan with masak lemak cili api specialties, nasi ambeng bumbu, sambal tempoyak, and much more.
7. Jalan Hang Tuah, Melaka
Location: Jalan Hang Tuah, 75300 Melaka
This bazaar extends along Jalan Hang Tuah and serves up Melaka's signature Hainanese chicken rice balls, putu piring, and asam pedas.
And don't forget to taste the Nyonya specialties such as an abundance of kuih muih, sago gula Melaka, and Nyonya cendol!
8. Jalan Mahkota, Kuantan
Location: Jalan Mahkota, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang
Located near the state mosque, this is Kuantan's biggest bazaar. Awesome treats include Royal Pudding and ikan patin masak tempoyak, as well as the usual array Ramadan dishes like kuih, murtabak, ikan bakar, and so on.
What's unique about this bazaar is that, rather than going home, many people will stay and break their fast on the padang, picnic-style!
9. Medan Gopeng, Ipoh
Location: Medan Gopeng, 31350 Ipoh, Perak
The largest of the three main Ramadan bazaars in Ipoh, Medan Gopeng is home of the best rendang tok, a Perak specialty. With plenty of stalls to browse and choose from, other awesome treats include nasi hujan panas (rainbow rice!),barbecue shish kebabs, and halal dim sum.
10. Little India, Penang
Location: Queen Street, Little India, 10300 Georgetown, Penang
What makes this bazaar unique is its cross-culture location and delicious Indian Muslim cuisine. Not only will you find the usual Malay and Arab-influenced dishes, but also a wide variety of Indian specialties such as chapati, samosa, pasembur, and a huge variety of Indian sweets.
They offer amazing beriyani rice, as well as putu mayung briyani. Sublime!
11. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Location: Ruang Singgah Mata, Asia City Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
This pasar tani transforms into a food hub during the month of Ramadan and is great place to get tasty treats for buka puasa.
Check out the best of Sabah's good eats like bambangan (pickled wild mango) and hinava (fresh raw tenggiri mixed with sliced chili, ginger, and red onion).
Ramadan is a wonderful time for all Malaysians to come together and enjoy the amazing food our nation has to offer!
These Ramadan bazaars are just a drive away and are absolutely worth the trip, especially with the All-New Honda Civic.
Sit back and enjoy your foodie road trips as you travel in style with the 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged engine, the All-New Honda Civic gives you a smooth drive in the city. The Walk Away Auto Lock feature enables you to have the most convenient shopping trip as there's no need to fiddle with your car keys. Not to mention the Electric Parking Brake will make driving through the crowded streets surrounding the Ramadan bazaars easy and stress-free.