Must buy in Malaysia — Top 11 cool, cheap, famous gifts & best things to buy in Malaysia

Dubbed a shopping paradise, Malaysia boasts a wide range of products as well as sales promotion programs, particularly during major sales events such as the national holiday or the end of the year, when products are discounted by up to 70%, making them incredibly appealing. If you enjoy shopping and want to look for promotional things at low rates, Malaysia is the place to visit. Malaysia, like every shopping paradise, offers a diversified and extensive choice of goods and items, as well as unique local delicacies. So, what should you purchase in Malaysia, what are the greatest items to buy in Malaysia, and what must you get in Malaysia? Let’s take a look at our Malaysian gifts for foreigners guide, which includes a list of the best things to buy in Malaysia (best things to shop in Malaysia), such as famous things to buy in Malaysia, Malaysia souvenir items, Malaysian snacks souvenirs (Malaysian snacks to buy, Malaysian snacks to bring overseas), food souvenir from Kuala Lumpur, cheap things to buy in Malaysia, cool and cheap things to buy in Malaysia.

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A shopping center in Kuala Lumpur.

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Central Market, Kuala Lumpur

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Malaysia is now Asia's affordable shopping destination
Malaysia is now Asia’s affordable shopping destination.

Taman Connaught Night Market

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Visitors are exploring-the local souvenir shops in George Town, Penang, Malaysia
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Batik silk is one of the best things to buy in Malaysia.

 

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Durian Snacks, a must buy in Malaysia as a gift.

Batik

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If you visit Malaysia, you should not miss out on the Batik fabric (Batik silk), which is a highly important present. This is one of the most important and well-known traditional handcrafted crafts in the country. Batik is a cloth that is painstakingly prepared by artists, who use beeswax to make crisp shapes and then dye it with various hues. Beeswax is used to print the Batik cloth, which exclusively prints with plant and floral forms.

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Batik Patterns

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Batik paintings

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A swing back to the natural in Batik

 

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Batik bag

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This fabric may be used to create attractive clothing as well as fashion accessories. These silk fabric sheets are frequently offered in local markets, shopping malls, and handicraft stores. The cost of a silk sheet is between $20 and $40. This is the item that will best assist you answer the question, “What should I buy while traveling to Malaysia?”

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Making Batik fabric

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The capital of Kuala Lumpur is home to many high-end and popular business centers, from well-known foreign brands to local brands. Pavillion, Starhill Gallery, Sungei Wang Plaza, Bukit Bintang, KLCC Suria, … are the familiar shopping places of travelers while traveling Malaysia. In addition, the Mega Sale program in July, August each year is also the time of travel combined shopping is chosen by many people.

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A Batik shop

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Souvenirs and Tin items (Products made from tin)

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One of the special souvenirs that tourists often buy when traveling to Malaysia is tin items. Products made from tin are widely sold at shopping centers, souvenir shops, handicraft shops, local markets or high-end specialty shops. One of the most trusted places to buy items of tin is Royal Selangor (Address: 4, Jalan Usahawan 6, Setapak Jaya, 53300 Kuala Lumpur / General Line: +603 4145 6000) – the world’s largest tin products producer in Kuala Lumpur. Tin products here is higher price than other places but quality is guaranteed. Visitors can find many interesting items such as beer mugs, keychains, photo frames, cups, …

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Coffee boxes, Malaysia, tin cans

Coffee boxes, Malaysia, tin cans, caddy, sealed piggy bank, pewter, ...
Coffee box

 

Trinket Box
Trinket Box

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Royal Selangor Sculpted Solid Pewter Coaster, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Royal Selangor Sculpted Solid Pewter Coaster, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Petronas Twin Towers Asia Metal Souvenir
Petronas Twin Towers tin metal souvenir

 

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Pen Holder

 

Malaysia Twin Tower Photo Frame & Cocktail Fork
Malaysia Twin Tower photo frame & cocktail fork made from tin

You can choose the beautiful small items of tin such as the Petronas Twin Tower model, keychains, chain, bracelets… that printed the symbols of Malaysia for only $2-$5.

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Tin keychains
Tin keychains

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Genuine pure tin cans

The souvenirs in Malaysia are very rich and diverse. A small suggestion for you to buy souvenir items is to visit Kompleks Kraf in Jalan Conlay. Souvenirs here are very diverse, you can freely to choose.

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Tin keychains

 

Coffee Gift Tin With Personalised Message
Coffee Gift Tin With Personalised Message

To buy the best Malaysian souvenirs at the most reasonable prices you should visit Kompleks Kraf in Jalan Conlay. Address: Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Tin chain

Teh Tarik (Pulled Tea)

Teh Tarik (or pull tea), originating from Malaysia
Teh Tarik (or pull tea), originating from Malaysia

If you have visited this nation, you have definitely heard of the classic “Teh Tarik” tea, which is a well-known delicacy in Malaysia, a renowned bubble milk tea drink that many visitors like when they visit Malaysia. This drink’s main component is Boh tea, which has a wonderful, rich flavor.

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A Teh Tarik man making tea in Malaysia

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Teh Tarik is well-known not only for its rich flavor and perfume, but also for the performances of tea artists, which draw tourists. Visitors to the marketplaces will unintentionally notice modest kiosks with a Teh Tarik person demonstrating his acting talents. His hands are carrying two cups of tea and milk, and he will juggle, shake the cup on the high poured into the glass left low speed fast, and he will also give his hands behind his back to perform some exciting activities, until the cup of effervescent milk tea is successful. Nowadays, there are less and fewer craftsmen who make tea, but manufacturers have processed this tea and packaged it with relatively low costs and a variety of flavors to fulfill the requirements of customers.

An artisan is performing how to making the traditional Teh Tarik tea.
An artisan is performing how to making the traditional Teh Tarik tea.

Boh tea comes in a variety of flavors, including mango, mandarin, lime, and ginger, in addition to the usual black tea flavor. This tea may be purchased on any Malaysian street. Each package of Boh tea has 25 packets and costs roughly 5 MYR ($1.2). This is one of the top items to purchase in Malaysia.

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Boh tea boxes

 

Malaysia Cameron HIGHLANDS Boh Black Tea Leaves
Malaysia Cameron HIGHLANDS Boh Black Tea Leaves

 

BOH Seri Songket Lychee With Rose Tea
BOH Seri Songket Lychee With Rose Tea

 

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Chekhup Teh Tarik

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