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Kedai Kopi White House
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Central Market information
One of the most colourful and active markets in Malaysia, KB’s central market is at its busiest first thing in the morning, and has usually packed up by early afternoon. Downstairs is the produce section, while upstairs stalls selling spices, brassware, batik and other goods stay open longer. On the 1st floor, there’s a tasty array of food stalls and it’s a top spot for breakfast or lunch.