Malaysia is known to be a land which possesses history and rich culture. In this land of history and culture, there are several communities and races living harmoniously since many decades. Malaysia is a place where one can find antiques and vintage items which are still wharfing across the country. The antiques in Malaysia are one of the biggest sources of attractions for the tourists.
If you love collecting antiques or are an antique collector, then you will have a lot of choices where you can find some real antiques. You should be careful and should avoid those markets which claim to sell antiques in Malaysia but in real are just selling old items. If you still don’t know, then you should know that it is not necessary that every old item is considered as antique. Typically, items which are named as antiques are around 100 years old and have a specific value. In fact, some antiques in Malaysia are considered as very much valuable and thus could be sold for huge amounts of ringgit.
There are many dedicated shops for antiques in Malaysia mostly in Malacca and Penang. This is because these two states are very much famous and historical. Malacca is that state where tourists usually come because of its historical attractions. So you will be able to find many shops for antiques in these two famous states of Malaysia. There are a lot of antiques shops situated in the Georgetown of Malaysia while the jonker Street of Malacca is a popular choice among the antique hunters. The shops situated in these states sell everything like Chinese vases, war time furniture, decorative items and much more.
Another place where one can get antiques in Malaysia is the Klang Valley. The place which is considered as famous in the Klang Valley to search for antique items is Amcorp Mall where every weekend there is a flea market organized. In this market, there are makeshift stalls where people come and display all the antiques they have. The best part of the Flea market is that you will be able to get many interesting things such as gramophone, vintage vinyl records, old music players, coins, photographs and much more. And all these are from the sellers’ personal collection which means that they are genuine. Since these items are from the sellers’ personal collection, the price is completely determined by them; however you can still get a reasonable price depending on your bargaining skills.
The other places in the Klang Valley where you can get famous antiques are in the Chinatown which is located on the Petaling Street. This is the place where you can get the best antiques in Malaysia which have been collected since years.