Craft Complex / Kompleks Budaya
This handicraft complex located at Jalan Conlay houses top names
in local handicrafts. It is a one-stop location to explore Malaysian
culture and crafts.
This one-stop handicraft complex sprawls on lush landscaped grounds.
It offers exportquality Malaysian handicrafts such as silk kaftan,
bathrobes, silverware, pewterware, glassware, pottery, mengkuang
products, silk batik paintings, batikwear and songket (brocade material).
Here, one can look out for chic batik outfit, ponder over the variety
of home decor items or delight in finding the perfect gift to take
back home. You can buy and even try your hand at making some items!
The complex has four main blocks, housing its shops and stalls,
craft museum, exhibition area and workshops. On the ground floor
of the complex, visitors can dabble in some paints and wax to create
their own batik pieces.
At the far end of the its landscaped grounds is the artists colony
where one can watch artists at work. You may watch them at work
here, and they are a good source of pointers for aspiring artists
too. Paintings are available for sale.
There are also unusual ethnic items like wooden blowpipes and
traditional rattan fish traps which make unusual souvenirs to take
The complex is equipped with visitor facilities. There are a Side-Walk
Cafe that allow you to watch the world go by as you sip tropical
concoctions. You may simply test the delights here!
Bring your families and friends and enjoy an open-air pinic in
the midst of lush greenery. If the sun gets too hot for your liking,
cool down inside the gazebo right by the fountain.
Or, you can learn how to play a traditional game like Congkak while
the kids enjoy themselves at the kiddy playground.