The temporary Raya (Eid) Bazaar along Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Masjid India has long been a shopping haven for many when it comes to shopping for the essentials in preparing for Eid Festival (or Hari Raya in Malay).
There are close to 500 temporary stalls selling all sorts of goods meant for Eid Festival celebration including ready-made traditional clothes like baju kurung for ladies and baju Melayu for men, various designs and colours of headscarves (hijab), contemporary shirts and blouses, and home decoration items such as colourful plastic flowers, table cloth and curtains.
Food is also aplenty to cater for busy city folks who will grab the opportunity to stock up on cakes, cookies and traditional Malay delicacies to serve during Hari Raya. The traditional delicacies include ketupat, dodol, serunding, bahulu and kuih kapit.
People from all walks of life come here as they are likely to find almost everything that meets their Hari Raya need. People who come here are not only from Kuala Lumpur or the surrounding Klang Valley area but they are from as far as Kelantan, Terengganu and Penang.
Rain or shine, they continue to flock to this bazaar and the crowd is getting bigger as Hari Raya approaches.