Mega Shopping Area: The Curve & IPC (Ikano Power Center)
Tired of traveling so far to Kuala Lumpur city center? Like a change of shopping environment? The Curve could be a good choice to visit with its unique design and diverse range of shopping, food, and entertainment. The Curve is joined to the IPC (Ikano Power Center) by a walk bridge and underground passage, making for one big shopping and leisure mega-area!
The Curve is just like most big malls, it offers a variety of fashion, jewelry and accessories, beauty, health, children’s items, books, home décor and services. One of the popular attractions is the weekend Street Market with an assortment of specialty and gift items. One of the major stores, is Metrojaya, a mid-high level multi-brand fashion department store. There are lots of major brand names too numerous to mention.
Over the bridge, at the IPC you will find Ikea, Harvey Norman plus many other homewares and home furnishings. You’ll find lots more brand names to enjoy in many categories like health, fashion, homewares, electronics, kids needs and more. There’s also a large Tesco Hypermarket nearby.
You definitely won’t go hungry, at IPC and the Curve there is a large number of casual dining options including Nando’s, Boost Juice Bars, Sushi King, Absolute Thai, Dome, Starbucks Coffee, Teppanyaki, O’Penang, Hawker Square, Bread Story, Uncle Lim’s, The Manhattan Fish Market, Papa John’s Pizza, Oiso Korean Traditional Cuisine & Café, Ramen Ten, The Steamboat Ketam Village, Mama Nyonya, Koong Woh Tong, De’ Irrfan’s Café, Dunkin Donuts, Simply Chicken, Green Life Vegetarian, Kanki Sushi, Shilin Taiwan Street Snacks, Obriens Irish Sandwich Bar, Coffea Coffee, Dr Cafe, Sams Deli, TGI Fridays, Rasa Thai, Goodsaltz, Franco and that’s just naming SOME! Thirsty? Try Bavarian Bierhaus German Restaurant & Bar.
Several of these eateries are located on an area known as the Street, kind of an open air al-fresco dining strip which is a quite popular place to meet and snack, or even a full meal.
For even more, there is eCurve offering more entertainment, shopping, and dining. The main feature is perhaps the Cineplex (see movie times here: Cathay Cineplexes), games arcade with karaoke, plus bowling at Pin Junction.
Put together the Curve, IPC, and The Street, plus a weekend street market to explore local product and souvenirs, make for a full day of shopping and leisure. For more info and updates visit thecurve.com.my, ecurve.my and ipc.com.my and tesco.com.my.
The location is at Mutiara Damansara and is accessible via 5 ways, the North Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), Lebuhraya Damansara Puchong (LDP), Sprint Highway (Penchala Link), Damansara Perdana and Persiaran Surian.
1. Shuttle Bus Service
The shuttle bus service is available to the Curve, from Mutiara Damansara to Eastin Hotel and Royale Bintang Hotel KL. The station is at North Entrance of the Curve. Check the http://www.thecurve.com.my/ website for any updates on this service.
2. Public Transport Service
By Car / Taxi
By taxi or car via five major highways namely the North Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE), Lebuhraya Damansara Puchong (LDP) – Sg. Buloh and Petaling Jaya, Penchala Link and Damansara Perdana.
From Central Market, RapidKL U88
Stop at Kelan Jaya LRT station and take the IKANO shuttle bus or Rapid KL bus no.U89.