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Address: Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: 1 300 88 5050
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Worth a shot when the sun is going down

Across the Merdeka Square is this building. Since, it was under construction when I went there, there's not much but to admire the architectural look of it. It looks like an old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This reflects the fine architecture of Malaysia. This building is located in front of Independent square.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Across the Merdeka Square is this building. Since, it was under construction when I went there, there's not much but to admire the architectural look of it. It looks like an old photograph of the 18th century. It would be idealistic for people who appreciates buildings and history.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's so easy to reach this place, so many option. Either hop on hop off bus, LRT Masjid Jamek train station or taxi. Highly suggest bus and train. Not taxi. Rich with history. It just opposite Merdeka square. Now the building used as a court.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting along one side of Merdeka Square, this is a most impressive blend of British Colonial and Islamic architecture. Build it into your city tour,

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sultan Abdul Samad Building which originally housed the the colonial British Administration is among Kuala Lumpur’s earliest Moorish-style buildings. It is located in front of the Dataran Merdeka and the Royal Selangor Club, by Jalan Raja in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Jalan Raja, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was built in 1897 and was named after the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For anyone who loves taking pictures this beautiful building takes great ones! We stopped purely for the photo opportunity, and the sky was bright blue making it an even better picture!

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a beautiful building and has to be seen to be appreciated. It is a great photo stop and the architecture is amazing. It's really a surprise to see this building in KL but highly recommended to visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

a building with nice old architecture worth a quick stop and clicking some pictures if passing by, but not for planning a visit solely to visit this place(apparently malaysian national day is an exception!)

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Thank s r
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Opposite Merdaka Square, the architecture is very colonial and very impressive. There is a nice little museum inside which is worth a visit. Part of KL city tour. Lots of photo opportunity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Even though it is surrounded by "progress" in the form of high-rise buildings the beauty of this buildings architecture is outstanding. Good place for pics.

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