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Address: Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: 1 300 88 5050

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A beautiful building, but we didn't go in, so I can't usefully add further comment. Obviously other things to see/do in this area also.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

You can't get into this building unless you want Tourist Information - the tourism ministry owns the building now. But it is an amazing building, especially at night when it is floodlit. Look at it from the area of grass in front of this building - Medaka Square - for the best view, as rising up from behind are the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

1. This is one of the oldest and the most beautiful structure in Kl. 2. It was built between 1894 - 1897 3. The looks amazing during the day and even better at night. 4. Beside the building there is a beautiful park. 5. This a must place to visit for clicking some nice pics

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A beautiful building, but we didn't go in, so I can't usefully add further comment. Obviously other things to see/do in this area also.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Probably you are going to visit the iconic Merdeka Square and you will see this building. You can admire the Moorish style architecture, take a few pictures and that’s about it. I do like the building as it is quite different and it is one of the city’s landmarks…

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A very nice and beautiful colonial building with nice architecture. Opposite the building is Merdeka Square.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Fantastic building with its moorish design but lacks access into it for tourists. Opposite it is the Selangor Padang or Merdeka Square and St Mary's Cathedral the Anglican Church which I wouldn't miss for Sunday service.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

One of the best place to see why Kuala lumber is become the Hot spot for travelers ! evening time is good to go this place.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

good place to visit to get some knowledge about city's history. well explained details with beautiful depiction that makes an interesting visit

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you're in the neighbourhood, take 10 minutes to admire this building and get a few photographs. If you are far away, it's probably not worth the hassle of traffic to get here.

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Tainan, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

it was my last day in malaysia, then in the morning I walked from central market to sultan abdul samad building, merdeka square, KL gallery, and mesjid negara. The design of this place is very good and unique. It's located in front of merdeka square. When I came here, I just met with one of malaysian police and had a... More 

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