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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

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

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An artistic building

Great spot for taking pictures, artistic and large building, close to Dataran Merdeka and KL City Gallery, it's also next to train station which is only less than 5 minutes walking

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Great spot for taking pictures, artistic and large building, close to Dataran Merdeka and KL City Gallery, it's also next to train station which is only less than 5 minutes walking

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Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

There is nothing to see here really, a long stretch of building on the side of the street, go see for yourself if you must but we didn't find it anything special. maybe once it has become a museum it will be worth the trip

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This building housed the supreme courts earlier i was told, now the structure exists but not maintained like earlier days.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Located in front of Merdeka Square and across the road from the Royal Selangor Club, this Moorish architectural style buildings used to house the legal courts of Malaysia. One of the city's most attractive historical landmarks. it is the location for the annual National Day celebrations. Behind the building is the confluence of the Gombak and Klang Rivers which is... More 

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Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The building has a very nice moorish architecture. Fortunately it was 5 min walking from my hotel, so I passed there almost all my stay in Kuala Lumpur. Visit it, it is wonderful!

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Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

... Just go there if you are in the area! Unfortunately a 4 lane street is right in front of the building. Since it is a Ministry you can't walk in and watch the architecture, there is just a "small museum" but you don't see the architecture there! It's nice when you are in that corner of the city!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

One of the nicest buildings I've seen in a while. Check it out and the park around! One of the wow moments of KL

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Among Kuala Lumpur’s earliest Moorish-style buildings, the Sultan Abdul Samad Building is a distinguished city landmark that originally served as the secretariat for the colonial British administration. Today it is home to the offices of the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This building is really a sultan's building.. U will go awww by jus seeing the building from far.. The architecture is b'fully crafted and the building is so so b'ful tht anybody would love to own it..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Visit in the evening and the sunset conmbined with the emergence of the street lights makes this a very nice photo-shooting opportunity.

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