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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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This is a great place to take a picture with as it has one of the best classical architectures of Kuala Lumpur. Admire the domes along with the pillars and columns on this now... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to take a picture with as it has one of the best classical architectures of Kuala Lumpur. Admire the domes along with the pillars and columns on this now government building. It is right next to Merdeka Square, where you can enjoy the green, museum, and other tourist attractions.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It's one of the places worth seeing, both the Ministry building and the surroundings (Merdeka Square). Most of the times, the road will be closed in weekends and events arranged over there, again worth going. On 31st August 2015 it will probably be an Army Parade, being the Independence Day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you like architecture than you are going to love this. As one of the original buildings in KL, this is stunning. With a wealth of history made here it is worth a visit. It also has a cricket ground in front of the building which is used as a main football screen viewing area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is just diagonally opp the KL Museum has historical importance owing to independence of Malaysia.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

If you like architecture and heritage buildings this is a must visit... Very beautiful and well maintained. Good for pictures! I went there in the afternoon (rush hour), so it wasn’t as pleasant as it should be… The sun and the traffic didn’t help at all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Love the look and design of this building. Also much bigger than I expected. Easy walk from Chinatown or closest LRT stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A quick tour to see this particular place, the design of the buildings remains some "old fashion europe historical area"...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Sultan Abdul Samad Building is now the Kulal Lumpur Train station. It is where the Sultan of Kuala Lumpur used to live once. I found this place a little creepy since the lighting wasn't adequate. If you use the Kuala Lumpur train station then you would see this building anyway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A must see for architecture buffs. This is the main and finest colonial administration building in Kuala Lumpur. It is the centre piece in a Colonial district which contains other admin buildings, St Mary's Cathedral, the parade grounds, the historical Museum and the main mosque is nearby. There is a small but only vaguely interesting museum inside which gives you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is and was the landmark of KL in the 1980s and a must visit. Beautiful Architecture and interesting things to see and do nearby such as markets etc. It should have contained a museum but unfortunately nothing much to see inside.besides the structure. Less than half an hour to do this.

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