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Address: Johor Bahru, Malaysia

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From outside, this building was indeed an eye-catching view due to its location in front of the city centre main road. At first I thought it was a museum or palace. But as you get... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2016
N F Nadhirah A
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

From outside, this building was indeed an eye-catching view due to its location in front of the city centre main road. At first I thought it was a museum or palace. But as you get closer, you cant really enter the building as it is the state secretariat building and people was not allowed to enter it. Yet, u can... More 

Thank N F Nadhirah A
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Reviewed December 14, 2016

Security guards on the gate gave permission for us to walk around the grounds. Pleasant gardens, impressive building. Was not allowed to enter building.

Thank Michael K
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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71 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016

I have to say that I have passed the area where this building is and never thought to visit it. I didn't even realize what it was. I suspected it could be one of the Sultan's royal palace's as it on top of the hill mind you. From Google Earth the view of this building is simply stunning. So I... More 

3 Thank Matthew N
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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

The building architecture very nice and well maintained.I can see the building from my hotel room.I enjoyed it.

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Thank muniswaran
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

It is another big monument building in Johor . It is also on the main highway so while driving only we can click some pics for rememberance

Thank jainneha
Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Its so nice to visit places of interest. The goverment has maintained the building.I hope it will not be demolished and replaced with a new building.

Thank Prameela_Rajaratnan
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

I always see this building from outside while traveling on the coastal roan (facing Singapore) so I decided to check it out. The building is magnificent, but there it all ends. There’s nothing interesting at the site.

1 Thank nomad6022
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148 reviews
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

The compound contains state building as well as a mosque. The buildings are not open for the public but the gardens can be a good spot for pictures. The mosque itself is quite nice on the outside but not as good on the inside.

Thank MahAshraf
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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136 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Ancient building with many historical facts. Nice architecture. Good for a visit with kids. Well maintained.

Thank Siva2707
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is also a magestic building on the highway from Singapore to kl . It is facing the sea so it becomes a nice tourist attraction .

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