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Railway Station and Administration Building

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Address: Jalan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 53800, Malaysia
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What a lovely surprise!

Had we not been staying opposite the Railway Station ,at The Majestic Hotel, we may well have missed the experience of seeing and indeed travelling from this landmark feature of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful colonial Moorish architecture of the past. Place has a natural cooling effect and not much changes since the fifties. Good to take pictures as it is very memorial with its rich history.

Thank mrsau2015
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had we not been staying opposite the Railway Station ,at The Majestic Hotel, we may well have missed the experience of seeing and indeed travelling from this landmark feature of 'Old' Kuala Lumpur. The architecture is an absolute delight with a mixture of styles and design features....on the outside it isn't the most inviting of buildings...slightly dowdy and unkempt....but don't... More 

Thank DavidR180647
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92 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The KL Station is located along a road named Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, previously known as Victory Avenue, which in turn was part of Damansara Road. The station is located closely to the similarly designed Railway Administration Building, as well as the National Mosque and Dayabumi Complex. The Pasar Seni LRT station is located 400 metres away, across the Klang River.... More 

Thank Titus D
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part of the grand old colonial buildings that has been preserved and used. Great for photos opportunities!

Thank chetchew
Havana, Cuba
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196 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have very fond memories of this place as it was the first ever place i saw when i got out of the train arriving from Butterworth when I was a schoolboy on vacacion

Thank aungkhant
Newquay, United Kingdom
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445 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gives you a nice photo opportunity but that's about it. Shame it hasn't been looked after better, some old trains would enhance the station a bit

Thank Newquaygreen1
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 17, 2017

For the architecture enthusiasts, this is a must visit. Not only does the old structures remain magnificent it definitely offer the nostalgia of old amidst modern skyscrapers.

Thank Joe K
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This grand old dame desperately requires a sensitive heritage restoration inside. Best viewed from afar.

Thank GoldenClub
Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

Got off the train at Kuala Lumpur station as it was the closest one to our hotel, what a let down, it is shabby and is in serious need of some tlc.

Thank johnhp702
London, United Kingdom
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783 reviews
359 attraction reviews
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

These two buildings are opposite each other. They are impressive but the station is rather run down and dark. There are some signs explaining the history, e.g. built circa World War 1.

Thank Roland D

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