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Railway Station and Administration Building

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Jalan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located across the street from the majestic hotel a good place to see the outside of ... the inside is still a working train station.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Stiv_Wa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really striking exterior... Was glad to have had the chance to view it, having past it in a taxi a few days previous.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Classic Mugul Architecture Station in the Centre of KL. Sadly now replaced by the new Sentral Transport Hub. The Heritage Mamak Restaurant in the Station Buildings is superb! The Ayam Bawang is Tasty & Good!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 760nigelg
Reviewed May 3, 2019

A great place for lovers of architecture. Wonderful examples of British colonial interpretation of Moorish architecture. Built in the early 1900s and is still a functioning railway station today.

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Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed March 1, 2019

Trains still run through this glorious white Indian style palace with many delicate towers. It is rather dilapidated yet well worth seeing if you are interested in architecture. It can be reached from Pasar Seni station through construction work and walkways. While there pop over...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Heli P
Reviewed February 26, 2019

Take your camera! the architecture and views are superb if you are a lover of historic architecture. I found that the outside conditions whether sunny or cloudy skies really affect the looks of the buildings. On a sunny day, the white of the station really...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mpmilestogo
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

We were excited to visit here as the 'visitkl' webpage said there was a heritage rail museum housed in the building, along with the still working station. It's not! We spent ages walking in and out and all around the building trying to find. Staff...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 1, 2019

The station is still a stop,on the train to north area of malaysia . Is impressive but nothing else near it except majestic hotel and a nice white catholic church .which is across a very busy highway .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chuckwow56
Reviewed January 19, 2019

At the time this railway station was built in 1910 stations in Europe often resembled cathedrals to emphasize the importance of the then ultra-modern new transportation system. Following English tradition Hubback, the Liverpool architect tried to do something similar in Malaya, but instead of choosing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Well worth a trip to this part of Kuala Lumpur. Historic architecture well maintained. See where the British flag was lowered and independence declared in the same vicinity.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Holidaymad
April 8, 2018|
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Response from ChristopheLHR | Reviewed this property |
Agreed with Colin for metro... 10 minutes walk from there but instead of walking road side, go through the Mosque grounds... Much nicer, quieter and safer !
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mayjayne
February 21, 2018|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a ticket. The lower level has a restaurant and I think a small hotel. So all you have to do is wander around. We did not find it that interesting but don't take our word for it and have a look around. It will... More
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