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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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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Feels like Aladdin the movie!

I have this thing for beautiful buildings and inspiring architecture and this building just captivated me. This is the Sultan Abdul Samad Building at night. It was designed by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is one of beautiful buldings built from stone at Merdeka Square. Nice to take pictures here. You can also visit Music Museum, KL Gallery, and I Love KL Structure. Not so far from here, you can take a look a beautiful mosque called Jameek Mosque. To go here yo can use RapidKL trem and get of at Kuala Lumpur... More 

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to KL 3 times but I came here once,it was in my last visit. One if iconic building, in front of merdeka square

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Brookfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth taking a side trip to view this, the old train station, and Merdeka square. Impressive architecture.

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Cebu City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have this thing for beautiful buildings and inspiring architecture and this building just captivated me. This is the Sultan Abdul Samad Building at night. It was designed by A.C. Norman using Mughal architecture- a combination of Islamic, Persian, and Indian design. This beautiful building makes me just wanna wish I find my Aladdin singing me one of my favorite... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there during the dress rehearsal for the national day parade, so part of the road was closed, but it gave me the opportunity to take a good walk around the iconic building. There are some works being done on the drainage at the moment and some touch up as well. overall, a pre colonial architecture to marvel at!

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On merdaka square in the blistering heat with little shade. Further along the road is the excellent MUD show about the history of KL. check it out.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a place for a 1 hour trip near the merdeka square. Not many thing that we can do here. Justto take a photo and rest

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

shopping is excellent the food we are not so crazy about we have eaten in excellent German restaurants.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

This is a beautiful old architecture that looks even more spectacular during the night time. If you are in KL you can't miss it.

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Bangkok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

It's very lucky for us on midJuly Sunday that there was car race event on the street in front of these splendid mogul architecture building without traffic , so cool!!! At the one side on the road , there were foodtrucks with burgers, coffee, icecream, cool drinks to grab and go. There was a place for taking selfies . And... More 

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