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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 2 days ago NEW

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 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Government Building Well lighted features clock tower, arched colonnades and copper domes. Close to Merdeka Square. Can be seen only from outside. One should plan to see it during night when lighted.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

It's hard to review this landmark as it was closed to visitors. However, people come here to take photos of the spectacular monument. Not much to behold but not much to lose as the location is close to many other attractions such as KL City Exhibition, Textile Museum and Chinatown.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Very photogenic.I love the eclectic mix of organised, gorgeous architecture along side some hideous buildings, functional buildings, and then there is this, an extraordinary piece set amongst a backdrop of exciting contrasts!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This is a really grand Buliding opposite merdeka square. The opulence is grand and the architecture is really worth a look. Truly beautiful

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We stayed at the Majestic hotel which is right next to this building. It is absolutely beautiful. Although you would get a few stares from the security when you walk through this building.

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