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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
+60 1-300-88-5050
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“merdeka square” (90 reviews)
“clock tower” (17 reviews)
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Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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+60 1-300-88-5050
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"merdeka square"
in 90 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 38 reviews
"clock tower"
in 17 reviews
"moorish architecture"
in 12 reviews
"high court"
in 9 reviews
"government offices"
in 6 reviews
"textile museum"
in 13 reviews
"federal court"
in 5 reviews
"big ben"
in 5 reviews
"british colonial"
in 4 reviews
"royal selangor club"
in 9 reviews
"kl city gallery"
in 12 reviews
"music museum"
in 5 reviews
"tour buses"
in 4 reviews
"historical place"
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"photo opportunity"
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"taking pictures"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Abdul Samad building is right in the centre opposite to the Merdeka Square while the clock tower can be seen from all around. It has a clean view as the building is in front of the main road and also forms part of the...More

Thank Donald D
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Kuala Lumpur is an amazing mozaic of architecture.If you are a "buildings buff" research before you travel will enhance your trip. Recommended.

Thank daf57
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice old building located next to many touristic attractions and a mosque. Worth a visit. No entree fees

Thank darine a
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another photo spot in kuala lumpur,a good spot for taking a picture.easy to find this location for sure.

Thank Filipus A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This fantastic building has been home for govermants departments. Sultan has not leaved there.It was completed by British in 1897. Building is located right opposite Merdeka square and very close to sultan's mosque. National textile museum is just there. Worth visiting.

Thank Mirna P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can just admire it from the outside but well worth walking around when visiting the National Mosque!

Thank W9937FMChris
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Moorish building was built by the British at the end of the XIX century as seat of the colonial administration and despite the name has never been a Sultan's palace. The building hosts Malaysian ministries offices and law courts so it is not open...More

Thank P E
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautifull building, home of Sultan, located on Medaka square. This monument bilds before 100 and more years in colonial stile. In same square is cricket club.

Thank Nesvil
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

not really much to see here since you can't actually go inside. bascially just a building to walk by.

Thank r0gerthealien3
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

It’s a beautiful Arabian architecture building . It was built long ago and now one of the most famous tourist destinations in kuala lampur. Nearest metro station is Masjid. Building is only 300 m far from the station exit gate . You can’t enter into...More

Thank Neha A
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nana b
May 18, 2018|
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Response from Shannon083 | Reviewed this property |
you cannot enter the building anyway so makes no difference
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Cherrel A
August 7, 2017|
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Response from Anyse J | Reviewed this property |
At night, the building is an entirely different building than during the day. That is when I went to take my own photos.
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ktaz41
July 12, 2016|
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Response from Kham L | Reviewed this property |
Free entrance
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