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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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Grand Building

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Bangkok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago NEW

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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Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is probably one of the most remarkable buildings in Kuala Lumpur. Make sure to take a photo of it!

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I get to visit Merdeka Square, this structure has caught my attention from the flag pole. Very big and wide building unfortunately there is a construction going on so I do not chance to get inside but looking from Merdeka square, looks amazing as you also see in the background the KL Tower and Petronas Tower.

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a photo while going to batu caves!! Good architect I must say.. blend of islamic and british architecture..

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Rose Hill, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before going I check the palace on the net and it was really such a dream come true to be there and take pictures in such an amazing place.

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