Istana Negara
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lediama
Surrey, Canada74 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
If you take a public transportation,it is very difficult to approach. Google map is not reliable. I have a very difficult walk along the road side. It is not walkable. Call a grab will be better. As others said,you just take a few shoots outside. It’s all depends. Not worth the walk though.
Written December 16, 2023
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srimanone
Joshua Tree, CA1,077 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
We were in private car and got dropped off for a 15 min view through the gates. Cannot visit inside due to security factors. King come in and out and the timings are not known. Not a place to spend much time, just look and snap away.
Written December 20, 2023
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Krish R
Auckland Central, New Zealand4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2012 • Family
Istana Negara is the national Palace which is so nicely built on a very large piece of land maybe several acres. We had a wonderful time here looking around and taking pictures. The guards were really friendly.The landscape is so beautiful and the building stands out among the greenery.This is the place to stand and take some fresh breath of air. We greatly appreciated that this place was open to the public and people should not miss this opportunity .
Written May 15, 2013
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Orle
Brea, CA8 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Family
We only saw it from outside. The horses and guards are the attraction. The hill venue makes it appear unapproachable.
Written May 15, 2021
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Dipen Nath🎭
Nainital, India2,305 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
We visited this place as city tour, the museum is not open to tourist because it is former residence Malaysia King residence,it stand 13 acre,located on a commanding position on the slope of hill,security guard sitting on horse on the both side of the main gate,and the building from outside the gate and take some pictures of golden domes of royal palace, the building looks decorative and maintained, we had some quick photography before we depart.
Written February 18, 2020
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Sunayan P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates197 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2011 • Couples
Hire a local cab for a city tour to come to this place. This is the new official residence of Head of the state of Malaysia.
A clear sky will help you to take good shot. Lush green scenic beauty all around and you can see the twin tower & KL minara.
Although you can't enter the palace yet you can take photo infornt of the Palace main gate. You can see the guards placed outside the palace.
Written July 15, 2012
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Boxy987
Madrid, Spain386 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2012 • Couples
The exterior is beautiful and clean. Loved the bonsais by the main gate. Wonder how will it be inside?

A bit too far off the main sites and probably not worth it as you are not allowed inside
Written July 13, 2012
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rynemercury23
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia62 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2012
Malaysia currently has 2 royal palaces. The one I visited was the old one. I'm not sure if there is any trip to the new palace. Anyway, the trip was just up to the palace gate only. Other than the gate and the guards - and a glimpse of the palace at far distance - I would say nothing much that can peak my interest of the place.
Written June 21, 2012
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TheDoyles151
London, UK404 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019 • Couples
The Kings Palace is Beautiful and the surroundings are well kept go early to beat the crowds and get lovely pictures
Written July 3, 2019
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Titus D
Sri Lanka6,910 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Solo
Royal Palace Istana Negara in KL is a museum with beautiful gardens with statoinary Guards. Istana Negara is the Official Palace of His Majesty The Yang di-Pertuan Agong. during the period 1957–2011. istana Negara was built in 1928 and inaugurated in 1957.
It was replaced by the new national palace as the official residence of the King in 2011. It was preserved as The Royal Museum and referred as "Old Istana Negara" in 2013. The Istana Negara moved to the new palace at Jalan Duta in December 2011.
It is preserved now as The Royal Museum (Malay for Muzium Diraja) along Jalan Istana was the former residence of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Supreme King) of Malaysia. Its land area is 13 acres, located on a slope of the hill of Bukit Petaling overlooking the Klang River, along Jalan Syed Putra. Istana Negara was renovated to become the palace of His Majesty the Sultan of Selangor. From there on, several renovations and extensions had taken place with the most extensive upgrading was done in 1980,
Two guards are in Malay traditional attire stationed at the main gateway of the old Istana Negara to revive the nostalgia and tradition of the Malay Sultanate.
The garden has many varieties of plants and flowers, a swimming pool etc. The tourists will have to be satisfied with the view of the garden by peeping from the gate of the Main Palace Entrance. The location is a excellent attraction for tourists to take photographs especially with the guard on the horse. All round the palace is fenced up and the Royal Insignia of His Majesty is placed on each steel bar between two pillars of the fence.
Two guards stationary as ever at the main entrance which resembles an arch is an attractive sight showing the majesty of the King’s palace. The two guard posts are found to shelter two members of the cavalry. From 2013, they wear their full dress uniform of Malay traditional attire as it was during the Malay Sultanate era.
It is a very nice place to see, with beautiful Islamic construction. The new RM 997 million Istana Negara complex is located near Jalan Duta, Kuala Lumpur.
From here we can see the twin tower and the KL tower. You can get a panoramic view of Kuala Lumpur huge garden and the pool that are here. Its architecture is the most beautiful one in KL. The area surrounding the palace is large and it gives a very serene atmosphere.
It looks Majestic and gives us an opportunity to visualize how the King Yang di-Pertuan Agong who dwelled here in the past. The layout is lovely and looks very clean and Green. It is a must see attraction in KL.
Although you can't enter the palace yet you can take photo infornt of the Palace main gate. A clear sky will help you to take good shot. Lush green scenic beauty is found all around.
Written April 11, 2017
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