Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

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AURELIO L
ANDRIA ITALY1,108 contributions
Aug 2022
a beatifull place that i suggest to go to see .It s a nice place of kuala lumpur,beatifull but not excellent
Written 4 September 2022
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B T
London, UK957 contributions
Aug 2022
While you can't go inside, the building is worth visiting as it looks really nice from merdeka square outside, and you can also walk behind it along the river.
Written 13 August 2022
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Farah X
Sutton Bonington, UK34 contributions
Apr 2022
this building is very creative and definitely took a genuis to build as there is so much detail and effort. very nice views.
Written 18 June 2022
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JSTrip_77
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina1,133 contributions
May 2022
Although we couldn't enter the building, this complex of 19th century British colonial structures is a great spot to visit both day and night - and preferably both. We walked by randomly during the day and took some pictures. However, we returned at night when there were loads of food trucks. It was so much fun to sit with the locals and enjoy inexpensive food in a very local environments. The backdrop of such an amazing structure added to the beauty of the experience!
Written 31 May 2022
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Jacki S
Penang Island, Malaysia110 contributions
Jan 2022
My favorite building to visit and walk around but sadly we were not allowed to enter. Unfortunately, much of the building is in a bad state of repair. A homeless woman was feeding about a dozen cats in the courtyard and there was a terrible urine smell. The water fountains are broken and most are missing. Could be a gorgeous venue for weddings but is in terrible state of disrepair. Hope the city council sees the value and prioritizes renovation.
Written 1 February 2022
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Jo-Ann
Washington15,654 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
A 19th century building. Used to be government offices during the British colonial administration. Pity it is not open to the public. Impressive architecture.
Written 24 January 2022
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Yash Kataria
Pune District, India34 contributions
Feb 2021
A nostalgic building. It is real city centre and historical landmark. Do not miss this place when you visit KL, Malaysia. Explore the back/rear part of the building.
For bookings or queries contact:
Kataria Holidays
+91 9665518775, +91 7559468385
Written 23 August 2021
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Ray
Staines, UK773 contributions
Mar 2021
British colony era government offices that was built in 1897. It used to have all necessary admin offices to run the colony courts etc but currently houses only ministry of tourism and culture which fits in perfectly with building style and makes them a natural/most suitable resident for historic reasons.

The architecture is mixture of Mughal and Moorish design with long never ending verandas (corridors) thousands of arches and only two floors. In the middle there's a Big Ben of London style clock tower but with a copper dome instead. Due to its length, it's impossible to get this building in one shot because it's just tooo long stretching like a train.

In a city that is constantly pushing upwards in terms of new construction, this heritage building is quite refreshing.
Written 23 March 2021
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Nurhakim_ID
Banjarbaru, Indonesia134 contributions
Dec 2019
I visited this building after having dinner at Merdeka Square. The building is very attractive at night, it is lit by lights which make the building even more magnificent. Since it was late at night, I didn't know what was inside this building, but it was really good to stop by to take some photos
Written 3 September 2020
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Κωνσταντίνος Δ
Athens, Greece3,912 contributions
Feb 2020
The Sultan Abdul Samad Building in front of Merdeka Square (Independence Square) in Kuala Lumpur was the Headquarters of the British Colonial Administration in Malaysia after the year of its completion in 1894 [extension in 1907 (General Post Office)].
The original name was Government Offices and the building renamed in 1974 [after the name of the 4th Sultan of Selangor, who was in power (reigning) during its construction].
The Sultan Abdul Samad Building in from of Merdeka Square [is an architectural gem of the Indo-Saracenic and Neo-Mughal architectural style with a clocktower in the center (41 meters)] was used (after the Independence in 1957) as home of the Supreme Courts of Malaysia and nowadays is the seat of two ministries and is easily accessible by LRT train [(Light Rapid Transit) walking distance from Station Masjid Jamek].
I found the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in front of Merdeka Square very interesting
(as very connected with the history of the country) and I suggest it.
Written 7 May 2020
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