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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 1-300-88-5050
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Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Check out this beauty for its architecture and style, in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Lovely clock tower and facade

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't like old places, but my tour operator took us to this building. The other people likes it, but I was looking at my watch all the time.

Thank malekafandi5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sultan Abdul building itself is pretty easy to reach by train or just walk there. There are this pretty much activities ongoing to renovate the Sultan building. It's stunning from architectural point if view as well of the materials that are being used to...More

Thank elfvader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some others attractions. So if you visit here, you will be able to see those too. we went there on holiday, so don't know if its possible to enter or not. we took some photos and moved.

Thank Sadia A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Nice architecture and thats about it. When visiting the KL city gallery it is worth taking a look but I wouldn’t go that just for this one

Thank Norbi S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

It was formerly the State Secretariat building. Constructed entirely of brick, the building features strong gothic, western and Moorish style influences with an imposing porch, graceful arches, curved colonnades topped with shiny copper cupolas and a 41m high clock tower, it is a distinctive landmark...More

1  Thank GAN L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Sultan Abdul Samad Building is one of the best examples of Moghul architecture in the city. Built around the 1890s it was used as Government offices and the High Court.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Abdul Samad Building is a beautiful and an amazing structure. The details on the building was also beautifully done. It is like the old world in the middle of a busy modern city. It is a historical place and also one of the oldest buildings...More

1  Thank Titus D
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This building definitely makes you stop in your tracks and it is beautiful and definitely worth a photo stop.

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Lovely Moorish skyline and lovely place this is a must go for every tourist! Embodies the heart of Kuala Lumpur, a similar building can be seen at the other side of the street in the KTM building!

Thank Ruth C
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ktaz41
Is there a entrance fee?
12 July 2016|
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Response from Kham L | Reviewed this property |
Free entrance
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Forggywee
Do they open on public holidays?
19 June 2016|
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Response from Kham L | Reviewed this property |
No they not open
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mash66
Can tourists visit inside the Sultan Abdul Samad Building independently or only with an organized tour?
2 February 2016|
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Response from Jennifer L |
You can see it from outside without a tour for sure but not inside. I don't know if tours even offer to go inside the building.
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