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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” (88 reviews)
“clock tower” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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+60 1-300-88-5050
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"merdeka square"
in 88 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 37 reviews
"clock tower"
in 16 reviews
"moorish architecture"
in 12 reviews
"high court"
in 9 reviews
"government offices"
in 6 reviews
"federal court"
in 5 reviews
"big ben"
in 5 reviews
"british colonial"
in 4 reviews
"textile museum"
in 12 reviews
"kl city gallery"
in 12 reviews
"royal selangor club"
in 9 reviews
"music museum"
in 5 reviews
"tour buses"
in 4 reviews
"historical place"
in 4 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 5 reviews
"taking pictures"
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Old grand building, located next to Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka). We can have a sit on the back park, watching Masjid Jamek and the river. The building was well maintained, clean and doesn't look old at all. Visit this place when you're visiting Dataran Merdeka...More

Thank Teddy W
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Must visit because it is a famous historical landmark for Malaysia. Great architecture in nice surroundings. Wish they maintain the lawn better on Merdeka Square (grounds in front of the building) where the British used to play cricket during colonial times. Royal Selangor Club need...More

Thank SN P
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

You can enjoy this building from a close distance or from the Independence Square (Dataran Merdeka). This building is uniquely known for its fascinating architecture, combining Indian-Mughal, Middle-eastern, and Malay style. Just spend your quality time for relax here. Also, you can visit some interesting...More

Thank johannnindito
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This place is filled with Government offices and a fine piece of architecture. This was built in late 19th century and bit away from the main city. Great adventure walking on the lane and watching these marvellous building. Very clean and clutter free atmosphere. An...More

Thank Ravi3333
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

When i visited there were a lot of building works going on and so you couldn't see everything, but what you can see was beautifully maintained and presented.

Thank JamesW-UK-Travel
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

this place is an eye candy. looks really good as a background. specially if you taking the picture from the field in the front of the building. you not only get this building as a background but also Menara KL and the twin towers. dont...More

Thank Muhammad K
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

We didn't really visit the interior partially if we were even allowed but it was a good architectural fit to the riverside and fit perfectly for photos.

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

it is among the interesting colonial buildings in the independence squre. not sure why we can't go in, though.

Thank Yuanxi617
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I dont know if we can enter the building, there are guards everywhere, but from outside or from the street the building is very nice pictured in photos

Thank Cekeysh
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

It was built between 1894-1897 this building was used to Federated Malay State's administration,then high court and supreme court in 1972, now occupied by the ministry of information,communications and culture.The first example of Mogul architecture in Malaysia,this elegant symmetrical brick structure features a 41 meter...More

Thank DIPEN N
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nana b
18 May 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
8 August 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
12 July 2016|
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Response from Kham L | Reviewed this property |
Free entrance
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