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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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Jalan Raja | Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur 50050, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful Moorish building. There is a tour that includes this building where you can learn about the history of this building. Close to this location are other attractions. If you take the walking tour, you will visit this building, if not, it...More

Thank nldogbert
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This building is lovely and is right next to the merdeka square (which is okay, could be a lot nicer) we did not go in the building as we did not know you can but from seeing reviews I would recommend you go in and...More

Thank sjh92
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a city-sponsored walking tour than included this building and since it’s still a functional government building that hosts the tourism ministry- the outside was much more impressive than the inside! It is a beautiful building reflecting the style of the British architects at...More

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the site and had few photos on the way to airport from the park situated opposite to the building.Beautiful architecture.

Thank rajibnarayans
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very imposing building which it architecturally very beautiful and well worth the visit. Worth spending time in this area KL.

Thank LikeTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this building amongst others on New Years day after a relaxing walk in the Perdana Botanical gardens. It is a very beautiful and inspiring building.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Cherrel A
7 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.
12 July 2016|
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Response from Kham L | Reviewed this property |
Free entrance
19 June 2016|
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Response from Kham L | Reviewed this property |
No they not open