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Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur

(3.6/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Get a closer look at Malaysian royalty's lifestyle by visiting Istana Negara, the hilltop palace and former residence of the country's monarch. Though visitors cannot enter this building, you can admire the manicured gardens and grand domes from the imposing main gate, or pose for a photo with the mounted royal guards on duty there. Arrange to visit Istana Negara and other attractions in Kuala Lumpur using our Kuala Lumpur trip generator.
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  • We visited on a bus tour. Go at midday to witness the changing of the guard (three on horseback who kindly said hello! The Palace was not open to the public as far as we could see. It is a fairly mode...  more »
  • A stop along the KL Hop On Hop Off bus route. Interesting to see but probably not more than once. Not sure if there are certain activities that happen at specific times of the day though. Something wo...  more »
  • Probably it is a nice palace, although newly built. You cannot go inside, just watch at the gate. Poor horse and guards to stand in the heat amongst tourist taking pictures.  more »
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  • “Great palace, amazing!” Great place, amazing palace, huge territory! Don't know what they really need so large space for living but they are royalties... You can see it from outside the gates only. Beautiful. You must go there but after 4pm it is prohibited for visitors. You can use HOHO buses as well.
  • A big plaza that you can easily spend half day here
  • Really need so large space for living, You are only allowed to look from outside the gate, the gate is huge and beautiful. You can have photos with the guards...Happy vacation friends Tq:)
  • Nice place but can only see from the outside
  • Big place maybe can put more shelter so u can refresh after shiny sun