Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur

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. To visit Istana Negara and get the most from your holiday in Kuala Lumpur, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder app .
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  • This is a huge palace and though we were not allowed to go inside, we took lot of photographs from the distance. Our guide told us this was recently built and previously it was other Palace but this i...  more »
  • Streets in istana Negara Malaysia is so much fun, we could see the Palace of the King of malaysia a very large
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  • It was a big place to see with the golden dome palace in an exclusive place. Even you're just outside,one can enjoy the sight and a memorable scene to take pictures in every corner. The architectural ...  more »

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A global city, Kuala Lumpur offers accommodations to suit a range of needs and budgets. The brand-focused city center houses luxury options within a modern complex of shops, attractions, and transport links. Bukit Bintang offers similar chain hotel options, along with a few more side-street establishments for those with limited budgets. Chinatown and the atmospheric Brickfields area offer decent backpacker hostels at suitable backpacker prices.
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