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Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur
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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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  • You can only see a few things from outside the gate. Also, it is not that accessible by public transport. The view, though, is fascinating. 
  • My friend who lives in KL and meet in the paprika Mall, took in the car on the way back. It is the residence of the reigning king. Very few people visit. It is a sneak peek from defend guards and cavalry soldiers are put in, so. It is a beautiful bright yellow dome building. A apart from the KL Central. It is enough in place there, such as tourism in the area, stop by.
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  • Palace of the sultans, probably worth a visit, paying tribute to the interest of the country, if you have extra time on it. Well and to understand that they lived modestly, not grandly. Immediately it is clear that even the Chief (elected), Sultan is not and was not a head of State. And that the sultans sought to resemble British (many photos made during the game in English sports). Fabric wallpaper are worn from decay, antique furniture, but unpretentious, guest lounges Sultan and austere courtroom chairs, rooms relatively few and have they, again, modestly. Maybe that's why this is the only place in Kuala Lumpur, where you cannot take pictures inside?) By the way, before entering the building must also shoes and it's a little strange, cheaper of course than to buy a bahilly or Museum slippers, though it could be done at the expense of tickets. Immediately on the contrast of the sultans Palace in Istanbul is recollected, that's where Yes, Sultan Sultan, and so the Palace built a truly majestic and very beautiful
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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