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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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  • We visited almost two years ago. Nothing much to see or do here, except glance at the distant palace building from the entrance gates and take pictures with the guards on horses. Our local guide helpe...  more »
  • Royal Palace Istana Negara in KL is a museum with beautiful gardens with statoinary Guards. Istana Negara is the Official Palace of His Majesty The Yang di-Pertuan Agong. during the period 1957–2011. ...  more »
  • Istana Negara or the National Palace is a beautiful palace of the king. Visitors are not allowed inside, but you can take photographs from outside. You can also take pics with the guards and the horse...  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