Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur

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The photogenic Sultan Abdul Samad Building features a design strongly influenced by the Moorish and Mughal building styles. Designed by British architect A.C. Norman and completed in 1897, the structure initially housed several departments of the British colonial administration and later served as a federal court of independent Malaysia. The building overlooks a square where the national flag was hoisted for the first time after the country gained its independence. Today, a 95 m (312 ft) flagpole marks this historic spot. Plan to visit Sultan Abdul Samad Building during your Kuala Lumpur vacation using our convenient Kuala Lumpur trip planning site .
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  • Beautifull building, home of Sultan, located on Medaka square. This monument bilds before 100 and more years in colonial stile. In same square is cricket club.  more »
  • One of the landmarks of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia visit is important to the independence square and Royal Selangor Club appreciates his train reached cheaper and faster than a taxi in it more fascinating designs excelled at building and preserved to this day.
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  • not really much to see here since you can't actually go inside. bascially just a building to walk by.  more »
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  • Not so important on historical part like some other buildings in KL (my personal opinion as I read the history of this building). But good for night time visit as it lightens up and looks great. Also good place to have some photos. However, cannot visit inside. Main thing is the architecture which is really nice.
  • Beautiful example of Moorish architecture in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. You must visit if you’re interested in history and architecture. Come during the day to avoid crowds. You can relax in the many benches and walk by the lake. Lovely atmosphere.
  • The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is a late nineteenth century building located along Jalan Raja in front of the Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) and the Royal Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The building originally housed the offices of the British colonial administration, and was known simply as Government Offices in its early years. In 1974 it was renamed after Sultan Abdul Samad, the reigning sultan of Selangor at the time when construction began.
  • The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is an stunningly beautiful Moorish-style building dating back from 1897. It now houses a division of the Malaysian High Court
  • Very famous heritage Landmark in the city centre of KL situated near merdeka(independence) square. Few minutes away from LRT masjid jemek and MRT/LRT paser Seni
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