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Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
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. Our Kuala Lumpur family vacation planner makes visiting Sultan Abdul Samad Building and other Kuala Lumpur attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • The Palace I saw him outside was not allowed access inside, in front there is a large square, the typical photo. It is nice but I can not say anything more.
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  • 如题 建筑嘛就是建筑 到此一游还是值得的 交通方便 基本室内一日游会推荐这里 边上有个游客中心 可以拍照- I love KL的大字样 还有一些经典的介绍 不知道去哪里玩的游客 可以选择吉隆坡老火车站作为景点步行致此 然后开始Jamek清真寺等等附近景点一起 
  • tempat yang sangat recommended,gaya arsitektur kuno,cocok buat foto2.saran gue jangan ke sana pas di siang bolong..puanaas cuy 
  • At 11:59pm 57 years ago, the Union Jack was lowered at Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square) and after a moment of silence at midnight to mark a transfer of power, the new flag of the Federation of Malaya was raised, marking the birth of a new, independent nation. As the flag rises on that first moments of 31 August 1957, Tunku Abdul Rahman, the nation’s first Prime Minister called #Merdeka seven times. Later in the day at Merdeka Stadium, Tunku will read out the Proclamation of Independence witnessed by dignitaries and crowds gathered and chanting of Merdeka seven times. This moment is immortalised into the collective memory of all Malaysians. Growing up, I remember the ritual of waking up early on the morning of 31 Aug and tuning the television to the only two channels available to watch the annual Merdeka celebrations. Dataran Merdeka hosts the annual National Day Parade and it was a time where our family would gather together to enjoy the festivities. The Sultan Abdul Samad building where the parade marches by was built by the British to house colonial government offices and later became the home of Malaysia’s Federal Courts.
  • Impressive colonial architecture and the field across the way and street in front tends to host various local events. As such, there is currently a fair amount of scaffolding for the National Day, but expect that will come & go.
  • It is such a good historical building that should be visited by the tourist. The building was inspired by moghul and moor style...
  • Beautiful old building located beside the Dataran Merdeka. Used to hold the main courts of Malaysia which had shifted few years back. Now it's mainly a tourist attraction. At night the building is lit up beautifully. Accessible via LRT (Masjid Jamek or Pasar Seni) with a short walk.
  • A building mix historical and cultural, worthy to slowdown ur steps and study him.
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