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Kuala Lumpur City Highlights Tour
"Perfect for first-time visitors this three-hour tour provides a comprehensive introduction to Kuala Lumpur's famous sights leaving you with a knowledgeable base for exploring the city at your leisure. Meet your local guide upon pickup from your city hotel in the morning or afternoon and embark on your narrated tour by comfortable coach.Head to multiple Kuala Lumpur attractions making photo stops at the King's Palace — a symbol of Malaysian sovereignty — as well as Merdeka Square (aka Independence Square) which features a panorama of fascinating buildings in an array of architectural styles. Your guide offers informative commentary on the city’s growing skyline whose ultra-modern structures tower above edifices with Indo-Moorish influence. Gaze up at the Islamic geometric patterns on the 88-story Petronas Twin Towers
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Half-Day Private Kuala Lumpur City Tour
"Join this half-day private tour to experience the local lifestyle culture and learn some history in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. Chinatown Kuala Lumpur is the oldest Chinese settlement in Kuala Lumpur. Divided by three parallel streets Chinatown is well known for street food daily wears and places of worship. Brick fields is the oldest Indian settlement in Kuala Lumpur and even though it is occupied by local Indians Hinduism is not the only religion being practiced in this settlement. Ideal location for almost everything Indian.Istana Negara (Gates of The Kings Palace)
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Best of Kuala Lumpur City Tour Including National Museum and National Monument
"Begin your half-day tour of Kuala Lumpur with pickup from your hotel. Aboard a comfortable coach you’ll discover how despite Malaysia’s rapid development this capital city has retained its old-world charm as seen in its skyline that blends old and new influences. Pass old buildings whose Indo-Moorish architecture reflects Malaysia's colonial days. You'll notice a stark contrast between these sites and the modern edifices of contemporary skyscraper two of the tallest buildings in the world! Make your first photo stop here and marvel at the grandeur of this world-renowned landmark.Head to the Kuala Lumpur Craft Centre to browse cultural exhibits showcasing Malaysian handicrafts from batik (dyed cloth) and rattan (a type of palm) displaying traditional motifs to baskets and pottery carved with tiny intricacies. Then
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Royal Palace - Istana Negara Tips (36)

1 Day With The King!

The Istana Negara is the official residence of the King and Queen of Malaysia. Malyasia has 9 states. Each state's governer will be the King of Malaysia for 4 years. When you visit the palace...
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Dec 08, 2009

Mounted Royal Guards @ Istana Negara

The King’s Palace or Istana Negara was built in 1928 and was originally the residence of a Chinese millionaire. The Selangor State Government bought and converted it into a palace to house His Majesty...
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May 12, 2009

The Guards (2): The Malay Touch

Beside each guard house for the mounted guards in their British-style uniforms there is a smaller rectangular arch (can an arch be rectangular?...) in front of the National Palace. Those two small...
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Jun 10, 2008

The Guards (1): Similar to Buckingham Palace

On each side of the arch-shaped entrance gate of the National Palace is an arch-shaped guard house. In each guard house you can see a guard mounted on a horse. The guards wear red uniform jackets and...
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Jun 10, 2008

The King Moves out every five Years

No visit to Kuala Lumpur would be complete without having a look at the National Palace (Istana Negara) and its guards. The palace is the residence of the King of Malaysia. It is located on a hill at...
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Jun 10, 2008

King's Palace

The King's Palace is surrounded by a beautiful park and green lawns.This is the official residence of the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, a Malay title usually translated as "Supreme Head”. You can watch the...
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May 07, 2008

Istana Negara (King Palace)

Built at 1928 and located at Jalan Istana, sungai besi.The Istana Negara is the official residence of the King and Queen of Malaysia.The building sits on a 28-acre plot of land and surrounded by a...
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Jan 24, 2008

Your Highness

The official residence of His Majesty the King of Malaysia. This 2-storey majestic building is situated on the slope of a hill called Bukit Petaling. The Palace is not allowed for tourists or for...
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Aug 25, 2007

The Guards at Istana Negara

Istana Negara Kuala Lumpur was originally a double storey mansion built in 1928 by a local Chinese millionaire, Chan Wing. After the Japanese occupation, it served as a residence of the Sultan of...
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Feb 05, 2007

Royal Palace

We visited the palace on the way to other tourist spots like batu caves, budhist temple etc....we paid $50 AUD for a taxi for the day to take us and wait while we visited each of the sites...He was...
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Jan 23, 2007

Make a Stop in front of the Royal Palace

Malaysia's political system is a bit particular. Most States have their own sultan, except Sarawak, Sabah, Melaka and Pinang, which have a governor instead, as these where the British settlements,...
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Aug 21, 2006

Gates of the Royal Palace

Since tourists are not allowed entry to the Royal Palace, taking picture at the gates of the Palace, together with the guards in a horse, is also as nice. You can also take a peek of what's inside...
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May 14, 2006
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Things to Do Near Royal Palace - Istana Negara

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Sungei Wang Plaza

- u need to come to this mall as most of the things here are very hip! not the prada or LV that kind of hip but the brandless clothes which teenagers or young ppl like to buy. u can find some of the...
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Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC)

Travel with a dollar One dollar travel is possible. Believe me! There is a thing known as Currency Exchange Leverage. When I was in the UK, I used to enjoy the leverage of the British Pound’s...
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Butterfly Park

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park is so beautiful place to visit. According to our tour guide there are more than 15,000 plants to give it the look and feel of a real rainforest. And there are nearly 6,000...
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Deer Park

The Lake Gardens are home to the Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Orchid Garden and Deer Park. The Deer park is the only one with free entrance so if you are on a budget it's nice to fit this ion with one...
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Dayabumi Building

The Dayabumi Complex is one of the major landmarks of Kuala Lumpur and was built on land that was previously the site of the Malayan Railway workshops and depots from the 1900s until 1981....
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Merdeka Square

I had read a little about Dataran Merdeka, or Independence Square, also called Merdeka Square before arriving, and put it on my list of places to visit. My accommodation, Hotel Maison Boutique in...
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Getting to Royal Palace - Istana Negara


Jalan Istana, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


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