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Kuala Lumpur Day Tour and Rainforest Waterfall including Tickets to KL Tower
"This tour starts with a pickup at your hotel lobby in Kuala Lumpur area and head to the Kuala Lumpur Tower one of Malaysia’s most recognizable and popular landmark. You will enjoy a 360 degree amazing views of Kuala Lumpur city. The tower stands majestically atop Bukit Nanas at 1381feet (421m) and 308feet (94m) above sea level.Next visit the Independent Square where the Union Jack was lowered and the Malaysia flag was hoisted on 31 August 1957. The Sultan Abdul Samad building is the most significant landmark of Moghul architecture built by the British and followed by a quick stop a a great spot to visit and experience. You can climb up (272 steps) to the temple of Hindu Deity Lord Subramaniam who is honored during Thaipusam every year in January or February. Please note that ladies need to be in proper attire to enter the temple. we will continue our journey to waterfalls with approximately 40-minute drive. We will take a 45-minute jungle walk to the waterfalls and swimming here which provide cool relief for visitors. It is popular among locals as a weekend and public holiday pic water proof bag and insect repellent. At 4pm
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Kuala Lumpur City Tour
"Kuala Lumpur is a busy city with ordered skyscrapers six-lane highways colonial architecture and lots of greenery. Home to the Petronas Twin Towers it is a shopping paradise with some of Southeast Asia’s largest shopping malls housing the world’s top brands and street markets where you can get one-of-a-kind items.For any Chocolate fan a must visit is Cocoa Boutique where their products are unique and creative. You can purchase the usual chocolates of milk white or dark chocolates but if you want something with Malaysian touch
From $50.00
 
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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Sultan Abdul Samad Building Tips (56)

Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad

Bangunan Abdul Samad was built in the year 1897 and it placed various administrative dept of the British Govt. then...

This building indeed a majestic landmark of Kuala Lumpur overlooking the Merdeka Square.

But today, the building houses the Supreme and High Courts and Infokraf, a center for Malaysian handicrafts.

Open Hours: 8am-4.45pm Mon-Fri; 8am-1pm Sat

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Kaynisa
May 17, 2005

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

This is a historical building rich in character right in the “old” heart of Kuala Lumpur. The building was created in 1897 to house the British administration. The building is Moorish inspired and is topped by a shiny copper dome and a 40 m high clock tower.
The building is the scenery for the National Day Parade every year on August 31st. Today the Supreme Court and the Textile Museum are at home here.

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MikeAtSea
Dec 23, 2004

Sultan Abdul Samad building

it was built in 1897,topped by a shiny copper dome and a 40m high clock tower, is a major landmark in the city. It serves for important events such as the National Day Parade on August 31,and now houses the Malaysia Supreme and High Courts.

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DunaKal
Jun 25, 2004

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

This moorish inspired building is now occupied by the Supreme Court and Textile Museum. It was built in 1897to house several important goverment during the British adminstration. Almost every year, it serves the backdrop for the National Day Parade.

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Aug 23, 2003
 
 
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Sultan Abdul Salad building

I heard Sultan Abdul Salad building is a law court now. As it is a beautiful building, Victorian-Moorish architecture, made by bricks, I went around it. I came across lots of policemen on the backside of the building. All of them wore the uniform. I asked the way to the MasjidJamek to one of them. He was very kind.

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Sakura_Kobe
Aug 03, 2003

Around Sultan Abdul Samad

You will noticed this famous area and it's one of their must visit place. The gleaming copper domes and the clock tower of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building are by far the most impressive architectural feature of the Dataran Merdeka. I guess, this is a fantastic blend of Moghul, Moorish, Arab, and British neoclassical architecture, a style far more expressive of the British colonial imagination than of Malay culture.

yen_2
Jul 25, 2003

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

This is the highcourt of Malaysia. The building has the history of more than 100 years.

A very nice place to visit expecially the night scene here. The road is closed everynight here for tourists. The scene is nice when all the lights lid up at night.

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JamesWtc
Jul 05, 2003

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Down in the centre of the old colonial district you will find the oft photographed Sultan Abdul Samad Building.

For a really nice pictures bring your tripod and come down here at night, as the building and surrounding area is all lit up with decorative lights... (I didn't have the time for this photo op, myself...)

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Jun 17, 2003

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Sultan Abdul Samad Building

My favourite architecture in KL. This is a MUST-SEE ... more than (well, at least comparable to) the Petronas towers. One recommendation of mine is to visit it at night when it looks absolutely stunning decorated in lights (see picture.)

The gleaming copper domes and 130-meter clock tower of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building are by far the most impressive architectural feature of the Dataran Merdeka. This elaborate edifice is a fantastic blend of Moghul, Moorish, Arab, and British neoclassical architecture, a style far more expressive of the British colonial imagination than of Malay culture. Designed by architects Norman and Bidwell, the building took more than two years to build and was completed in 1897. It served initially as the center of British colonial administration in Malaysia. Today, it houses the Judicial Department on one end and Infokraf, a centre for Malaysian handicrafts, on the other.

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arikde
May 30, 2003

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

Which was completed in 1897 served as a Government administrative building. It now houses the Supreme and the High Courts. The clock tower, affectionately dubbed 'Big Ben' is a favorite with photographers.
It is decorated with bright lights every night. The section of Jalan Raja is closed in order for the people to enjoy the night scenery of the area. It is the place where the annual Independence Day celebration is held.

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sunnywong
Sep 12, 2002

visit the sultan abdul samad...

visit the sultan abdul samad building..
when there are special events, the field in front of the building will host colourful parades, shows and festivities in celebration.. if you can, try to make it for the national day parade on 31st august every year..

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eelaine
Aug 26, 2002

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

This is currently, I believe, the Malaysian Supreme Court. As near as I can tell, the unique thing about this building is that it's old and it looks cool. But there you have it, it does look very cool, which makes it a good site to see.

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Libs
Aug 24, 2002

Things to Do Near Sultan Abdul Samad Building

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Masjid Jamek Mosque

This is one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur and was built in the colonial era. It is a wonderful calm place in the middle of a busy city. It is also a place of worship so don't visit on a friday...
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Railway Station

The Kuala Lumpur Railway Station opened in 1910 and is notable for its architecture, adopting a mixture of Eastern and Western designs. The station contains a main hall, ticket counters and offices,...
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Sin Sze Si Ya Temple

This, the oldest, and has to be the one with the most character, temple in Chinatown is a delight to visit. You are made very welcome, no entrance fee, and you can smell the history here. It was...
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Central Market

The Central Market is a hassle free bazaar set on several levels inside an old British built colonial building. Many of the stalls are overflowing with local merchandise, although much of it looks...
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Sri Mahamariamman Indian Temple

Indians are Malaysia's third ethnic group, after Malay and Chinese, and make up a good ten percent of Kuala Lumpur's population. This Hindu temple, like the temple in Singapore which it closely...
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Chinatown - Petaling Street

Chinatown is Flea Market known of its cheap Items sold by street vendors including street food as well. A visit during the night will be awesome. I only went during the day and got myself some cheap...
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Getting to Sultan Abdul Samad Building

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Jalan Raja/ Merdeka Square,

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