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Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Kuala Lumpur

Sultan Abdul Samad Building - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sultan Abdul Samad Building
Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50050Map
+60 3 2617 6272
Neighborhood: Central KL

Visitors will love this distinctive landmark in KL, the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Moorish in design, this building, completed in 1897, was formerly the seat of the British colonial government. Perhaps the most photographed building in the city, it features a 40-meter clock tower affectionately dubbed "Big Ben", topped with a golden dome and flanked on both sides by two domed towers. During state occasions, colored lights twinkle in the arches, making it look like a scene from an Arabian Nights' tale.

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