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the grand Architecture of the Sultan Abdul Samad Buidling Rises prominently along the Dataran Merdeka and Royal Selangor Club areas Here in the Old Kuala Lumpur City Center Colonial District.

This Huge Building comples was designed by a famous english architect named A.C. Norman. The construction of this grand building started in 1894 and was completed in 1897. Its architecture was built using Moorish architecture which makes it stand up among all the other buildings in the vicinity. This building is named after Sultan of Selangor who reigned from 1857 to 1898. The building houses the offices of the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. In front of the building is the Dataran Merdeka (or Merdeka Square). It was here, the Union Jack flag was lowered and the Malayan flag hoisted for the first time at midnight on August 31, 1957.

Address: Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Directions: Take the LRT and alight at Masjid Jamek station. This building is 10 minutes walk from the station.
Phone: +60 1-300-88-5050
Website: http://www.malaysian-explorer.com/sultanAbdulSamadBuilding.html

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  • Updated Jul 2, 2014
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