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The Sultan Abdul Samad Building on Merdeka Square houses the offices of the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. Built in 1848 by British architects Norman and Hubback, this historical landmark is famed for its Moorish architecture, with a brilliant copper dome and a 40 m tall clock tower, which is a popular gathering-point for New Year and National Day countdown celebrations and parades.



About Sultan Abdul Samad Building

 Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia

 Nearest Transit: Masjid Jamek (Line: Ampang & Sri Petaling LRT, Kelana Jaya LRT)

 +60 3-2267 8088

Sultan Abdul Samad Building and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Petronas Towers

Petronas Towers(2.2 km)
The Petronas Twin Towers is the most iconic building of Malaysia and the tallest twin building in the world.

Masjid Jamek

Masjid Jamek(0.1 km)

Tugu Negara

Tugu Negara(0.3 km)
Tugu Negara or the National Monument is a massive bronze sculpture built in 1963 as a memorial to the soldiers who gave up their lives in Malaysia's struggle for freedom against the Japanese during World War II and the Malayan Emergency from 1948 until 1960.

Sri Mahamariamman Temple

Sri Mahamariamman Temple(0.6 km)
The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is an elaborate Hindu temple which is the starting point of the annual Thaipusam pilgrimage to the Batu Caves, where Hindu devotees haul portable altars pierced to their skin with 108 lances.


KLCC Park(2.5 km)
KLCC Park is a kid-friendly urban park which stands out as an oasis of tropical greenery in the midst of the city's concrete jungle.

Kuala Lumpur Tower

Kuala Lumpur Tower(1.1 km)
The KL Tower is the 7th tallest freestanding tower in the world, with a viewing deck at 276 m that provides great views over the city.

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas

Dewan Filharmonik Petronas(2.2 km)
The Dewan Filharmonik at the base of the Petronas Twin Towers is home to the acclaimed Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, offering performances of classical music most weekends.

Merdeka Square

Merdeka Square(0.1 km)
Merdeka Square, earlier known as the Selangor Club Padang, holds a significant place in Malaysian history as the place where the Union Jack was lowered for last time and Malaysian flag was raised for the first time on 31st August 1957, liberating the country from foreign rule and establishing it as a sovereign republic.

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