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Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman

2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
+60 3-2144 9273
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An Authentic View of Traditional Malay Living

As I've wandered today in this big city, I've wanted to 'feel' what was here before the euro... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
lightvision2015
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
via mobile
Restored Malay house

Located in Jalan Stonor, this is the highlight of the visit to Badan Warisan Malaysia (The Heritage... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2 Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur 50450, Malaysia
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

As I've wandered today in this big city, I've wanted to 'feel' what was here before the euro centric and Islamic influence. This precious place gave me a glimpse of it. One must time it to take a tour - mine was at 3pm. Being...More

1  Thank lightvision2015
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Located in Jalan Stonor, this is the highlight of the visit to Badan Warisan Malaysia (The Heritage Trust). This restored Malay house which was originally located in Kedah, offers visitors an insight into the traditional way of life. It is part of ongoing efforts in...More

2  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A wonderfully restored traditional Malay House from the early 1900’s. A view within enables visitors to appreciate a step back in time, with traditional furnishings. Even externally, there are many sights to observe from traditional working items to the intricate carvings of the house itself....More

1  Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We went to visit this attraction as we wanted to see and learn more about the Malaysian way of life in a traditional house. The main attraction is a house that has been salvaged and rebuilt as close as possible to its original state. It...More

3  Thank OTBCJon
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Located in the heart of city centre where surrounded by high rise building. A historical place where you can see the architecture of this place is built up many years back.

Thank Ev_evn
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Educational guided tour accompanying is with a video...if you are interested in Malay architecture or house life this is one place to start...I enjoyed the tour and content although it was brief

Thank Amin E
Reviewed 23 August 2016

As others have indicated, there is a MRY 10 donation for a tour which lasts about 30 minutes. These are at 11:00AM and 3:00PM so time your visit accordingly The old wooden house was transported a six hour drive from Northern Malaysia and then reassembled...More

Thank Mike255100
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had a private tour today of the lovingly renovated Malay house. Tours are at 11 and 3 pm. We just made sure that we were there at 3pm. Walk into the white house behind the main house to make your donation (10 rm per...More

Thank Barbara d
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Rumah Penghulu Abu Seman is a traditional Malay house located just a short walk from KL Craft Complex within the Badan Warisan Malaysia area. I joined the guided tour at 11am and there was a minimum donation of RM10. Before the guided tour started, the...More

1  Thank harrymikael80
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Excellent. Go there. Now. (But not on Sundays, it's closed). Guided tours are at 11am and and 3pm, you need to be there for those times - I don't think you can visit without the tour. A minimum donation of RM10 each is expected, but...More

2  Thank shotsfan1
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