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Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim | Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
+60 3-6200 1000
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Private Half-Day Kuala Lumpur Photographic Tour Including Tickets to Petronas...
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Kuala Lumpur Shore Excursion: Private Kuala Lumpur City Sightseeing Tour
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Half-Day City Tour with Kuala Lumpur Tower Admission
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Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim | Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur 50490, Malaysia
+60 3-6200 1000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a good place to visit ONLY if you going as part of a city tour Please dont take taxi just to go to this place and come back Beautiful building to take pictures from outside Also, can take beautiful pictures of Petronas Tower...More

Thank SouthernNomad1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge palace and though we were not allowed to go inside, we took lot of photographs from the distance. Our guide told us this was recently built and previously it was other Palace but this is one is larger.

Thank ashish p
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a big place to see with the golden dome palace in an exclusive place. Even you're just outside,one can enjoy the sight and a memorable scene to take pictures in every corner. The architectural design is really an art by itself.

Thank Mayo057
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is certainly charming but beware of the sun and the heat. However it is a nice place to visit. to stop make some photo, if you have the chance you may assist the change of the guards and also see the king passing...More

Thank Qadeer-H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the king's palace but you can only photograph from outside the gates as the gates are opened only once a year during Ramadan or Id. This is included for a quick photo op in many orientation tours. The lamp posts and shrubbery...More

Thank Shruti-Pramod
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't go inside. But can imagine the luxuries inside. It has three parts dedicated for different functions. Located on a scenic hill.

Thank Pamila75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately you can't get very close at all to the palace but it is still worth a brief stop for a photo or two. This was a stop on an organised tour of KL. Great architecture if at least from a distance.You probably only need...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's just another tourist stop.The King actually does not stay here, and you can't go inside. Just took pictures of the gate.

Thank Ganesh L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit was very nice there, lots ot tourists. Lovely garden but unnfortunately it is not allowed to go inside the royal yard. However you can take pictures with the royal gards at the gate.v

1  Thank VishDem
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Visited on a Saturday morning. Other than seeing the gilded gates and taking a photograph with the guards in their ceremonial dress there isn't much to do or see here. Apparently there is no tour or access granted past the gate. The palace is on...More

Thank Clarence_Beeks
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Response from Thisanthi | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I took a cab from KL city and it took me only 10 MYR which is not bad.