Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur

Get a closer look at Malaysian royalty's lifestyle by visiting Istana Negara, the hilltop palace and former residence of the country's monarch. Though visitors cannot enter this building, you can admire the manicured gardens and grand domes from the imposing main gate, or pose for a photo with the mounted royal guards on duty there. To visit Istana Negara and get the most from your holiday in Kuala Lumpur, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kuala Lumpur trip itinerary builder app.
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  • Our private tour arrived at the Royal Palace at a time when there were only a few visitors present. 30 seconds after we departed the van, activity started in the entryway and a procession escorting.....  more »
  • Quite a nice looking building but only need about 15 minutes as you cannot enter the grounds. Ideal to fill in your day.  more »
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  • Not permitted to enter, only taking photograph in front of the gate. But looking from the gates does not give you any concept of the enormity of this palace. It is massive and it is elaborate. The guards at the gate stand at attention in full uniform in the oppressive heat. Worth the drive past for a look. The place is architecturally well built and we are not free to roam around
  • One of the iconic and must to stop by for the first time visit tourist.. you only can access and walk until the main gate of the palace.. we cannot go inside but we can take photo with the iconic guard with his horse. Going in the morning is the best option while around 10.00 am already so hot and shiny

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