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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  • Seeing the splendor of the palace of the Malaysian state from outside the fence is quite describing the grandeur of the Malaysian state, easy access by bus Hop On Hop Off, can also be accessed using the taxi online, but the advice I should use hop on hop off bus because This bus ticket is valid for 24 hours and can visit some sights after the state palace. Outside the palace is very hot, so I recommend you to prepare a comfortable clothes while in this tourist site. Here you can take pictures with the palace gatekeepers who are fully dressed.
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  • The new royal Palace was completed in 2011, and a lot of tourists came from the morning to visit. I could see the royal Palace with a golden domed roof at the front gate, but of course I can't get in from the gate. There was a guard standing by the gate, and a lot of tourists were turning the camera. It was a very hot and hikage place.
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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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