Free Heritage Guided Tours of Dataran Merdeka


Free Heritage Guided Tours of KL

Free Heritage Guided Tours of KL

Free Heritage Guided Tours of Dataran Merdeka

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Built between 1894 and 1897, it is the first example of Moghul architecture in Malaysia and features a 41m high clock tower, arched colonnades and copper domes. Before serving as the office for the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture, it used to be an administrative office, a High Court and a Supreme Court.

• Old City Hall (built in 1896)

The Old City Hall, built in 1896, stands out from the surrounding buildings with its black domes and interesting roofline of Islamic arches and dome-shaped pavilions. Now it serves as one of the oldest theatres in the country and those fortunate enough to catch a performance here will appreciate the old-world glamour of the experience.

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Architects A.C. Norman and J. Russell built this magnificent Moghul-India inspired building in 1898 to meet the printing needs of the then British Malaya Administration. Government reports, official government books and even train tickets were printed here. Today, it is known as the KL City Gallery with a Tourist Information Centre. forex game • Federated Malay States Railway Station (built in 1905)

This building is distinguishable by its design of alternating red bricks and white plaster bands and an Islamic-style façade with raised onion-shaped domes derived from Moghul architecture. The building now houses the National Textile Museum.

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This three-storey symmetrical building with a protruding porch and arches on the ground level expresses Moghul architecture eloquently. The building has been turned into Restoran Warisan, a restaurant serving local traditional food for lunch and dinner.

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This is the first brick church in the Federated Malay States and it is also one of the oldest Anglican churches in the region. It was rebuilt in its English Gothic style after a fire in 1922. The church’s pipe organ is a masterpiece from 1895 built by one of the greatest organ makers in the world, Henry Willis – and it still works! 100 best college admission essays • Former High Court Building (built in 1909)

This two-storey building has a Moorish exterior with four towers and is now occupied by the Ministry of Information, Communications
and Culture.

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The fountain, estimated to be more than 100 years old, was brought in from England and assembled in Kuala Lumpur; it features lovely Art Nouveau tile work. i segnali a pagamento opzioni binarie • Kuala Lumpur City Library

This new building serves as a public library with an auditorium, conference area and multi-purpose hall. Visitors can browse through a collection of 50,000 titles of both adult and children’s books and it also has a good collection of audio and visual material as well as e-books. lavoro da casa operazioni binarie • The Padang

The Padang, or today known as Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square), is where the British Union Jack was lowered and the flag of an independent Federation of Malaya, raised for the first time on 31st August 1957 – to end British rule over Malaya after 151 years. It was also the site for many a cricket match organised by the Royal Selangor Club.

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The Royal Selangor Club was established as an exclusive club for the growing expatriate community back in the day but has since been open to Malaysian membership as well. Its Mock Tudor stylings fronting an expanse of well-trimmed green lawn harks back to its English beginnings and is a refreshing change from the modern skyscrapers of Kuala Lumpur. Tourists registered under this heritage tour have the exclusive privilege of entering the premises for refreshments at the “Long Bar” as they imagine what it was like to witness a live and thrilling rugby or cricket match at the Padang.

The tour takes place at 8.30am on every, Mon, Wed and Sat for a duration of 2.5 hours. The starting point is KL City Gallery. Tourists can continue to explore the area on their own and visit nearby attractions such as Central Market for souvenirs and one of the oldest mosques in the city, Masjid Jamek.

The Dataran Merdeka Heritage Tour is free for tourists and bookings can be made through For more details, go to This guided tour is the second in a series being developed by DBKL. The first such free guided culture tour is conducted at Little India in Brickfields and runs every Sat morning at 9am for anyone interested in the Free Heritage Guided Tours of Dataran Merdeka.

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