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Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Malaysia

From series “Top 14 Most Astonishing Railway Stations in the World”
Year: 1910.

The building of the old railway station has placed right in the centre of Kuala Lumpur. This building is in a list of outstanding historical monuments of the city. This elegant colonial building was finished in 1910 by the project of an English architect – Arthur Benison Hubback. He has built a number of other old houses in the city. Kuala Lumpur Sentral is considered the major railway hub of Malaysia at last 100 years.

Kuala Lumpur Sentral, Malaysia Over the last years the station has definitely changed. Its inner halls were completely redecorated and fitted out with modern air-conditional systems and information displays. In 2007 there was opened the Railway Museum. Some parts of the exposition are presented on the station’s platforms. Visitors can make acquainted with old locomotives and carriages, other things that are connected with the railway transport and services.

Fans of unusual excursions and recreation will like this historical place more than others. They can spend several days in the old Heritage Station hotel. This place has saved its charm for decades. The main peculiarity of the hotel is the vintage elevator. It still works and helps people to get to their rooms without additional efforts. In 1986 the new railway station was built in the city and KL Sentral has lost its original function. Today the station is open for curious tourists. Next - Gare du Nord

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Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'CIMB Bank KL Sentral' located in 0.22 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'COMOS Car Sharing Station KL Sentral' is located in 0.16 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Petron Jalan Tun Sambanthan' in 0.58 km
Supermarket: 'Hot & Roll Holdings Sdn Bhd [408595H]' in 0.18 km
Parking: 'Parking/Metro Parking (Customer Services)' in 0.2 km
Apotheek: 'Guardian' in 0.25 km
Police station: 'Balai Polis Travers' in 0.08 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Kohi & Meal' in 0.1 km
Railway station: 'KL Sentral Station' in 0.24 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport SZB - in 15 km
 »  Kuala Lumpur International Airport KUL - in 42 km
 »  Batu Berendam Airport MKZ - in 115 km
 »  Sultan Azlan Shah Airport IPH - in 172 km
 »  Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport KUA - in 183 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Kuala Lumpur Sentral

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Located in 0 km from Kuala Lumpur Sentral
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Rooms: 300
Spacious and grand, all guestrooms come with a flat-screen TV, personal safe and electric kettle. The attached bathrooms are equipped with a separate … More: photo, rates and booking
Winsin Hotel Chinatown

Located in 1 km from Kuala Lumpur Sentral
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Rooms: 46
The hotel is an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and a 15-minute drive from Sungai Wang Shopping Centre and Pavilion Shopping … More: photo, rates and booking
Zodiac Golden Palace Hotel

Located in 2 km from Kuala Lumpur Sentral
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Rooms: 24
The hotel is located a 10-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur City Centre and an hour's drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Chinatown (Petaling … More: photo, rates and booking
Yija Hotel

Located in 3 km from Kuala Lumpur Sentral
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Rooms: 27
The hotel is a 5-minute walk from Chow Kit Road and an hour's drive from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Fitted with tiled flooring, … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Museum Kesenian Islam
1 km - Museum Kesenian Islam
An interesting museum, dedicated to the Muslim art, is located in Kuala Lumpur. It was founded in 1998. There you can find more than 7 000 unique objects and even more, it has a perfect library with a huge number of Islam books. The museum is divided into 12 galleries. …
Berjaya Times Square
2 km - Berjaya Times Square
The real point of interest in Kuala Lumpur is the mall "Berjaya Times Square". It is placed in two towers and is very interesting from the architectural point of view. Apart from shops and gastronomical stores a huge hotel for 1 200 rooms is placed here. There you can …
3 km - Skybridge
The amazing viewing platform called Skybridge can be visited in the capital of Malaysia. The name of this viewing platform fully reflects its main feature. It is really made of the highly durable glass. The bridge is located at an altitude of 452 meters. This glass …
Nasional Stadium Bukit Jalil
8 km - Nasional Stadium Bukit Jalil
In Kuala Lumpur is Bukit Jalil Stadium, which was built in 1998 at the beginning of the Commonwealth Games. Now the stadium, which can accommodate 110,000 spectators, is used for the main football games, including matches under the Malaysia Cup and Malaysia Supercup. …
Interactive Park i-City
9 km - Interactive Park i-City
Malaysia has one of the most beautiful parks in the world. In the interactive i-City, visitors can admire colorful trees that are adorned with millions of glowing lights. The green zone is situated in Shah Alam city. The opening took place in 2010. The park is usually …
Sunway Lagoon Water Park
11 km - Sunway Lagoon Water Park
The capital of Malaysia also has a water park that is worthy of attention even of the most demanding travelers. Sunway Lagoon is a great place for families. Facilities feature an impressive scale. The place is famous for nice decorations in the traditional style. There …

Top destination around Kuala Lumpur Sentral - Kuala Lumpur

One of the most beautiful architectural monuments of the city is the royal palace. It was built in 1928 by one of the wealthy Chinese millionaires and until 1957, was privately owned. Subsequently, the building was bought by the government. It still remains the current residence of the monarch of Malaysia. The vast adjoining territory of the garden is decorated with landscape compositions. Many tourists come here to look at the guard, who is dressed in a luxurious form. A popular observation of tourists is the watching of the changing of the guard.
In Kuala-Lumpur, there is a magnificent botanical garden. It contains the rarest species of plants from around the world. The territory of the park is divided into several thematic zones, where you can admire not only exotic plants, but also amazing fauna. There are several museums and monuments on the territory of the park, and there is also a planetarium, which will be interesting to visit by the whole family.

One of the oldest buildings in the city is the Jamek Mosque. Absolutely everyone can visit this incredibly beautiful mosque and admire its interior decoration, regardless of religion. This mosque was eventually completed in 1909. Many elements of its internal and external design were preserved in their original form.
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