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Kuala Kangsar Royal District

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Jalan Istana, Kuala Kangsar 33000, Malaysia
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There is so much information and history can we get in here. The place are clean and easily to find... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Historical Town

The 1st palace , used as a temporary residence of the Royal family while awaiting for the massive... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
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30 Mar 2017
3 Sep 2016
“Neat, historic area with a royal touch”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jalan Istana, Kuala Kangsar 33000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

There is so much information and history can we get in here. The place are clean and easily to find since its not big area. In every point you can walk or using rental bicycle.

Thank Ucuuyana
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The 1st palace , used as a temporary residence of the Royal family while awaiting for the massive palace to be completed. This palace is completely built out of wood and no nails was used in the building. Superb architecture. Unfortunately not maintained well and...More

1  Thank 676cht
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This a very beautiful and clean place to stroll around if you have the time. There is a proper network of paths that will take you through a few parks and jetties along the Perak River. Along the way, you'll also come across a few...More

1  Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

A beautiful designed building which i remembered visiting 30 years ago but now closed as the old structure cannot withstand onslaught of visitors. Good for a photo moment. the overseas visitors I brought along were impressed ! The Perak River is most impressive at this...More

2  Thank Highadventurer
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The building is empty and the security told us we only allow to standing outside certain angle of the building to take photo. I believe this building is very beautiful after doing paint renovation. If you at Kuala kangsar and not place to go you...More

1  Thank Edwin C
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I never thought KK to have something to offer but passing through it recently gave me a different insight into what it could offer tourists and I felt a twang of guilt that not many is being said about the treasures buried deep in the...More

3  Thank LilyPenang
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The main attractions here in the royal district would be the Ubudiah mosque, the Istana Kenangan (Royal Museum), Sultan's Palace and the Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah. With the exception of the gallery which I will review separately, most of these sights are the types which...More

1  Thank pianocello
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Interesting visit to this beautiful building. Sadly we could not go inside as we visited on a Friday and the place of worship is in use all day for prayers. Interesting to see all the royal graves.

1  Thank probbins2000
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

away from traffic small town without good hotel. must try local food like ABC , and Laksa Pak Ngah. Labu Sayung is a must buy item. Enjoy good coffee and toasted bread at Double Lion shop (they providing hotel too) hotel to avoid :Double Lion...More

1  Thank Rasee98
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

I visited istana kenangan 20 years ago. At that moment, the building was used as a museum. I remember we still can get inside the building. But when the structure of the building worsen, they build new gallery to place everything at the new place

1  Thank Icaziesyira
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Very intrigued about frenchguyinkl's comment regarding the hand-craftsmen in Kuala Kangsar. Can we please have some suggestions on how to find this place or to arrange a visit to see their work?
4 January 2017|
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