Before Kuala Lumpur has PETRONAS Twin Towers, Sultan Abdul Samad Building is the main attractions and landmarks Kuala Lumpur City. After PETRONAS Twin Towers fully completed in 1998, Kuala Lumpur skylines immediately change become has ultra modern city. After 100 years from the day its built, Sultan Abdul Samad Building still maintain its popularity as the most photographed building in Kuala Lumpur.
The building is designed by British Architect A.C Norman and its took about three years to built. The cost to build estimated about 100,000 Malaysian Ringgit. The building material mainly bricks and copper material used for the dome construction. This beautiful building was a heavy influence by Moorish design with some influence with British style as 41 meter Clock Tower similar with Big Ben in London. When is fully completed in 1897, its was used as Public Service Department during British rule. When British left, the building is used as High Court and Appeal Court before its moved to PUTRAJAYA. Currently its been use by Ministry of Information, Communication and Culture.
The best time to come here for a photo shoot is after 300pm. Every Saturday night, the road at front of the building will be closed for traffic to giving opportunity for local people to hang out.