Istana Negara KL

During our Hop-On Hop-Off KL tour recently, we hop-off at the new Istana Negara. We’ve always wanted to visit this place but never got the chance, so this was a golden opportunity for us.

The Grand Istana Negara

Beyond the almighty gate lies a beautiful palace.

A closer shot. As you can see it was a very windy day that day. Flags flew proud and mighty.

Ethan has always requested for us to bring him here to look at the horses so today his wish came true. He got more than he bargained for when he saw the horse poop! He gets super excited telling me, “Mommy, so the horse IS real after all!” ^_^

Cheeky Ethan but the guard did not wink a bit! Amazing!

With Istana Negara done. We hop-on our bus and continue the rest of our KL tour :)


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18 Comments + Add Comment

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    I been to a lot of palace overseas but never been to my own contry’s istana. *shame*


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    Looks so majestic!
    But you can only linger outside ar?


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    the new palace…i wanna go check it out soon. thanx for sharing Merryn!


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    Ahhhh!!!! The new one. Very nice at night with the lights and all. Can go in?


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    Merryn, may I ask…you mean the Istana Negara is still ‘open’ to the public for visit? I actually wanted to bring my boy there but I heard that the place is no longer ‘open’ for the public for visit.


    Merryn Reply:

    We can still visit… outside area only ^_^


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    Nice photos, I yet pay a visit there. It look really grand.


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    hmmm, but then we are allowed up to the gate and not permitted to go in even the garden?? i just want to see how lavish the palace is, using the people’s money!! we contributed to that, so we shall be allowed inside agree?? :p


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    very nice place….I wish I could visit there someday:)


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    Wow! really big…wonder if I will have a chance to go there and see the palace.


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    i also never been to there! >.< Ethan is so lucky to have you this good mum! =D


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    wow! the guard looks so robotic there! =P


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    wow, that’s really A LOT of poo!


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    Best jugak baca ur blog…yeah u r very selamba..bcoz of ur selamba buatkan saya nak baca lagi blog ni…nak kena bookmark blog ni nampak gaya nye ..hehehe…anyway keep on blogging ma’am…ops!! sebenarnya u guna kamera apa utk ambil gambar?? Clean n clear..


    Merryn Reply:

    Fauzi, I use LUMIX and my iPhone 4S for the pictures :)


    Fauzi Blues Reply:

    IP4s… no wonder laa…


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    teringin gak jalan sini.. maybe satu hari nanti..


    Merryn Reply:


    Kalau Zaid nak pergi, pergi waktu siang sampai malam. Sebab waktu malam cantik sangat lampu-lampu kat sana!


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