Sultan Abdul Samad Building
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Sultan Abdul Samad Building information
Lonely Planet review
Gracing the east side of the square are the Moorish domes and 41m clocktower of this glorious brick building, built as the secretariat for the colonial administration in 1897. It was designed by the India-obsessed architect AC Norman (an associate of AB Hubbock) and now houses the national Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture.