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Bank Negara MRT located nearby the notable Bank Negara office and before the electrification works began to build this station, there was a halt located just about 30 metres from the present location. The diesel engine trains used to pick up passengers for as low as RM1.00 per trip and after a few years, it was dismantled and leave just a patch of hillside. Between 1990 and 1994 during preparation for the launch of KTM Komuter services, the present halt was formed during the double tracking and electrification of railway lines in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Negeri Sembilan.
Since its opening in 1995, the halt has remained unchanged in both its position in the railway system and layout. The halt underwent major reconstruction in June 2007 which features ticketing booth, ticket vending machines, prayer area and retail outlets as well as common entrance to the two platforms and lifts for passengers for disabled people.
From Kuala Lumpur city centre, it takes around 8 minutes to arrive at Bank Negara MRT Station by using Damansara and Sultan Salahuddin road.
Bank Negara MRT Station can be reached by Sungai Buloh MRT Station line. This MRT station also can be reached by Bank Negara KTM station stop which is only a few minutes walk away.
The National Monument is a 48,562 square meter space with 5 major components divided by monument, the pavilion, the surrounding gardens, the fountains and the war memorial. This famous landmark was designed by an American architect named Felix de Weldon who also designed the famous Iwo Jima Memorial. The concept of a national monument was inspired by the Marine Corps War Memorial during Tunku Abdul Rahman visit to the United States in October 1960.Every year on 31st of July, the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, the Prime Minister as well as the heads of military and police pay their respects to the heroes who have fought so hard for Tanah Melayu. There is also the Butterfly Park, Hibiscus Garden and the Orchid Garden which are located nearby this attraction.
Merdeka Square lies in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the Royal Selangor Club as well as St. Mary’s Church which is one of Malaysia’s oldest Anglican churches. It is a field with perfectly manicured green lawns and a centrepiece of the tallest flagpole in the world displaying the Jalur Gemilang and it was here that Malaysia proclaimed Merdeka (freedom or independence) by the first Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman on August 31st, 1957. This attraction is widely known among local and international tourists to host concerts, events, picnics and gatherings every National Day.
Frenz Hotel is the latest international hotel offering 86 boutique-style designed rooms, facilities and services with modern technology and decoration. Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Masjid India Shopping Square are the prime roads nearby this hotel. From this hotel, guests can take a short train or bus ride to attractions such as KLCC, Petronas Twin Towers and Bukit Bintang shopping. The rooms are fitted with standard amenities and additional features for specific rooms. Among the main amenities included are tea and coffee maker and a minibar and complimentary toiletries and Wi-Fi access.
Situated nearby Merdeka Square and Petaling Street, there are 53 smoke-free guestrooms with a flat-screen television with satellite channels, a kettle, a shower, free toiletries and a desk. There are also other attractions in close proximity to this hotel such as National Monument and Suria KLCC. For convenience and comfort of guests, this hotel provides efficient services and amazing facilities. There are friendly staffs at the 24-hour front desk that can assist arranging tours around Kuala Lumpur, daily housekeeping, laundry service, luggage storage and WiFi throughout the hotel.