The Old Royal Palace is the landmark building of Kuala Lumpur. It was originally the private mansion of Chen Zhenyong, a wealthy Chinese businessman. Later it became the residence of the Malaysian head of state and has since been converted into a monumental museum for tourists to visit. The architecture of the palace is extremely elegant. The surrounding area is full of greenery and fresh flora; a beautiful setting. The palace is resplendent magnificent, and many royal banquets and celebrations have been held here. The portraits and furniture of the royal family are preserved here, which are exquisite and ornate.