Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur – Haunted?
Shocking revelation that one of the most prestigious and iconic Majestic Hotel in Malaysia is really haunted?
The historic Majestic Hotel is set on Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin opposite of the old railway (KTM) station at the heart of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Nestled closed by is the famous and renowned Golden Triangle and is just about 10 minutes by car.
Hotel Majestic in Kuala Lumpur
The original hotel was built in 1932 and during their heyday was filled with glamorous events, government receptions and was the residences of many prominent British colonials. However the building was abandoned and closed down in 1984 before it was renovated by YTL Corporation Berhad as a Luxury Classic Hotel.
Old Majestic Hotel
Gone are the bygone days when the hotel was used by the Japanese military during 1939 until 1945 war as a transit camp. In fact, the old railway (KTM) station, with the rail lines moving to the south, Singapore, there are people who remembered that strange and unknown people were walking at nights in that place! During the World War 2 the Japanese army brutally executed many people at that place.
It was in the Majestic Hotel, that a Japanese Officer was so upset that his Government surrendered that he committed suicide in that hotel – room 48. Some people believe that officer’s spirit still reside in that room!
According to others, the spirit of a Japanese soldier has been seen close to the Majestic Hotel, sadly looking at the road.